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Freshman wraps up men’s basketball season with two Rookie of the Year awards

Freshman wraps up men’s basketball season with two Rookie of the Year awards

By Andrew Lin

March 26, 2019

Freshman Zach Waterhouse did not believe he would still play competitive basketball after high school, but in his first season on the Emerson men’s basketball team, he won two separate Rookie of the Year awards for best freshman player in the New England area. In 28 games, Waterhouse averaged 16.6 points...

Men’s basketball season ends after loss in first round of NCAA tournament

Men’s basketball season ends after loss in first round of NCAA tournament

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

March 2, 2019

Rowan University eliminated the men’s basketball team in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association by a score of 96-79. After a promising first half, the Profs erupted early in the second half to take control of the game and secure a commanding victory over the Lions. Lions h...

Men’s basketball loses 96-79 against Rowan University in NCAA tournament

Men’s basketball loses 96-79 against Rowan University in NCAA tournament

March 1, 2019

Live stream courtesy of Rowan Athletics The men’s basketball team faced off against the Rowan University Profs on March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in New Jersey. The Lions earned a NEWMAC championship title for the first time last week after facing off against Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The Profs ea...

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

By Domenic Conte, Andrew Lin, Aaron J. Miller, and Tripp Rams

February 28, 2019

Fans cheered on the men's basketball team on Feb. 27 as the Lions departed for New Jersey en route to their first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III tournament appearance. Head coach Bill Curley said the team is fortunate to have the opportunity to keep playing. “The thing t...

Bill Curley named NEWMAC Coach of the Year for men’s basketball

Bill Curley named NEWMAC Coach of the Year for men’s basketball

By Andrew Lin

February 27, 2019

Men’s basketball head coach Bill Curley won the 2018-19 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Coach of the Year award after leading the Lions to its first conference title and NCAA tournament appearance. Curley led the Lions to a 16-11 record as they qualified as the second seed i...

Lions to face Rowan University in first NCAA tournament appearance

Lions to face Rowan University in first NCAA tournament appearance

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor: Print

February 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team will head to New Jersey on Friday to face off against Rowan University in the first round of the Division III National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament. Rowan will host the Lions after the public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, finished its season with a...

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. This monumental win gives Emerson their first title since 1998 and first NEWMAC championship appearance in program history.

Lions triumph in first NEWMAC championship in team history

Lions triumph in first NEWMAC championship in team history

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. This monumental win gives Emerson its first title since 1998 and first NEWMAC championship appearance in program history. The...

Watch: Men’s basketball beats Springfield to advance to NEWMAC championship game

Watch: Men’s basketball beats Springfield to advance to NEWMAC championship game

February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first NEWMAC championship in the program’s history. The Lions will play WPI on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Brown and Plofker Gymnasium in the championship game.

Men’s basketball makes history, advances to championship

Men’s basketball makes history, advances to championship

By Andrew Lin

February 22, 2019

The men’s basketball team overcame Springfield College 80-69 to advance to its first New England Women’s and Men’s Conference championship in the program's history. In the first half, the third seeded Pride jumped to an early 6-0 lead after Springfield’s junior guard Jake Ross opened the ...

Men’s basketball defeats Coast Guard on senior day

Men’s basketball defeats Coast Guard on senior day

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 17, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated the United States Coast Guard Academy to advance into the conference playoffs on the Lions’ senior day.  Prior to tipoff, the Lions honored seniors Geoff Gray, Mac Sashin, and team manager Marisa DeFranco with their families in front of a gymnasium packed wit...

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

By Aaron J. Miller, Overnight Copy Editor

February 10, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who is ranked No. 2 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, on Saturday after coming back in the second half from a setback of fourteen points. Freshman guard Nate Martin sank a late-game, three-point shot an...