2017-18 Brown Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Travels To Columbia and Cornell For Pivotal Ivy Weekend
    February 21, 2018
    With four games remaining in the Ivy schedule and Brown in a three-way tie for third place with Columbia and Cornell, this weekend's games on the road against the Lions and Big Red will go a long way in determining the make-up of the four-team Ivy League Tournament. The Bears take on Columbia in New York City on Friday, February 23 at 7:00 pm, and then travel to Ithaca, NY to take on Cornell on Saturday, February 24 at 6:00 pm. Both games are available on the Ivy League Network and on WPRV AM 790, while Saturday's match-up against the Big Red can also be viewed on ESPN3.
  • Brown Falls To Dartmouth, 66-63, On Late Big Green Surge
    February 17, 2018
    Chris Knight scored 16 of his game high 18 points in the second half and connected on consecutive baskets late in the game to give Dartmouth the lead for good, giving the Big Green a 66-63 Ivy League win over Brown Saturday evening at Leede Arena.
  • Late Surge By Harvard Edges Brown, 65-58
    February 16, 2018
    Harvard held off a late Brown surge behind 24 points by Seth Towns to come away with a 65-58 Ivy League win over the Bears Saturday evening at Lavietes Pavilion.
  • Brown Travels To Harvard and Dartmouth As Ivy League Playoff Race Heats Up
    February 14, 2018
    With three weeks remaining in the Ivy League season, Brown's men's basketball is tied for third in the conference standings and right in the middle of the race for the four-team Ivy Tournament Playoffs. Coach Mike Martin's team takes on Harvard on Friday evening, February 16 in Boston MA (7:00 pm), and then heads north for a rematch with Dartmouth on Saturday, February 17 at 7:00 pm.
  • Bill Reynolds: Desmond Cambridge wowing these old eyes
    February 11, 2018
    I have seen every Brown freshman basketball player since the late 1950s, and I have never seen a better one than Desmond Cambridge, a 6-foot-4 kid from Nashville, Tenn., by way of The Hun School in New Jersey.
  • Obi Okolie’s Late Trey Gives Brown 91-88 Overtime Win over Columbia
    February 10, 2018
    Trailing 88-86, Brown junior Obi Okolie (Ajax, Ontario) knocked down a trey from the corner with 9.3 seconds remaining and then connected on two free throws with 2.8 seconds left to lift the Bears to a 91-88 overtime win over Columbia Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Brown Falls Behind Early, Drops 78-60 Decision to Cornell
    February 09, 2018
    Cornell scored the game’s first 13 points and never looked back, leading by as many as 21 points in the second half, to cruise to a 78-60 Ivy League win over Brown Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Men's Basketball Hosts Cornell and Columbia at the Pizzitola Sports Center On Alumni Weekend
    February 07, 2018
    Brown hits the halfway mark in the Ivy League schedule, hosting Cornell on Friday evening (2/9) at 7:00 pm and Columbia on Saturday (2/10) at 6:00 pm. The Bears stand in a three-way tie for third place in the Ivy standings with eight games remaining and will look to take care of business at home at the Pizzitola Sports Center against the Big Red and Lions. Brown will host its annual Alumni Game on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm, and will recognize its 2008 team, who earned a school record 19 wins, during Saturday's game against Columbia.
  • Cambridge, Paul Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    February 05, 2018
    Men’s basketball freshman guard Desmond Cambridge and women’s track & field senior Carly Paul have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, Brown announced on Monday.
  • Desmond Cambridge Sweeps Ivy League Weekly Basketball Awards
    February 05, 2018
    Brown freshman guard Desmond Cambridge (Nashville, TN) was named the Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time and Ivy Rookie of the Week for the sixth time after posting dominant performances in Brown's 95-90 overtime loss to Penn and subsequent 102-100 overtime win at Princeton, snapping the Tigers 19 game home winning streak and giving Brown its first win over Princeton in 10 games.
  • Cambridge Scores 32 Points, Hits Game-Winning Trey, in Brown’s 102-100 Overtime Win Over Princeton
    February 03, 2018
    Freshman Desmond Cambridge (Nashville, TN) scored 32 points, including a game-winning trey with 4.4 seconds remaining in overtime, to lift Brown to a 102-100 win over Princeton at Jadwin Gym, snapping the Tigers’ 19 game home winning streak and earning its first win over the Tigers in the last 10 games.
  • Cambridge Scores 29 Points, But Penn Rallies For 95-90 Overtime Win Over Brown
    February 02, 2018
    Despite 29 points by Brown freshman guard Desmond Cambridge (Nashville, TN), Penn rallied for a 95-90 overtime win over the Bears at the Palestra behind 22 points by senior Caleb Wood.
  • Men's Basketball Heads South To Battle Penn and Princeton
    February 01, 2018
    Brown men's basketball makes its first Ivy Weekend road trip, heading south to take on Penn and Princeton. The Bears will face the Quakers on Friday, February 2 at 7:00 pm at the Palestra on the Ivy League Network, and will battle the Tigers on Saturday, February 3 at Jadwin Gym, starting at 6:00 pm on ESPN3 and the Ivy League Network. All Brown games are also broadcast on WPRV AM 790 with Scott Cordischi on the call and Russ Tyler '71 providing the analysis.
