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Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

After blowing a first half lead against the University of Chicago and a potential four-game losing streak on the line, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team didn’t stress. “We have been in this situation before. We didn't panic, stayed calm and focused on executing,” said...

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Sometimes you can’t have the best of both worlds. It’s like eating ice cream on a scorching hot day, or scoring your 30,000th career point in a loss to the Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio Spurs. Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped two University Athletic...

Nally is nothing but net

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the snow began to pick up outside on a frigid day during winter break in Atlanta, there was another weather phenomenon brewing inside the gym where the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team was playing. This was no ordinary storm. It was a torrential downpour of three-pointers, orc...

Women’s basketball has woes on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Sometimes the hardest roadblocks to overcome for a team are not part of the game itself. They may just be fatigue from traveling long distances on the road. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team began their University Athletic Association games with three losses to tough oppon...

Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Being in Horsburgh Gymnasium felt better than anything. A familiar environment and familiar crowd, but an unfamiliar result, until now. The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team picked up its first home win of the season by defeating Adrian College on Saturday, Dec. 2, winning by a...

Spartans capitalize with win over Wooster

Spartans capitalize with win over Wooster

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University’s women’s basketball team travelled to Ada, Ohio to play against No. 15 Ohio Northern University. The team dropped the game 88-49 but returned home to put up a dominant fight over the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, boasting a 86-54 win. Entering the cave...

Duck-ett, Duck-ett, Goose

Duck-ett, Duck-ett, Goose

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

With fourth-year veteran forward T.J. Duckett’s career high 34 points and 12 rebounds, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team defeated Mount St. Joseph University in the Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, Nov. 25, winning by a final score of 74-67. Duckett and second-year guard Sam...

Spartans split two at Claremont

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Even though many Americans ate turkey over Thanksgiving weekend, the Spartans traveled to California and feasted on Sagehen. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team traveled to Claremont, California to play in the David Wells Classic against two combinational teams of the five...

Men’s basketball season preview

Men’s basketball season preview

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

On men’s basketball Head Coach Todd McGuinness’ mind is one state, across the country: North Carolina. Specifically, a team that reflects the Spartan lineup, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. “I envision us being like North Carolina. Four shooters on the floor with quick guards and...

Record setters returning for women’s basketball

Record setters returning for women’s basketball

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Last year the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team finished with a solid 13-12 record, starting hot with 10 wins in their first thirteen games. The team scored a record high 1,859 points in a 25-game season. With the load of points scored, the team also set a new program record for ...

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