Mark Edwards

Bears fall to Chicago in finale for Class of 2011

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.

| Sports Reporter

Bears nab 2 close victories to clinch winning season

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.

| Sports Reporter

Resurgent men’s hoops wins 4th straight game

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.

| Senior Sports Editor

Former men’s basketball captain Zach Kelly to play in English league

After winning two NCAA Division III national championships in his four-year tenure with the Washington University men’s basketball team, 2010 graduate Zach Kelly has officially taken the next step in his basketball career—to Leeds, England. He’ll start playing in the English Basketball League next month.

| Sports Reporter

Men’s basketball shocked by IWU in second round

Prior to the March 6 second-round game, Washington University and Illinois Wesleyan University had faced each other three times before in the Division III men’s basketball NCAA tournament. The Titans had prevailed in all three games. This contest was no different.

| Sports Editor

Bears face Westminster in opening round of postseason

The “Bracket of Death” is no more. One year removed from the infamous NCAA tournament bracket placement, the No. 1 Washington University men’s basketball team is looking for a much less strenuous road to Salem, Va.

| Sports Editor

The trials and tribulations of Spencer Gay

The path to redemption is a long and arduous one. Washington University forward Spencer Gay knows this first hand. After two full years of riding the pine for the men’s basketball team, the 6-foot-6-inch, 200-pound junior has finally arrived.

| Sports Editor

Men’s basketball: After long string of close calls, a rout of CMU

Coming off of four straight games decided by five or fewer points, the Washington University men’s basketball team finally got some room to breathe. The Bears handed Carnegie Mellon University their 12th loss of the season with an 81-60 rout on Sunday in Pittsburgh.

| Sports Reporter

Men’s basketball: Barrage of 3’s boosts Bears in Lopata Classic

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.

| Sports Editor

Bears run table at Lopata Classic

The top-ranked Washington University men’s basketball team defeated Hamilton College and Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) over the weekend at the 25th Annual Lopata Classic to improve to 7-0 for the season. The Bears cruised to an 85-57 victory over Hamilton (4-1) on Friday night in the season’s home opener and then knocked off No. 13 […]

| Sports Reporter

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