2013-14 Tartan Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Earns Team Academic Honors by NABC; Seven Individuals Honored
    July 23, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was recognized for the second straight year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) when the committee on academics announced the second annual Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2013-14. Besides the team being honored, seven members were selected to the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2013-14 season.
  • Mohen Makes Major League Decisions Following Collegiate Career
    April 29, 2014
    Walking off the basketball court for the last time after his final collegiate game, Carnegie Mellon University senior Rob Mohen admits it was one of the hardest things he has ever had to do, but he is ready to incorporate basketball into his life in a different way.
  • Serbin Tabbed UAA Rookie of the Year; Two Others Named Men’s Basketball All-UAA
    March 03, 2014
    Freshman Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team becomes the first Tartan to be named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Year as the Association announced its postseason accolades on Monday, March 3.
  • Four Score in Double Figures as Tartans Close Season Against Case
    March 01, 2014
    The senior laden Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team ended its season on Saturday, March 1 with four players scoring in double figures in an 80-66 defeat to Case Western Reserve University at home in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans finish the year with an 11-14 overall mark and 4-10 record in University Athletic Association (UAA) play.
  • Men’s Basketball Wire-to-Wire Play Not Enough at #3 Washington U.
    February 23, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to St. Louis, Mo. on Sunday, February 23 and dropped an 83-79 heartbreaker to the third-ranked Bears of Washington University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play after leading most of the second half. Carnegie Mellon moves to 11-13, 4-9 while Washington is now 22-2 and remains perfect in UAA play at 13-0.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls in Closing Seconds at Chicago
    February 21, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team was in University Athletic Association (UAA) action on Friday, February 21 at the University of Chicago. The Maroons downed the Tartans, 79-77, with a three-point bucket by Royce Muskeyvalley with 1.9 seconds remaining. It was the second time this season that Muskeyvalley hit the winner against the Tartans in the closing seconds. The Tartans are now 11-12, 4-8 while the Maroons move to 14-9, 7-5
  • Former Head Basketball Coach Dave Maloney Honored
    February 20, 2014
    On Sunday, February 16, Carnegie Mellon University honored former head men’s basketball coach Dave Maloney who passed away in September 2012.
  • Balanced Scoring Helps Tartans Roll Rochester
    February 16, 2014
    Sunday afternoon the Carnegie Mellon University Tartans defeated the University of Rochester 73-62 in men’s basketball action in their second match-up during University Athletic Association (UAA) play. With the win, the Tartans sweep the season series with Rochester and even their record at 11-11 and are 4-7 in the UAA, as the Yellowjackets fall to 8-14 and 2-9.
  • First Half Lead Doesn’t Hold as Tartans Drop Game to Eagles
    February 14, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Emory University in an University Athletic Association (UAA) showdown on February 14 on the hardwood in Skibo Gymnasium. Although four Tartans scored in double figures led by junior Seth Cordts’ (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan) career-high 23 points, the Tartans fell 100-86 to the Eagles. Carngie Mellon is now 10-11, 3-7 while Emory improves to 14-7, 6-4.
  • Cordts Matches Career-High in Setback at Brandeis
    February 09, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Brandeis University on Sunday, February 9 and dropped an 87-62 decision in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. In the setback junior Seth Cordts (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan) matched his career-high with 18 points while the Tartans are now 10-10, 3-6, as Brandeis improves to 11-9, 3-6.
  • Meghani Breaks Three-Point Career Mark in Overtime Loss at New York
    February 07, 2014
    Despite a school-record performance by senior Asad Meghani (Dallas, Texas/The Greenhill School) and a career-best performance by junior Seth Cordts (Amherst, N.H./Souhegan), the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 92-86 overtime University Athletic Association (UAA) contest at New York University on Friday, February 7. Carnegie Mellon is now 10-9, 3-5 while New York moves to 14-5, 4-4.
  • Serbin's 29 Points and Stand-Up Defense Leads Tartans to 77-75 Victory
    February 02, 2014
    Freshman Jack Serbin’s (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) career afternoon led the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team to a 77-75 victory over Brandeis University in University Athletic Association play in Skibo Gymnasium on Sunday, February 2. The Tartans improve to 10-8 on the year and 3-4 in the league while the Judges drop to 9-9 and 1-6.
  • Three Tartans Score in Double Figures in Setback to NYU
    January 31, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team entertained the Violets of New York University on Friday, January 31 and dropped a 76-65 decision in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The loss moves Carnegie Mellon’s record to 9-8 and 2-4 in UAA play while NYU is now 13-4, 3-3.
  • Tartans Fall in High Scoring Affair with #8 Washington U.
    January 26, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team hosted #8 Washington University Sunday, January 26 in a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest in Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans were setback by the Bears 94-81 dropping their overall mark to 9-7 and 2-3 in UAA play while Washington moves to 14-2, 5-0.
  • Late Game Heroics Down Tartans
    January 24, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened its home University Athletic Association (UAA) slate on Friday, January 24 on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The Maroons of the University of Chicago downed the Tartans, 65-64, with a jumper by Royce Muskeyvalley with 1.4 seconds remaining. Carnegie Mellon is now 9-6, 2-2 while Chicago improves to 10-5, 3-1
  • Manoli Earns Men’s Basketball UAA Honor
    January 21, 2014
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Christian Manoli (San Rafael, Calif./Terra Linda) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week for his performance this past weekend. The Tartans turned in two road victories with the first, a 95-83 victory, at Emory Friday night before topping Rochester Sunday afternoon, 76-70.
