The Ithacan Sports staff recaps the past week in Bombers sports.
The final tally of wins was 535 games to 510 games. From middle school to high school, a pingpong table served as the battleground for a competitive after-school ritual between brothers Dan and Justin Levine.
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.
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.
After 16 Empire 8 Conference games, the men’s basketball team gathered at center court in Binder Gymnasium to receive a plaque none of them had ever garnered before — one that read “Empire 8 Champions.”
The men’s basketball team continued its postseason run by upsetting second-seeded Nazareth College (18—9) in the finals of the Empire 8 Conference Tournament 70-55 yesterday in Ben Light Gymnasium.
The men’s basketball team kept its season alive yesterday by defeating top-ranked Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y. 79-67 to advance to the Empire 8 Conference Championship game for the first time since 2004.