2015-16 Men's Basketball News

  • Best of Babson Athletics 2015-16: #1
    August 19, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds, while first-year Tyler Colon (Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif.) added 12 points and six boards in his first career start to help the 16th-ranked Babson College men's basketball team edge 19th-ranked Susquehanna University, 70-67, to reach the Division III NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the second consecutive season on March 5 in Selinsgrove, Pa.
  • Flannery, Mycock Garner BESBY Awards for Most Impressive Streak
    August 18, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) of men's basketball and first-year Elizabeth Mycock (Windham, Maine) of women's soccer were selected as the BESBY award winners for the most impressive streak by a male and female athlete during the 2015-16 season in polls conducted on twitter.
  • Men's Soccer and Basketball, Women's Hoops Collect BESBY Awards For Most Dramatic Wins
    August 12, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College soccer and basketball teams finished in a tie with 32 percent of the vote on the men's side, while the women's basketball team narrowly edged out soccer in a tight race to earn BESBY awards for the most dramatic wins during the 2015-16 season in polls conducted on twitter.
  • Nelsen, Sullivan Earn BESBY Awards for Top National Tournament Performance
    August 10, 2016
    Babson Park, Mass.—Junior Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) of men's basketball and senior Elizabeth Sullivan (Quincy, Mass.) of women's volleyball were tabbed as the BESBY award winners for top national tournament performance by a male and female student-athlete in 2015-16 in polls conducted on Twitter.
  • Best of Babson Athletics 2015-16: #4
    August 04, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—With his first field goal of the second half, Babson College junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) became the men's basketball program's all-time leading scorer in the Beavers' NCAA Tournament First Round victory over Hartwick College on March 4 in Selingsgrove, Pa.
  • Nelsen, Pickering Top Vote Getters for Best Conference Tournament Performance
    August 03, 2016
    Babson Park, Mass.—Isaiah Nelson (North Andover, Mass.) of men’s basketball and Giovanna Pickering (Hull, Mass.) of women’s basketball were tabbed as the BESBY award winners for top conference tournament performance in 2015-16 by a male and female student-athlete in polls conducted on Twitter.
  • Sheldon, Rice, Rodegher Named to NABC Honors Court
    July 26, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Babson College men's basketball program had three players recognized for their work in the classroom when the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) released its 2016 Honors Court on Tuesday. Recent graduate Travis Sheldon (Woodstock, N.Y.) was named to the team for the second year in a row, while rising seniors Charlie Rice (Barnstable, Mass.) and Kyle Rodegher (Andover, Conn.) were each selected for the first time.
  • Jacks, Ford Earn BESBY Awards for Top Performace by a Sophomore Athlete
    July 24, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Bradley Jacks (Fort Washington, Md.) of men's basketball and Kelsey Ford (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) of women's soccer were selected as the BESBY award winners for top performance by a sophomore male and female student-athlete in polls conducted on twitter.
  • Men Come In Third In NEWMAC Presidents Cup Standings
    June 08, 2016
    BOSTON—After claiming a pair of conference tournament championships to go along with one regular season title, the Babson College men finished third for the third year in a row when the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its final Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday.
  • Babson Honors Class of 2016 at 35th Annual Senior Awards Banquet
    April 29, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College Athletics Department held its 35th Annual Senior Awards Banquet on Friday night where nine individuals were honored, highlighted by the selections of women's volleyball student-athlete Mary Donahue (Braintree, Mass.) as Female Athlete of the Class, and Jamie Murray (Scituate, Mass.) of ice hockey as the Male Athlete of the Class.
  • Men's Hoops Alum Halcovage Enjoying Success at Villanova
    April 04, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—When Villanova University takes the floor for the NCAA Division I National Championship game on Monday night against the University of North Carolina in Houston, Babson College men's basketball alum George Halcovage '08 will have a front-row seat for the Wildcats first title game appearance since 1985.
  • Flannery One of 13 Finalists for SCB Bevo Francis Award
    April 03, 2016
    BALDWIN CITY, Kan.—Babson College junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) was named as one of 13 finalists for the inaugural Bevo Francis Award, presented by Small College Basketball (SCB), on Friday afternoon.
  • Flannery Named NABC Division III Player of the Year
    March 25, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Babson College junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) was selected as the 2016 Division III Player of the Year in an announcement made by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Friday morning.
  • Flannery Named SmallCollegeHoops.com DIII News Player of the Year
    March 21, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After averaging career highs of 23.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.4 steals, Babson College junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) was selected as the SmallCollegeHoops.com DIII News Player of the Year on Monday.
  • Flannery Repeats As D3hoops.com All-America First Team Selection
    March 19, 2016
    SALEM, Va.—After putting together one of the best statistical seasons in program history while leading Babson College to its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance and a berth in the sectional semifinals, junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) was named to the D3hoops.com All-America first team prior to the Division III national title game on Saturday night.