  • Tartans Stellar Second Half at Rochester Results in 76-70 Victory
    January 19, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to the University of Rochester Sunday, January 19 for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest. The Tartans erased a 13-point first half deficit to pullout a 76-70 victory. Freshman Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) scored a career-high 24 points to help improve the Tartans record to 9-5, 2-1 while Rochester moves to 7-7, 1-2.
  • Manoli’s Career-High 32 Points Lifts Men’s Basketball to a 95-83 Victory at Emory
    January 17, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to play Emory University on Friday, January 17, as Senior Christian Manoli (San Rafael, Calif./Terra Linda) scored a career-high 32 points in a 95-83 University Athletic Association (UAA) victory for the Tartans. The win moves Carnegie Mellon’s record to 8-5, 1-1 while Emory is now 9-4, 1-1.
  • Late Run Upsets Tartans on the Road at Case Western Reserve
    January 11, 2014
    A late second-half comeback stopped the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team from stealing a road University Athletic Association win as Case Western Reserve University pulled out an 84-81 win at home to start league play. The Tartans are now 7-5 and 0-1 with the Spartans moving to 9-3 and 1-0.
  • Strong Second Half Start Leads Tartans Over Allegheny
    January 08, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team finished its non-University Athletic Association (UAA) schedule with a 73-65 home victory over Allegheny College on Wednesday afternoon January 8. The win pushes the Tartans record to 7-4 while the Gators move to 3-9.
  • Mohen Scores 15 in Tartans Loss to Penn State Behrend
    January 04, 2014
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team started the new year with a 74-60 setback to Penn State Behrend on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium Saturday, January 4. The loss drops the Tartans record to 6-4 while the Lions improve to 8-2.
  • Manoli Records First Career Double-Double in Tartans Setback against Skidmore
    December 30, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team ended play at the Land of Magic Classic with an 82-70 win setback to Skidmore College, Monday, December 30 at the ICI Center on the campus of Emory-Riddle University in Daytona Beach Florida despite senior Christian Manoli’s (San Rafael, Calif./Terra Linda) first career double-double. The Tartans are now 6-3 overall as the Thoroughbreds move to 6-2.
  • Tartans Dominate Boards in Victory over Salisbury at Land of Magic Classic
    December 29, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team started its holiday trip to the Land of Magic Classic with a 79-70 win over Salisbury University, Sunday, December 29 at the ICI Center on the campus of Emory-Riddle University in Daytona Beach Florida. The win improves the Tartans record to 6-2 while the Sea Gulls even their mark at 4-4.
  • Tartans Beaten on Last Second Shot at La Roche College
    December 18, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to La Roche College on Wednesday, December 18 to play the Redhawks and dropped a 73-72 contest on a three-pointer by Lionel Perkins with 2.6 seconds left in the game. The loss moves the Tartans record to 5-2 while the Redhawks improve to 6-3.
  • Tartans Topple Bulldogs 70-44
    December 07, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Adrian, Michigan to play the Bulldogs of Adrian College on Saturday, December 7 and came away with a 70-44 victory. The win improves the Tartans record to 5-1 while the Bulldogs are now 1-6.
  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Loebbaka Named to the Division III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
    December 05, 2013
    Carnegie Mellon University’s junior men’s basketball player Matt Loebbaka was chosen as a member of the Division III NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee earlier this month. Loebbaka will be one of 24 national representatives to serve on the committee when his term begins in January.
  • Meghani Pours in Career-High in Tartans Heartbreaking Setback at Juniata
    December 03, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Huntingdon, Pa. on Tuesday, December 3 to play its first road contest of the 2013-14 season and dropped 70-67 contest to Juniata College on a last second basket. Senior Asad Meghani (Carrollton, Texas/Greenhill School) paced the Tartans with a career-high 24 points on 7-of-11 from behind the arc. The loss was the first of the season for the Tartans, as they are now 4-1 while the Eagles improve to 5-1.
  • Tartans Win Home DoubleTree Invitational with 68-62 Victory Over #8 Hampden-Sydney
    December 01, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team competed in the championship game of the Carnegie Mellon / DoubleTree Invitational on Sunday, December 1 against 8th-ranked Hampden-Sydney College and upset the Tigers 68-62. The win marks the first for the Tartans over a ranked opponent since February 2012 and the first over a top 10 team since 2008 when they defeated then ranked #1 Washington University in St. Louis. With the victory on Sunday afternoon, Carnegie Mellon improves to 4-0 while Hampden-Sydney is now 4-2.
  • Tartans Win First Round Game of the DoubleTree Invitational
    November 30, 2013
    (PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team defeated Penn State New Kensington 106-82 on the first day of the Carnegie Mellon/DoubleTree Tournament held in Skibo Gymnasium Saturday, November 30. The win improves the Tartans’ record to 3-0 on the season while the Lions move to 1-2.
  • Men's Basketball Postponed vs. Allegheny
    November 26, 2013
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball game scheduled for Tuesday, November 26 at 8:00 p.m. against Allegheny College has been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, January 8 at 3:00 p.m. The game has been moved due to inclement weather in the area.
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