2014-15 Men's Basketball News

  • Goldsmith Named Head Coach at TCNJ
    April 23, 2015
    Amherst College assistant men’s basketball coach Matt Goldsmith ’08 has been named the head coach at The College of New Jersey.
  • McCarthy Named ECAC Div. III New England Rookie of the Year
    April 09, 2015
    Johnny McCarthy '18 of the Amherst College men's basketball team was named the 2014-15 ECAC Division III New England Rookie of the Year, and Connor Green '16 was a third team selection, as voted on by coaches within the ECAC Division III New England Men's Basketball membership.
  • Green Named to NABC Division III All-Northeast Second Team
    March 20, 2015
    The postseason laurels continue to pile up for junior Conner Green of the Amherst College men’s basketball team as he was named to the 2015 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III All-Northeast second team.
  • Green Named Third Team All-Northeast Region
    March 16, 2015
    Connor Green '16 of the Amherst College men's basketball team added another postseason accolade to his resume Monday and was named to the 2014-15 D3hoops.com All-Northeast Region third team.
  • Jeffs Fall to No. 20 St. John Fisher, 87-70
    March 07, 2015
    Jeff Racy ’17 went 6-for-9 from downtown en route to a team-high 18 points, but the Amherst College men’s basketball team lost in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships Saturday night to No. 20 St. John Fisher College, 87-70.
  • Berman Scores 28 as Jeffs Cruise Past Sage, 91-67
    March 06, 2015
    Reid Berman ’17 scored a career and game-high 28 points, and the Amherst College men’s basketball team shot 59.0-percent (36-61) from the floor to cruise to a commanding 91-67 win over The Sage Colleges Friday night in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships on the campus of St. John Fisher College.
  • Jeffs Prepare for NCAA First Round Action
    March 05, 2015
    The Amherst College men’s basketball team will face The Sage Colleges in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships Friday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. on the campus of sectional host St. John Fisher College.
  • Green, McCarthy Earn Postseason NESCAC Honors
    March 04, 2015
    Connor Green ’16 of the Amherst College men’s basketball team was named a First Team All-NESCAC selection, and Johnny McCarthy ’18 was named the 2015 NESCAC Rookie of the Year, as chosen by the conference coaches.
  • Jeffs Fall Short in NESCAC Championship Overtime Thriller to Wesleyan, 74-70
    March 01, 2015
    In a game of runs, the fifth-seeded Amherst College men’s basketball team fell short of its fourth straight conference title as it dropped a thrilling 74-70 overtime game in the 2015 NESCAC Championship final to Little Three rival and sixth-seeded Wesleyan University at Oosting Gymnasium Sunday.
  • Jeffs Advance to NESCAC Finals, Defeat Bowdoin, 76-56
    February 28, 2015
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The fifth-seeded Amherst College men’s basketball team returns to the NESCAC Championship game for the fourth consecutive season following a 76-56 win over second-seeded Bowdoin College Saturday in semifinal action at Trinity College.
  • Jeffs Prepare for NESCAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2015
    The fifth-seeded Amherst College men’s basketball team is scheduled to play second-seeded Bowdoin College Saturday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the semifinal round of the 2015 NESCAC Championships on the campus of Trinity College.
  • Green Scores 29, Jeffs Cruise Past Tufts, 92-66
    February 21, 2015
    Junior Connor Green and the Amherst College men’s basketball team strung together another impressive performance from three-point range Saturday as the Jeffs defeated Tufts University, 92-66 in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC Championships at Cousens Gym.
  • NESCAC Quarterfinal Preview
    February 19, 2015
    The Amherst College men’s basketball team earned the No. 5 seed in the 2015 NESCAC Championships and will head to Medford, Mass. to face fourth-seeded Tufts University Saturday, Feb. 21 in quarterfinal action beginning at 2 p.m.
  • Green Hits Seven Three-Pointers, But Jeffs Fall to Middlebury, 82-69
    February 15, 2015
    Connor Green ’16 went 7-for-11 from three-point range but the Amherst College men’s basketball team dropped its 2014-15 regular-season finale to Middlebury College Sunday in Pepin Gym, 82-69.
