2018-2019 Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Takes Down No. 19 Springfield
    January 18, 2020
    Paced by Senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) with 21 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, the Emerson Lions took down the No.19 ranked Springfield Pride in regulation, 74-70.
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Stays Local
    January 15, 2020
    Two games into NEWMAC play, the Emerson men’s basketball begins a new week staying local over at MIT on Wednesday and returns home on Saturday for a matinee meeting with Springfield. The Lions trek over to Cambridge for a 7:00 p.m. tip-off on Wednesday and host the Pride in a NEWMAC Semifinal rematch on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Snags 54-44 Triumph At MIT
    January 15, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - It was a win over at the Cage for the Emerson men’s basketball team behind a 16-point night from senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) alongside a double-double effort of 13 points and and 12 boards by sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) to push the Lions to a 54-44 NEWMAC triumph over MIT on Wednesday night. 
  • Men's Basketball Shoulders First NEWMAC Setback At Clark, 82-73
    January 11, 2020
    WORCESTER, Mass. - Despite four double digit showings on the stat sheet, it was not enough for the Emerson men’s basketball team as the Lions shouldered its first NEWMAC setback at Clark, 82-73, on Saturday afternoon at Kneller Athletic Center. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Enters NEWMAC Play
    January 08, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - Off the brink of a 2020 opening 87-81 overtime victory over No. 17 Nichols this past Thursday, the Emerson men’s basketball team carry momentum entering NEWMAC competition starting on Wednesday afternoon when the Lions host Coast Guard at 2:00 p.m.. On Saturday, the Purple trek to Worcester for its first road NEWMAC tilt at Clark at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Puts Up 94-75 NEWMAC Opening Victory Over Coast Guard
    January 08, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson men's basketball received help from all sides and saw six Lions register double figures in the score column to help the home team to a NEWMAC opening 94-75 victory over Coast Guard on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Waterhouse & Houston Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    January 06, 2020
    Emerson’s Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.) and Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) took home the New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive and Defensive player awards for their performances last week.
  • Men's Basketball Prevails Over No. 7 Nichols, 87-81, In Overtime
    January 02, 2020
    DUDLEY, Mass. - The sophomores went to work with Zach Waterhouse, Jarred Houston and Nate Martin casino in 20+ points in a convincing 87-81 overtime win over the No. 7 Nichols Bison on Thursday night in the Emerson men’s basketball team’s first game coming out of holiday break. 
  • Men's Basketball Takes Care Of Lesley, 103-70
    December 10, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - With the help of every player tallying a point, led by 18 points from sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) and double figures in points from three more Lions, the Emerson men’s basketball team took care of Lesley, 103-70, on Tuesday night to wrap the 2019 portion of its schedule. 
  • Men’s Basketball Upended By No. 14 Amherst
    December 07, 2019
    The Emerson Men’s Basketball team welcomed the No. 14 Amherst Mammoths to the Brown & Plofker Gym on Saturday afternoon, falling by 11 points 97-86 despite a 29 point performance from sophomore Nate Martin (Washington, D.C.).
  • O'Connor Notches 1,000th Point; Men's Basketball Locks 79-75 Win Over Emmanuel (Mass.)
    December 05, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Highlighted by senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) reaching the 1,000 career point milestone, the help of double figure efforts from four different Lions and a strong second half edged the Emerson men’s basketball team past Emmanuel (Mass.), 79-75, to snap the Saints’ five game win streak on Thursday night. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Spends First Week Of December At Home
    December 03, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The holiday is over and it is back to the court. The Emerson men’s basketball team spends the first full week of December at home with a pair of non conference matchups. The week starts out with the Lions hosting its Boston Commons foe, Suffolk, on Tuesday and welcomes No. 3 Amherst for a Saturday matinee. 
  • O'Connor Sends Men's Basketball Past Suffolk, 75-73
    December 03, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - With five seconds on the clock, senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) nailed down the game winning jumper to send the Emerson men’s basketball team to a 75-73 thriller victory over Suffolk on Tuesday night in non-conference action. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Eyes Return To Win Column Before Holiday Break
    November 26, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson men’s basketball team heads into its only game of the week out at Pine Manor looking for a return back into the win column after a three-game skid. The Lions set out for a Tuesday night meeting with the Gators at 6:00 p.m., a team whom they defeated 91-84 last season.
  • Men's Basketball Trounces Pine Manor, 99-82
    November 26, 2019
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - It was a career night for sophomore Nate Martin (Washington D.C.) as he poured in 33 points followed by three more Lions shooting n double figures to push the Emerson men’s basketball team back into the win column with a 99-82 win over Pine Manor on Tuesday night.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls To Division I Hartford In Matinee
    November 21, 2019
    The Emerson Men's Basketball team fell to the Division I Hartford Hawks on Thursday afternoon in an 11:00am matinee hosted by Hartford.  The lions were paced by a pair of sophomores Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.) and Nate Martin (Washington, D.C.) who had 16 and 14 points respectively.
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Begins Three-Game Road Stint
    November 18, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Eyeing a return back into the win column after shouldering its first setback of 2019 on Saturday, the Emerson men’s basketball team heads out on the road for the start of a three-game road trip this coming week. The Lions trek out to Brandeis tonight at 7:00 p.m. before an early 11:00 a.m. matchup down at Hartford on Thursday.
  • Men's Basketball Forge Second Half Comeback ; Outlasted By Brandeis, 76-74
    November 18, 2019
    WALTHAM, Mass. - 22 points from senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) helped the Emerson men’s basketball forge a second half comeback, but came up two points short behind a last second layup by Brandeis to set the Lions back, 76-74, on Monday night. 
  • Men's Basketball Downed By Tufts
    November 16, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) and sophomore Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.) dished 15 points apiece, but was not enough as the Emerson men’s basketball slipped in its first setback of 2019 in a 103-82 loss on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Heads Into First Full Week of 2019
    November 12, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - We have officially flipped the calendar to a new year for Emerson men’s basketball, who enter the 2019-20 season as the defending NEWMAC champions. The Lions kicked off its home 2019 campaign with a commanding 99-69 win over Worcester State Saturday night. Tuesday has the Lions out at Gordon at 7:00 p.m. before they wrap the week at home hosting Tufts at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Handles Gordon, 99-79, For Second Straight Win
    November 12, 2019
    NORTON, Mass. - It was another dominating win by the Emerson men’s basketball team thanks to a 25 point and 13 rebound showing by senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) followed by three more double figure efforts to lead the Lions to a 99-79 victory at Gordon on Tuesday night. 
  • Men's Basketball Runs Away With Commanding 99-69 Win Over Worcester State
    November 09, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Paced by an overall game high 20 points by sophomore Nate Martin (Washington D.C.), the Emerson men’s basketball team put up an impressive season home opening 99-69 victory over Worcester State on Saturday night. 
  • Men’s Basketball Tabbed as No. 2 Team In NEWMAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    November 05, 2019
    The Emerson Men’s Basketball Team has been ranked No. 2 in the NEWMAC preseason poll for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. 
  • Men's Basketball Announces Incoming Freshman Class
    October 09, 2019
    The Emerson Men's Basketball Team has announced their incoming Freshman class for the 2019-2020 season.