The Wesleyan University men’s basketball team (16-8, 6-4 NESCAC) earned the six-seed in the 2019 NESCAC Championships and will play third-seeded Amherst College (20-4, 7-3 NESCAC) on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. The winner will advance to the semifinals on Feb. 23 at the highest remaining seed in the tournament, with the finals set for Feb. 24.
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Jordan Bonner etched his name in the Wesleyan record books on Senior Day Saturday as the Houston, Texas native became the 24th player in Cardinals’ men’s basketball history to score 1,000 career points, as he helped guide Wesleyan to a commanding 91-65 victory over Bowdoin. With the win, the Cardinals secured a spot in the NESCAC Tournament.
The Wesleyan University men’s basketball team mounted an incredible comeback effort Friday night but a large halftime deficit was too much to overcome as the Cardinals dropped a NESCAC contest to Colby College in Silloway Gymnasium, 90-80.
Jordan Bonner dropped a game-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds but the Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped a Little Three thriller on Tuesday night against No. 19 Amherst College, 61-60.
Austin Hutcherson scored all of his team-high 16 points in the second half to help led a Wesleyan rally, but the Cardinals’ men’s basketball team came up short against in-state NESCAC rival Trinity in a thriller, 75-69.
The 25th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s basketball team trailed by 20 at halftime but the Cardinals rallied in the second half and took a 69-66 lead with 3:32 remaining. However, two clutch 3-pointers by Brennan Morris helped seal the win for Tufts University as the Jumbos held on for the win, 75-71 on Saturday afternoon in Cousens Gym.