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Cavs swept up by Hurricane Durant: a look back at the NBA Finals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor June 28, 2017

  The beginning of June brings the start of many different phenomena. Consistent warm weather in Cleveland is one. Hurricane season is another. The Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans found out...

Basketball finishes season with win over rival

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter March 3, 2016

Following a back-and-forth first half, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team used a late surge to defeat host Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), 93-87, to conclude the 2015-2016 season....

Fourth year Laura Mummey helped lift the Spartans to victory over Emory in her final home game.

Sweet win for Spartan seniors as women’s basketball beats Emory at Senior Day battle

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter February 26, 2016

This past weekend saw the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team play host to two teams in University Athletic Association (UAA) conference matchups. The first game saw the University...

Emily Young dribbles through traffic against Washington University earlier this season, despite recent losses the Spartans have continued to improve.

Women’s basketball improving despite back to back losses

Billy Heyen , Staff Reporter February 19, 2016

It can be easy to focus on results when it comes to collegiate athletics. With regards to the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team, however, it cannot be the only thing by which the...

Spartan guard Javier Alvarez shoots over a University of Chicago defender, the Spartans return home and look to win the final three games of the season.

Spartan basketball struggles on the road, enters final stretch of season

Jacob Rayyan , Staff Reporter February 19, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dropped both games this weekend against Washington University and University of Chicago and fell to 10-12 on the season, including a 3-8 record...

Women’s Basketball picked up second UAA win this weekend and look to build to bigger success.

Women’s basketball beats #7 NYU to cap throwback weekend

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter February 12, 2016

The weekend of Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team got to play two games in Adelbert Gymnasium. It was Throwback Weekend, and that meant it was time to break...

The Spartans split the weekend at home, beating Brandies but then falling to NYU.

Men’s basketball wins and loses on smallest of margins

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter February 12, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had Throwback Weekend, with the team wearing the historic Western Reserve University's basketball uniforms against Brandeis University on Feb....

Jessica McCoy drives around her defender in a game earlier this season. McCoy and the Spartans return home to take on Brandies and NYU for Throwback Weekend.

Women’s basketball looks to win in second crack at UAA rivals

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter February 5, 2016

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University Women’s Basketball team played two conference games on the road, dropping both games by close margins. “I'm extremely proud of how the team...

Colin Zucker drives toward the basket earlier this season. The Spartans split their games last weekend against tough UAA opponents and look to take advantage of their home court this weekend.

Men’s basketball snaps skid, looks to round two on Throwback Weekend

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter February 5, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team picked up an important win this week, ending a four game losing streak. The team split the weekend, winning at Brandeis University and losing...

Spartans Laura Mummey looks for a teammate while under pressure earlier this season. Mummey helped boost the Spartans to their first UAA win this past weekend.

Women’s basketball looks to turn victory over Emory into streak

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter January 29, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played two games on the road this past weekend. The first game was played up in Rochester, New York, and the seventh-ranked University of Rochester...

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