Austin Hutcherson of the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as selected by the league office and announced Monday. Hutcherson was terrific last week as he helped guide the Cardinals to back-to-back wins over top-25 opponents.
With the game tied at 60-60 and only 11 seconds remaining, Austin Hutcherson took the inbounds pass and drove the length of the court before knocking down the game-winner off the glass with 0:03.1 on the clock. Grant Robinson had a chance to win the game with a deep 3-pointer, but it hit the back of the rim and nearly missed as the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team held on to defeat Little Three rival and No. 24 Amherst College, 62-60 on Saturday afternoon in Silloway Gymnasium.
Trailing by nine at halftime, Austin Hutcherson scored 24 points in the final 20 minutes of regulation to led the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to a 73-69 thrilling victory over previously undefeated and nationally-ranked No. 6 Hamilton College on Friday night in Silloway Gymnasium.
Austin Hutcherson dropped a game-high 25 points as the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team rolled past Manhattanville College, 99-62, in its first game of the new year on Wednesday night. The Cardinals’ 99 points are a season-high.
Austin Hutcherson and Antone Walker scored 22 and 21 points, respectively, to help lead the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to an 81-68 win over Penn State Harrisburg on Tuesday afternoon on Day 1 of the HoopMIA D3 Holiday Shootout on the campus of Barry University.
Ahead by four at halftime, the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team rallied in the final 30 minutes as it doubled its first half score en route to a 75-47 win over Johnson & Wales on Thursday night in Silloway Gymnasium.
Three players scored in double-figures for the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team but the Cardinals dropped a non-conference game to Little Three rival and No. 2 Williams College on Saturday night in Silloway Gymnasium, 80-65.
Austin Hutcherson and Anton Walker scored 25 and 24 points, respectively, and Jordan Bonner dropped a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds as the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team held off a late scare to defeat Farmingdale State on the road Wednesday night, 85-71.
Jordan Bonner recorded a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds but the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team lost to Eastern Connecticut State University on Sunday afternoon in Silloway Gymnasium, 70-50.
Austin Hutcherson scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed six rebounds to help lead the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to an 80-72 win over Western New England in the Championship Game of the Herb Kenny Tip-Off Tournament (sponsored by the Red Lion Hotel Cromwell) on Saturday afternoon. Hutcherson was named the Tournament MVP and freshman Gab Ravetz claimed All-Tournament honors with 17 points off the bench, including two clutch 3-pointers down the stretch to help seal the win.
The Wesleyan University men's basketball team cruised to a commanding 91-51 win over Becker College Friday night in the team's 2018-19 season-opener. The Cardinals, who were led by Antone Walker's 21 points, advance to the Championship Game of the annual Herb Kenny Tip-Off Tournament (sponsored by the Red Lion Hotel Cromwell) and will play Western New England tomorrow at 3 p.m. in Silloway Gymnasium.
On Sunday, Nov. 4, Wesleyan University men's basketball Head Coach Joe Reilly held his second annual clinic in Silloway Gymnasium for members of the surrounding community. Over 100 local youth coaches, parents, and players filled the bleachers to watch the Cardinals go through a live practice as Coach Reilly explained the philosophy of his program. The open practice was followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.
The Wesleyan University men’s basketball team has released its schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. Entering an 11th season under Head Coach Joe Reilly, this year’s Cardinals look to continue to build on what was the most successful season in program history.
Freshman guard Austin Hutcherson dropped 33 points on 13-of-17 shooting while going 7-of-9 from downtown to help guide the No. 15 Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to a decisive 101-71 win over Southern Vermont in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships Friday night in Silloway Gym.
The No. 15-ranked Wesleyan University men’s basketball team has earned its second consecutive at-large bid into the NCAA Division III Championship and will host first and second round games this Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, in Silloway Gymnasium.
Jordan Sears ’18 of the 15th-ranked Wesleyan men’s basketball team was named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Year and Austin Hutcherson ’21 was named the Rookie of the Year, as voted on by the conference coaches, while Jordan Bonner ’18 received Second Team praise when the league office released its All-Conference Teams on Wednesday.
Senior forward Maddie Bledsoe of the Wesleyan women’s basketball team and junior guard Jordan Bonner of the men’s basketball team have been named College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® First Team selections for their combined performances on the court and in the classroom.
Jordan Bonner ’19 scored 15 points and Nathan Krill ’18 dropped 12 but the fourth-seeded Wesleyan men’s basketball team lost a defensive battle against second-seeded Williams in the NESCAC Championship game Sunday afternoon in LeFrak Gymnasium at Amherst College, 69-58.
Nathan Kill ’18 hit the game-winner from deep with :01.7 left on the clock to lift the fourth-seed and nationally-ranked No. 14 Wesleyan men’s basketball team to a thrilling 65-63 win over Little Three archrival and top-seeded Amherst on Saturday night in LeFrak Gymnasium. Krill posted a double-double with 29 points and 10 rebounds while hitting an incredible 7-of-11 shots from three-point range.
Wesleyan (20-5)—seeded fourth in the NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championships and ranked No. 14 nationally—will play at top-seeded Amherst (17-8) this Saturday, Feb. 24 in the conference semifinals beginning at 5:30 p.m. in LeFrak Gymnasium. The winner of Saturday’s showdown will advance to the finals where they will face the winner of No. 2 Williams (20-5) versus No. 3 Hamilton (22-3) on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m.
The fourth-seeded Wesleyan University men’s basketball team advanced to the NESCAC Semifinals following an impressive second half rally led by Jordan Sears ’18 and Kevin O’Brien ’19 as the Cardinals defeated fifth-seeded Middlebury College, 73-65, on Saturday afternoon in a packed Silloway Gymnasium.
No. 17 Wesleyan University (19-5, 7-3 NESCAC) earned the No. 4 seed in the 2018 NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championships and will host fifth-seeded and nationally-ranked No. 13 Middlebury College (19-5, 7-3 NESCAC) on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. in Silloway Gymnasium.