Topic: Men’s Basketball

Men’s basketball to host Cornell, Columbia

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Men’s basketball to host Cornell, Columbia

February 20, 2015 0 comments

The men’s basketball team’s New York trip — in which the squad lost consecutive games to Cornell and Columbia — was Bruno’s worst weekend of the season.

Tavon Blackmon ’17 (pictured), Steven Spieth ’17 and J.R. Hobbie ’17 scored 54 of Bruno’s 71 points against Penn Saturday.

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Second half determines men’s basketball’s fate against Princeton, Penn

February 18, 2015 0 comments

Trailing 30-29 at the halftimes of both Ivy contests this weekend, the men’s basketball team played vastly different second halves.

Cedric Kuakamensah ’16 dribbles past an opposing guard. The reigning All-Ivy defensive player of the year has taken a larger role since the departure of Leland King ’17 and hopes to get two wins this weekend.

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Men’s basketball visits middling Ivy foes in trip to Keystone State

February 13, 2015 0 comments

Bruno could exploit an overlooked but critical source of offense: the free throw line. Bruno draws more fouls than any other Ivy.

Two-time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year Cedric Kuakumensah ’16 blocked his 214th shot Friday, moving to third on the all-time Ivy list.

Opportunity for upset slips away in weekend split

February 9, 2015 0 comments

The men’s basketball team may be the best 1-5 team in conference play the Ivy League has seen in a while.

Tavon Blackmon ’17 looks to set the offense with Cedric Kuakamensah ’16. The sophomore hopes to provide a spark against tough Ivy competition.

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Men’s basketball welcomes Crimson, Big Green in search of first Ivy win

February 6, 2015 0 comments

There would be no better remedy for the basketball team’s 0-4 conference start than a win over a rival that has won the Ivy League four years in a row.

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Without King ’17, men’s basketball ends Empire State trip empty-handed

February 2, 2015 1 comment

Despite hanging close in the second half with two Ivy League opponents, the men’s basketball team was swept this weekend, falling to Cornell and Columbia.

Rafael Maia ’15 shoots a free throw. The senior center will have to step up as Leland King ’17, the Bears’ leading scorer, leaves the team for personal reasons.

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Men’s basketball eyes Empire State matchups for first Ivy win

January 30, 2015 0 comments

While an 0-2 start in the Ivy League was not what the men’s basketball team hoped for, the Bears can take a big step forward this weekend.

Tavon Blackmon ’17 brings the ball up the court. The sophomore point guard was unable to contribute after fouling out in the second half.

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Men’s basketball falls to Yale, starts Ivy play with loss

January 23, 2015 0 comments

It was an up and down winter break for the men’s basketball team, which went 4-2 in its final six non-conference games before getting drummed 80-62.

Co-captain Cedric Kuakumensah ’16 led the Bears with 17 points and added to his already impressive defensive resume with another three blocks.

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Men’s basketball bested by meticulous Eagles’ slow-paced offense

December 5, 2014 0 comments

American University rode the strength of a 16-point second half advantage to take down the men’s basketball team Wednesday at the Pizzitola Center.

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Men’s basketball shows improvement in Thanksgiving wins

November 30, 2014 0 comments

After a lackluster start to their season, the men’s basketball team may have finally turned the corner.