May 13, 2009
2009 Department of Athletics award winners announced
On April 30, the Brandeis Department of Athletics announced its annual senior award winners.
March 24, 2009
Chapin, DeLuca named All-Americans
Brandeis junior Jessica Chapin and graduate student Steve DeLuca have been selected as Division III Basketball All-Americans by their respective coaches Associations. Chapin give the Brandeis women an honorable mention All-American for the sixth-straight year, while DeLuca is the sixth NABC All-American in Brandeis history.
March 19, 2009
NABC selects DeLuca to All-District team
Brandeis graduate student Steve DeLuca of Merrimack, N.H., has been named a first-team All-Northeast District selection by the NABC for the second time in his career, making him a finalist for All-America honors. DeLuca finished his career as the Judges' fifth all-time leading scorer with 1,595 points.
March 7, 2009
Men's hoops rally falls just short in NCAA second round, 65-63
The Brandeis men cut a 20-point deficit to one with possession of the ball and had another chance to win the game with 24 seconds left, but Andre Roberson's and Steve DeLuca's chances to tie the game on the final possession went just awry, as the Judges fell to Franklin and Marshall, 65-63, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
March 6, 2009
Small's 19, Hollins's 14 off the bench lead men past Scranton, 74-60, in NCAA first round
Kenny Small had 19 points, Terrell Hollins had 12 of his 14 in the second half after the Brandeis men closed the first half on a 9-2 run to take a lead they wouldn't relinquish en route to a 74-60 win over Scranton in the first round of the NCAA tournament tonight.
March 5, 2009
Brandeis men's basketball places four on All-UAA team
Graduate student Steve DeLuca was selected to the All-University Athletic Association first team for the third time in his career, while senior Kevin Olson and juniors Kenny Small and Andre Roberson were second-team selections.
March 2, 2009
Brandeis basketball postseason headquarters
Both Brandeis basketball teams are in the NCAA tournament for the third year in a row, and for the first time in school history, the Judge women will host the first two rounds. Brandeis will host Western Connecticut in the first round, with Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) and SUNY-Brockport in the other game. The men travel to Franklin & Marshall to play the University of Scranton.
March 2, 2009
Brandeis men return to NCAA tournament, will face Scranton at F&M
The Brandeis University men's basketball team has earned its third-straight berth in the NCAA Division III tournament as an at-large selection. The Judges will travel to Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., where they will take on the University of Scranton at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 6.
February 28, 2009
Olson's 3-pointers lead men past NYU, 63-44, in regular-season finale
Senior Kevin Olson connected on five-of-six 3-pointers, finishing the regular season with an astonishing 59.7% mark from deep, as the Brandeis men closed the regular-season with a 63-44 victory over NYU. The Judges, ranked eighth in New England, await the NCAA tournament announcement on Monday to see if they have earned an at-large berth.
February 23, 2009
Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame class
The Brandeis University Department of Athletics and the Friends of Brandeis Athletics (FOBA) are proud to announce the members of the Class of 2009 to the Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame. The 13th Hall of Fame Class will be inducted at an 11:00 a.m. brunch ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Waltham on November 1.
February 22, 2009
Record setting day paces men's hoops past Case, 108-78
On senior day, the Brandeis men's basketball team set a new UAA record by hitting on 73.1 percent from the field (38-52) as the Judges defeated Case Western Reserve, 108-78. Three players scored in double figures as the Judges posted their highest point total under head coach Brian Meehan.
February 20, 2009
Small's career-high 18 lead Brandeis men past Emory, 65-54
Junior guard Kenny Small tallied a career-high 18 points and the Judges outscored visiting Emory by 22 points off turnovers and 20 points from the free-throw line to earn a 65-54 University Athletic Association victory tonight.
February 15, 2009
DeLuca surpasses 1,500 career point plateau as Judges knock off Rochester, 80-63
Graduate student Steve DeLuca had 17 points today to become the seventh player in school history to reach the 1,500-point plateau as the Judges defeated host Rochester, 80-63, in University Athletic Association action. The Judges snapped a 13-game losing streak at UR in the process.
February 13, 2009
Men's hoops completes season sweep of No. 21 Carnegie Mellon, 66-63
Andre Roberson scored 13 of his game-high 18 points in the second half, as the Brandeis men's basketball team overcame a slow start to defeat No. 21-ranked Carnegie Mellon, 66-63. The Judges hit 9-of-14 from 3-point range while holding the Tartans to 1-of-9 from deep.
