March 27, 2012
Askew Named an ECAC Division III New England All-Star
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 27, 2012) – Albertus Magnus men's basketball standout Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) has been named to the ECAC Division III New England All-Star First Team.
March 23, 2012
Oliver Chosen as a Finalist for the Glenn Robinson Award
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 23, 2012) – Fifth-year head coach Mitch Oliver of the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team has been named one of the 10 finalists for the 2012 Glenn Robinson National Coach of the Year award. The Glenn Robinson Award is presented annually to the top Division III men’s basketball coach in the nation.
March 20, 2012
Falcons Finish 2011-12 Season as 20th Team in the Nation
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 19, 2012) – The Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team has been chosen as the 20th team in the nation in the final D3hoops.com Top-25 Poll, which was released on Monday afternoon.
March 14, 2012
Askew Named to D3hoops.com All-Northeast Region First Team and NABC All-District Northeast First Team
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 13, 2012) – Albertus Magnus men’s basketball senior Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III All-District Northeast First Team and D3hoops.com All-Northeast Region First Team for his efforts during the 2011-12 season.
February 28, 2012
2011-2012 Men's Basketball All-Conference Announced
Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Conference and Sportsmanship Teams!
February 27, 2012
#15 Falcons to Face Saint Joseph’s College L.I. in NCAA Tournament
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 27, 2012) – The No. 15 Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team will travel to Middlebury, Vt. to take on Saint Joseph’s College Long Island in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship. The Falcons’ tournament opener will take place on Friday, March 2 at 5:30p.m. at Middlebury College.
February 25, 2012
No. 15 Albertus Magnus Defeats Anna Maria 88-54 for GNAC Title
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 25, 2012) – Four players for the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team scored in double figures as the Falcons won their third Great Northeast Athletic Conference title by defeating Anna Maria 88-54 on Saturday afternoon in the league’s title game.
February 23, 2012
Lasell's Sean Bertanza Surpasses 1,000 Career Mark
Newton, MA - Junior guard Sean Bertanza became the 11th player in the history of the men's basketball program to score 1,000 career points in the men's basketball victory over Norwich University on February 18th.
February 18, 2012
No. 20 Falcons Set Program Record in Wins; Finish 18-0 in GNAC Play
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 18, 2012) – The Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team earned their program-record 24th win on Saturday afternoon with a 75-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action. With the victory, the Falcons improve to a perfect 18-0 in the league as they are the only team in GNAC men’s basketball history to finish undefeated in regular-season conference play.
February 18, 2012
GNAC Men's Basketball Tournament Playoff Schedule Announced
The 2011-2012 GNAC Men's Basketball Playoff pairings are now available. The Albertus Magnus Falcons are seeded first after an outstanding undefeated conference record of 18-0 and 24-1 overall.
February 15, 2012
Askew Earns ECAC DIII New England Player of the Week Honors
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (February 14, 2012) – Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Player of the Week as announced by the ECAC office on Tuesday afternoon.
February 15, 2012
Nathan Firn Leads A Potent Lion Offense as Men's Basketball Tops Rivier
NASHUA, NH – Nathan Firn lit it up for 16 points Tuesday night to keep the Emerson Men's Basketball Team in it to win it as the Lions shot 50% on the game and 82% from the free throw line to take a nailbiter away from GNAC rival, Rivier 69-64. The win places Emerson at 6-18 overall and 6-12 in the conference while Rivier drops to 4-18 overall and 2-14 in the GNAC.
February 15, 2012
No. 20 Falcons Record 23rd Victory with 87-73 win at JWU
PROVIDENC, R.I. (February 14, 2012) – With an 87-73 win over Johnson & Wales on Tuesday night, the No. 20 Albertus Magnus men’ basketball team has improved its overall record to 23-1 on the year, tying the program’s record in single season wins. Their 18th-straight victory also moves the Falcons to a perfect 17-0 in conference play with one regular-season game remaining on their schedule.
February 9, 2012
Falcons Ranked 12th in the Northeast
The Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team has been ranked 12th in the Northeast according to the first Division III Regional rankings of the season, which were released on Wednesday evening.
February 9, 2012
Geel Joins SJC 1,000-Point Club
STANDISH, ME – Senior center Ashley Geel (St. George, Maine) is the latest Saint Joseph's women's basketball player to reach the 1,000-point plateau in her collegiate career.
