• Brown Basketball Announces 2010-2011 Team Awards
    May 11, 2011
    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.
  • Winter Academic All-Ivy Announced
    April 06, 2011
    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.
  • Sean McGonagill Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year; Tucker Halpern Earns All-Ivy Honors
    March 09, 2011
    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.
  • Decimated Bears Fall To Columbia, 91-74
    March 05, 2011
    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.
  • Late Rally Lifts Cornell Over Brown, 75-66
    March 04, 2011
    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.
  • Sullivan’s basketball ride to end; new chapter to begin
    March 03, 2011
    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.
  • Bears Wrap Up 2010-2011 Season At Cornell and Columbia
    March 03, 2011
    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.
  • Adrian Williams’ 26 Points Leads Brown Over Dartmouth, 100-76
    February 26, 2011
    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.
  • Harvard’s Second Half Rally Overtakes Brown, 74-68
    February 25, 2011
    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.
  • Final Home Weekend For Four Brown Seniors - Bears Host Harvard and Dartmouth
    February 24, 2011
    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.
  • Garrett Leffelman Named To Capital One Academic All America® Men’s Basketball Teams
    February 22, 2011
    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.
  • Peter Sullivan Named Ivy Player of the Week; Sean McGonagill Named Ivy Rookie of the Week
    February 21, 2011
    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.
  • Peter Sullivan’s 26 Points Lifts Brown Over First Place Princeton, 75-65
    February 19, 2011
    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.
  • Penn Overtakes Brown, 70-62
    February 18, 2011
    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.
  • Bears Host Penn and Princeton At The Pizzitola Sports Center
    February 17, 2011
    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).
  • Sean McGonagill ‘14 Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week
    February 14, 2011
    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.
  • Harvard's Second Half Rally Topples Brown, 85-78
    February 12, 2011
    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.
  • Adriam Williams Featured On Ivy League Web Site For Black History Month
    February 11, 2011
    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.
  • Tucker Halpern’s 25 Points Leads Brown Over Dartmouth
    February 11, 2011
    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.
  • Bears Head North To Face Dartmouth and Harvard
    February 10, 2011
    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.
  • Sean McGonagill '14 Named Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week For Heroic Performance
    February 07, 2011
    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.
  • Cornell Overtakes Brown, 91-79
    February 05, 2011
    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
  • Brown Basketball Hosts Columbia and Cornell
    February 04, 2011
    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.
  • McGonagill’s 39 Points Ties Pizzitola Record in Brown’s 87-79 Win Over Columbia
    February 04, 2011
    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.
  • Garrett Leffelman '11 Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s Basketball Team
    February 03, 2011
    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.
  • Penn Rallies For 80-78 Overtime Win Over Brown
    January 29, 2011
    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.
  • Princeton Topples Brown, 78-60
    January 28, 2011
    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.
  • Bears Travel To Princeton and Penn For Key Ivy Weekend
    January 27, 2011
    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.
  • Yale Runs Past Brown, 59-51
    January 22, 2011
    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.
  • Brown Basketball and Special Olympics
    January 21, 2011
    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.
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