May 11, 2011
Brown Basketball Announces 2010-2011 Team Awards
Head coach Jesse Agel announced the Brown men’s basketball annual team award recipients at the annual team picnic on Saturday, May 7. Eight different team awards were presented to nine recipients.
April 6, 2011
Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
Providence, RI- The Ivy League released its winter list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
March 9, 2011
Sean McGonagill Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year; Tucker Halpern Earns All-Ivy Honors
Brown freshman point guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL) became the fourth player in Bears’ basketball history to be named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Year in a vote by the Ancient Eight's men’s basketball coaches. In addition, sophomore forward Tucker Halpern (Brookline, MA) earned honorable mention All-Ivy honors for the Bears.
March 5, 2011
Decimated Bears Fall To Columbia, 91-74
Decimated by illness and injury, and weary from a late night arrival after playing the previous night in Ithaca, NY, Brown was able to dress just eight players against Columbia. The weary Bears were unable to overcome a 20-point halftime deficit and a 32-point performance by Columbia’s Noruwa Agho, falling to the Lions by a 91-74 margin in the final game of the season. Senior Peter Sullivan and sophomore Andrew McCarthy each scored 21 points for Brown.
March 4, 2011
Late Rally Lifts Cornell Over Brown, 75-66
Leading 66-62, Brown was held scoreless for the last 6:54 of the game as Cornell rallied for a 75-66 Ivy League win over the Bears and complete the season sweep at Newman Arena. Brown forward Tucker Halpern scored 17 of his game high 18 points in the first half.
March 3, 2011
Sullivan’s basketball ride to end; new chapter to begin
He played on a high school team with Michael Jordan’s two sons, played a high school game on ESPN, met Barack Obama when he was being recruited by Brown, has played for two coaches in college and two years with his younger brother, Matt. Oh yeah, he also will end his career this weekend as the fourth all-time scorer in Brown history. Peter Sullivan has had one memorable basketball ride.
March 3, 2011
Bears Wrap Up 2010-2011 Season At Cornell and Columbia
Coach Jesse Agel's Brown men's basketball team concludes its 2010-2011 season this weekend, March 4 & 5, traveling to Ithaca, New York on Friday to face Cornell, and to New York City on Saturday to complete its season against Columbia. Four Brown seniors – Garrett Leffelman, Peter Sullivan, Chris Taylor and Adrian Williams – will playing the final collegiate games this weekend. All four have made lasting contributions to the Brown basketball program, and have played in a combined 403 career games, with several records set along the way. The trio began their careers with a CBI appearance and school record 19 victories under coach Craig Robinson and assistant coach Jesse Agel, and have played for head coach Agel the final three years of their careers.
February 26, 2011
Adrian Williams’ 26 Points Leads Brown Over Dartmouth, 100-76
Playing the final home game of his career, Brown senior guard Adrian Williams scored a season high 26 points with seven treys to lead the Bears to a 100-76 Ivy League win over Dartmouth at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The 100 points are the most for a Brown team since a 100-83 win over Harvard in the 2003-2004 season.
February 25, 2011
Harvard’s Second Half Rally Overtakes Brown, 74-68
Despite a career high 29 points by Brown sophomore forward Tucker Halpern, first place Harvard rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat the Bears, 74-68, at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Junior guard Oliver McNally led the Crimson with 20 points.
February 24, 2011
Final Home Weekend For Four Brown Seniors - Bears Host Harvard and Dartmouth
Brown concludes its 2011 home basketball season this weekend, Friday, February 25 against Harvard (7:00 p.m.), and Saturday, February 26 vs. Dartmouth (6:00 p.m.). Four Brown seniors – Garrett Leffelman, Peter Sullivan, Chris Taylor and Adrian Williams – will be playing their final games at the Pizzitola Sports Center, and will be honored in a special Senior Night ceremony prior to Saturday evening’s game against the Big Green.
February 22, 2011
Garrett Leffelman Named To Capital One Academic All America® Men’s Basketball Teams
Brown University senior guard Garrett Leffelman (Naperville, IL) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Men’s Basketball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Leffelman was named to the Academic All-American second team.
