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Men’s basketball season preview

Men’s basketball season preview

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

On men’s basketball Head Coach Todd McGuinness’ mind is one state, across the country: North Carolina. Specifically, a team that reflects the Spartan lineup, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. “I envision us being like North Carolina. Four shooters on the floor with quick guards and...

Record setters returning for women’s basketball

Record setters returning for women’s basketball

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Last year the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team finished with a solid 13-12 record, starting hot with 10 wins in their first thirteen games. The team scored a record high 1,859 points in a 25-game season. With the load of points scored, the team also set a new program record for ...

Ending the season on a sour note

Ending the season on a sour note

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Spartans concluded their season with a hard-fought game at home on Senior Day. Case Western Reserve University hosted the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans for the last game of the season. The Spartans came into the game on a two-game losing streak, and their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, wa...

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team played their final game of the season last Saturday against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in what was also Senior Day for the team. The Spartans looked to honor the only fourth-year student on the team, Javier Alvarez. Alvarez finished h...

Spartans pull shocking upset

Spartans pull shocking upset

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-1 on their final road trip of the season, losing to Emory University but pulling off a stunning upset over No. 6 University of Rochester. The Spartans moved to 8-16 overall in the season and 3-10 in the University Athletic Association...

Hageman breaks single season points record

Hageman breaks single season points record

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

During the last two away games of the season, the Spartans came up short. With their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, currently tied for the program record of coaching wins, the team was unable to deliver the last win to push her over the edge. However, third-year forward Kara Hageman set the single-sea...

Head Coach Reimer ties program wins record

Head Coach Reimer ties program wins record

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Head Coach Jennifer Reimer has tied the record for the coach with the most wins in her program’s history. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball coach led her team to the 119th and 120th wins of her career on Feb. 10 and 12. The Spartans defended their home court against two Universi...

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men's basketball team picked up two key wins this week to stop their nine game losing streak. The Spartans won against New York University (NYU) 84-81 and Brandeis University 88-66. The two wins raised the Spartans’ overall record to 7-15 and the two conference ...

Losses keep coming

Losses keep coming

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had another tough weekend, extending their losing streak to nine games with losses against the University of Chicago and against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). The Spartans are now 5-15 overall and 0-9 in the University Athletic ...

UAA rivals dominate women’s basketball

UAA rivals dominate women’s basketball

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

After a four-game home stand, the Spartans went on the road this weekend and came up short against two opponents. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team now has an 11-9 record on the season and a 3-6 record in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The home stand that c...

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