The Observer

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dropped both games this past weekend against New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. The Spartans’ record dropped to 5-9 in the season with 11 games remaining. The team also fell to 0-3 in the University Athletic Association. In th...

Spartans fall to Adrian

Spartans fall to Adrian

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men's basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, 72-64. The Spartans fell to 1-4 on the young season, while Adrian improved to 3-3. CWRU shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest as compared to 55.6 percent for Adrian. Fifteen Spartan turnov...

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-2 in their last three games, defeating Trinity University while losing to the College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY Brockport) and Denison University. The Spartans played in the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Tournament in their...

Yellow Jackets sting Spartans

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team lost their season and home opener to Baldwin Wallace University, 90-76. The Spartans are now 0-1 on the young season as they look to get underway with new Head Coach Todd McGuinness. The game was a tale of two halves for the Spartans. While the fi...

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. The Spartans ended the season with a 12-13 mark on the strength of back-to-back conference wins...

Men’s basketball win final game at home

Men’s basketball win final game at home

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

The Spartans’ men’s basketball team split the last weekend of home play, losing to the University of Rochester and defeating Emory University. The Spartans are now 11-13 on the season as they play their last game. The team is currently 4-8 in the University Athletic Association (UAA). Fourth-year...

Men’s basketball looks to rebound after tough weekend away

Men’s basketball looks to rebound after tough weekend away

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team had another tough weekend, dropping two games to University of Rochester and Emory University. The Spartans have now lost four straight games and are an even 8-8 on the season. One bright spot for the team was fourth-year student and guard...

Making history

Making history

Aaron Shang, Staff Reporter

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 Western Reserve University men’s basketball team will be ranked, having broken into the Division...

Spartans crush rival Carnegie Mellon

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

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 paid off as they now stand at 10-2 on the season, the best start in program history. Furthermore, the...

On A Roll

Aaron Shang, Contributing Reporter

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 at Denison—the Spartans have shown great potential on both ends of the court, while also exhibiting...

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