February 21, 2011
Peter Sullivan Named Ivy Player of the Week; Sean McGonagill Named Ivy Rookie of the Week
Brown University senior forward Peter Sullivan (Wilmette, IL) has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week, and freshman point guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL) was named the Ivy league Rookie of the Week for their roles against Penn and Brown’s upset victory over first place Princeton.
February 19, 2011
Peter Sullivan’s 26 Points Lifts Brown Over First Place Princeton, 75-65
Senior forward Peter Sullivan exploded for a game high 26 points, connecting on 16 of 16 attempts from the free throw line, to lead Brown to a 75-65 Ivy League win over first place Princeton at the Pizzitola Sports Center, sending the Tigers to their first Ivy loss of the season. With 26 points against the Tigers, Sullivan moved into the Top 10 on Brown’s all-time scoring list, now with 1,299 career points, good for ninth place.
February 18, 2011
Penn Overtakes Brown, 70-62
Senior Tyler Bernardini scored 15 of his game high 26 points in the first half to lead Penn to a 70-62 Ivy League victory over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Brown welcomed the return of senior forward Peter Sullivan, its 11th all-time leading scorer, who missed the Bears’ last five games with a shoulder injury. Wearing protective padding, Sullivan scored a game high 16 points for the Bears, connecting on 7 of 9 field goals.
February 17, 2011
Bears Host Penn and Princeton At The Pizzitola Sports Center
After a weekend road split with Dartmouth and Harvard, the Brown men's basketball team returns to the cozy confines of the Pizzitola Sports Center to host Penn on Friday, February 18, starting at 7:00 p.m., and first place Princeton on Saturday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m. The first 400 fans on Friday will receive Brown megaphones, while on Saturday, the first 400 fans will receive koozies (cup holders).
February 14, 2011
Sean McGonagill ‘14 Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown freshman point guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL) has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the second straight week and third time this season after his performance last weekend against Dartmouth and Harvard.
February 12, 2011
Harvard's Second Half Rally Topples Brown, 85-78
Harvard turned a 22-point halftime deficit into an 11-point second half lead by outscoring Brown, 46-13, to open the second half, and cruise to a school record 15th straight home victory, 85-78, over the Bears at Lavieties Pavilion. Freshman Sean McGonagill led the Bears’ scorers with 18 points and 7 assists, scoring 12 of Brown’s 25 second half points.
February 11, 2011
Adriam Williams Featured On Ivy League Web Site For Black History Month
Brown senior guard Adrian Williams is featured today on the Ivy League web site, ivyleaguesports.com, with a video interview about Black History Month, the Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy in America, and his Super Bowl MVP dad, Doug Williams, as a pioneer in the NFL.
February 11, 2011
Tucker Halpern’s 25 Points Leads Brown Over Dartmouth
Sophomore Tucker Halpern scored 16 of his game high 25 points in the first half, and freshman Sean McGonagill connected on six of six free throws in the last two minutes, to lead Brown to a 75-66 Ivy League win over Dartmouth at Leede Arena.
February 10, 2011
Bears Head North To Face Dartmouth and Harvard
Brown's men's basketball team heads north this weekend, facing Dartmouth on Friday, February 11, in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Harvard on Saturday, February 12, in Boston, Massachusetts. Brown (8-12, 1-5) split games with Columbia and Cornell last week, beating the Lions, 87-79, behind freshman Sean McGonagill's record-setting 39 points, while falling to the Big Red, 91-79. Dartmouth (5-15, 1-5 Ivy) lost both games last week, 78-47 at Penn, and 68-53 at Princeton. Harvard (16-4, 5-1) dropped its first league game of the season, falling to first place Princeton, 65-61, before rebounding for an overtime victory over Penn, 83-82. The Crimson have not lost at home this season.
February 7, 2011
Sean McGonagill '14 Named Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week For Heroic Performance
The Ivy League has named Brown freshman Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL) the Ivy League Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week for his record-setting 39-point performance against Columbia, and the heroic circumstance surrounding his spectacular play against the Lions.
