Guard Matt St. Amour had 22 points, including the go-ahead basket on a drive with a minute left in the game, and added seven rebounds and four assists to lead the Middlebury College Panthers to a 81-79 win over the Amherst College Purple & White in the NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championship on Trinity College’s Ogrodnik Court in Oosting Gymnasium.
Guard Matt St. Amour had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead the visiting Middlebury College Panthers to a 70-58 victory over the Trinity College Bantams in the semifinal round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament on Ogrodnik Court in Oosting Gymnasium this afternoon.
Top-seeded Trinity will host the remaining rounds of the 2016 NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championship for the second consecutive year this weekend at Oosting Gymnasium. Tournament play will continue with a pair of semifinals on Saturday, February 27. The opening game of the doubleheader will feature Trinity versus fourth-seeded Middlebury at 2 p.m. That game will be followed by a match-up between second-seeded Amherst and third-seeded Tufts at 4 p.m.
Forward Shay Ajayi scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and added seven rebounds, four steals, and two blocks to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 71-60 victory over the visiting Colby College Mules in the opening round of the NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament on Ogrodnik Court in Oosting Gymnasium this afternoon.
Middlebury held off a late surge by Wesleyan, picking up an 86-74 NESCAC men's basketball quarterfinal win inside a raucous Pepin Gymnasium. Fourth-seeded Middlebury (15-10) advances to play top-seeded Trinity next weekend in Connecticut at 2 p.m.
Connor Green scored 29 points on the strength of six treys to help lift the second-seeded Amherst College men's basketball team to an 83-76 victory over seventh-seeded Bowdoin College in Saturday afternoon's NESCAC Quarterfinal contest at LeFrak Gymnasium.
The Tufts men’s basketball team built a sizeable lead and held off a Williams comeback to pull out a 77-71 NESCAC Quarterfinal win at Cousens Gym on Saturday afternoon. The Jumbos' starting five combined for 65 of the 77 points, with four of the five scoring in double digits.
Trinity finished the conference schedule with a 9-1 record to earn the top seed in the NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championship in back-to-back seasons. The Bantams will start their pursuit of their second overall league title when quarterfinal round action gets underway on Saturday. Amherst, Tufts and Middlebury have also earned the right to host quarterfinal round contests.