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Senior guard Sam Bevan spins a basketball during the team’s practice Nov. 16 in Ben Light Gymnasium. Bevan is the only senior of the mens basketball team this season.

Senior guard embraces his role on the men’s basketball team

By Matt Rottler, Staff Writer November 18, 2015
Point guard Sam Bevan, the lone senior on the men's basketball team, looks to lead the young squad to a Empire 8 Conference title this season.
Junior guard Mary Kate Tierney attempts to put a shot past Nazareth College sophomore center Maria Allocco during the Bomber’s final regular season game Feb. 16 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Hill Center renovations impact athletic teams

By Christian Araos, Staff Writer March 7, 2013
Basketballs pound the hardwood as the women’s basketball team goes through its shooting drills. Rihanna plays in the background, but the music and the balls are drowned out by the construction sounds outside the Ben Light Gymnasium. It serves as a constant reminder of the circumstances that have caused issues for the teams that use…
Senior forward Travis Warech, center, drives to the basket against Wells College in the Bombers 87-55 win against the Express on Friday night. Warech scored 11 points in the South Hill squads victory.

Men’s Basketball: New look offense impresses in Bombers win

By Christian Araos, Staff Writer December 4, 2012
An efficient performance from the forwards of the men’s basketball team propelled it to an 87-55 win against Wells College on Friday night in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Empire 8 Conference title highlights up and down season

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer March 5, 2012
The men's basketball team's 2011-12 season was not for the fainthearted. As agonizing as some stints of the season may have been, the Bombers capitalized their campaign by winning the Empire 8 Conference Tournament for the first time in the program's history.

Men’s Basketball: Season comes to an end with loss to CUNY-Staten Island

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer March 3, 2012
The men’s basketball team fell to the College of Staten Island on Friday night in the first round of the Division III NCAA Tournament, 98-73.

Clutch shooting at foul line fuels squad

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer February 15, 2012
The men’s basketball team has turned the taxing task of free throw shooting into an area of excellence this season.

Team struggles to snatch rebounds

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer February 9, 2012
The hard rims in Ben Light Gymnasium have not been kind to the men’s basketball team this season.

Men’s Basketball: Blue and Gold take two games in Rochester

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer February 5, 2012
The men’s basketball team traveled to Rochester, N.Y. this weekend for a pair of Empire 8 Conference games. The Bombers won both – defeating Nazareth College 81-59 Friday night and topping St. John Fisher College Saturday by a score of 72-59.

Home games boost squad’s tenacity

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer January 26, 2012
Backed by the roaring crowds in Ben Light Gymnasium and the convenience of playing in familiar surroundings, home games have been an encouraging part of a disappointing regular season for the men’s basketball team.

Men’s Basketball: Squad splits pair of weekend games

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer January 23, 2012
The men's basketball team split a pair of Empire 8 Conference contests this weekend in Ben Light Gymnasium. The Bombers narrowly escaped an upset against winless Elmira College (0–15, 0–5 Empire 8) on Friday, winning 75-70. They then fell to Alfred University (10–5, 3–3 Empire 8) yesterday by a score of 84-80.

Men’s Basketball: Squad bombards undefeated opponent

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer December 10, 2011
The men’s basketball team knocked off previously undefeated New Jersey City University (6–1) by a score of 78-73 today in Huntingdon, Pa. as a part of Juniata College’s Doc Greene Tournament.

Three-point shots power squad’s wins

By Andrew Kristy, Staff Writer December 7, 2011
Streaky shooting plagued the men’s basketball team through the first two weeks of the season, but the familiar sounds of swishing nets returned to Ben Light Gymnasium when veteran shooters began to hit three-point shots.
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