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Category Archives: Men’s Basketball

Road to Salem Part 6: Amherst & the All-Americans


With the regular season completed, this week NESCAC coaches are voting on the First Team, Second Team, and individual All-NESCAC honors. We have done the same here, based on conference play statistics and a fairly large sample of games watched. There were a lot of hard choices this year, but we came away believing that the […]

Back to LeFrak

For the first time in recent memory Middlebury travels to LeFrak with nothing to play for in the NESCAC standings. Middlebury’s victory over Trinity, coupled with Hamilton’s loss to Wesleyan, on Friday guaranteed the Panthers a home game in the first round of the NESCAC Tournament. Today, with Middlebury off, Bowdoin lost on the road […]

Assessing the NESCAC Tournament Landscape

With two NESCAC games remaining for all but Trinity and Amherst, seeding for the NESCAC Tournament remains wide open. Only Bates (1-7) knows it has been locked out of the tournament — a shocking development after the Bobcats opened conference play with a road win at Middlebury, ending a streak of 43 consecutive wins for […]

NESCAC Power Rankings for 2/14

Contributor Adam Lamont has ranked the NESCAC teams from Amherst (1) to Bates (11). 1) Amherst (8-1): Two comfortable wins for the Lord Jeffs over the weekend is what should be expected for a veteran team. The potential loss of sophomore center Ben Pollack to injury could leave the front court even thinner than before. […]