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The Ithaca College womens basketball team has had 13 or more steals in five of their last seven games and in that time have compiled a 6-1 record behind fast and gritty defense.

Defense defines driven women’s basketball squad

By Alliey Magistro, Staff Writer January 25, 2024
The Ithaca College women’s basketball team is now holding a record of 13–3 and have been dominating Liberty League play. Through that run, the Bombers’ staunch defensive effort has been on full display. 
Senior guard Skylar Sinon takes a shot in the Ithaca College mens basketball teams 72–63 victory over SUNY Cortland Nov. 17. His career point total is currently at 1,019.

Men’s basketball guard reaches 1,000 career points

By Tommy Mumau, Sports Editor February 23, 2022
Senior Skylar Sinon, guard for the Ithaca College men’s basketball team, has made history by becoming the 29th player in program history to score 1,000 career points.
On May 24, Waleed Farid was announced the next head coach of the Ithaca College mens basketball team. Farid has coached at Hartwick College and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Ithaca College hires new men’s basketball coach

By Tommy Mumau, Assistant sports editor September 22, 2021
As the academic year is underway, new Ithaca College men’s basketball coach, Waleed Farid, has arrived on campus and is becoming acquainted with his team.
Sean Burton ’09, Ithaca College men’s basketball head coach, has resigned from his position, effective immediately. The college plans to launch a national search for a new head men’s basketball coach immediately.

Men’s basketball head coach resigns after first season

By Arla Davis, Sports editor April 27, 2021
Sean Burton ’09, Ithaca College men’s basketball head coach, has resigned from his position, effective immediately.
Sean Burton ‘09, men’s head basketball coach, oversees practice Feb. 27 in Ben Light Gymnasium. Burton earned All-American honors three times as a Bomber.

Former men’s basketball player promoted to head coach

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 3, 2021
New men's basketball head coach Sean Burton is now the head coach of his former team after Jim Mullins retired following the 2019-2020 season.
Senior guard Sebastian Alderete picks up for a jump shot at the 3 point line against St. Lawrence University Feb. 15 in Ben Light Gymnasium

Men’s basketball extends winning streak to six

By Lucas Jafet February 25, 2020
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team defeated the St. Lawrence Saints 98–71 Feb. 15 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Freshman guard Liam Spellman drives into the paint against Clarkson University defender Feb. 16.

Men’s basketball beats Clarkson with whole-team effort

By Tommy Mumau February 17, 2020
The Ithaca College men’s basketball team defeated Clarkson University 101–82 Feb. 14 in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Senior guard Jake Mitchell drives into the paint past Union College junior forward Temi George.

Bombers beat Union College with help from senior guards

By Max O'Neill February 10, 2020
Ithaca College men's basketball team defeats Union College 99-77. Senior guard Sebastian Alderete scores his 1,000 point on opening three-point shot.
Senior guardSebastian Alderete gets to open space to take a jump shot against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Jan. 25 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Senior guard nets 1,000 career points in final season

By Connor Glunt, Staff Writer February 4, 2020
Senior guard Sebastian Alderete scored his 1,000 point Jan. 25 against Union College in Ben Light Gymnasium.
Sophomore high jumper Kasim Cisse clears the bar during the Ithaca College Tri-Meet on Jan. 18 in Glazer Arena. Cisse won the meet with a season-best height of 2.01 meters.

Basketball player becomes high jump star for men’s track and field

By Arla Davis, Assistant Sports Editor January 23, 2020
Sophomore Kasim Cisse said he came to Ithaca College to play basketball. He is now the best high jumper on the men's track and field team.
Senior guard Sebastian Alderete protects the ball from a RIT defender in a Liberty League match up Jan. 14

Men’s basketball defeats RIT in Liberty League matchup

By Arla Davis January 16, 2020
The Ithaca College men's basketball team defeated RIT 91-61 in a Liberty League conference game Jan. 14 in Ben Light Gymnasium
Ithaca College freshman forward Jack Stern came to South Hill with Team USA experience. He competed in the Maccabiah Games in 2017 and 2019.

Freshman brings Team USA experience to South Hill

By Max O'Neill, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Freshman Jack Stern competed twice for Team USA at the Maccabiah Games, a worldwide basketball tournament for Jewish and Israeli Arab athletes.
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