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Women’s basketball drops both games during Throwback Weekend

Women’s basketball drops both games during Throwback Weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Donning the Mather College Yellow, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped both games during the Throwback Weekend, falling to Brandeis University 80-71 and New York University 64-55.  Against Brandeis, both teams struggled to make shots early. CWRU got on the board early,...

Throwback Weekend goes as planned for CWRU men’s basketball

Throwback Weekend goes as planned for CWRU men’s basketball

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team hosted conference opponents Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) for Throwback Weekend on Friday, Feb. 7 and Sunday, Feb. 9. The Spartans faced these two teams on the road the previous week, losing to Brandeis 71-64 and beating N...

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team traveled to Massachusetts and New York to play Brandeis University and New York University (NYU), respectively.  Fresh off a crushing 106-70 loss to Emory University, the Spartans sought to clean the slate at Brandeis o...

Women’s basketball drops two games on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team faced two formidable opponents on the road this past weekend, losing to the University of Rochester 88-60 and No. 25-ranked Emory University 74-50, bringing their overall record to 8-8. The team’s six-game winning streak unfortunately ha...

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s basketball falls against the University of Rochester

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s basketball falls against the University of Rochester

Grace Despres, Contributing Reporter

January 30, 2020

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s basketball team faced a tough conference loss to the University of Rochester Yellowjackets after traveling to the State of New York last Friday. The exciting overtime game ended with a score of 88-86, moving the Spartans to a record of 8-7 overall and 1-3 i...

Men’s basketball teams falls in consecutive UAA matchups

Men’s basketball teams falls in consecutive UAA matchups

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

This past Friday and Sunday, Case Western Reserve University hosted Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) and University of Chicago (UChicago), respectively, in Horsburgh Gymnasium for the start of the Spartans men’s basketball team’s UAA play.  Unfortunately, the Spartans lost to both opp...

Women’s basketball extends winning streak with two strong wins

Women’s basketball extends winning streak with two strong wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Although the snow hit late this winter season, the Spartans remain unfazed and ablaze on their six game winning streak, running through their UAA competition. With home court advantage on their side, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team took down Washington University at St. Lo...

Women’s basketball on a four-game winning streak as conference play heats up

Women’s basketball on a four-game winning streak as conference play heats up

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Over winter break, the Case Western Reserve University split games in the M-Club Tournament, which was highlighted by a 70-46 win against Juniata College. After dropping a game to John Carroll University, the Spartans have since gone on a four-game win-streak, which has included a triple-overtime vict...

After a strong holiday season showing, men’s basketball enters conference play

After a strong holiday season showing, men’s basketball enters conference play

Nathan Lesch, Director of Print

January 17, 2020

While most students were finishing their exams or heading home, during winter break, members of the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team were hustling for loose balls, setting screens and driving to the basket. The team secured three wins and one loss since the end of finals in mid-...

Cavs vs. Nets: A firsthand experience

Cavs vs. Nets: A firsthand experience

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

In a game that went down to the wire, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Brooklyn Nets 108-106. The Cavaliers were coming off a close home upset six-point win against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Cavaliers were sitting in fourth place in the Central Division with a 5-11 record, while the Nets wer...

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