The Washington University men’s basketball team ended its season with a 74-67 loss to the University of Chicago. Before Saturday’s contest at the Field House, the team honored its four seniors: Spencer Gay, Isaiah Honick, Caleb Knepper and Brett Sapp. Knepper also won the Pearce Award, which is given to a departing player for overall dedication to the team.
The Washington University men’s basketball team guaranteed its 27th consecutive winning season this weekend with a 67-61 victory over New York University on Friday and a 77-75 nail-biting win over Brandeis University on Sunday.
The Washington University men’s basketball team relied on physical play, strong defense and a balanced offense to record victories this past weekend over Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University.
With the University Athletic Association championship in hand and only one week until the start of the NCAA tournament, the Washington University men’s basketball team had only one more chance for tune-ups. This last opportunity came with a narrow 64-60 victory at the University of Chicago on Saturday. “From now on, it’s one and done,” head coach Mark Edwards said. “So you’ve got to win them or you’re out.
It was hardly an easy feat. On Senior Night, in front of a packed Field House on Friday, the Washington University men’s basketball team secured sole possession of the University Athletic Association title and an automatic NCAA tournament bid. “Being able to win the UAA outright, on Senior Night, it was kind of a nice feather in our caps as seniors,” senior co-captain Aaron Thompson said.
The No. 1 Washington University men’s basketball team was deadly this weekend in the 26th annual Lopata Classic—deadly, of course, from beyond the arc.
This past summer, Wash. U. students preoccupied themselves with many interesting activities, from traveling to different countries or staying at their home sweet home. Now back at school, they are lucky enough to share the scoop from exciting summers, filled with worldly travels and fun occupations.
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