Spencer Gay

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

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 team clinches UAA title, NCAA bid in win

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.

| 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.

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