Men's Basketball

2015-16 Record: 20-6; GNAC 14-4; NCAA Tournament: 6 appearances; GNAC Titles: 6 (1996, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15)

2016-17 Albertus Magnus Men's Basketball News

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    February 18, 2017
    Ellis Leads Men's Basketball Past Mount Ida, 110-89, on Senior Day NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In his final home regular season contest, senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) scored a team-high 37 points to lead the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team past visiting Mount Ida, 110-89, on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    February 17, 2017
    Albertus Magnus Release Digital Gameday Programs NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Albertus Magnus College Athletics is proud to introduce digital programs for all upcoming home games for the Spring 2017 season. This pilot program will attempt to reduce and eventually eliminate the need for printed programs at all home events.
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    February 14, 2017
    Walters Surpasses 1,000 Career Points in Falcons' Win over Emmanuel BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team netted his 1,000th career point in the Falcons’ win over Emmanuel (Mass.), 93-82, on Tuesday evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference clash at the Jean Yawkey Center.
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    February 13, 2017
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Emmanuel (Mass.) and Mount Ida (Senior Day) The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to secure the top spot in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) as the Falcons wrap up the regular season against Emmanuel and Mount Ida in the week ahead.
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    February 13, 2017
    Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week for Fifth Time Winthrop, Mass. – For the fifth time this season, junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
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    February 11, 2017
    Men's Basketball Defeats Anna Maria in GNAC Clash, 87-66 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Led behind a double-double performance, 25 points and 14 rebounds, from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team improves to 18-4 on the year as the Falcons defeated Anna Maria College 87-66 on Saturday afternoon at “The Nest”.
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    February 07, 2017
    Men's Basketball Tops Mount Ida, 86-80 NEWTON, Mass. – Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team collected his 17th double-double, 25 points and 23 rebounds, as the Falcons rally back in the second half to defeat Mount Ida, 86-80, on Tuesday evening.
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    February 06, 2017
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Mount Ida and Anna Maria Following a 2-0 week, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to continue its winnings ways as the Falcons travel north to tackle Mount Ida College on Tuesday before wrapping up the week against Anna Maria on Saturday afternoon at “The Nest”.
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    February 06, 2017
    Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week Winthrop, Mass. – For the fourth time this season, junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
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    February 04, 2017
    Balanced Attack Leads Falcons Past Lasell, 86-78 NEWTON, Mass. – Five different members of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team reached double digits as the Falcons improve to 16-4 overall after defeating GNAC foe Lasell, 86-78, on Saturday afternoon at “The Athletic Center”.
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    February 01, 2017
    Falcons Shut Down Johnson & Wales, 87-63 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Led by two 20-point performances from senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) and junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team shut down GNAC rival Johnson & Wales, 87-63, on Wednesday evening at “The Nest”.
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    January 31, 2017
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Johnson & Wales and Lasell Following a 1-1 week in GNAC play, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to bounce back as the Falcons welcome Johnson & Wales to “The Nest” on Wednesday evening before traveling north to Newton, Mass. to square off against rival Lasell on Saturday.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Edged by Saint Joseph’s (Me.), 95-90 STANDISH, ME. – Despite a 39-point effort from senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) as well as a double-double from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was upset by GNAC foe Saint Joseph's (Me.), 95-90, on Saturday afternoon at the Harold Alfond Center.
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    January 25, 2017
    Men's Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Eight, Defeats Rivier 93-76 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Four of the five starters of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team scored in double-figures, including a team-high 19 points from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), as the Falcons extended their winning streak to eight after defeating Rivier University, 93-76, on Wednesday evening at “The Nest”.
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    January 23, 2017
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Rivier and Saint Joseph's (Me.) The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to extend its winning streak to nine as the Falcons host Rivier on Wednesday evening and travel to Saint Joseph’s (Me.) on Saturday.
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    January 23, 2017
    Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week Winthrop, Mass. – Albertus Magnus College junior men's basketball player Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the league office.
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    January 21, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mitch Oliver Earns 200th Career Win; Falcons Defeat Anna Maria 85-82 PAXTON, Mass. – Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball coach Mitch Oliver earns his 200th career victory on Saturday afternoon as the Falcons defeated Anna Maria, 85-82, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action at The Fuller Activity Center.
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    January 17, 2017
    Ellis Free Throws Lifts Falcons to Crucial GNAC Victory over Lasell, 76-75 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With less than one second remaining in regulation, Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) of the Albertus Magnus men’s basketball team calmly made three straight free-throws to lift the Falcons to a 76-75 victory over Lasell College on Tuesday evening in a crucial GNAC showdown at “The Nest”.
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    January 14, 2017
    Falcons Win Fifth Straight 99-90 Over St. Joe's Maine New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team won their fifth straight game with a 99-90 victory over visiting Great Northeast Athletic opponent St. Joseph's College (ME).
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    January 12, 2017
