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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

LeBron James led Team LeBron to a narrow 163-160 victory in the 2022 All-Star game on Feb. 20

Team LeBron shines in Cleveland’s 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Last weekend, Cleveland hosted the NBA All-Star Weekend and the NBA’s 75th-anniversary celebration. The festivities kicked off with the Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, followed...

Third-year forward Cole Frilling (pictured) scored a game-high 27 points, helping secure a victory for CWRU.

Men’s basketball splits road games against familiar faces from previous weekend

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team entered last weekend ready for a road trip, with games against the University of Chicago Maroons and the Washington University in St. Louis Bears....

Graduate guard Mitch Prendergast (pictured) led all players to a victory against WashU, scoring a total of 18 points with 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

Men’s basketball improves to 5-1 in UAA play, 15-2 overall

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 4, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team picked up two home wins over the past weekend against the University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis. The Spartans, now on...

Second-year forward Hunter Drenth (pictured) helped CWRU redeem their recent loss, scoring 9 points against the University of Rochester.

Men’s basketball win streak snapped by Emory, bounce back vs. Rochester

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team, in the midst of a 12-game winning streak, entered this past weekend with high hopes as they hosted two conference opponents, Emory University...

Following their victory against NYU, the mens basketball team ranks first in the UAA standings, tying them with WashU.

Men’s basketball win streak extends to 12 with blowout win vs. NYU

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

After losing the season opener to the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in the Bill Sudeck Tournament, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team has been absolutely tearing through...

Fourth-year forward Ryan Newton (above) secured a CWRU victory in the final seconds of their conference opener ending with a score of 89-88.

Men’s basketball extends win streak to 11 after defeating Hilbert College, CMU

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor January 14, 2022

The blistering season for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team continued last week as the Spartans defeated Hilbert College and conference rival Carnegie Mellon University. The loss...

Graduate student Griffin Kornaker led CWRU in assists, completing a total of 6, while also scoring 8 points and 5 rebounds.

Men’s basketball opens season 1-1 after consolation win in Sudeck Tournament

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team began their season on Saturday, Nov. 6 as a part of the Bill Sudeck Tournament. After getting eliminated by eventual tournament champions University...

Collin Sexton guards Nuggets center Nikola Jokic

Cavaliers shake off rocky start, even record at 2-2 in first week

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter October 29, 2021

After week one of the 75th NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have come out of the gates with an overall 2-2 record, good for third place in the Central Division while remaining tied for eighth in the...

Monty Khela slashes for a layup

Men’s basketball secures winning record with undefeated weekend featuring overtime thriller

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter February 28, 2020

The weekend of Feb. 21 marked two successful games for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team. The team won both of their final home games of the season to improve to a 13-11 record....

Ryan Newton goes for a layup against JCU.

Spartan men’s basketball drops both weekend games on the road

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter February 21, 2020

With just three games left in the season for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team, the outlook for their record remains uncertain as it continues to waver around .500. The Spartans...

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