  • Hunsaker, Golash Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    January 29, 2018
    Men’s basketball sophomore guard Zach Hunsaker and women’s fencing freshman sabre Signe Golash have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 22-28, Brown announced on Monday.
  • Cambridge Scores 22 points For Brown, But Harvard earns 86-77 Win Over the Bears
    January 27, 2018
    Harvard forward Seth Towns scored a career high 30 points and the Crimson connected on 6-of-7 free throws in the final minute for an 86-77 Ivy League win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center Saturday evening.
  • Zach Hunsaker’s Buzzer Beater Lifts Brown Over Dartmouth, 64-62
    January 26, 2018
    Brown sophomore guard Zach Hunsaker (Orem, UT) went the length of the court and scored on a layup at the buzzer to lift the Bears to a 64-62 Ivy League win over Dartmouth Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Brown Hosts Dartmouth and Harvard In First Full Ivy League Weekend
    January 24, 2018
    Following last week's win over Yale, Brown's Ivy schedule heads into full swing with the Bears hosting Dartmouth on Friday, January 26 and Harvard on Saturday, January 27 at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Friday's game against the Big Green tips-off at 7:00 pm and will be broadcast on Eleven Sports and the Ivy League Network, while Saturday's game against the Crimson has a 6:00 pm start time on NESN-Plus and the Ivy League Network. Both games will also be broadcast on WPRV AM-790.
  • Choh, Seckendorf Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    January 22, 2018
    Men’s basketball freshman forward Tamenang Choh and women’s squash sophomore Hannah Seckendorf have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 15-21, Brown announced on Monday.
  • Desmond Cambridge Named Ivy Rookie of the Week for Fifth Time
    January 22, 2018
    Brown freshman guard Desmond Cambridge has been honored by the Ivy League for his play in Brown’s 81-80 win over Yale by being named the conference’s Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season.
  • Late Surge Lifts Brown To 81-80 Ivy League Win Over Yale
    January 19, 2018
    Junior forward Obi Okolie (Ajax, Ontario) connected on two free throws with 5.3 seconds remaining and freshman Tamenang Choh (Lowell, MA) added two more free throws with two seconds left to lift Brown to an 81-80 Ivy League win over Yale Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Brown Readies For Return Match vs. Yale at Home on Friday
    January 17, 2018
    The Ivy League schedule is in full swing with the men's basketball rematch between Brown and Yale taking place on Friday, January 19 at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 8:00 pm. The game is being broadcast on the ILN and MyRITV with Scott Cordischi and Russ Tyler '71 calling all the action. In addition, Dan Yorke and John Anderson P'11,'18 will provide the call on WPRV-AM 790.
  • Yale Outlasts Brown, 78-72, In Ivy League Opener
    January 12, 2018
    Yale survived a frenetic final minute of play to come away with a 78-72 win over Brown behind a game high 23 points by Trey Phills in the Ivy League opener for both teams at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Brandon Anderson paced the Bears with 22 points.
  • Ivy League Announces Distinguished 2018 Class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball
    January 11, 2018
    The Ivy League is pleased to announce the second-annual 16-member class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball. These Legends contributed significantly to—and left a lasting impact on—their respective basketball programs, universities and chosen professions.
  • Brown Opens Its Ivy League Schedule Friday Evening At Yale
    January 10, 2018
    It's no longer the 14-game Ivy League Playoffs for the league's NCAA Tournament berth, it's now a battle for the top four spots in the Ivy standings to qualify for the Ivy League Tournament at the Palestra. Brown will tip-off its Ivy schedule on Friday evening, January 12, traveling to New Haven, CT, to battle Yale. Play begins at 5:30 pm in a game broadcast on Eleven Sports and the Ivy League Network, and aired on WPRV AM 790.
  • Join The Brown Basketball Community For The Mike Martin Coaches Show Every Wednesday Evening
    January 09, 2018
    The Mike Martin Coaches Show is held every Wednesday evening from 6 pm – 7 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn and broadcast on WPRV-AM 790 radio. The show is also broadcast live on Facebook Live and simulcast to the Ivy League Network (ILN), as well as through the Tune In app, making it easily accessible to alumni, parents and fans across the country.
  • Desmond Cambridge Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week For Fourth Time
    January 08, 2018
    Brown freshman guard Desmond Cambridge (Nashville, TN) continued his impressive rookie campaign by being named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season following Brown’s 70-69 win over NJIT.
  • 2018 Ivy League Basketball Tournaments Single-Session Tickets on Sale Friday, Jan. 5
    January 04, 2018
    Mark your calendars: #IvyMadness single-session tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m.
  • Brown Completes Non-League Season With 70-69 Win Over NJIT
    January 03, 2018
    Junior forward Obi Okolie (Ajax, Ontario) came off the bench to score 14 points and freshman guard Desmond Cambridge (Nashville, TN) added 13 points to lead Brown (7-6) to a 70-69 win over NJIT (7-8) in the Bears’ final non-league game of the season.
  • Highlights: Men's Basketball Edges NJIT in Non-Conference Finale
    January 03, 2018
    Junior Obi Okolie led four Bears in double figures with 14 points as Brown men's basketball edged NJIT, 70-69, in its non-conference finale on Wednesday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Cambridge, Hanson Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
    January 02, 2018
    Men’s basketball freshman guard Desmond Cambridge and women’s ice hockey sophomore forward Sena Hanson have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the period of Dec. 22-31, Brown announced on Tuesday.
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