Topic: Basketball


Still without a victory, m. basketball drops two more

January 31, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The men’s basketball team endured a grueling road trip, falling to 0-4 in Ivy League play with a 78-60 loss to Princeton Friday night and an 80-78 loss to Penn the next day.


Bears fall behind early in Ivy League race

January 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled

While the rest of the student body returned home for the holidays, the men’s basketball team remained on campus, playing eight games over the break. “In basketball, we don’t have holidays,” said Head Coach Jesse Agel. “It’s the greatest time of the year for our guys. It’s like being a […]


McGonagill ’14 ready to play ball

December 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled

For his strong performance on the court in his first year as a Bear, Sean McGonagill ’14 has been named the Herald athlete of the week.


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

November 17, 2010 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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.