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Giant killers

Spartans down No. 7 Bears for Top Spot in UAA
February 5, 2015

On a snowy night in Cleveland, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team stayed hot by outpacing the No. 7 Washington University (Mo.) Bears en route to a critical 89-78 victory in St....

Back on track

Case Western men’s basketball move atop UAA standings
January 30, 2015

Barely two days after falling to No. 13 Emory University in Atlanta, the No. 25 Case Western Reserve men’s basketball team bounced back in a big way Sunday night, steamrolling University Athletic Association...

Slices of victory

January 23, 2015

Have you ever needed a custom-decorated cake for a special occasion? Have you ever wanted to raise money for one of Case Western Reserve University’s most successful varsity athletic teams? Well, thanks...

Making history

Junior Matt Clark hits a clutch three point shot against New York University.
Spartans claim first ever Top 25 ranking
January 22, 2015

When the Spartans take the court this upcoming weekend against No. 12 Emory University in Atlanta, there will be a noticeable difference in the box score: For the first time in school history, the Case...

Spartans crush rival Carnegie Mellon

Men’s basketball enters UAA Conference play with best start in program history
January 16, 2015

While the rest of the student body enjoyed their breaks relaxing at home or on vacation, the Spartans returned to the hardwood ready to compete at the highest level. The Spartans’ hard work has...

On A Roll

Spartans start out season strong
December 5, 2014

A month into the young basketball season, the Case Western Reserve University men have already reeled off a string of impressive victories. Sporting a 5-1 record—the lone blemish being an 87-74 setback...

Spartan strong

Men's basketball
November 21, 2014

The temperatures drop below zero and the snow comes and goes. Yes, Case Western Reserve University, it is definitely wintertime again. For the Case men’s basketball team, this season could be the one...

Men’s basketball struggles down the stretch

February 28, 2014

The men’s basketball team dropped two games on the road, and is struggling to get back on track as the season comes to a close. Playing in the highly talented University Athletic Association conference...

Spartans unable to keep winning streak alive; fall to Emory in home closer

Sophomore Jimmy Holman goes to work against the Rochester defense at home last weekend.
February 21, 2014

It was a weekend of mixed emotions for the Case Western men’s basketball squad. An amazing win on senior night was followed by a crushing defeat during the season home finale. The Spartans now stand...

Men’s basketball loses momentum on the road

UAA record falls to 4-5
February 14, 2014

"Our team fed off our great crowds on Friday nights,” head coach Sean McDonnell said, “I hope we can get the best turnout of the season this Friday.” This statement was extremely evident over...

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