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Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 3
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
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...

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 17
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
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 ...

Men’s basketball falls just short

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 3
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Back in the day, the real-life Spartans didn’t lose very many battles. But during Throwback Weekend the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team did. They lost both games at home against the University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis. The weekend losses increased t...

Men’s basketball drops two home games

Men’s basketball drops two home games

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
January 27
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Facing tough competition in their conference, the men’s basketball team dropped two games at home over the past weekend. Case Western Reserve University lost 91-81 to Emory University on Friday, Jan. 20, then they lost 80-61 to No. 7 University of Rochester Yellowjackets two days later. The Spartans fa...

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
January 20
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dropped both games this past weekend against New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. The Spartans’ record dropped to 5-9 in the season with 11 games remaining. The team also fell to 0-3 in the University Athletic Association. In th...

Spartans fall to Adrian

Spartans fall to Adrian

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
December 9
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men's basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, 72-64. The Spartans fell to 1-4 on the young season, while Adrian improved to 3-3. CWRU shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest as compared to 55.6 percent for Adrian. Fifteen Spartan turnov...

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
December 2
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-2 in their last three games, defeating Trinity University while losing to the College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY Brockport) and Denison University. The Spartans played in the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Tournament in their...

Basketball finishes season with win over rival

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Following a back-and-forth first half, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team used a late surge to defeat host Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), 93-87, to conclude the 2015-2016 season. The Spartans ended the season with a 12-13 mark on the strength of back-to-back conference wins...

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