The Washington University men’s basketball team bested New York University and Brandeis University this weekend, but their efforts weren’t enough to give them a chance to capture a UAA championship.
What cold? The Washington University basketball teams have been nothing but sizzling through the first month of the spring semester.
The Washington University men’s basketball team’s seven-game winning streak came to an end this weekend, as the Bears dropped a pair of games to No. 24 Emory University and the University of Rochester.
The Washington University men’s basketball team felt a bit of deja vu this past weekend as they squared off against Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University for the second time in two weeks. This time, it was the Bears venturing out and playing in enemy territory instead of possessing home court advantage.
Following last week’s success against two of Washington University’s east coast conference opponents, the men’s basketball team looked to continue their streak in hopes of increasing their likelihood of making the playoffs.
The Bears opened the weekend against the Violets of New York University, who came into Friday night’s contest with a three game losing streak and a 6-8 record overall for the season.
While many students went home for some time off and turkey last week, there was little rest for the Washington University basketball teams this Thanksgiving break as they continued their seasons through the holiday weekend.
The Washington University men’s basketball played the first road game of head coach Pat Juckem’s tenure, dropping a midweek nightcap to Webster University 72-64. The Bears led by 10 midway through the first half before being outscored by 12 in the second Wednesday in nearby Webster Groves, Mo.
For the first time in 37 years, Washington University has a new basketball coach.
Forty-nine years after playing in his last collegiate game, 37 years after coaching his first game for his alma mater and three years after the court was partially named after him, Mark Edwards announced his retirement as head coach of the Washington University men’s basketball team Wednesday afternoon.