February 5, 2011
Cornell Overtakes Brown, 91-79
Cornell connected on 16 treys, and Drew Ferry scored 20 points to lead the Big Red to their first Ivy League win, 91-79, over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Sophomore Tucker Halpern turned in an outstanding performance for the Bears with 26 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Freshman Sean McGonagill, who scored 39 points last night against Columbia, registered 11 points and handed out seven assists. The win lifts Cornell to 5-15 overall and 1-5 in the Ivy League, while Brown falls to 8-12, 1-5 in Ivy play
February 4, 2011
Brown Basketball Hosts Columbia and Cornell
Brown returns to the cozy confines of the Pizzitola Sports Center looking to end a four game Ivy skid, after playing three of its first four Ivy games on the road. Coach Jesse Agel's squad host Columbia on Friday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m., and Cornell on Saturday, February 5, at 6:00 p.m. The Bears expect a strong student turnout in the first game since November 24th that the Bears will play while classes are in session.
February 4, 2011
McGonagill’s 39 Points Ties Pizzitola Record in Brown’s 87-79 Win Over Columbia
Brown freshman guard Sean McGonagill exploded for a career high 39 points, including 28 points in the second half, to tie the Pizzitola Sports Center scoring record and lead the Bears to an 87-79 Ivy League win over Columbia. The win, Brown’s first Ivy victory of the season, lifts the Bears to 8-11 overall and 1-4 in the Ivy League. Columbia falls to 12-7, 3-2 in Ivy play.
February 3, 2011
Garrett Leffelman '11 Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s Basketball Team
Brown senior guard Garrett Leffelman (Naperville, IL) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men’s Basketball team as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Leffelman is one of two Ivy League players to be selected to All-District teams, and his name will be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration.
January 29, 2011
Penn Rallies For 80-78 Overtime Win Over Brown
Senior Jack Eggleston scored a game high 25 points, including 14 in the second half and five points in overtime, to rally Penn to an 80-78 overtime win over Brown at the Palestra. Brown senior Adrian Williams scored a season high 22 points, connecting on 6 of 8 treys.
January 28, 2011
Princeton Topples Brown, 78-60
Princeton utilized a 24-2 first half run to take control of the game and cruise to a 78-60 Ivy League win over Brown at Jadwin Gymnasium. Bears' sophomore guard Matt Sullivan led all scorers with a career high 22 points.
January 27, 2011
Bears Travel To Princeton and Penn For Key Ivy Weekend
Brown’s men’s basketball team will be looking for its first Ivy League win this weekend, January 28 and 29, traveling to Princeton and Penn, for key Ivy League games. The Bears swept the league’s two southern schools on the road last year and twice in the last three years, and will need to repeat to stay in the race for the Ivy League title.
January 22, 2011
Yale Runs Past Brown, 59-51
The rematch between Brown and Yale turned out much like the first meeting one week earlier, with Yale coming away with a 59-51 Ivy League win over the Bears at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. Junior Greg Mangano tossed in a game high 17 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and blocked seven shots to lead the Elis. Bears’ freshman point guard Matt McGonagill posted his first career double-double with 11 points and a career high 11 rebounds, while adding five assists.
January 21, 2011
Brown Basketball and Special Olympics
The Brown men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted a clinic for Rhode Island Special Olympics on Wednesday, January 19th, at the Olney Margolies Athletic Center. Over 150 special Olympians and an additional 50 guests took participated in the clinic. Brown players demonstrated the fundamentals of basketball, participated in drills with the Special Olympians that culminated in a dunk contest and scrimmages. After the event, the participants and student-athletes shared pizza and soft drinks, courtesy of Dominos Pizza.
January 21, 2011
Brown Travels To New Haven For Re-Match With Yale
A week after opening its Ivy season against Yale at home, Brown travels to New Haven, Connecticut for a re-match with the Elis on Saturday, January 22, with tip-off slated for 2:00 p.m. at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. While Brown dropped its Ivy opener to to the Elis last week, the Bears head into Saturday's game on a positive note following a strong 87-78 victory over Quinnipiac on Monday. If you can't make it to the game, listen to Scott Cordischi and Russ Tyler '71 call all the action on WPRV-AM 790, or through brownbears.com.
