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

Freshman Nate Martin scored the final three-point shot in the Lions' victory over WPI on Saturday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

By Aaron J. Miller, Print 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...

Men’s basketball suffers first home loss since December

Zach Waterhouse (left, No. 10) totaled 25 points in the Lions' loss against Wheaton College. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Photographer

By Lara Hill, Deputy Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

The men’s basketball team lost 88-79 Wednesday night in a showdown against New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference opponent Wheaton College—the Lions’ first home loss since December. The pace of the game began slowly, as Wheaton locked the score at 1-0 for the first minute and a ...

Men’s basketball tied for second in NEWMAC

Junior (No. 4) Jack O'Conner added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the Lions' victory over Babson. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

By Arturo Ruiz

January 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team edged out Babson College for the first time since 2010 with a score of 86-83 in a nail-biting New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference showdown on Jan. 24 in the Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. A back-and-forth first half ended with Babson junior guard Shyheim U...

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Andrew Lin

January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Clark University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a loss against Springfield College. The men’s basketball team played four game...

Men’s basketball heads into conference play after mixed start to season

Jack O'Connor (No. 4) leads the NEWMAC in scoring with 21.6 points per game. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Domenic Conte, Managing Editor

December 15, 2018

The men’s basketball team will begin conference play on Jan. 2  with an opportunity to improve on last year’s 4-10 record in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. The team played its last non-conference game against Brandeis University on Dec. 11. The team’s 5-6 record includes vi...

Senior earns second NEWMAC honor of season for men’s basketball

Geoff Gray (center, No. 3) is second on the men's basketball team in points per game with an average of 20.9. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

By Andrew Lin

December 9, 2018

Senior point guard Geoff Gray won the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference offensive player of the week for the second time this season. Gray guided the Lions to a 3-2 record in the past week with wins over Suffolk University, Emmanuel College, and Curry College and losses against A...

Star point guard claims Beacon Men’s Lion of the Year

Geoff Gray (center) became the 18th player in college history to score 1,000 career points. Photo: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

April 19, 2018

With the spring season winding down, and commencement just a few weeks away, we are pleased to announce our Lions of the Year. Our staff selected one outstanding male and one outstanding female athlete who consistently performed at a high level throughout a given season. Junior point guard Geof...

Gray and Boyle named to NEWMAC All-Conference teams

Gray (left) was named first team All-Conference and Boyle (right) was named second team All-Conference. Photos: Daniel Peden/Beacon Staff

By Kyle Bray, Former Managing Editor: Visual and Design

February 28, 2018

Four of Emerson’s basketball players received honors from the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this week. Junior Geoff Gray of the men’s basketball team was named to the NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team, an award voted on by the eight head coaches in th...

Gray scores 1,000th career point vs. WPI

Gray scores 1,000th career point vs. WPI

By Matt Couture

February 10, 2018

Emerson men’s basketball point guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point early in Saturday’s 105-77 loss to Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Gray entered the day needing just one point to reach 1,000, and his drive to the basket with 7:27 to play in the first half secured the mileston...

WATCH: Women’s Basketball victorious on senior day

February 10, 2018

The Emerson College women's basketball team held their senior day festivities on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Lions took down Mount Holyoke 87-31. VIDEO: Chris Van Buskirk, Kyle Bray, and Matt Couture.

WATCH: Geoff Gray scores 1,000th career point for Lions

By Noah Roberts

February 10, 2018

On Saturday, February 10 Emerson junior guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point during a game at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. VIDEO: Noah Roberts/Special to The Berkeley Beacon.

Men’s basketball: Lions down Clark in OT thriller

Men's basketball: Lions down Clark in OT thriller

By Matt Couture

February 8, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9zU7kiF5VY Emerson’s men’s basketball team didn’t have time to think about the stat line of point guard Geoff Gray as he approached 1,000 career points in the closing minutes of Wednesday’s matchup with Clark University. The Lions had a game to win. Wit...