February 8, 2009
No. 2 WashU pulls past Brandeis, 82-57
Quick starts to both halves by the second-ranked and defending national champion Washington University Bears doomed the Brandeis men's basketball team in an 82-57 University Athletic Association loss today. The Judges were paced by 15 points from rookie Vytas Kriskus, who made his first collegiate start.
February 6, 2009
Chicago sharpshooting shocks Judges, 90-81
Senior Kevin Olson scored 22 points on 6-of-10 from 3-point range, while junior guard Andre Roberson had a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists, but it wasn't enough to overcome 65 percent shooting from beyond the arc from the hosts as Brandeis lost a UAA road game at the University of Chicago, 90-81.
February 5, 2009
Superfan Allen Karon '91 featured in Canton Citizen
The weekly Canton Citizen newspaper recently ran a nice feature on Brandeis basketball superfan Allen Karon '91. Check out Jeffrey Pickette '09's story!
February 1, 2009
Defense dominates in men's hoops UAA win over Chicago, 67-36, in Meehan's 250th win
The Brandeis University men's basketball team stifled visiting Chicago in the first half, holding the Maroons to 12 points on 3-for-18 shooting, as the Judges jumped out to a 27-12 lead. Rookie Vytas Kriskus had 15 points off the bench to lead the Judges in scoring. The win was the 250th in the career of head coach Brian Meehan.
January 30, 2009
Men's hoops falls to No. 2 Washington, 80-75
Despite four players in double figures, including a career-high 17 from junior Kenny Small, the Brandeis men's basketball team could not overcome a hot-shooting Washington University, dropping an 80-75 UAA decision.
January 29, 2009
Brandeis basketball hosts SAAC Brandeis Beach Bash and WBCA Think Pink games
Red Auerbach Arena will be home to more than just great UAA basketball this weekend. When the Judges host Washington University on Friday night, it will be the SAAC's Third Annual Brandeis Beach Bash. For the women's game against Chicago on Sunday, Brandeis will be participating in the WBCA's annual Pink Zone promotion.
January 25, 2009
Roberson stuffs the stat sheet as men's hoops downs Emory, 76-63
Junior guard Andre Roberson had a fine all-around contest today, leading the Brandeis men's basketball team with 18 points, six assists, five rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots as the Judges defeated Emory, 76-63, in a University Athletic Association contest.
January 20, 2009
DeLuca double-double does in No. 9 Amherst, 73-58
Grad student Steve DeLuca led the Brandeis men past their second-straight nationally-ranked squad as the Judges defeated No. 9 Amherst, 73-58, in western Massachusetts tonight. DeLuca had game-highs with 23 points and 12 rebounds for his second double-double in three games, moving into 10th place on the Judges' career scoring list with 1,404 points.
January 17, 2009
Men's hoops rain threes in 65-35 win over NYU
The Brandeis men's basketball team connected on 13-of-20 3-pointers, including 8-of-10 in the first half, to defeat visiting NYU, 65-35, in a UAA contest today. Senior Kevin Olson led the way with 15 points, including 12 in the first eight minutes.
January 11, 2009
DeLuca dominates as men's hoops knocks off No. 14 Carnegie Mellon, 69-57
Grad student Steve DeLuca (Merrimack, N.H.) scored a season-high 28 points today to lead the Brandeis men's basketball team past 14th-ranked Carnegie Mellon, 69-57, in UAA action. He also grabbed 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season.
January 9, 2009
Brandeis men drop UAA opener to Rochester, 73-69
Despite a career-high-tying 15 points from junior guard Kenny Small, the Brandeis men's basketball team dropped its home UAA opener, 73-69, to the University of Rochester.
January 5, 2009
Olson's 24 starts 2009 off right for men's hoops, 84-50, over Curry
Senior Kevin Olson hit career-high seven 3-pointers, just missing a career scoring high with 24 points, as the Judges defeated Curry, 84-50, in their first game of 2009. All 13 active members of the roster scored points, with rookie Vytas Kriskus adding 12 points.
December 13, 2008
Torrid second half leads Framingham State past Brandeis, 70-61
The visiting Framingham State College men's basketball team hit on 13-of-21 shots (61.9%) in the second half, including 6-of-7 from downtown, to defeat host Brandeis, 70-61. With the loss, the Judges see their five-game winning streak snapped and fall to 5-4 headed into the semester break.
