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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nolan Thompson should win NESCAC Player of the Year

The NESCAC Player of the Year talk is heating up, and with coaches voting on awards this week and announcements coming out at the end of the tournament, we wanted to make our nomination today, before postseason play starts. While most NESCAC observes are prognosticating a three-way race between Aaron Toomey, Willy Workman, and Michael […]

NESCAC Quarterfinal, Wesleyan Revisited

Middlebury begins postseason play today against Wesleyan in a rematch of a 78-77 overtime Panther victory January 12. The best indicator of future behavior is past behavior (or so the movie┬áSide Effects claims), so we went back to the archives to analyze the regular season meeting between these two teams. Here are some of our […]

Revisiting Preseason Predictions

With postseason play beginning Saturday, we wanted to quickly revisit our preseason predictions, because we only went as far as the end of the regular season at that time. It is always instructive and helpful to go back and evaluate our picks, so that we know what went right and what didn’t. ROSTER AND MINUTES […]

Middlebury Loses to Amherst in Thriller

In case you missed it, tonight was the best game of the Division III basketball season nationwide, and one of, if not the best in this generation of the NESCAC. Middlebury lost 104-101 in triple overtime. Damon will have a piece in the paper that we will link here, but for now, check out the […]


We have attached an extended addendum to our preseason preview of the game. We went a little long, appropriate for the magnitude of today’s game. Note the discrepancy in dates is a result of the game being rescheduled due to weather complications from winter storm Nemo. Feb. 9: AMHERST (26-3, 10-0) Details:┬áSaturday, 2:00 pm (at […]