Topic: Basketball


Burr earns milestone 300th win

February 3, 2012 0 comments

As the winningest coach in Brown basketball history, Burr has had 15 winning seasons in her 24 years as a Bear. For her dedication to Brown and in celebration of her career milestone, The Herald has named Burr Athlete of the Week.


Bears drop close game with ranked Crimson

January 30, 2012 0 comments

The men’s basketball team picked up its first conference victory of the season this weekend, defeating Dartmouth 66-59 Friday night before battling No. 23 Harvard in a hard-fought 68-59 loss Saturday.


W. basketball splits series with Yale

January 27, 2012 0 comments

After a short vacation, the Bears resumed their winter season Dec. 29, playing five non-conference games and a two-game series against Yale to kick off Ivy League play.


Bears squad perseveres through illness, injury

January 27, 2012 0 comments

As the weather grew bleak, so did the men’s basketball team’s fortunes. The Bears (6-13, 0-2 Ivy) played seven games over winter break, dropping six in a row before earning a victory Monday against Bryant.


Men’s basketball endures back-to-back losses

December 5, 2011 0 comments

Height cannot be taught, but shooting ability can be developed. The men’s basketball team struggled with both in its last two games and fell to Iowa 75-54 Saturday before losing to Providence College 80-49 last night.


Bears beat Rams for first time in decade

December 1, 2011 0 comments

The men’s basketball team defeated URI for the first time in over a decade Wednesday night, 65-56.

Bears go one for four in NIT Season Tip-Off

November 28, 2011 0 comments

The men’s basketball team fell below the .500 mark Sunday night, losing to Sacred Heart 77-64 after dropping three of its four matchups in the National Invitation Tournament Season Tip-Off.


Bear cubs ready to begin Bruno careers

November 10, 2011 0 comments

Brown is green — not the color or the environmental movement, but in terms of experience on the basketball court.


Brought together by a historic shot

September 23, 2011 0 comments

“Oh my goodness! Sorrentine hit that one from the parking lot!” That was the call from CBS’s Gus Johnson after T.J. Sorrentine hit a 28-foot three-pointer with 1:06 left in overtime of the first round of the 2005 NCAA tournament. The shot clinched 13th-ranked Vermont’s upset victory over the heavily favored No. 4 Syracuse Orange, a team that featured NBA-bound forward Hakim Warrick.


McGonagill ’14 nabs Ivy rookie of the year

March 11, 2011 0 comments

Sean McGonagill ’14 does not look like a first-year when he is on the basketball court.