2016-2017 Men's Basketball News

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    February 27, 2017
    Langston, Third Team, Horwitz, Sportsmanship in NECC Awards Nighthawks junior Jeduan Langston (Roxbury, Mass.) has been elected to the New England Collegiate Conference All-Third Team in 2016-17, as announced by the NECC office this afternoon. It's Langston's first nomination to the NECC All-Conference Teams in his three year career at Newbury College.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men's Basketball Falls to Wildcats on Senior Day On an afternoon that Wildcats senior Anthony Williams (White Plains, N.Y.) scored 36 points on 15-of-19 shooting, it was senior Nicholas Fenton (East Hartford, Conn.) who stole the show, pulling off an incredibly rare 20-20 game, with 21 points and 20 assists on Saturday at Pappas Gymnasium in the Wildcats 96-80 win on Newbury College Senior Day.
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    February 17, 2017
    Nighthawks Honoring Seven Seniors vs. Wildcats In the final game of the season for both teams, the Nighthawks welcome the Wheelock Wildcats to Pappas Gymnasium on Senior Day. Regardless of tomorrow's result, the Nighthawks have been eliminated from postseason contention, while the Wildcats can move anywhere from third to sixth, depending on a number of outcomes and tiebreakers tomorrow.
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    February 16, 2017
    Nighthawks Fall to Mariners on Trip to Mitchell The Mitchell College men’s basketball team secured a postseason berth with a 96-74 victory over Newbury College on Thursday night in New England Collegiate Conference play at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
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    February 14, 2017
    Nighthawks Effective From Deep in 96-90 Win vs. Elms The Nighthawks made a season-high 16 shots from 3-point land on 31 attempts, a rate of 51.6 percent, in the Nighthawks 96-90 victory over the Elms Blazers on Tuesday night at Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
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    February 13, 2017
    Nighthawks Look For Season Sweep of Blazers With the games remaining in the regular season, the Nighthawks welcome the Elms College Blazers on Tuesday night at Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play. The Nighthawks have a victory over the Blazers this season; an 83-80, buzzer-beating regulation win on Jan. 17.
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    February 11, 2017
    Langston Scores 26, Edwards Adds 23 in Nighthawks 87-83 Win Nighthawks juniors Jeduan Langston (Roxbury, Mass.) and Daivon Edwards (Roxbury, Mass.) combined for 49 points on 17-of-34 shooting, as the Newbury Nighthawks picked up an 87-83 victory over the Daniel Webster College Eagles on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action.
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    February 10, 2017
    Men's Basketball Battles DWC as Regular Season Winds Down With four games remaining in the regular season for both teams, the Nighthawks welcome Daniel Webster College to Pappas Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. In the first match between the two sides on Jan. 14, Daniel Webster earned a 16 point win over the Nighthawks, 81-65. The Eagles posted a huge advantage in points in the paint, 42-24, while the Nighthawks transition offense after turnovers gave them a 17-12 advantage in points off turnovers.
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    February 08, 2017
    Snow Postpones Nighthawks, Panthers For Second Time For the second time in just over a week an impending snow storm has postponed a Thursday night game between the Newbury Nighthawks and the Plymouth State Panthers.
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    February 07, 2017
    Bulldogs Upend Nighthawks in Non-Conference Match Paced by 28 points and 14 rebounds form freshman forward Naquwan Solomon, the Dean College Bulldogs deafeated the Newbury College Nighthawks 94-70 at Pieri Gym on Tuesday night in non-conference play.
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    February 06, 2017
    Nighthawks Prep for Dean College on Tuesday Night Tuesday night the Nighthawks travel to Dean College for the first of two straight non-conference games for Newbury. The Bulldogs come in winners of four of their last six, including an overtime win over New Hampshire Technical Institute last Saturday. The Nighthawks are 0-2 in February losing a pair of conference games early in the month. Following the Tuesday road test at Dean, the Nighthawks play four of their final five games at home.
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    February 04, 2017
    Langston Scores 32 as Comeback Falls Short vs. Regis A 15 point, 12 rebound performance by Pride senior Chris Leak Jr. (New Haven, Conn.) and a team-high 16 points for senior Sam Jean-Gilles (Melrose, Mass.) spearheaded a balanced attack for Regis College as they defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 83-70 on Saturday afternoon at Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
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    February 03, 2017
    Nighthawks, Pride Need Wins as NECC Schedule Winds Down The Nighthawks welcome the Regis (Mass.) Pride to Pappas Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon in a game where both sides need the victory to move themselves up the New England Collegiate Conference standings for an opportunity to make the postseason. The Nighthawks sit at 1-10 in the NECC, while the Pride come in at 3-9 in league play. The Nighthawks have a game in hand on the Pride with two weeks remaining in the season. The Pride won the first meeting between these two sides, 75-74 at Regis.
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    February 02, 2017
    Second Half Boosts Mountaineers Over Nighthawks, 93-78 Mountaineers junior Mike Pierre (Melrose, N.Y.) scored a season-high 25 points and added a game-high six steals in 29 minutes, as the Southern Vermont Mountaineers defeated the Newbury Nighthawks, 93-78, in New England Collegiate Conference play on Tuesday night at The Mountaineer Athletic Center.
