Topic: Basketball


Women’s basketball falls in season opener against U. of Albany

November 17, 2010 0 comments

Co-captains Aileen Daniels ’12 and Hannah Passafuime ’12 led the women’s basketball team (0-1) in a strong first half on Friday night, but the University at Albany (1-0) came back and defeated Bruno in the season opener for both teams.


Unpredictable season ahead for men’s basketball

November 1, 2010 0 comments

The men’s basketball team faces a number of variables as it enters the 2010-2011 season. The squad is one of the youngest in the country, comprising nine underclassmen and four seniors.


No Bad-games Allowed – NBA preview, part 2

October 28, 2010 0 comments

Last week, I published part one of my NBA preview for what could be the most exciting season in the history of the league. I’m not going to say it was impartial because I took a big swig of Haterade and spat it out all over the Lakers.


Former hoops star MacDonald ’08 back in the community

April 29, 2010 0 comments

Mark MacDonald ’08 always knew he wanted to give back. But after trying out for a professional basketball team in Europe and then spending a year as a media consultant, he realized he did not want to wait to start his mission.


Attorney General Lynch ’87 takes shot at becoming governor

April 9, 2010 0 comments

In the years since he walked out of the Van Wickle Gates, Patrick Lynch ’87 has volunteered in an effort to mend the Catholic-Protestant struggle in Northern Ireland, practiced law in the private sector, prosecuted the mafia and run for office — first for attorney general, and now for governor. But through all of the twists and turns, Lynch never stopped being a basketball player, either in practice or in mindset.


Big Red play Cinderella

March 25, 2010 0 comments

The Cornell men’s basketball team made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Sunday with a win over No. 4 seed Wisconsin. The Big Red will face Kentucky, the top overall seed remaining in the tournament, on Thursday night at 9:57 in Syracuse, N.Y. in the Carrier Dome. The winner will face No. 2 seed West Virginia or No. 11 Washington on Saturday for a Final Four bid.

Women’s basketball: Bruno beats Penn, falls to Princeton

February 25, 2010 0 comments

This weekend marked the second time that the women’s basketball team faced Penn and Princeton this season. This time, Bruno had home court advantage, but the outcomes were the same, as the Bears picked up a big win against the Quakers and were mauled by the Tigers.


Athlete of the Week: Leffelman ’11 scores career high

February 18, 2010 0 comments

Heading into last weekend, Garrett Leffelman ’11 was averaging 4.9 points per game. But in the Bears’ Friday night game against Dartmouth, he scored the team’s first 14 points. The next night against Harvard, he had a career-high 16 points. For his performances — and not because it’s his birthday today — The Herald has named Leffelman Athlete of the Week.


M. basketball team drops two in Ivies

February 8, 2010 0 comments

Matt Mullery ’10 made the Brown basketball record books Saturday night, but the Big Red ultimately spoiled the party. As Mullery became the 23rd player in Bears’ history to score 1,000 career points, No. 25 Cornell (20-3, 6-0 Ivy) pulled away from a feisty Brown (7-16, 1-5 Ivy) squad late in the second half for a 74-60 victory.On Friday night, Bruno fell to the Columbia Lions in an away game at Levien Gymnasium, 65-54.