sean wallis

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 upset by IWU in NCAA tournament

The No. 1 Washington University men’s basketball team could not come back from a seven-point deficit with 3:11 left in the second half, losing 75-70 to Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Senior Aaron Thompson recorded 20 points in the game, but was limited in the game […]

| Sports Editor

Men’s Basketball: Bears enter postseason on 12-game win streak

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.

| Sports Reporter

Athlete of the week: Sean Wallis

Sean Wallis graduated last May from the Olin Business School at Washington University with a BSBA in finance and accounting and will receive his master’s degree in finance at the end of this school year. After tearing his MCL and meniscus during the 2007-2008 season, Wallis received an extra year of eligibility and chose to play this year.

| Managing Editor

Bears finish their road trip undefeated, reclaim top of UAA

The Washington University men’s basketball team capped off a four-game road trip unscathed, highlighted by two victories this weekend against conference rivals University of Rochester and Emory University.

| Sports Reporter

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 start title defense run on the right note

The defending champion men’s basketball team backed up its No. 1 preseason ranking by routing MacMurray College 88-53 in the season opener at the Field House on Sunday.

| Sports Reporter

All-American Wallis to return to Bears next season

Senior point guard Sean Wallis has racked up a lot of accomplishments in his Washington University basketball career: two national championships, a Final Four Most Outstanding Player, second-team All-America honors, and schools records for assists in a season (251) and career (566).

| 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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