2018-19 Tartan Men's Basketball News

  • Howarth Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    February 21, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University junior Zach Howarth (Freehold, N.J./St. John Vianney) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Google Cloud Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team. Howarth is one of five players, and lone junior, on the District 4 team. 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 Second Half Run on Senior Day Not Enough Against Emory
    February 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team dropped an 89-74 University Athletic Association (UAA) game to the visiting Eagles of Emory University Sunday afternoon. Carnegie Mellon moves to 10-14 overall and has a mark of 5-8 in UAA play. Emory is now 19-5 and tied atop the UAA with a 10-3 mark.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to #22 Rochester
    February 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team entertained 22nd-ranked University of Rochester on Friday night and dropped a 79-58 University Athletic Association (UAA) contest. The Tartans are now 10-13 and 5-7 in UAA play while the Yellowjackets move to 19-4 and 9-3, as Rochester remains in a tie for the top spot in the UAA.
  • Tartans Win 70-66 in Big Apple Over NYU
    February 10, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team was back in action Sunday afternoon in New York against the Violets of New York University and came away with a 70-66 University Athletic Association (UAA) win. The Tartans move to 10-12 and 5-6 in UAA play while the Violets are now 7-15, 1-10.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops Tough Battle at Brandeis
    February 08, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team continued University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Friday night with a 72-68 tough loss at Brandeis University. The Tartans move to 9-12 overall and 4-6 in UAA play while the Judges are now 12-9, 5-5.
  • Tartans Overcome Slow Start to Top Maroons, 71-69
    February 03, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team entertained the University of Chicago on Sunday afternoon and overcame a slow start to down the Maroons 71-69. The University Athletic Association (UAA) win moves the Tartans record to 9-11 overall and 4-5 in the UAA. The Maroons, who were tied for the top spot in the UAA heading into play Sunday afternoon, are now 13-7 and 6-3.
  • Buzzer Beater Drops Tartans at Home Against WashU, 87-85
    February 01, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Washington University in St. Louis in a University Athletic Association (UAA) showdown Friday night and a buzzer beater right outside the paint by the Bears Matt Nester lifted the visitor’s to an 87-85 win on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The setback moves the Tartans record to 8-11, 3-5 UAA while WashU is now 13-6, 6-2.
  • Howarth Tabs Career-High in Tartans Setback in Windy City
    January 27, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to the Windy City on Sunday for an afternoon University Athletic Association (UAA) tilt against the University of Chicago. The Cardinal and Gray dropped a 100-84 contest and are now 8-10 and 3-4 in UAA play, as the Maroons move to 12-6 and 5-2.
  • Tartans Strong First Half Defense Doesn’t Hold at Washington U.
    January 25, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Washington University in St. Louis on Friday for a University Athletic Association (UAA) contest and dropped a hard fought battle, 68-56. Carnegie Mellon is now 8-9 and 3-3 in UAA play, as the Bears move to 11-6, 4-2.
  • Hot Start by Eagles Drops Tartans, 116-100
    January 20, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team ran into a hot-shooting team in Emory University on Sunday, January 20 in a back-and-forth affair that finished with the Eagles holding home court, 116-100. The Tartans and Eagles are now both 3-2 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) while the Tartans sit at 8-8 overall with the Eagles at 12-4.
  • Late Run by No. 22 Rochester Tops Tartans, 78-70
    January 18, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team suffered its first University Athletic Association (UAA) loss of the season when the University of Rochester held on to win 78-70 Friday evening after a back-and-forth game. The Tartans are now 8-7 overall and 3-1 in the UAA while the 22nd-ranked Yellowjackets move to 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.
  • Men’s Basketball Extends Streak to Six with an 81-67 Win Over NYU
    January 13, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team continued University Athletic Association play on Sunday and won its sixth straight game with an 81-67 victory over New York University. The win improves Carnegie Mellon's record to 8-6 overall and 3-0 in UAA play. NYU is now 6-8, 0-3.
  • Season-High From Distance Helps Tartans Drop Brandeis, 80-63
    January 11, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team hit 13 three-pointers on its way to an 80-63 victory at home against Brandeis University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action on Friday, January 11. The Tartans move to 7-6 overall and 2-0 in the UAA while the Judges fall to 8-5 and 1-1.
  • Henry Receives Second UAA Athlete of the Week Honor
    January 08, 2019
    For the second time this season, senior Seth Henry (Fulton, Md./Reservoir) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week. Henry led the Tartans to a 2-0 week including an 85-71 victory over Case Western Reserve University to open UAA play.
  • Henry’s Double-Double Propels Tartans to 85-71 Win Over Case Western Reserve to Open UAA Play
    January 05, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Spartans of Case Western Reserve University on Saturday in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams with the Tartans coming away with an 85-71 victory. The win evens the Tartans record at 6-6 while the Spartans move to 7-5.
