2015-16 Tartan Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Earns Fourth Straight Team Academic Honor by NABC; Six Individuals Honored
    July 27, 2016
    For the fourth consecutive year, 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 annual Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2015-16. Besides the team being honored, six members were selected to the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2015-16 season.
  • Eight Carnegie Mellon University Student-Athletes Selected to Phi Beta Kappa
    April 27, 2016
    Eight Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes will be inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society during commencement on May 15.
  • Serbin Named First Team ECAC Division III South Men’s Basketball All-Star
    March 22, 2016
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) garnered his second straight ECAC Division III Men's South Basketball All-Star honor. Serbin was named to the first team on Tuesday after garnering second team accolades a year ago. The postseason honor is the second for Serbin as he was named to the University Athletic Association (UAA) Second Team.
  • Ehland Tabbed UAA Rookie of the Year; Serbin Named All-UAA
    March 02, 2016
    Freshman Patrick Ehland (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team becomes the second Tartan to be named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year as the Association announced its postseason accolades on Wednesday, March 2.
  • Serbin Garners Second Straight CoSIDA Academic All-America Men’s Basketball Honor
    March 01, 2016
    For the second straight season, Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) was named to the Academic All-America Division III Men’s Basketball team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Tuesday, March 1. Serbin found a spot on the 2016 second team after being named to the third team a year ago.
  • Serbin Records 16th Double-Double in Setback to Case Western Reserve
    February 27, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team finished its season with a 93-87 setback to Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, February 27. Junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) led the Tartans on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium with his 16th double-double of the season. The loss ends the Tartans season with a 10-15 record and 3-11 mark in University Athletic Association (UAA) play while the Spartans end their campaign at 12-13, 5-9.
  • Men’s Basketball Wins Double-Overtime Thriller Over Rochester
    February 21, 2016
    Six players scored in double figures, as the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team won a, 102-97, thriller at home in double-overtime over the University of Rochester on Sunday, February 21 in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The Tartans are now 21-1 when scoring 100 or more points in a contest dating back to the 1947-48 season. The win moves Carnegie Mellon’s record to 10-14, 3-10 UAA while the Yellowjackets, who entered the game in a tie for the first place in the UAA, are now 17-7, 10-3.
  • Men’s Basketball’s Early Second Half Run Not Enough in Setback to Emory
    February 19, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Emory University on Friday, February 19 in University Athletic Association (UAA) play and dropped an 83-68 contest. The loss now puts the Tartans at 9-14 overall and 2-10 in UAA play while the Eagles improve to 17-6 and 10-2.
  • Serbin Becomes 19th Tartan to Reach 1,000 Points as Men’s Basketball Drops Contest at Washington U.
    February 14, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team continued University Athletic Association (UAA) play with an 80-75 setback to the Bears of Washington University in St. Louis on Sunday, February 14. The road loss puts Carnegie Mellon’s record at 9-13 and 2-9 in UAA play, as WashU moves to 12-10, 4-7.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops UAA Contest at Chicago
    February 12, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to the University of Chicago on Friday, February 12 and dropped a 94-59 University Athletic Association (UAA) contest. Carnegie Mellon is now 9-12 overall and 2-8 in UAA play while the Maroons move to 15-6, 6-4.
  • Serbin Repeats on CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    February 11, 2016
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 2015-16 Men’s Basketball Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Serbin is one of eight players on the District 4 team and earns the honor for the second year. To be nominated for the award, a student-athlete must be a starter or significant reserve and maintain a GPA of 3.3 or better.
  • Tartans Hold Home Court in 78-70 Win Against Brandeis
    February 07, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team hosted Brandeis University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action on Sunday, February 7, rallying for a 78-70 victory to improve to 9-11 and 2-7. Brandeis drops to 9-11 overall and 3-6 in the UAA.
  • Men’s Basketball Stumbles Against New York
    February 05, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team entertained the Violets of New York University on Friday, February 5 and dropped a 70-67 decision in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. Carnegie Mellon is now 8-11 and 1-7 in UAA play while NYU leaves Pittsburgh with a mark of 16-3, 5-3.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops 81-67 Road Contest at Brandeis
    January 31, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped an 81-67 decision at Brandeis University in University Athletic Association (UAA) on Sunday, January 31. Carnegie Mellon is now 8-10, 1-6, as Brandeis moves to 9-9, 3-4.