  • Flannery Collects NABC All-America First Team and Northeast District Player of the Year Honors
    March 17, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Babson College junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) continued to see the postseason honors roll in as he was recognized as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Northeast District Player of the Year, and was named to the Division III All-America first team for the second year in a row on Thursday.
  • Flannery, Nelsen Receive D3hoops.com Northeast Region Honors
    March 14, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Following its second consecutive conference title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament Sectional Semifinals, the Babson College men's basketball program had two players honored when D3hoops.com released its all-region teams on Monday.
  • No. 16 Men's Basketball Falls To No. 15 Amherst, 88-76, in NCAA Tournament Sectional Semifinals
    March 11, 2016
    MEDFORD, Mass.—Babson College sophomore Bradley Jacks (Fort Washington, Md.) led four players in double figures with 15 points, but 15th-ranked Amherst College shot 61.5 percent in the second half en route to an 88-76 victory over the 16th-ranked Beavers in a Division III NCAA Tournament Sectional Semifinal on Friday night at Cousens Gymnasium.
  • NCAA Tournament Sectional Semifinal Preview: No. 16 Men's Basketball vs. No. 15 Amherst
    March 09, 2016
    THE SERIES Babson and Amherst will meet for the 36th time on Friday in a series that dates back to 1977. The Beavers are 13-22 all-time in the series with the road team winning five straight matchups between the two teams.
  • No. 16 Men's Basketball Heads To Tufts For NCAA Tournament Sectionals
    March 06, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The 16th-ranked Babson College men's basketball team, which defeated 19th-ranked Susquehanna University, 70-67, on Saturday night, learned that it will travel to Tufts University for the sectional round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Tournament this coming weekend.
  • No. 16 Men's Basketball Ousts No. 19 Susquehanna, 70-67, in NCAA Tournament Second Round
    March 05, 2016
    SELINSGROVE, Pa.—Junior Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds, and first-year Tyler Colon (Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif.) scored five of his 12 points in the final 2:23 as 16th-ranked Babson College edged 19th-ranked Susquehanna University, 70-67, in a Division III NCAA Tournament Second Round game on Saturday night at Orlando W. Houts Gymnasium.
  • NCAA Tournament Second Round Preview: No. 16 Men's Basketball at No. 19 Susquehanna
    March 05, 2016
    THE SERIES Babson and Susquehanna will meet for the first time on Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Balanced Attack Sends No. 16 Men's Hoops Past Hartwick, 80-69, in NCAA Tournament First Round
    March 04, 2016
    SELINSGROVE, Pa.—Junior Sam Bohmiller (Franklin, Mass.) led six players in double figures with a career-high 22 points to help 16th-ranked Babson College defeat Hartwick College, 80-69, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament on Friday night at Orlando W. Houts Gymnasium.
  • NCAA Tournament First Round Preview: No. 16 Men's Basketball vs. Hartwick
    March 03, 2016
    THE SERIES Despite each school having over eight decades of basketball history, Babson and Hartwick will meet for the first time on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Flannery Named To D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    March 02, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—After averaging 25.5 points and 9.0 rebounds to help Babson College claim its second consecutive New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship, junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week on Tuesday night.
  • Three From Men's Basketball Earn NEWMAC Postseason Accolades
    March 01, 2016
    BOSTON—Coming off its second consecutive regular-season and conference tournament championships, Babson College had three members of its basketball program honored when the league announced its postseason awards on Tuesday. Junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) earned his third straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Player of the Year award, classmate Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) garnered all-league first-team accolades, and head coach Stephen Brennan was recognized as the coach of the year for the third time in as many seasons.
  • No. 20 Men's Basketball Set for Third Straight NCAA Tournament Appearance
    February 29, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—The Babson College men's basketball team, ranked 20th by D3hoops.com, is set to make its third consecutive NCAA Division III Tournament appearance after winning the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship for the second year in a row on Sunday. One of 43 squads to earn an automatic bid into the 62-team field, the Beavers are headed to Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., for the first and second rounds on Friday and Saturday.
  • No. 20 Men's Hoops Holds Off MIT, 81-69, For Second Consecutive NEWMAC Title
    February 28, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) finished with 24 points and seven rebounds, while classmate Isaiah Nelsen (North Andover, Mass.) added 20 points and a career-high 16 boards as top-seeded Babson College outlasted MIT, 81-69, in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament championship game on Sunday afternoon at Staake Gymnasium.
  • NEWMAC Championship Preview: No. 1 Men’s Basketball vs. No. 3 MIT
    February 28, 2016
    Babson and MIT will meet for the 71st time on Sunday afternoon in a series that dates back to the 1978-79 season. The Beavers are 50-20 all-time against the Engineers and have won six out of the last seven meetings going back to the 2013-14 campaign.
  • No. 20 Men's Hoops Fights Off Emerson, 74-69, In NEWMAC Semifinals
    February 27, 2016
    BABSON PARK, Mass.—Junior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead top-seeded and 20th-ranked Babson College to a 74-69 victory over fifth-seeded Emerson College in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament semifinal on Saturday afternoon at Staake Gymnasium.
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