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Men’s basketball upset in first round of NCAA tournament

Visiting DePauw University put on an offensive showcase and upset the No. 14 Bears 83-73 in the Field House on Thursday, ending Wash. U.’s season in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament.

| Editor-in-Chief

Win against UChicago propels men’s basketball to likely tournament berth

With the win on Saturday, the Bears finished the regular season with a 20-5 overall record and 9-5 record in the University Athletic Association to capture second place in the conference.

Aaron Brezel | Sports Editor

Men’s basketball’s dominant weekend performance against NYU, Brandeis keeps Bears competitive in conference play

The Bears delivered with a pair of extremes, sweeping both home games over the weekend by scoring a season-high 97 points in a 97-75 win against New York University and allowing a season-low 44 points in a 72-44 victory against Brandeis University.

Aaron Brezel | Sports Editor

Despite high-scoring offense, men’s basketball splits games

In their highest-scoring weekend of the season, the Bears fell to No. 20 Emory University, 93-87, on Friday before salvaging a weekend split against the University of Rochester with a 94-87 victory on Sunday.

Aaron Brezel | Sports Editor

Basketball teams look to maintain undefeated records

As conference season approaches, both the Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams hope to remain unbeaten as they finish their nonconference schedules over the next month. The No. 3 men are undefeated with a sparkling 9-0 record, and the No. 5 women have blown teams out both at home and on the road to reach a perfect 7-0 mark.

| Sports Editor

Men’s basketball survives upset scare, record now 8-0

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.

Weber Gaowen | Contributing Reporter

Men’s basketball tops ranked opponent to win tournament

The No. 9 Bears (4-0) held on for a 73-69 win against No. 18 Wheaton to clinch the Lee Pfund Classic title on Saturday after defeating University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 72-61, on Friday in Wheaton, Ill.

| Senior Sports Editor

Palucki growing into expanded role for Bears

Getting nearly dunked on by former No. 1 NBA draft pick Anthony Davis could have been the most unforgettable moment for Washington University junior forward Matt Palucki. But his recent performance as the Bears’ starting forward is making a lasting memory on the court.

| Sports Editor

Men’s basketball forwards play big role in team’s dominance

The Washington University men’s basketball team has raced to a 5-0 start with four of its wins by at least 18 points and climbed 11 spots in the Division III rankings since the preseason poll to No. 10 overall.

| News Editor

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