Men's BasketballMarch 11, 2016 NCAA Third Round: Amherst Downs Babson, 88-76 The Amherst College men's basketball team shot 52.5 percent from the field and cashed in on nine three-pointers to help the Purple & White seal an...
Men's BasketballMarch 11, 2016 NCAA Third Round: Tufts Upsets Johnson & Wales, 101-85 Behind career-highs in points from tri-captain Stephen Haladyna and Tarik Smith, the Tufts men's basketball team blew past Johnson and Wales, 101-85,...
Men's BasketballMarch 10, 2016 Winter All-Academic Selections Announced A total of 960 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team by the conference office today.
Men's BasketballMarch 9, 2016 Winter All-Sportsmanship Selections Announced A total of 85 student-athletes have been named to the 2016 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team. One student-athlete from each institution for each...
Men's BasketballMarch 7, 2016 Men's Basketball Weekly Release #14 Amherst and Tufts advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament where Tufts will also serve as a regional host.
Men's BasketballMarch 5, 2016 NCAA Second Round: Amherst Escapes with 69-68 Win Over SUNY Cortland The Amherst College men's basketball team used a pair of Johnny McCarthy free throws with five seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Purple...
Men's BasketballMarch 5, 2016 NCAA Second Round: Tufts Advances After Defeating Skidmore, 88-80 Tri-captains Ryan Spadaford and Stephen Haladyna combined for 32 points and tri-captain Tom Palleschi turned in his seventh double-double of the...
Men's BasketballMarch 5, 2016 NCAA Second Round: Middlebury Comeback Falls Short in 74-72 Loss to Keene State A comeback attempt by Middlebury in the final minutes came up just short, falling to Keene State by a 74-72 score during the second round of the NCAA...
Men's BasketballMarch 4, 2016 NCAA First Round: Middlebury Holds Off Salisbury, 75-73 Middlebury moved on to the second round in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament with a thrilling 75-73 win over Salisbury in a contest played at...
Men's BasketballMarch 4, 2016 NCAA First Round: Trinity Drops Heartbreaker to Johnson & Wales, 75-73 The Trinity College men's basketball team lost a heartbreaking, 75-73, thriller in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Champions...
February 29, 2016
Matt St. Amour

Matt St. Amour
Middlebury College
Junior • Guard • Swanton, Vt.

St. Amour led Middlebury to its third NESCAC Championship by averaging 21.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in wins over top-seeded Trinity and second-seeded Amherst. In the semifinals against Trinity, the junior scored 20 points, grabbed nine rebounds and connected on 10-12 shots from the free throw line. In the title game, St. Amour scored 22 points and pulled down seven boards to go along with four assists.

February 22, 2016
Connor Green

Connor Green
Amherst College
Senior • Guard • Bedford, N.H.

Green helped Amherst defeat Bowdoin, 83-76, in the NESCAC Quarterfinals by netting 29 points on the strength of six three-pointers as he shot 50 percent from the field and 50 percent from beyond-the-arc. During one stretch in the second half, Green scored 11 straight points for Amherst as Bowdoin had rallied to tie the game. He also pulled in four rebounds, dished out three assists, registered a steal and committed zero turnovers.

Shay Ajayi

Shay Ajayi
Trinity College
Senior • Forward • Brooklyn, N.Y.

Ajayi scored 17 of his team-high 23 points after halftime, as Trinity came back from a 28-19 deficit at the break to score 52 points in the second half and defeat Colby, 71-60, in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. With the score tied at 47-47, he scored the next eight Bantam points to give Trinity the lead for good. Ajayi shot 9-for-13 from the field and 5-for-6 from the foul line and added seven rebounds and four steals in the game. He was a perfect 6-for-6 from the floor in the second half.

Player of the Week Archive

School Conf Overall
Trinity 9-1 19-8
Amherst 8-2 26-6
Tufts 7-3 23-7
Middlebury 6-4 18-11
Wesleyan 5-5 18-7
Williams 5-5 15-10
Bowdoin 4-6 12-11
Colby 4-6 16-9
Connecticut College 3-7 12-12
Bates 2-8 10-14
Hamilton 2-8 11-13
M Basketball  
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 Final
60 Amherst
63 vs. Benedictine (Ill.)
@ Salem Civic Center
M Basketball  
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 Final
86 Amherst
73 at Tufts
M Basketball  
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 Final
85 Johnson & Wales
101 at Tufts
M Basketball  
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 Final
76 Babson
88 vs. Amherst
@ Tufts
M Basketball  
Sat, Mar 05, 2016 Final
72 Middlebury
74 vs. Keene State
@ Galloway, N.J. (Stockton)
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