December 12, 2008
DeLuca, Hollins featured on d3hoops.com
Grad student Steve DeLuca, a two-time preseason All-American who missed the historic 2007-08 men's basketball campaign, is featured in the weekly d3hoops.com "Across The Nation" feature. Click the headline for the full story, or visit http://www.d3hoops.com/tow/09/dec07.htm, where teammate Terrell Hollins was named to the Team of the Week.
December 9, 2008
Three earn UAA Player of the Week honors, Dec. 7
Three Brandeis student-athletes have earned University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week honors. Sophomore Anna Hanley was selected for women's fencing for the third time this season. Junior Terrell Hollinsearned the honor for men's basketball for the second time in his career, while sophomore Paul Norton of the men's indoor track and field team was recognized for the second time in 2008-09.
December 9, 2008
All five starters crack double figures as men's hoops downs Clark, 72-63
Senior Kevin Olson hit four-of-five from 3-point range for 12 first half points tonight to lead a balanced attack as the Brandeis men defeated Clark University, 72-63, in Red Auerbach Arena. Steve DeLuca finished with 14 as well, while Andre Roberson had 13 and Christian Yemga and Terrell Hollins had 11 each.
December 6, 2008
Hollins' career-high 27 leads men's hoops to 97-70 win at Emerson
Junior forward Terrell Hollins (Springfield, Mass.) put up a career-high 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Brandeis men to their fourth-straight win with a 97-70 victory at Emerson. The 97 points were the fourth-most put up by the Judges under head coach Brian Meehan.
December 4, 2008
Hollins stuffs the stat sheet in 75-61 win over No. 25 RIC
Junior Terrell Hollins (Springfield, Mass.) did it all for the Judges as they knocked off 25th-ranked Rhode Island College, 75-61, in Auerbach Arena. The forward led all players with 18 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists. His rebound and assist total were both career-highs.
December 2, 2008
DeLuca leads Brandeis men past Babson, 70-60
Grad student Steve DeLuca tallied a season-high 24 points on 11-of-15 shooting from the floor as the Brandeis men's basketball team defeated Babson, 70-60, in Wellesley. DeLuca was one of four Brandeis players to score in double figures on the night.
November 30, 2008
DeLuca , Hollins get men's hoops back on track with 80-56 win over Tufts
Forwards Steve DeLuca and Terrell Hollins combined for 38 points and 18 rebounds today to lead the Brandeis University men's basketball team to an 80-56 win over visiting Tufts University in the 70th meeting between the two squads.
November 25, 2008
Men's hoops suffers third straight setback, 68-62, to UMass Dartmouth
Despite a game-high 11 rebounds and career-best seven assists by junior forward Terrell Hollins (Springfield, Mass.), the Brandeis men's basketball team suffered its third straight loss to open the season, dropping their home opener, 68-62, to UMass Dartmouth.
November 22, 2008
No. 9 men's hoops falls to WPI, 78-64
Grad student Steve DeLuca (Merrimack, N.H.) had 18 points and rookie Tyrone Hughes (Dorchester, Mass.) had 11 in his second collegiate game, but it wasn't enough as the ninth-ranked Judges lost their second straight, 78-64, to WPI
November 18, 2008
No. 9 men's hoops suffers 68-66 loss to Lasell in NCAA tournament rematch
Four Brandeis players scored in double figures, led by 16 from preseason All-American Steve DeLuca (Merrimack, N.H.) in his return to the court, but it wasn't enough to overcome hot shooting from downtown as the host Lasell Lasers upended the ninth-ranked Judges, 68-66, in a rematch of a 2008 first-round NCAA tournament game.
November 13, 2008
Brandeis men picked third in UAA preseason poll; Women selected fifth
The University Athletic Association released its 2008 preseason basketball polls today. The Brandeis men were chosen to finish in third place, while the women were selected for fifth.
November 7, 2008
Deluca named preseason All-American by d3hoops.com
For the second year in a row, Steve DeLuca (Merrimack, N.H.) has been selected as a preseason All-American by d3hoops.com. A second-team selection as a senior, DeLuca missed 2007-08 win an injury and is a first-team choice in 2008-09.
October 23, 2008
Men's hoops garners No. 9 national ranking in preseason
The Brandeis University men's basketball team is ranked No. 9 in the nation in d3hoops.com's annual NCAA Division III men's basketball preseason poll. Brandeis is coming off a 23-6 season in which the Judges reached the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III tournament.
July 22, 2008
Brandeis in the news, July 22
Even out of season, Brandeis student-athletes current and past are making news!