Topic: Basketball


Squad defeats one Ivy rival, falls to another

February 24, 2012 0 comments

The women’s basketball team picked up its fourth consecutive conference win against arch rival Harvard 58-55 Friday night before falling to a weak Dartmouth squad Saturday evening 57-52.


Killer Linstinct: The onslaught of Linsanity

February 17, 2012 0 comments

As a sports columnist, I try to write stories about people or events in the sports world that have slipped under the radar. I set out this week to write about Brandon Roy, what he meant to the Trail Blazers, and how his genuinely sad retirement didn’t get the attention it deserved because we were in the middle of one of the craziest free-agent periods of all time. Thanks, lockout.


Squad struggles against Columbia

February 13, 2012 0 comments

  The men’s basketball team hit a roadblock when it travelled to New York over the weekend, stalling in a 86-60 loss to Columbia Friday and then falling 72-63 to Cornell the next day. The pair of losses stretch Bruno’s losing streak to five, stranding them in seventh place in the Ivy standings ahead of only Dartmouth, which has yet to win a conference game.


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.