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Men’s basketball drops two home games

Men’s basketball drops two home games

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

January 27, 2017

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...

Spartans Struggle Against Division Rivals

Spartans Struggle Against Division Rivals

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017

It has been a rough week for the Spartans, who have now lost three straight games. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played two home games this week and lost both. The first game was against Emory University, and the second was against the University of Rochester Yellowjackets. The...

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

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 defeat rival Tartans to start out the new year

Spartans defeat rival Tartans to start out the new year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

The Spartans had a solid winter break, winning one of the biggest games of the year. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played three games over break, all of them away from Cleveland. The Spartans came out on top in two of the three games over break and now sit on a 10-4 rec...

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016

The Spartans now have a four-game win streak and are looking to continue it. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team continues to dominate its competition in the regular season and now sits at an impressive 6-2 thus far in the season, a record which includes being undefeated on th...

Spartans fall to Adrian

Spartans fall to Adrian

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016

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...

Women’s basketball wins in the clutch

Women’s basketball wins in the clutch

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

Two tournament wins and three home games had the Spartans giving thanks this weekend. The tournament wins were close, with neither victory coming by more than six points, while the home games were more varied in their scoring. Case Western Reserve University lost only one of the three home games, fa...

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

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...

Yellow Jackets sting Spartans

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team lost their season and home opener to Baldwin Wallace University, 90-76. The Spartans are now 0-1 on the young season as they look to get underway with new Head Coach Todd McGuinness. The game was a tale of two halves for the Spartans. While the fi...

Spartans play with the best

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

The Spartans held their own when the women’s basketball team took on a nationally-ranked opponent to start the season. The team took on the 23rd ranked Ohio Northern University Polar Bears on Tuesday night. The game started close, with the Spartans clawing back from a six-point deficit in the firs...

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