basketball

I thought LeBron was lame for going bald until it happened to me

What makes LeBron the greatest basketball player of all time is what he has done off the court and—to some extent—on the court: He’s going bald.

| Senior Sports Editor

Despite challenges, a renewed sense of promise accompanies the return to practices

The return of athletic activities comes amidst continued uncertainty over what intercollegiate competition will look like in the coming year, as Wash. U. teams are unlikely to play games until at least January.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Unpacking the true meaning of ‘white basketball’

It’s hard to ward off the feeling that “white basketball” is the manifestation of the same racial categorizations that kept black players from playing quarterback in the NFL. 

| Senior Sports Editor

A heartfelt farewell to these Rockets

For me, it was never about the Rockets winning it all.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball seeks to overcome previous playoff struggles in opening rounds of March Madness

This weekend, Wash. U. men’s basketball will get another chance at playoff success.

| Senior Sports Editor

Athlete of the week: DeVaughn Rucker has saved his best for last

In DeVaughn Rucker’s senior season, the forward has averaged more than 12 points per game while shooting a career-best 52% from the field.

Josh Shapiro | Contributing Reporter

Men’s basketball misses out on conference title and automatic tourney bid after dropping regular season finale

With the loss to University of Chicago on Saturday, the Bears gave up sole possession of first place in the UAA.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Reinmiller is priming the Bears for a playoff run, both as a player and as a coach

The Washington University men’s basketball team’s senior forward Louis Reinmiller is a proven leader, whose unfortunate circumstances were used in the most constructive way possible to make him the role model that he is to the team today.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

‘She has chosen to rise above adversity’: Keane as a role model for women’s basketball

Senior guard Camille Keane’s fellow players and her head coach will tell you that she is the epitome of not giving up, of refusing to quit when life knocks her down.

Miguel Campos | Staff Reporter

Bears mauled by NYU Violets, blasted 95-42 in New York City

“This does not happen to the Wash. U. Bears,” the New York University play-by-play announcer declared as the Washington University women’s basketball team continued to slog through the first half of their eventual loss to the Violets.

| Senior Sports Editor

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