January 17, 2011
Tucker Halpern’s 26 Points Leads Brown Over Quinnipiac, 87-78
Sophomore forward Tucker Halpern scored a career high 26 points and completed the double-double with a career best 12 rebounds, to lead Brown to a 87 -78 non-league win over Quinnipiac in a wide open game at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win lifts the Bears to 7-8 overall, the third most non-league wins in Brown basketball history. Quinnipiac dropped its first road game of the season after five wins, falling to 12-5 for the season.
January 16, 2011
Brown Hosts Quinnipiac Monday Afternoon In Final Non-League Game
The Brown men's basketball team wraps-up its non-league schedule on Monday afternoon, January 17, hosting Quinnipiac at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 1:00 p.m. Brown (6-8) dropped its Ivy League opener on Saturday against Yale, 69-64. Tucker Halpern ’13 led the Bears with 16 points. Quinnipiac (12-4) is coming off a 73-68 win over Central Connecticut.
January 15, 2011
Yale Tops Brown, 69-64, In Ivy Opener
Junior center Greg Mangano scored 23 points and pulled down a career high 17 rebounds to lead Yale (8-7, 1-0 Ivy) to a 69-64 win over Brown (6-8, 0-1 Ivy) in the Ivy League opener for both teams at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Sophomore Tucker Halpern led the Bears with 16 points and seven rebounds. The two teams will have a re-match next Saturday afternoon in New Haven.
January 14, 2011
Bears Open Ivy League Season At Home Against Yale
While most conferences have a post-season tournament to crown its champion, the Ivy League boasts a 14-game regular season playoff, covering seven weeks, to determine its champion and NCAA Tournament qualifier. The Ivy League season starts on Saturday afternoon, January 14th, when Brown hosts Yale at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 2:00 p.m.
January 10, 2011
Dockery Walker Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown freshman forward Dockery Walker (Dover, DE) was named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Week after making a quantum leap in his play by recording back-to-back double-doubles in consecutive games against American and Lyndon State.
January 8, 2011
Today’s Men’s Basketball Game Between Brown and Lyndon State Changed To 7:30 p.m.
Today’s men’s basketball game between Brown and Lyndon State has been changed to a 7:30 p.m. tip-off at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday, January 8, 2011. The Lyndon State team bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on I-93 South in Canterberry, New Hampshire, when it slipped on ice. I-93 South has been shut down at exit 18. There were no injuries with the Lyndon State team members.
January 8, 2011
Brown Cruises To 88-55 Victory Over Lyndon State
In the final tune-up before the start of its Ivy League basketball season, the Brown men’s basketball team built an 36 point halftime lead and cruised to a 88-55 victory over Lyndon State at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Senior Peter Sullivan scored a game high 14 points to lead five Brown players in double figures
January 7, 2011
Bears Return Home To Face Lyndon State
Brown returns to the Pizzitola Sports Center hardwood for the first game of a modest three game home stand, hosting Lyndon State on Saturday, January 8, 2011, starting at 5:00 p.m. Despite a close loss to American Monday evening, coach Jesse Agel's squad saw the emergence of freshman forward Dockery Walker, who registered his first career double-double, scoring 10 points and pulling down 13 rebounds against the Eagles. The Bears open their Ivy season a week from Saturday against Yale.
January 5, 2011
Jesse Agel Show Premiers Tonight
The Jesse Agel Radio Show premiers tonight, January 5, 2011, starting at 6pm, live from Hope Street Pizza and can be heard on WPRV- AM790. Scott Cordischi, the voice of the Bears, will host the show.
January 3, 2011
American Rallies For 77-67 Win Over Brown
Vlad Moldoveanu scored 24 points and Troy Brewer added 19 points as American mounted a second half rally for a hard fought 77-67 win over Brown at Bender Arena. Brown welcomed the emergence of freshman forward Dockery Walker, who registered his first career double-double, scoring 10 points, while pulling down 13 rebounds, both career highs, in a season high 26 minutes of play. The win lifts the Eagles to 10-6 overall, while Brown falls to 5-7.
