Trinity (0-7 record) mounted a furious comeback that fell just short after a jumper from Wash. U. junior guard Luke Silverman-Lloyd broke a 75-75 tie with 31 seconds left, giving the Bears (8-0) a 79-77 win on Saturday at the Field House.
In the 30th annual Lopata Classic, the No. 11 Washington University men’s basketball team won a pair of home games over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Whitman College to improve to 4-0 on the season. On Friday night, the Bears rallied for a 94-74 victory over Rose-Hulman (0-1) in a fast-paced offensive contest.
Maybe it was all in the mustaches. With four of five starters still sporting their looks from No-shave November, the No. 10 Washington University men’s basketball team remained undefeated after a 67-57 win over No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday, claiming its 13th-straight victory in games in the Lopata Classic.
After shocking No. 1 Augustana College last weekend, the Washington University men’s basketball team upset another ranked opponent on Saturday, defeating No. 17 Wheaton College 77-68 at home. The victory was the Bears’ fifth in a row, continuing a hot streak that began on Nov. 26 against Principia College. Wash. U.
In his four years on the Washington University men’s basketball team, senior guard Dylan Richter has seen plenty of Augustana College. The two rival schools have faced off all four season, with his first two meetings going the Bears’ way.
This past weekend’s Lopata Classic basketball tournament featured one school that had never played a game in the United States before: Tsinghua University.
This year’s 27th Annual Lopata Classic featured the classic match-up of the 21st century—U.S.A. versus China. The Washington University men’s basketball team (3-3) defeated Tsinghua University, from Beijing, China, 80-70 on Friday, Dec. 3, and then defeated Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 66-57 on Saturday, Dec. 4.
The Washington University men’s basketball team (2-3) fell to Augustana College and Hanover College in its final two games of a five-game, season-opening road trip. The Bears lost 78-55 to Augustana College in a top-25 matchup on November 22, and fell 56-52 to Hanover College on November 28.
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.
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