Category: Basketball

Taking five: fifth year athletes reflect on extra year of eligibility

Fifth year athletes Liam Fost (left), Romin Williams (top right) and Natalie Costero compete for Emory athletics during their fifth year of NCAA eligibility. (Natalie Sandlow/Staff) When Emory University men’s track and field sprinter Liam Fost received the news in March 2020 that the NCAA was shutting down winter sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, [...]

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Buzzer beaters in the Big Easy: March Madness 2022

The NCAA Men’s Division I College Basketball Tournament began March 15, kicking off another unpredictable and entertaining March Madness. As always, the 2022 tournament promises its fair share of Cinderella stories, historic playoff runs and outstanding individual performances. The Longwood University (Va.) Lancers earned their first tournament berth in program history after smoking Winthrop University [...]

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Men’s basketball begins tournament play, women’s season comes to a close

Matthew Schner goes for a layup on Feb. 20 (Natalie Sandlow/Contributing) The Emory University men’s and women’s basketball teams celebrated senior day with their final regular season and University of Athletic Association (UAA) matchup against the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Yellowjackets on Feb. 26. The men capped off their impressive regular season with a win, [...]

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Men secure NCAA Tournament berth, women push for at-large bid ahead of final game

Matthew Schner looks to score against Carnegie Mellon University on Feb. 20. (Natalie Sandlow/Contributing) The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Emory University weathered another University Athletic Association (UAA) doubleheader this weekend, facing off against the Case Western Reserve University (Ohio) Spartans on Feb. 18 and the Carnegie Mellon University (Penn.) Tartans on Feb. 20. [...]

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Men’s basketball looks to clinch UAA title this week

Senior guard Matthew Schner works the ball against Brandeis defenders on Jan. 28. (Natalie Sandlow/Contributing) Emory University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to St. Louis and Chicago this past weekend to take on Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) Bears (Mo.) and the University of Chicago (Ill.) Maroons. Both squads took down WashU, but [...]

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