Sometimes things work in your favor, and sometimes they don’t. The Colby men’s basketball team needed help to make the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) playoffs, but finally fell to powerhouse Amherst College in the quarterfinals.
Playing in the Babson Invitational, the Mules made it to the championship game before eventually falling to the hosts. The team then continued their road trip and dropped a heartbreaker to University of Maine-Farmington (UMF).
Among all the storylines that have come up in this shortened season, the New York Knicks’ journey stands out as one of the most tumultuous seasons in recent memory.
Colby men’s basketball’s season came to an end Tuesday night with a 77-67 win over the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI).
Colby sits in 10th place in the NESCAC with a 1-7 NESCAC record.
The Middlebury Panthers claimed their second New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men’s basketball championship behind 14 points and 12 rebounds from Ryan Sharry.
The nation’s top-ranked Ephs move to 24-1 on the season as they demolished the Polar Bears in Williamstown, Mass.
The Colby men’s basketball team’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) playoff chances were dashed on Friday, February 11, as they were unable to overcome the Wesleyan University Cardinals in Middletown, Conn.
The men’s basketball team will look to improve on last year’s New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) tournament bid as they begin their season November 19 at Brandeis versus Curry College.
Dominating the second half, the Mules ultimately ended the game on an 18-5 run and sent the Lord Jeffs packing with a final score of 67-49 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) quarterfinals.
A week ago, on February 2, the Colby men's basketball team was recognized in the d3hoops.com national poll as the 25th ranked school in all of NCAA Division III. The honor was rightfully bestowed, as the Mules had just come off a successful home weekend defeating Trinity College and Amherst College while maintaining a perfect 5-0 record in the ultra competitive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).
Six games into the 2009-2010 season; the Colby College men's basketball team has shown why expectations for the squad have been set so high. With last Sunday's victory over Emmanuel College, the Mules have attained an undefeated (6-0) record in an utterly dominant fashion; Colby has outscored its opponents in every game by an average margin of 21.2 points.
Finishing fourth in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) in the 2008-2009 season with a 6-3 league record and advancing to the league quarterfinals with 17 wins, the Colby men's basketball team aspires to achieve big things this winter. Colby fans will be looking for legendary coach Richard Whitmore to build upon his more than 600 wins while competing for both league and national attention.