    Albertus Wins Fourth Straight With 72-59 Win Over Suffolk Boston, Mass. - The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team won its fourth straight game behind an impressive performance from junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) over host and Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) opponent Suffolk University 72-59.
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    January 10, 2017
    Falcons Soar to 85-57 Win Over Norwich New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team opened the second semester home slate with an 85-47 home victory versus Norwich in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Tuesday night.
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    January 07, 2017
    Falcons Cruise to 93-56 Win at Rivier Nashua, N.H. - The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team cruised to a 93-56 road victory versus Rivier University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 05, 2017
    Men's Basketball Pulls Away from Norwich in GNAC Play The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team opened the second semester of play with an 86-69 road victory versus Norwich in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Thursday night at Andrews Hall.
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    January 03, 2017
    Jaqhawn Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week for the Second Time Albertus Magnus College junior men’s basketball player Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) was tabbed as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon as announced by the league office.
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    December 17, 2016
    Men's Basketball Ends the First Semester with a Loss at New Jersey City The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team closed out the 2016 calendar year with an 81-59 road setback versus New Jersey City in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon at the John J. Moore Athletic & Fitness Center.
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    December 13, 2016
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: New Jersey City Albertus Magnus closes out the first semester of play with a road non-conference showdown against New Jersey City University. The Gothic Knights are receiving votes and sit just outside the Top-25 in the most recent D3Hoops.com poll. The Falcons enter the tilt riding a three-game winning streak. Both of the AMC losses this season have come outside of the Elm City.
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    December 12, 2016
    Jaqhawn Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week Albertus Magnus College junior men’s basketball player Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the league office.
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    December 10, 2016
    Men's Basketball Hangs on to Defeat Suffolk in GNAC Play The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team held off a second-half Suffolk rally to score an 81-74 victory in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) on Saturday afternoon at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    December 08, 2016
    Men's Basketball Sinks the Mitchell Mariners at Home The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball cruised past visiting Mitchell, 107-87, in non-conference play on Thursday night at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    December 06, 2016
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Newbury, Mitchell & Suffolk Albertus Magnus has another busy week with three games. The Falcons will not have to leave the Constitution State as the squad hosts Newbury and Mitchell in non-conference action during the week before welcoming in Suffolk in GNAC play over the weekend. This is the last full week of action before the holiday break for AMC.
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    December 06, 2016
    Men's Basketball Cruises Past Newbury, 112-67, in Non-Conference Play The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball topped the 100-point plateau for the first time this season and shot an impressive 55 percent from the field on Tuesday night en route to 112-67 non-conference victory against visiting Newbury at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    December 03, 2016
    Johnson & Wales Knocks Off Men's Basketball in Overtime The Johnson & Wales men’s basketball team knocked off visiting Albertus Magnus College, 75-70, in overtime on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action at the Wildcat Center.
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    December 01, 2016
    Men's Basketball Holds Off Emmanuel to Net GNAC Win Senior guard Devin Coleman (Bridgeport, Conn.) topped the 20-point plateau for the second game in a row to lead the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team past visiting Emmanuel, 93-77, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Thursday evening at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    November 29, 2016
    Men's Basketball Topples Old Westbury Behind 29 Points from Devin Coleman The backcourt duo of senior transfer Devin Coleman (Bridgeport, Conn.) and sophomore Ryan Pittman (Stratford, Conn.) combined for 47 points, five steals and nine assists to lead the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team past visiting Old Westbury, 83-71, on Tuesday evening in non-conference action at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    November 28, 2016
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Old Westbury, Emmanuel & Johnson & Wales Albertus Magnus has its busiest week of the early season with three games. The Falcons open their home slate on Tuesday, welcoming in Old Westbury before hosting Emmanuel on Thursday in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) opener for both squads.
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    November 28, 2016
    Freshman Men's Basketball Player Damian Grant Named GNAC Rookie of the Week Albertus Magnus College freshman men’s basketball player Damian Grant (Waterbury, Conn.) was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the league office.
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    November 22, 2016
    Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Fitchburg State Albertus Magnus hits the road once again to square off with Fitchburg State in non-conference action on Tuesday evening in the Bay State. In a battle of the birds (both teams are nicknamed Falcons), the squads have split their two meetings. AMC won the first match up in the early 90s and FSU topped Albertus Magnus last season in the Elm City.
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    November 22, 2016
    Balanced Offensive Attack Leads Men's Basketball Past Fitchburg State, 90-78 Six different players scored in doubles figures as the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team raced past Fitchburg State, 90-78, in non-conference action on Tuesday evening at Parkinson Gymnasium.
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    November 21, 2016
    Green-Younger Named GNAC Rookie of the Week Albertus Magnus College freshman men’s basketball player Jahmerikah Green-Younger (Norwalk, Conn.) was tabbed as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the league office.
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    November 15, 2016
    Albertus Magnus College Winter Athletic Season Preview With another successful fall athletic slate in the books at Albertus Magnus College, the winter season is set to begin this Tuesday, November 15. With the leaves starting to fall from trees around campus and the temperatures dropping daily, the men’s and women’s basketball teams anxiously await their coming campaigns. Early in 2017, the men’s volleyball squad gets its season underway as well.
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