  • Tartans Win Overtime Thriller Against Marymount, 90-84
    January 02, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened 2019 hosting the Saints of Marymount University on Wednesday afternoon and won a 90-84 overtime thriller in Skibo Gymnasium. Sophomore Daniel Weiss’ (Marlboro, N.J.) tip-in with under a second to play in regulation sent the contest into overtime where the Tartans outscored the Saints 11-5 to improve to 5-6 at the conclusion of its non-conference schedule. Marymount is now 7-6.
  • Tartans Play Exhibition Game at Akron
    December 30, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team played an exhibition contest at Division I The University of Akron Sunday afternoon at James A. Rhodes Arena and fell by the score of 82-55 in front of a crowd of 2,446. The Tartans were led by junior Cooper Williams (Meriden, N.H./Kimball Union Academy), who finished with 12 points.
  • Tartans Strong Second Half Shooting Leads to 75-54 Win at Washington & Jefferson
    December 18, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team resumed play following a 10-day break on Tuesday and walked away with a 75-54 win at Washington & Jefferson College. The win moves the Tartans record to 4-6 overall while the Presidents are now 5-6.
  • Watson’s Free Throws Seal Tartans Overtime Win at Hobart
    December 08, 2018
    Sophomore Zach Watson’s (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) free throws with six second remaining in overtime sealed a 70-69 road victory for the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team at Hobart College Saturday afternoon. The win moves the Tartans record to 3-6 while the Statesmen are now 3-5.
  • Shooting Woes Hurt Tartans at La Roche
    December 03, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to cross-town opponent La Roche College on Tuesday for a non-conference evening match. The Redhawks, now 4-1, defended their home court, winning 78-60, pushing the Tartans record to 2-6 for the season.
  • Tartans Take Road Victory at Bethany
    December 01, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team were led by four players in double figures in a 69-60 road victory against Bethany College on Saturday afternoon. The Tartans move to 2-5 for the season while the Bison fall to 1-6.
  • Two Tartans Tabbed Double-Doubles in Setback at Allegheny
    November 28, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to Allegheny College for a weekday contest with the Gators on Wednesday and fell by the score of 82-78 despite two Tartans recording double-doubles. The Tartans are now 1-5 as the Gators improve to 4-1.
  • Late Lead Lost as Tartans Fall 79-71 to #9 Hamilton
    November 25, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team hosted ninth-ranked Hamiton College on Sunday in the championship game of the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Invitational. A late lead by the Tartans didn't hold, as the Continentals won 79-71 to stay undefeated while the Tartans move to 1-4.
  • Long Range Shooting Advances Tartans to Championship Game of DoubleTree Invitational
    November 24, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team used long range shooting and free throws to top Frostburg State University, 87-73, in the opening round of the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Invitational on Saturday. The Tartans advance to the championship game on Sunday when they'll face Hamilton.
  • Henry Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    November 20, 2018
    Senior Seth Henry (Fulton, Md./Reservoir) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week following his performance to the start of the 2018-19 season.
  • Tartans Open Home Slate with Setback to Mount Union
    November 20, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team host the University of Mount Union on Tuesday and dropped an 82-71 contest on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium. The Tartans are now 0-3 while the Raiders move to 4-1.
  • Tartans Run into Second Straight Hot Shooting Opponent in Loss at Penn State Behrend
    November 17, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Erie, Pennsylvania on Saturday to play the Lion of Penn State Behrend and dropped an 81-72 contest. Carnegie Mellon is now 0-2 on the young season while it was the opener for Behrend.
  • Henry Records Double-Double in Season Opener Setback at Chatham
    November 13, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team opened its 2018-19 season at Chatham University on Tuesday night and dropped an 88-70 decision to the Cougars. Chatham moves to 2-0 on the season after shooting 58% from the floor against the Tartans while Carnegie Mellon end the night shooting 41%.
  • Men’s Basketball Hires David Sloan as Full-Time Assistant
    October 17, 2018
    David Sloan has been announced by head coach Tony Wingen, in his 29th year at the helm of the Carnegie Mellon University’s men’s basketball program, as the full-time assistant coach for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. Sloan will also serve as the Tartans’ recruiting coordinator.
  • Four Athletes Honored as Andrew Carnegie Society Scholars
    October 04, 2018
    Every year beginning in 1975, Carnegie Mellon University has honored a select number of undergraduate seniors as Andrew Carnegie Society (ACS) Scholars. This year, four athletes are included on the list of 40 honorees – Gabe Bamforth (Cambridge, Mass. / CRLS) of men's swimming and diving, Seth Henry (Fulton, Md. / Reservoir) of men's basketball, Rory Hubbard (Rolling Hills Estates, Calif. / Palos Verdes Peninsula) of football and Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa. / Downingtown STEM Academy) of volleyball.