February 8, 2012
ISIAH BENJAMIN ECLIPSES 1000 POINTS, MUSTANGS FALL
Saturday, February 4, 2012 (Newton, Massachusetts) - Mount Ida College men's basketball senior guard Isiah Benjamin (Windsor, CT/The Masters School) became the ninth player in the history of the program to eclipse the 1,000 point career threshold Saturday afternoon in an 83-75 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) overtime loss to hosting Lasell College.
February 8, 2012
JOE CABRAL NETS GAME-HIGH 18 POINTS; MOUNT IDA MEN’S BASKETBALL SOLIDIFIES 75-71 LEAGUE VICTORY TUESDAY
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 (Newton, Massachusetts) - All five starters for the Mount Ida College men’s basketball team notched double figures in points en route to a 75-71 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) victory over visiting Emerson College Tuesday evening in Newton, Massachusetts.
February 7, 2012
Falcons Earn 24th Spot in D3hoops.com Top-25; First Time Ever Ranked
For the first-time ever in program history, the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team has been ranked in theD3hoops.com Top-25 Poll as announced Monday evening. The Falcons break into the top-25 in the 24th spot after receiving votes in the previous two weekly polls.
February 5, 2012
Lions Dominate Second Half To Top Suffolk
BOSTON, Mass. - In an electric rematch between the visiting Suffolk University Rams and Emerson College, the Lions netted their second victory over the cross-Common rival with a 74-64 win Saturday afternoon. With the W, EC moves to 4-17 on the year, and 4-10 in the GNAC while Suffolk falls to 8-14 and 5-10 in the conference.
February 2, 2012
CLICK NETS 1,000th POINT
PAXTON, Mass. (01.28.12) – Junior guard Anthony Click (Springfield, Mass.) had a team high 20 points en route to becoming the 20th player in Anna Maria history to surpass the 1,000 points plateau but the AMCATS fell to Lasell College 60-55 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at The Fuller Activities Center on Saturday afternoon. With the win the Lasers improve to 8-11 (7-5 GNAC) the loss drops Anna Maria to 7-11 (5-6 GNAC). Click hit the milestone mark when he drained a jumper from the right side with 14:06 left in the second half. Click scored his 20 points on 8-for14 shooting from the field, he also grabbed 10 boards, dished out 3 assists had 4 blocks and two steals before fouling out with two minutes to play in the game. AMC senior Brad Peterson (North Kingstown, RI) contributed with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks.
January 29, 2012
Askew Becomes Albertus Magnus’ Second-Ever 2,000-Point Scorer
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (January 28, 2012) – Senior Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team scored 31 points in Saturday’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest to become the program’s second-ever 2,000-point scorer.
January 29, 2012
Charity Stripe Success Propels Monks Past Rams
STANDISH, ME – Saint Joseph’s (13-6, 7-0 GNAC) held off Suffolk University (13-6, 6-2 GNAC), 73-60, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Saturday afternoon. Monks sophomore forward Lindsay Moore (Barrington, N.H.) netted a game-high 22 points and pulled down six rebounds in the weighty conference win.
January 25, 2012
Mount Ida's Captures Third GNAC Win of Season
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 (Newton, Massachusetts) - Mount Ida College men's basketball senior Keith Jones (Boston, MA/Lake Brantley (FL)/Mass. Bay C.C.) sunk the go-ahead bucket undoing a 59-59 stalemate with seconds remaining closing out a 61-59 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) victory over visiting Emmanuel College Tuesday evening in dramatic fashion. The Mustangs led for almost the entire contest up by a game-high 16 points early in the second half until surrendering the lead in the final ticks but eventually sneaking away with their third league victory of the year.
January 24, 2012
JACKSON NOTCHES 100TH CAREER WIN, AS SAINTS TOP LIONS
Emmanuel Head Coach Jamahl Jackson earned his 100th career win on Saturday afternoon, when he led the Saints Men's Basketball Team to a 64-48 win over cross-town rival Emerson College.
January 18, 2012
Suffolk's Matt Pepdjonovic Reaches 1,000 Career Point Milestone
Boston, MA -- Suffolk University junior Matt Pepdjonovic (Quincy, Mass.) scored his 1,000th career point on Tuesday evening becoming the 26th player in Men's Basketball program history to reach the milestone.
