The Observer

Women’s basketball has woes on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

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

Fourth-year veteran forward T.J. Duckett drives to the hoop.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

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

The women's basketball team defeated the College of Wooster in a home game on Dec. 2.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

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

Fourth-year forward T.J. Duckett had a career day in the Spartans first win of the season.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017

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

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

Fourth-year forward T.J. Duckett looks to lead the men's basketball team in the 2017-18 season.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017

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

The women's basketball team tipped off their 2017-18 season on Nov. 15.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017

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 ...

Ending the season on a sour note

The women’s basketball team dropped their season finale to Carnegie Mellon University, ending the season on a five game losing streak. However, the team finished the season with a winning record, their first since 2013.

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017

The Spartans concluded their season with a hard-fought game at home on Senior Day. Case Western Reserve University hosted the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans for the last game of the season. The Spartans came into the game on a two-game losing streak, and their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, wa...

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

The Spartans ended their season with a 10 point loss to Carnegie Mellon University. Overall, they finished with a 8-17 record, including a 3-11 mark in the UAA.

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team played their final game of the season last Saturday against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in what was also Senior Day for the team. The Spartans looked to honor the only fourth-year student on the team, Javier Alvarez. Alvarez finished h...

Spartans pull shocking upset

First-year forward Michael Hollis shoots over a Brandeis defender earlier this season.

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-1 on their final road trip of the season, losing to Emory University but pulling off a stunning upset over No. 6 University of Rochester. The Spartans moved to 8-16 overall in the season and 3-10 in the University Athletic Association...

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