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First-year forward Sam Hansen lines up a three-pointer during a game earlier this season.

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Men’s basketball looks for first conference win
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...

David Black goes up for a shot in the paint during a game earlier in the season. Black scored nine points and nabbed three rebounds in the loss to Adrian.

Spartans fall to Adrian

Men's basketball team drops third straight
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...

Javier Alvarez hurriedly searches for an open teammate to inbound the ball to.

Dropping the Ball

Men’s Basketball loses two of three
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...

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...

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 Matt Clark’s career game helped beat Emory in his last home game

Men’s basketball win final game at home

Clark’s career weekend fuels victory
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...

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...

Junior Matt Clark hits a clutch three point shot against New York University.

Making history

Spartans claim first ever Top 25 ranking
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...

Spartans crush rival Carnegie Mellon

Men’s basketball enters UAA Conference play with best start in program history
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...

On A Roll

Spartans start out season strong
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...

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