  • Men’s Basketball Upsets No. 22 New York in the Big Apple, 85-80
    January 29, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to New York to play the 22nd-ranked Violets of New York University on Friday, January 29. In the University Athletic Association (UAA) contest, the Tartans ended their six game skid with an 85-80 victory. The win moves Carnegie Mellon’s record to 8-9, 1-5 while NYU moves to 13-3, 3-3.
  • Three at Buzzer Falls Short as Tartans Drop 66-63 Contest at Rochester
    January 24, 2016
    Despite holding the University of Rochester to 37.1% shooting from the field, the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team dropped a 66-63 contest to the Yellowjackets on the road, Sunday, January 24. The Tartans fall to 7-9 and 0-5 in the University Athletic Association (UAA), while the Yellowjackets move to 10-6 and 3-2.
  • Emory Trips Up Tartans, 75-61
    January 22, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to Emory University for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest Friday, January 22, falling 75-61. The Tartans are now 7-8 and 0-4 while the Eagles move to 10-5, 3-1.
  • Serbin Honored by ECAC
    January 20, 2016
    Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) was named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Player of the Week after posting his seventh and eighth double-double of the year for the Tartans this past week.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls 92-84 to Washington U.
    January 17, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team continued University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Sunday, January 17 and dropped a 92-84 contest to the Bears of Washington University on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The setback puts the Tartans record at 7-7, 0-3 while the Bears improve to 10-4, 2-1.
  • Tartans Drop Back-and-Forth Contest to No. 16 Chicago
    January 15, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted 16th-ranked University of Chicago in a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest Friday, January 15, falling late, 70-68. The Tartans are now 7-6 on the season and 0-2 in the UAA while the Maroons move to 11-2 and 2-0.
  • Tartans Fall in UAA Opener, 94-81, at Case Western Reserve
    January 09, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, January 9 to begin University Athletic Association (UAA) play. The Tartans fell 94-81 to the Spartans and are now 7-5 overall while the Spartans are 8-4.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops Close Battle to Penn State Behrend
    January 06, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Lions of Penn State Behrend, Wednesday, January 6, and dropped a 76-71 contest after leading for more than 18 minutes of the second half. Carnegie Mellon concludes its non-conference slate with a record of 7-4 while Penn State Behrend improves to 8-1.
  • Men’s Basketball Sets Single-Game Blocks Record with Win at La Roche
    January 04, 2016
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to La Roche College Monday, January 4 and opened the New Year with an 81-54 win over the Redhawks. In the win, the Tartans set the single-game blocks record with 15, passing the old mark of 13 set against Ohio Northern in 2007. Carnegie Mellon moves to 7-3 while the Redhawks are now 3-8.
  • Men’s Basketball Upsets #13 Franklin & Marshall
    December 30, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team led from wire-to-wire and upended the 13th-ranked Diplomats of Franklin & Marshall College on Wednesday, December 30, 74-54, on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The win improves the Tartans’ record to 6-3 while Franklin & Marshall is now 7-2.
  • Tartans Shoot Lights Out in 90-51 Win Against Penn State York
    December 12, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team rebounded from two tough losses to defeat Penn State York, 90-51, on Saturday in the consolation game of the Doc Greene Tournament hosted by Juniata College. The Tartans used a 59.3% shooting performance to move to 5-3 on the season.
  • Tartans Fall on Road to Randolph College, 73-70
    December 11, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to Juniata College for the Doc Greene Tournament hosted by the Eagles and fell in the opening game to Randolph College, 73-70. The Tartans are now 4-3 on the year, while the Wildcats improve to 6-1.
  • Shkil Records First Career Double-Double in Tartans Heartbreaking Setback at Heidelberg
    December 09, 2015
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Tiffin, Ohio, on Wednesday, December 9 to play Heidelberg University and dropped a heartbreaker ,73-71. Junior Chris Shkil (Mentor, Ohio/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) paced the Tartans with career-highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds to record his first career double-double. Carnegie Mellon is now 4-2 while Heidelberg moves to 5-3.
  • Serbin Garners Second Straight UAA Weekly Honor; Ehland Named ECAC South Rookie of the Week
    December 01, 2015
    For the second straight week to open the season, Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball junior Jack Serbin (New Albany, Ohio) was honored as University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week while freshman Patrick Ehland (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) received his first collegiate honor after being tabbed Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Rookie of the Week. The tandem helped the Tartans to a 2-1 mark last week and a 4-1 start to the season.
  • Men’s Basketball First to 100% Giving For Second Straight Year
    November 30, 2015
    All 14 members of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team made a contribution to the program, and became the first intercollegiate team at the university to achieve 100% giving for the second consecutive year.
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