2012-13 Tartan Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Earns Team Academic Honors by NABC; Three Individuals Honored
    July 18, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) when the committee on academics announced the inaugural Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2012-13. Besides the team being honored, three members were selected to the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2012-13 season.
  • Basketball Experience Helped Former Standout Paul Hamerly Become a True Entrepreneur
    April 24, 2013
    Paul Hamerly always knew that he was meant to be an entrepreneur. Having grown up in a house that fully embraced the entrepreneurial spirit, Hamerly longed for the opportunity to start a business of his own. After nearly two decades of a successful management career in the corporate world, Hamerly took his shot in 1996 when he developed Kitchen Basics.
  • Two Men’s Basketball Players Named All-UAA
    February 27, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team had two players named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Team by the league’s coaches when the Association announced its postseason All-Star teams Wednesday, February 27. Junior Asad Meghani (Dallas, Texas/The Greenhill School) found a spot on the Association’s second team while junior Rob Mohen (Stamford, Conn./Regis (NY)) received honorable mention status.
  • Ryan Einwag (TPR '09) Brings His Tartan Pride to the Basketball Courts of Chicago
    February 26, 2013
    One of the greatest players to ever put on a Carnegie Mellon basketball uniform, Ryan Einwag is still lacing up his sneakers and hitting the hardwood. Einwag and four other former Tartans have joined an adult basketball league in Chicago – and they are tearing up the courts of the Windy City.
  • Cordts Fuels Second Half Run and Moore Scores Career High in Season-Ending Win
    February 23, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team closed the season with a dramatic 80-76 overtime win over rival Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, February 23 behind a career-high 26 points from senior Andre Moore (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding). The Tartans finish the year with a 6-19 record and 3-11 mark in University Athletic Association play while the Spartans finish at 12-13 and 5-9.
  • Meghani Scores Career-High 22 at Emory
    February 17, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Atlanta, Ga. to play the Eagles of Emory University in a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest and dropped an 84-61 contest. The loss puts the Tartans record at 5-19, 2-11 while the Eagles move to 17-6, 9-4.
  • Tartans Make Season-High 13 Three-Pointers in Setback at #6 Rochester
    February 15, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to the 6th-ranked Yellowjackets of the University of Rochester Friday, February 15 for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest. The Tartans played the nationally ranked Yellowjackets wire-to-wire before dropping an 81-77 decision. Carnegie Mellon is now 5-18, 2-10 while Rochester moves to 21-2, 10-2.
  • Brophy Steal in Final Second Leads to Tartan Victory
    February 10, 2013
    A defensive stand by the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team in the final 22 seconds of the game led to a 56-55 home victory for the Tartans over New York University on Sunday, February 10.
  • Tartans Squander Late Lead to Brandeis
    February 08, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Brandeis University Friday, February 8 on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. In the University Athletic Association (UAA) contest, the Tartans dropped a heartbreaker to the Judges 73-68. Carnegie Mellon’s record is now 4-17, 1-9 while Brandeis moves to 16-5, 7-3.
  • Meghani Climbs All-Time School 3pt List in Loss at Chicago
    February 03, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest at the University of Chicago Sunday afternoon, 79-59. The loss puts the Tartans record at 4-16, 1-8 as the Maroons are now 9-10, 4-5.
  • Tartans Drop 90-72 Contest at #21 Washington
    February 01, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team faced Washington University, the 21st-ranked team in the nation, in St. Louis Friday, February 1. The Tartans dropped a 90-72 decision to the Bears in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. Carnegie Mellon is now 4-15, 1-7 as the Bears move to 15-4, 5-3.
  • Meghani’s Jumper Lifts Tartans Over Chicago in Overtime
    January 27, 2013
    Junior Asad Meghani (Dallas, Texas/The Greenhill School) connected on a jumper with 8.8 seconds left in overtime, as the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team won a thriller over the University of Chicago on Sunday, 75-74. The University Athletic Association victory moves the Tartans’ record to 4-14 and 1-6 while the Maroons are now 8-10, 2-5.
  • Tartans Hot Shooting Not Enough Against #24 Washington
    January 25, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted #24 Washington University Friday night in a University Athletic Association tilt in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans were setback by the Bears 84-76 dropping their overall mark to 3-14 and 0-6 in UAA play while Washington moves to 13-4, 3-3.
  • Tartans Drop Sunday Contest with Emory
    January 20, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team met a tough opponent in Emory University on Sunday, January 20 in University Athletic Association action. The Eagles' (11-4, 3-2) strong start was too much for the Tartans (3-12, 0-4) to overcome in the 95-70 defeat in Skibo Gymnasium.
  • Hot Shooting Effort Falls Short Against #2 Rochester
    January 18, 2013
    A hot shooting performance by the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team in which they hit a season-high 11 three-pointers fell short against University Athletic Association (UAA) rival University of Rochester on Friday night in Skibo Gymnasium. The #2 Yellowjackets used a 14-2 run to start the second half to regain the lead and went on for the nine-point, 72-63, win to remain undefeated on the season at 15-0 and 4-0 in UAA play. The Tartans now sit at 3-12 and 0-4.