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    January 31, 2017
    Impending Snow Forces Postponement of Men's Basketball The Newbury Nighthawks men's basketball game originally schedule for Jan. 31 has been postponed due to the likely chance of snow during travel times for the team, creating adverse driving conditions as a result.
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    January 30, 2017
    Nighthawks Travel to SVC in NECC Battle Tuesday night the Nighthawks travel to Bennington, Vt. to round out the month of January with a New England Collegiate Conference game against the Southern Vermont Mountaineers. The Mountaineers have won seven straight and sit at 9-9 (7-2 NECC), putting them in second in the conference standings. The Nighthawks currently are outside of playoff contention with six games remaining in their NECC schedule.
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    January 28, 2017
    Nighthawks Second Half Push Falls Short at Becker The Becker College men’s basketball team defeated visiting Newbury College, 89-80, on Saturday afternoon at the Leicester Gymnasium.
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    January 26, 2017
    Nighthawks Travel to No. 4 Tufts on Thursday Night Thursday night the Nighthawks travel to Medford for their second to last, non-conference game of the season against No. 4 Tufts Universtiy. Tufts enters the game 2-1 against top-25 teams this season, with one of their two losses coming to No. 1 Babson in the Big 4 Challenge in early December. The Jumbos are riding a nine game winning streak, while Thursday night is the beginning of a three-game road trip for the Nighthawks. The two sides met last year, a 99-78 win for Tufts.
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    January 26, 2017
    Nighthawks Drop Non-Conference Game to Tufts With six different players in double digits and a career-high 20 points from junior Thomas Lapham the No. 4 Tufts men's basketball team picked up a 113-74 win over visiting Newbury College in Cousens Gym Thursday night.
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    January 24, 2017
    Nighthawks Fall in Close Battle With Mariners, 70-68 Despite a game-high 22 points from Nighthawks junior Jeduan Langston (Roxbury, Mass.) and 15 points from junior Daivon Edwards (Roxbury, Mass.), an Edwards three missed the mark, as time expired, giving the Mitchell Mariners a critical 70-68 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Tuesday night at Pappas Gymnasium.
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    January 23, 2017
    Men's Basketball Seeks Critical Victory vs. Mitchell Two teams fighting for playoff position at the mid-point of the New England Collegiate Conference schedule battle on Tuesday night when the Nighthawks welcome the Mitchell Mariners to Pappas Gymnasium in Brookline. The Nighthawks currently sit out of the postseason with eight conference games remaining. The Mariners are seventh in the NECC with nine games remaining. The Mariners picked up back-to-back wins against Regis and Wheelock to move to 2-5 in conference.
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    January 21, 2017
    Nighthawks Defeated by Wheelock in Season's First Meeting The Wheelock College men’s basketball team started hot and went on to rout visiting Newbury College 86-62 in New England Collegiate Conference action. The Wildcats were led by a game-high 31 points from senior Anthony Williams (White Plains, N.Y.) as they improve to 7-9 (4-3 NECC) while the Nighthawks drop to 1-13 (1-7 NECC).
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    January 20, 2017
    Men's Basketball Faces Wheelock on Saturday Afternoon The Nighthawks look for their second victory of January as they head to Wheelock College for conference play, marking the halfway point for the Nighthawks New England Collegiate Conference schedule. It's the end of a four-game road trip for the Nighthawks, who are 1-2 in the previous three games on the trip.
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    January 19, 2017
    Nighthawks Swept by Lynx in Season Series Lesley Lynx senior guard Devon Mayo (Newport News, Va.) continued his hot January, scoring 22 points on 6-of-8 shooting, while sophomore Joey Martin (Melbourne, Fla.) added 18 points, including four made three's, and also pulled in seven rebounds, helping the Lynx to a 94-70 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks; sweeping the season series on Thursday night at Lesley.
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    January 18, 2017
    Men's Basketball Looks to Avenge Early Season Loss to Lesley Coming off their first victory of the season, the Nighthawks look to make it two straight when they battle the second place team in the league in Lesley University. The two sides met on Dec. 1 in Newbury's fifth game of the season, a game won by Lesley at Pappas Gymnasium. In the first meeting, seven Lynx players had at least nine points, while the team shot 60.3 percent from the field.
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    January 17, 2017
    Edwards Beats the Buzzer, Lifts Nighthawks to First Win 83-80 Nighthawks junior Daivon Edwards (Roxbury, Mass.) hit a three as time expired, lifting the Nighthawks to their first victory of the season, 83-80 over Elms College on Tuesday night at Picknelly Arena in New England Collegiate Conference play.
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    January 16, 2017
    Men's Basketball Travels Across State for NECC Tip at Elms The Nighthawks travel to Chicopee to continue their four game road trip, traveling across much of Massachusetts for a New England Collegiate Conference contest against Elms College. The Nighthawks come in losing three straight in January, but have played better and inspired basketball over that stretch, with two losses coming by four or less. The Blazers are 1-4 in January with one conference win against Lesley University on Jan. 12, a 97-82 victory.
