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Men’s basketball boxed out

Men’s basketball boxed out

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

When the clock read 0:00, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team saw it all disappear. Their five-game win streak ended. Their 2017-2018 home schedule ended. The fourth-year star forward finished playing his final home game. Even with all the endings, there were many things to...

Double-double

Double-double

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) came into Adelbert Gymnasium with the fire of revenge burning inside of them. Instead of enjoying the sweet taste of revenge, they left with the bitter taste of defeat, all thanks to the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team. The Spartans...

Road warriors

Road warriors

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team grabbed attention this past weekend as they defeated Brandeis University 89-58 on Friday, Jan. 26 and defeated New York University (NYU) 77-75 on Sunday, Jan. 28. With the two victories, the team swept a University Athletic Association (UAA)...

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018


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

After blowing a first half lead against the University of Chicago and a potential four-game losing streak on the line, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team didn’t stress. “We have been in this situation before. We didn't panic, stayed calm and focused on executing,” said...

Nally is nothing but net

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the snow began to pick up outside on a frigid day during winter break in Atlanta, there was another weather phenomenon brewing inside the gym where the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team was playing. This was no ordinary storm. It was a torrential downpour of three-pointers, orc...

Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Being in Horsburgh Gymnasium felt better than anything. A familiar environment and familiar crowd, but an unfamiliar result, until now. The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team picked up its first home win of the season by defeating Adrian College on Saturday, Dec. 2, winning by a...

Duck-ett, Duck-ett, Goose

Duck-ett, Duck-ett, Goose

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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

With fourth-year veteran forward T.J. Duckett’s career high 34 points and 12 rebounds, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team defeated Mount St. Joseph University in the Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Nov. 25, winning by a final score of 74-67. Duckett and second-year guard Sam...

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...

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...

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