  • Moore Records First Career Double-Double as Tartans Fall 59-53 at NYU
    January 13, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped a 59-53 contest at New York University on Sunday, January 13. Senior Andre Moore (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding) recorded his first career double-double in the University Athletic Association (UAA) matchup while the Tartans fall to 3-11, 0-3 and NYU is now 12-2, 2-1.
  • Tartans Battle Strong in Loss at Brandeis
    January 11, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision to the Judges of Brandeis University on Friday, January 11 in Waltham, Mass. The Tartans fall to 0-2 in University Athletic Association play and 3-10 overall while the Judges remain unbeaten at 2-0 in the UAA and are 11-2 overall.
  • Tartans End Non-Conference Play with a 67-61 Victory Over Bethany
    January 07, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team finished its non-conference schedule with a 67-61 victory over the Bison of Bethany College Monday. January 7. The win on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium puts the Tartans at 3-9 while the Bison are now 11-4.
  • Mohen and Cordts Record Career Highs Against Case Western Reserve
    January 05, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened its University Athletic Association schedule on Saturday, January 5 against the Spartans of Case Western Reserve University on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans dropped a 76-73 decision to the Spartans as they move to 2-9, 0-1 and Case is now 8-4, 1-0.
  • Tartans Late Run Not Enough in Setback at Penn State Behrend
    January 02, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled north to play the Lions of Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, January 2 and dropped a 66-53 decision. The Tartans move to 2-8 while the Lions are now 7-4.
  • Career Highs Lift Tartans to a 75-65 Win Over La Roche
    December 20, 2012
    (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Redhawks of La Roche College Thursday, December 20 and led wire-to-wire, as they came away with a 75-65 victory. The win improves the Tartans’ record to 2-7 while the Redhawks are now 5-6.
  • Nationally Ranked Catholic Upends Tartans at Home
    December 08, 2012
    For the second consecutive game, the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team played a nationally ranked opponent, its third such matchup of the season and fell at home 60-46 to No. 12 Catholic University. Senior Andre Moore (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding) led the Tartans (1-7) while the Cardinals (6-1) were led by Chris Kearney.
  • Moore Leads Tartans in Defeat Against No. 20 Adrian
    December 01, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team entertained No. 20 Adrian College Saturday in Skibo Gymnasium falling 62-51. The Tartans are now 1-6 on the season as the Bulldogs remain undefeated at 6-0.
  • Tartans Take Undefeated Juniata to Overtime
    November 27, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Juniata College Tuesday, November 27 and took the undefeated Eagles into overtime before dropping a 76-70 decision. Carnegie Mellon is now 1-5 while Juniata improves to 5-0.
  • Loebbaka Scores Career-High as Late Run Falls Short for Tartans in DoubleTree Invitational
    November 25, 2012
    A late run by the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team fell short as Capital University held on for the 64-63 victory in the consolation game of the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Invitational in Skibo Gymnasium on Sunday, November 25. Sophomore Matt Loebbaka (Mt. Prospect, Ill./Prospect) recorded a career-high 14 points and was named to the all-tournament team.
  • Nine Tartans Score in Opening-Round Setback at Carnegie Mellon / DoubleTree Tournament
    November 24, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped a 70-66 decision to the Bearcats of St. Vincent College on the first day of the Carnegie Mellon/DoubleTree Tournament held in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans are now 1-3 on the season while the Bearcats improve to 3-1.
  • Mohen's Career Night Leads Tartans Past Gators on the Road
    November 20, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team recorded its first victory of the season, as they traveled to Meadville, Pa. and defeated the Gators of Allegheny College 57-53. Behind junior Rob Mohen's (Stamford, Conn./Regis (NY)) career night, the Tartans improved to 1-2 overall while the Gators dropped their first of the season moving to 2-1.
  • Moore Scores Career-High 22 Points Against Otterbein
    November 17, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team competed in the consolation game of the Al Van Wie / Rotary Classic hosted by the College of Wooster Saturday, November 17. Senior Andre Moore (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding) scored a career-high 22 points in the Tartans 75-58 loss to Otterbein University. Carnegie Mellon is 0-2 on the season while the Cardinals even their mark at 1-1.
  • Meghani Pours in 20 Points in Tartans Season Opener at #13 Wooster
    November 16, 2012
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Wooster, Ohio Friday, November 16 opening its 2012-13 campaign at the Al Van Wie / Rotary Classic. Carnegie Mellon played the host, 13th-ranked Fighting Scots of Wooster, in the first round and dropped a 79-67 decision behind junior Asad Meghani’s (Dallas, Texas/The Greenhill School) game-high 20 points.
  • Men’s Basketball Returns 11 for 2012-13 Season
    November 08, 2012
    The 2012-2013 Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team returns 11 letter winners, all which played in at least 45% of the contests a year ago. Included in the returners from a 9-16 and 4-10 in University Athletic Association (UAA) squad from a year ago are two starters along with two others with starting experience. Head coach Tony Wingen, in his 23rd year at the helm, will welcome three newcomers to a mix of veteran talent.
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