January 15, 2012
DUKE BECOMES 6TH PLAYER IN EMMANUEL MEN’S BASKETBALL HISTORY TO NET 1,000 POINTS
BOSTON, Mass. – On January, 7, 2012, Emmanuel College senior Isaiah Duke (Albany, N.Y.) became just the sixth player in the program’s 11-year history to reach the 1,000 point milestone, scoring nine points against Saint Joseph’s College (ME) to achieve the feat. The guard became the first player to net 1,000 points for the program since Mack Spellman (2009) joined the 1,000 point club on Jan. 21, 2008.
January 15, 2012
Falcons Edge Emerson 57-53 to Remain Unbeaten in GNAC Play
BOSTON, Mass. (January 14, 2012) – The Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team edged Emerson 57-53 on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference play. Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) led the Falcons with 15 points, while Arshad Jackson (Hartford, Conn.) added 14 points in 37 minutes of work.
January 11, 2012
JWU Edges Emerson, 59-56
The JWU men's basketball team defeated Emerson, 59-56 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Brown-Plofker Gymnasium on Tuesday evening.
January 11, 2012
Askew Becomes GNAC’s All-Time Leading Rebounder
NASHUA, N.H. (January 10, 2012) – Senior Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team pulled down six rebounds in Tuesday night’s game to become the Great Northeast Athletic Conference all-time leader in rebounds with 1,004. Askew also becomes only the second player in league history to earn over 1,000 rebounds.
January 7, 2012
Falcons Rally to 89-77 Win at Suffolk
BOSTON, Mass. (January 7, 2012) – The Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team battled from a 10-point halftime deficit to take an 89-77 victory over Suffolk on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference play. Darius Watson (New Britain, Conn.) scored 33 points on 13-of-23 shooting to lead the Falcons to their fourth-straight victory.
December 2, 2011
Monks' Senior Chris Petzy Reaches 1000-Point Milestone
STANDISH, ME – Senior guard Chris Petzy (Kensington, N.H./Exeter) became the 35th player in SJC men's basketball history to surpass the 1,000-point mark in a 70-58 victory over Husson University at the Alfond Center on Wednesday night.
November 23, 2011
Albertus' Ray Askew Named to D3Hoops.com's Team of the Week
Albertus Magnus men's basketball standout Ray Askew (Hamden, Conn.) has been named to the D3Hoops.com's National Team of the Week presented by Scoutware. The weekly honor was announced on Wednesday.
November 22, 2011
GNAC Proudly Announces Men's Basketball "Wall of Champions"
This "Wall of Champions" will display photos of all conference champions since its inception in 1995.
November 21, 2011
Albertus Magnus Captures Top Spot in Men's Basketball Pre-Season Poll
Albertus Magnus leads the 2011-2012 pre-season polls for men’s basketball based on a vote from all GNAC coaches. The Albertus Falcons finished the 2010-2011 season with a 3rd place spot and was selected to the ECAC tournament for their outstanding record.
November 20, 2011
Lamonte Thomas Records 2000th Point In Men’s Basketball 74-71 Win Over Roger Williams In Season Opener
The Wildcats men's basketball team kicked off the 2011-2012 campaign with a 74-71 win over intra-state rival Roger Williams on Tuesday evening. The night was highlighted by senior guard Lamonte Thomas' (Providence, R.I.) 2,000th career point which came with :48 seconds left in the first half. Thomas became the first Wildcat to ever accomplish the feat in school history and third ever in the history of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.
September 30, 2011
Albertus Magnus Men's Basketball Volunteers with Special Olympics
On Wednesday, Sept. 28, as part of the Division III initiative, the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team volunteered with the Special Olympics and took part in a weekly basketball practice at North Haven Middle School.
September 27, 2011
GNAC Student-Athletes Serve the Community at the 8th Annual Brian J. Honan 5k Road Race
Several Student-Athletes represented the Great Northeast Athletic Conference at the 8th Annual Brian J. Honan 5k Road Race this past weekend, an event that our member institutions have been volunteering at since its inception. The teams contributed to the day’s success by setting up the race day headquarters, taking registrations, working water stations, handing out medals at the finish line, holding mile markers, and cheering on the participants.