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    January 14, 2017
    Men's Basketball Drops Conference Game to DWC, 81-65 Eagles junior recorded a double-double, scoring 15 points, on 7-of-8 shooting, and collecting 11 rebounds in just 23 minutes as the Daniel Webster College Eagles gain a New England Collegiate Conference victory over the Newbury Nighthawks, 81-65, on Saturday afternoon at Mario Vagge Gymnasium.
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    January 10, 2017
    Men's Basketball Comeback Falls Just Short vs. Southern Vt. The Southern Vermont Mountaineers used a balanced attack, resulting in five players finishing the night with at least 10 points, as the Mountaineers held off a second half comeback by the Newbury Nighthawks to hold on to an 86-82 victory at Pappas Gymnasium on Tuesday night in NECC action.
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    January 09, 2017
    Boston Herald: Dana Barros enjoys taking a shot at coaching Newbury Dana Barros enjoys taking a shot at coaching Newbury
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    January 09, 2017
    Men's Basketball Welcomes Preseason Favorite Southern Vt. on Tuesday Tuesday night features two teams looking to earn their first in-conference victory of the season when the Nighthawks (0-9, 0-3 NECC) welcome the Southern Vermont Mountaineers (2-9, 0-2 NECC) to Pappas Gymnasium. The Mountaineers, who entered the year on a 34-game NECC winning streak, suffered their first NECC regular-season loss since December 2014 earlier this season against Regis (Mass.); a 94-80 loss
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    January 07, 2017
    Men's Basketball Suffers Another Close Loss, 75-74 at Regis Regis Pride's sophomore Ademola Afonja (Staten Island, N.Y.) put up 10 points and pulled down a career-high 20 rebounds, 10 on the offensive end, as the Regis (Mass.) men’s basketball team staved off a second half rally to defeat the Newbury Nighthawks 75-74, Saturday in New England Collegiate Conference action at Higgins Court.
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    January 05, 2017
    South Coast Today: At College: Jake Pringle Serves as an Assistant Hoops Coach Under Dana Barros... As a Junior By: Bill Abramson Story courtesy of Bill Abramson, Contributing Writer at The South Coast Today. After playing 12 varsity seasons during his four years at Old Colony Regional, Jake Pringle has weaned himself back to one sport in college, well, almost.
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    January 04, 2017
    Men's Basketball Returns in NECC Tip at Regis The Nighthawks return to action on the road to kick off 2017 as they travel to Regis (Mass.) College for their third NECC contest of the season. The Nighthawks continue their season after nearly a month off due to the Winter Break. The Pride enter the NECC tip after two games in 2017 against UMass Boston and Colby-Sawyer College.
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    December 08, 2016
    Men's Basketball Falls to Out of Conference Nichols, 93-84 A 34 point outing, including a career-high nine made three pointers, by Nichols College sophomore Marcos Echevarria (Lynn, Mass.) lead the Bison to their fourth straight win of the season, defeating the Newbury Nighthawks 93-84 on Thursday night at Pappas Gymnasium.
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    December 07, 2016
    Nighthawks Wrap Up 2016 Schedule vs. Nichols College The Nighthawks will play their eighth and final game of the 2016 schedule on Thursday night when they host the Nichols College Bison at Pappas Gymnasium. These two sides met last season on the same day, Dec. 8, with Nichols defeating Newbury 121-76. The Bison come in winning five of their last six games, with the loss coming against Becker College, 97-92.
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    December 06, 2016
    Men's Basketball Falls to Albertus Magnus Five Falcons players finished the game in double figures, led by senior Shaquille Mitchell (Linden, N.J.) and his 22 points and 10 rebounds on 9-for-12 shooting in just 15 minutes, as the Albertus Magnus Falcons picked up a 112-67 non-conference victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Tuesday night at The Nest.
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    December 05, 2016
    Men's Basketball Out of Conference Tuesday, at Albertus Magnus The Nighthawks, who sit at 0-6, travel to New Haven, Conn. Tuesday Night for a non-conference contest, facing off against 3-2 Albertus Magnus College. Both sides enter the game coming off close in conference losses. The Nighthawks relinquished a halftime lead to Becker College to drop that NECC game 69-65. The Falcons nearly came back from 16 down to Johnson & Wales but ultimately lost the GNAC match 75-70 in OT.
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    December 03, 2016
    Men's Basketball Drops Game Late, 69-65 vs. Becker Trailing by 12 entering halftime, Becker College senior Kyle Credle (Queens, N.Y.) exploded for 22 second half points on 9-for-17 shooting, finishing with 26 points overall, bringing the Becker Hawks back to a 69-65 victory against the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon at Pappas Gymnasium in the New England Collegiate Conference opener for Becker.
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    December 01, 2016
    Men's Basketball Beaten in NECC Opener vs. Lesley A 14 point night from Lynx sophomore Joey Martin (Manchester, N.H.) and 13 points on 5-of-5 shooting by junior Marquise Johnson (Hampton, Va.) lead Lesley University to a 95-56 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Thursday night at Pappas Gymnasium in the opening tip of the NECC schedule for both sides.
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