January 2, 2011
Brown Heads To Nation’s Capital To Face American
Fresh off a victory over Bryant to close out calendar year 2010, the Brown men's basketball team travels to the Nation's Capital to open the new year and battle American University on Monday, January 3, 2011, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Bender Arena. Senior Peter Sullivan, who has scored 1,189 career points for the Bears, needs just one point to move into 13th place on Brown's all-time scoring list.
December 31, 2010
Tucker Halpern’s 23 Points Leads Brown Over Bryant, 84-71
Sophomore Tucker Halpern led four Brown players in double figures, scoring 15 of his game high 23 points in the first half, to lead Brown to a 84-71 victory over Bryant at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Incredibly, Brown (5-6 overall) registered 26 assists on its 29 field goals for the game.
December 30, 2010
Brown and Bryant Tip-off In New Year’s Eve Matinee Match-up
Brown's men's basketball team looks to get back on the winning track in a special New Year's Eve matinee game against Bryant on Friday, December 31, with tip-off scheduled for 12:00 noon at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The two teams are meeting for the 10th time, but just the third time since Bryant moved up to Division I. After playing three games in the last 23 days, the Bears will be competing for the second time in two days.
December 29, 2010
Central Connecticut Topples Bears, 67-51
Junior Robby Ptacek scored 18 points and junior Ken Horton added 17 points as Central Connecticut cruised to a 67-51 win over Brown at Detrick Gymnasium Wednesday evening. Sophomore Matt Sullivan scored 10 points to lead Brown, while seniors Peter Sullivan and Garrett Leffelman chipped in with nine points apiece. The loss drops Brown to 4-6 on the season, while Central extended its record to 7-5 overall.
December 28, 2010
Bears Look To Rebound At Central Connecticut
Playing its second game in the last 23 days, Brown's men's basketball team returns to the hardwood on Wednesday, December 29, traveling to New Britain, Connecticut to face Central Connecticut in a 7:00 p.m. start. The Bears (4-5) are coming off a two-point loss to Army on 12/21/10, their first game back following a 15 day lay-off.
December 21, 2010
Late Basket Lifts Army Over Brown, 88-86
Freshman Troy Robinson’s lay-up with 21 seconds remaining broke an 84-84 tie and lifted Army to an 88-86 win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Senior Peter Sullivan led Brown with 24 points and seven rebounds. He connected on 7 of 14 field goals and 8 of 9 free throws. Freshman Sean McGonagill netted a career high 18 points and handed out five assists, while senior Garrett Leffelman added 17 points for the Bears.
December 20, 2010
Hibernation Over – Bears Host Army on Tuesday
Coach Jesse Agel's Brown men's basketball team returns to the hardwood following a 15-day hibernation due to final exams, hosting Army on Tuesday, December 21, at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 7:00 p.m.
December 9, 2010
Holiday Ticket Package Now on Sale
For key games, the Brown ticket office is offering the “4 for $40 Bruno Pak.” For all the ticketed athletic contests between December 21 and January 26, fans can select four tickets to four games for only $40.
December 6, 2010
Bears Head Downtown To Battle Providence
Coming off a 62-54 win over Maine, Brown heads down College Hill to downtown Providence on Monday, December 6, to battle Providence College in the 116th meeting between the two city schools. All the action starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Dunkin Donuts Center. The Bears are 4-3 overall, while the Friars are 8-1 for the season.
December 6, 2010
Second Half Surge Lifts Providence Over Brown, 91-64
Marshon Brooks scored 33 points to lead a second half Providence surge, as the Friars came away with a 91-64 win over Brown at the Dunkin Donuts Center in the 117th meeting between the two Providence schools. Bears senior Garrett Leffelman was the offensive star for the Bears, scoring 17 first half points on his way to a career high 22 points. The loss drops Brown to 4-4 on the season, while Providence extended its record to 9-1 overall.
December 4, 2010
Peter Sullivan’s 21 Points Lifts Brown Over Maine, 62-54
Brown scored the last eight points of the game, and senior Peter Sullivan scored a game high 21 points with perfect 13 of 13 shooting from the free throw line, to lift the Bears to a 62-54 come-from behind victory over Maine at the Alfond Arena.
