Tagged - Basketball

Four years of professional sports

It may be difficult to remember, but a lot has happened in sports in the past four years. Here are…

‘Jackets adapt to Rochester Wheels’ tough competition

The men’s and women’s basketball teams played a scrimmage against the Rochester Wheels, a professional wheelchair basketball team, last Wednesday. The ‘Jackets won 73–71, though they received lots of help to stay in the game.

Busted

Did you hear about Jim? He was in a car accident. He got busted worse than this year's bracket.

Women’s Basketball falls in Elite Eight after defeating RIT

The key to the success of the ‘Jackets was their strong rebounding. RIT recorded 40 rebounds in the game, whereas the ‘Jackets grabbed 56. The strong rebounding provided an advantage on both sides of the floor, and gave the ‘Jackets the edge.

Everybody Talks: When was the last time you filled out a women’s bracket?

When we discuss what the issues are in women’s college basketball, some might say it comes down to a lack of Cinderella stories and high-profile upsets. As of now, all of the women’s top seeds have made it to the Elite Eight. So why is that?

Everybody Talks: A team leader since day one, Leslie is all heart and soul

Leslie is who Lebron James should be but never is. She is the heart and soul of her team, but her team is also her heart and soul.

Women’s Basketball advances to Sweet 16

The Yellowjackets defeated Stevens Institute of Technology and Marymount University at home this past weekend to advance in the Division III tournament, setting up the rival match.

For Wittig, UAA Player of the Week is more than an individual award

Junior guard Jacob Wittig has been a key player this season for the Men’s Basketball team, averaging more than 30 minutes and 11 points per game. He was named UAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and earned First Team All-Academic District honors.

Basketball sweeps Brandeis as regular season winds down

A much-needed win came for the men at home against Brandeis as they had lost five of their last six conference games.

Basketball dominates against Case Western Reserve

The Spartans outscored the ‘Jackets in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter, but they were already too far behind for it to make any difference. While the gap between the teams did not increase, the early success of the ‘Jackets was insurmountable.