Chapin, DeLuca named All-AmericansBrandeis 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.
NABC selects DeLuca to All-District teamBrandeis 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.
Men's hoops rally falls just short in NCAA second round, 65-63The 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
Brandeis men's basketball places four on All-UAA teamGraduate 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.
Brandeis basketball postseason headquartersBoth 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.
Brandeis men return to NCAA tournament, will face Scranton at F&MThe 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.
Olson's 3-pointers lead men past NYU, 63-44, in regular-season finaleSenior 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.
Brandeis announces 2009 Hall of Fame classThe 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.
Record setting day paces men's hoops past Case, 108-78On 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.
Men's hoops completes season sweep of No. 21 Carnegie Mellon, 66-63Andre 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.
No. 2 WashU pulls past Brandeis, 82-57Quick 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.
Chicago sharpshooting shocks Judges, 90-81Senior 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.
Men's hoops falls to No. 2 Washington, 80-75Despite 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.
Brandeis basketball hosts SAAC Brandeis Beach Bash and WBCA Think Pink gamesRed 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.
Roberson stuffs the stat sheet as men's hoops downs Emory, 76-63Junior 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.
DeLuca double-double does in No. 9 Amherst, 73-58Grad 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.
Men's hoops rain threes in 65-35 win over NYUThe 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.
Torrid second half leads Framingham State past Brandeis, 70-61The 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.
DeLuca, Hollins featured on d3hoops.comGrad 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.
Three earn UAA Player of the Week honors, Dec. 7Three 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.
All five starters crack double figures as men's hoops downs Clark, 72-63Senior 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.
Hollins' career-high 27 leads men's hoops to 97-70 win at EmersonJunior 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.
Hollins stuffs the stat sheet in 75-61 win over No. 25 RICJunior 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.
DeLuca leads Brandeis men past Babson, 70-60Grad 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.
No. 9 men's hoops falls to WPI, 78-64Grad 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
No. 9 men's hoops suffers 68-66 loss to Lasell in NCAA tournament rematchFour 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.
Deluca named preseason All-American by d3hoops.comFor 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.
Men's hoops garners No. 9 national ranking in preseasonThe 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.