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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.