  • Jeffs Defeat Lasell in Hixon's 1,000th Game
    February 12, 2015
    AMHERST, Mass. – Head Coach David Hixon ’75 of the Amherst College men’s basketball team coached his 1,000th game Thursday night as the Jeffs defeated non-conference opponent Lasell College, 69-52 at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Down Wesleyan, 76-59
    February 07, 2015
    Connor Green ’16 registered a game-high 26 points to help lead the Amherst College men’s basketball team to its fifth consecutive win Saturday afternoon with a 76-59 victory over Little Three and NESCAC rival Wesleyan University.
  • Racy Sets Amherst Record in 94-61 Rout Over Connecticut College
    February 06, 2015
    Sophomore Jeff Racy set a school record for single game three-point makes, connecting on an incredible 10-of-14 shots from long distance en route to a career-high 30 points to lead the Amherst College men’s basketball team to a 94-61 victory over Connecticut College Friday night.
  • Jeffs Never Trail, Defeat RIC, 72-63
    February 03, 2015
    Four players scored in double-figures for the Amherst College men’s basketball team as the Jeffs earned a 72-63 non-conference road win Tuesday night against Rhode Island College.
  • Green Named ECAC Division III New England Player of the Week
    February 03, 2015
    A day after being named the NESCAC Player of the Week, Connor Green ’16 of the Amherst College men’s basketball team received ECAC Division III New England Player of the Week honors.
  • Green Named NESCAC Player of the Week
    February 02, 2015
    Junior guard Connor Green of the Amherst College men’s basketball team was named the NESCAC Player of the Week, as announced Monday by the league office.
  • Green Scores 33 as Jeffs Defeat Bowdoin, 81-66
    January 31, 2015
    Connor Green ’16 recorded a double-double with a season-high 33 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Amherst College men’s basketball team to an 81-66 win over Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon in LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • George, McCarthy Record Double-Doubles as Jeffs Cruise Past Colby, 83-62
    January 30, 2015
    David George ’17 and Johnny McCarthy ’18 each recorded a double-double and the Amherst College men’s basketball team hit 13 three-pointers as it cruised to an 83-62 win over Colby College Friday night in NESCAC action at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Fall to Trinity, 70-54
    January 24, 2015
    David George ’17 of the Amherst College men’s basketball team recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, but the Jeffs lost to Trinity College Saturday afternoon in NESCAC action at LeFrak Gymnasium, 70-54.
  • Jeffs Rally Late to Win Overtime Thriller over Rival Williams, 86-76
    January 21, 2015
    Connor Green ’16 scored 10 of his season-high 30 points in overtime to help secure the Amherst College men’s basketball team’s comeback win over NESCAC and Little Three archrival Williams College Wednesday night in LeFrak Gymnasium, 86-76.
  • Jeffs Earn 70-53 Win Over Bates
    January 17, 2015
    A strong first half and a well-balanced attack by the No. 25 Amherst College men’s basketball team lifted the Jeffs to a 70-53 NESCAC win over Bates College Saturday afternoon in LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Defeated by Tufts, 80-53
    January 16, 2015
    The Tufts University men’s basketball team shot 55.6% (10-of-18) from three-point range as they defeated No. 25 Amherst College Friday night at LeFrak Gymnasium, 80-53.
  • Green Joins 1,000 Point Club as No. 25 Amherst Defeats Wesleyan, 69-46
    January 13, 2015
    Junior guard Connor Green scored his 1,000th career point Tuesday night and helped lead the 25th-ranked Amherst College men’s basketball team to a decisive 69-46 win over Wesleyan University at LeFrak Gymnasium.
  • Jeffs Lose On Late Three-pointer to Williams, 71-70
    January 10, 2015
    A three-pointer by Ryan Kilcullen with four seconds remaining in the game lifted the Williams College men’s basketball team to a 71-70 win over No. 18 Amherst College Saturday afternoon in NESCAC play.
  • Green, George Lead Jeffs to 93-86 Win at Hamilton
    January 09, 2015
    Connor Green '16 and David George '17 combined to score 54 points as the 18th-ranked Amherst College men’s basketball team held on to defeat Hamilton College Friday night in its 2014-15 NESCAC opener, 93-86.
  • No. 18 Amherst Defeats No. 21 ECSU, 59-51
    January 06, 2015
    The 18th-ranked Amherst College men’s basketball team used a strong second half performance to defeat 21st-ranked Eastern Connecticut State University on the road Tuesday night, 59-51.
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