December 3, 2010
Brown Travels To Orono Face Maine In The Battle of the Bears
Brown (3-3) will travel to Orono, ME, on Saturday, December 4, to battle the University of Maine (2-3), facing its third straight America East opponent. The matinee tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at Alfond Arena. The Brown Bears are coming off a 58-46 loss to Hartford Thursday evening, despite Matt Sullivan ’14 career high 19 points. The Maine Black Bears haven't played since a 75-67 loss at Quinnipiac last Sunday.
December 2, 2010
Cold-Shooting Brown Taken Down By Hartford, 58-46
Senior Anthony Minor scored 15 points and pulled down a game high nine rebounds as Hartford led from start to finish in a 58-46 win over Brown at the Chase Arena. Brown sophomore guard Matt Sullivan scored a career high 19 points to lead all scorers, including a career high five treys, on incredible 5 of 6 shooting from behind the three-point arc. The loss drops the Bears to 3-3 on the season, while Hartford moves to 2-5 overall.
December 1, 2010
Bears Battle Hawks In Hartford
Brown's men's basketball team returns to the hardwood Thursday evening, December 1, traveling to Hartford, Connecticut to face the Hartford Hawks, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Chase Family Arena. Follow all the action on WPRV-AM 790, with Scott Cordischi calling the play and Russ Tyler providing the color commentary. You can also listen to Scott and Russ' call live on brownbears.com, or watch the game on CTSN.
November 27, 2010
Brown Falls To New Hampshire, 70-66, On Last Second Shot
Senior Dane DiLiegro scored a game high 23 points, including a game-winning lay-up with 2.8 seconds remaining to break a 66-66 tie and give New Hampshire a 70-66 win over Brown in a non-league game at Lundholm Gymnasium. Bears’ senior Peter Sullivan scored 20 points as Brown dropped to 3-2 on the season.
November 26, 2010
Brown and New Hampshire Battle In Durham With Identical 3-1 Records
Brown puts its modest two game winning streak on the line on Saturday, Traveling to Durham, New Hampshire on November 27 to face the University of New Hampshire. Both teams have posted identical 3-1 records, and the Bears are off to their best start since the 2001-2002 season.
November 24, 2010
Brown Off To Best Start In 10 Years With 67-63 Win Over St. Francis
Brown built a 15-point halftime lead and withstood a strong second half rally by St. Francis to earn a 67-63 win over the Terriers at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Bears’ sophomore Tucker Halpern scored a team high 15 points, including two free throws with five seconds remaining to put the game away, and extend Brown’s record to 3-1, its best start in 10 years.
November 23, 2010
Brown Men's Basketball To Battle St. Francis In Wednesday Matinee
Off to it best start in 10-years, head coach Jesse Agel's Brown men's basketball will play its second home game of the season, hosting St. Francis (NY) on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 24, starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
November 22, 2010
Sean McGonagill Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
Brown University freshman point guard Sean McGonagill has been named the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Week following his strong performance in games against Rhode Island and Sacred Heart, and helping the Bears (2-1) to their best start in 10 years.
November 20, 2010
Peter Sullivan’s 26 Points Leads Brown Over Sacred Heart, 81-67
Senior forward Peter Sullivan exploded for 26 points to lead Brown to an 81-67 non-league victory over Sacred Heart in the Bears’ home opener at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Sullivan’s 26 points came on a torrid 6 of 8 shooting from the field and perfect shooting from the free throw line, converting 12 of 12 shots from the charity stripe. The win lifts the Bears to 2-1 overall, while the Pioneers drop to 0-4 for the early season.
November 19, 2010
Brown Basketball Hosts Sacred Heart In Home Opener
After opening the season with two consecutive road games, the Brown men's basketball will have an opportunity to play in front of the home fans on Saturday, November 20, hosting Sacred Heart at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Tip-off is 7:00 p.m.
