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Men’s basketball suffers rout at Illinois Wesleyan

In a battle between two frequent Division III championship contenders and top-10 teams, No. 5 Illinois Wesleyan University routed the No. 8 Washington University men’s basketball team 98-73 on Saturday night in Bloomington, Ill.

| Sports Editor

Project Blacktop: Basketball non-profit paves way for disadvantaged youth

For those who love the game of basketball, outdoor pickup games are a favorite pastime. Numerous NBA players got their starts on the blacktop circuit, and some still take the courts at pickup locations like Harlem’s legendary Rucker Park. Now that the sun is finally shining in St.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball knocks off fourth-ranked Rochester

With three conference losses to its record and postseason play rapidly nearing, the No. 20 Washington University men’s basketball team entered the weekend ready to take on two formidable opponents. The Bears’ defense carried the team to victory in both home games, a 68-65 win over Emory University on Friday night and a 72-53 rout […]

| News Editor

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

Freshman making impact in the Bears’ backcourt

Alan Aboona and Tim Cooney, two freshman guards, have answered that call and displayed their skill sets in the past few weeks, significantly impacting the team dynamic. “You have to maintain your focus all the time and you have to keep your intensity level up, and I think they bring that to the team,” head coach Mark Edwards said. “I think they are smart basketball players, so they are able to step into the team scheme and really make a contribution.”

| Sports Reporter

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