November 16, 2010
Bears and Rhody Battle In Kingston
Brown returns to the hardwood tonight, Tuesday, November 16, to face intra-state rival Rhode Island at the Ryan Center in Kingston, Rhode Island, with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m. The Bears opened their season with a solid 69-65 victory over Fordham last Friday, while the Rams went toe-to-toe with #4 Pittsburgh, before falling to the Panthers, 83-75, in their season opener.
November 16, 2010
Bears Fall To Up-tempo Rhode Island, 92-67
Rhode Island took control early with a fast-paced tempo and swarming defense to send Brown to its first loss of the year, defeating the Bears by a 92-67 margin at the Ryan Center. The loss drops the Bears to 1-1 on the season, while URI moves to 1-1 overall.
November 12, 2010
Peter Sullivan’s 17 Points Leads Brown Over Fordham, 69-65, In Season Opener
Senior Peter Sullivan scored 17 points, including five of six free throws in the last 25 seconds, to lead Brown to a stunning 69-65 victory over Fordham in the season opener at Fordham’s Rose Hill Gymnasium.
November 11, 2010
Brown Men’s Basketball Tips-Off 105th Season at Fordham
The pre-season has finally come to a close and head coach Jesse Agel and the Brown men’s basketball team will open its season on Friday, November 12, traveling to the Bronx to battle Fordham and first year head coach Tom Pecora. Game time is 8:00 p.m. at Rose Hill Gymnasium.
November 10, 2010
Brown Athletics Launches Men’s Basketball Interactive Magazine
Brown Athletics has launched the 2010-2011 Brown Men’s Basketball Interactive Magazine, a bold initiative to present the men’s basketball team in a modern, interactive venue. Available on Brownbears.com, the interactive magazine will take the place of the media guide, which will no longer be produced due to NCAA and Ivy League regulations.
October 20, 2010
Brown Basketball FanFest This Friday Evening October 22
Brown Athletics invites all fans to the Brown Basketball FanFest this Friday evening, October 22 in the Pizzitola Sports Center. FanFest is a FREE event and a great way for fans to get a sneak peak of the 2010-11 Men's and Women's Basketball teams, interact with players, coaches, and fellow Bears fans. All the festivities start at 7:30 p.m.
October 15, 2010
Excitement Permeates The Opening Of Men's Basketball Practice
Exciting times are ahead for coach Jesse Agel and the Brown mens basketball team with the official opening of practice on Friday, October 15th. Agel expects his 2010-2011 squad to continue its upward trend and contend in the upper echelon of the Ivy League with one of the nations youngest teams, featuring four seniors and nine underclassmen. Led by 1,000-point scorer Peter Sullivan, Agels squad features a strong mix of senior leadership, an experienced sophomore class and some exciting newcomers.
September 15, 2010
Sean Tabb and Abdul Abdullah Named Assistant Basketball Coaches
Sean Tabb, the interim head coach at Trinity College for the past two years, and former Providence College basketball standout Abdul Abdullah, have been named assistant mens basketball coaches at Brown in an announcement made by head coach Jesse Agel.
September 2, 2010
Head Coach Jesse Agel Welcomes Brown Basketball Freshmen/Newcomers To Campus
Brown mens basketball coach Jesse Agel and his coaching staff have welcomed five newcomers to campus, who will all join the Bears' squad for the 2010-2011 season. Brown's recruiting class includes: freshman guard/forward Josh Biber (Lorain, OH), freshman guard Hakeem Harris (Bergenfield, NJ), freshman guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL), freshman forward Dockery Walker (Dover, DE), and sophomore transfer Stephen Albrecht (Crown Point, IN). In addition, sophomore Tyler Ponticelli, who missed all of last season due to injury, will be ready for action this season.
August 4, 2010
Brown Leads NCAA Division I With Six Named To NABC Honors Court
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced that six members of the Brown mens basketball team have been named to the Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2009-2010 season. Brown had the highest number of student-athletes honored among all Division I teams. Named to the Honors Court from Brown are Steve Gruber 10 (Milwaukee, WI), Garrett Leffelman 11 (Naperville, IL), Matt Mullery 10 (Millstone, NJ), Peter Sullivan 11 (Wilmette, IL), Chris Taylor 11 (Plymouth, MN) and Adrian Williams 11 (Atlanta, GA).