2016-17 Men's Basketball News

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    January 19, 2017
    Spartans Ready for First Place Battle with Eagles Before Hosting Mariners As the halfway point of the North Atlantic Conference schedule passes this weekend, the Castleton University men’s basketball team has a great opportunity to take control of the league standings, hosting Husson University Friday, Jan. 20, and Maine Maritime Academy Saturday, Jan. 21, at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 16, 2017
    Tondi Mushandu Named NAC Player of Week After helping the Castleton University men’s basketball team to back-to-back victories over the past week, moving the Spartans into a tie for first place in the conference standings, junior Tondi Mushandu has been named the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
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    January 14, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Completes Season Sweep of NEC, 76-65 Castleton University once again received contributions from several players, as four Spartans scored in double figures to help defeat New England College, 76-65, Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action at Bridges Gym.
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    January 12, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Wins Shootout over Colby-Sawyer, 101-92 Castleton University shot 56.5 percent from the field, including 50 percent from behind the three-point line, as seven players reached double figures in scoring to help the Spartans hold off Colby-Sawyer College, 101-92, Thursday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 11, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Hosts Chargers, Faces NEC on Road With the standings in the North Atlantic Conference tightening up, the Castleton University men’s basketball team encounters two crucial tests over the weekend, hosting Colby-Sawyer Thursday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 p.m. before facing New England College on the road Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m.
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    January 07, 2017
    Spartans Lose NAC Contest to Green Mountain In a competitive North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball contest, Green Mountain College put together a scoring run over the final six minutes to defeat Castleton University, 62-56, Saturday afternoon at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 06, 2017
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Welcomes Green Mountain Saturday Off to its best start in 30 years, the Castleton University men’s basketball team returns to Glenbrook Gym for an important North Atlantic Conference contest against Green Mountain College Saturday, Jan. 7, starting at 1 p.m.
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    January 02, 2017
    Chad Copeland Named NAC Men’s Basketball Player of Week After helping Castleton University win two games at the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Classic at Lehman College, senior forward Chad Copeland has been named the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
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    December 30, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Uses Long Ball for Victory over Lehman The Castleton University men’s basketball team hit 13 three-pointers, by far the most in a single game this season, as the Spartans held off a rally by host Lehman College to defeat the Lightning, 61-56, Friday night in the final game of the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Classic at APEX Gym.
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    December 29, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Defeats Stevens, 62-57 Castleton University held one of the top three-point field goal shooting teams in the country to under 20 percent shooting from behind the arc, as the Spartans held on to defeat the Stevens Institute of Technology, 62-57, Thursday evening in the first game of the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Classic, hosted by Lehman College at APEX Gym.
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    December 28, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Resumes Play in Bronx The Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to continue its best start in over 20 years, as the Spartans resume the 2016-17 season by participating in the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29-30, at the APEX Main Gym in Bronx, N.Y.
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    December 10, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Uses Balanced Scoring Effort for 58-50 Win Castleton University received contributions from several players as the Spartans defeated the Lyndon State Hornets, 58-50, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    December 08, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Picks Up Road Win at Johnson State, 79-67 Chad Copeland scored a season-high 30 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for a double-double, and Edmund Fitzgerald also notched a double-double as Castleton University pulled away late to defeat Johnson State College, 79-67, Thursday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game.
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    December 07, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Travels to Johnson State, Hosts Lyndon State The Castleton University men’s basketball team hopes to get back on the winning track this weekend, first traveling to Johnson State to face the Badgers Thursday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. before hosting the Lyndon State Hornets at Glenbrook Gym Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m.
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    December 03, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Falls at Thomas College, 70-69 Castleton University held the lead for a major portion of its second game in a 24-hour span, but Thomas College connected on 13 three-pointers to defeat the Spartans, 70-69, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium.
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    December 02, 2016
    Spartan Men’s Hoop Defeats UMF on Road, 83-66 Castleton University took advantage of its size and driving ability, hitting over 50 percent of its field goal attempts as it defeated Maine-Farmington, 83-66, Friday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Dearborn Gym.
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    December 01, 2016
    Spartan Men’s Hoop Heads to Maine for Weekend NAC Contests After extending its winning streak to four games Wednesday, the Castleton University men’s basketball team hits the road, traveling across New England for North Atlantic Conference contests at Maine-Farmington Friday, Dec. 2, at 5:30 p.m. and at Thomas College Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m.
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    November 30, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Defeats Pilgrims, 90-77 Castleton University received contributions from several players, as five Spartans scored in double figures to help their team defeat New England College, 90-77, Wednesday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    November 29, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Opens NAC Schedule Against NEC The Castleton University men’s basketball team brings a three-game winning streak into Wednesday’s North Atlantic Conference opener against New England College, the first game of a basketball doubleheader at Glenbrook Gym starting at 5:30 p.m.
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    November 28, 2016
    Chad Copeland Named NAC Player of Week After leading Castleton University to two victories over regional foes during the past week, senior Chad Copeland has been named the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
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    November 27, 2016
    Spartan Men’s Hoop Earns Key Road Win at Southern Vermont, 73-70 Castleton University overcame a seven-point deficit to take the lead midway through the second half, and a balanced scoring effort allowed the Spartans to defeat the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers, 73-70, Sunday afternoon in a non-conference men’s collegiate basketball game at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
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    November 25, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Heads to Southern Vermont Sunday After having Thanksgiving dinner together, the Castleton University men’s basketball team is preparing to face Southern Vermont College Sunday, Nov. 27, starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Mountaineer Athletic Center in Bennington, Vt.
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    November 22, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Pulls Out Victory Over Panthers The Castleton University men’s basketball team held on for a 52-50 victory over Plymouth State Tuesday night in a non-conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
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    November 21, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Hosts Plymouth State Tuesday The Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to continue its winning ways when it hosts Plymouth State Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Glenbrook Gym beginning at 7:30 p.m.
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    November 18, 2016
    Spartan Men’s Hoop Earns First Victory of Season Castleton University opened the second half with an 11-0 run to extend a small halftime lead, as the Spartans shot 63 percent from the field on their way to a 79-65 victory over the Curry Colonels Friday night in a non-conference men’s collegiate basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    November 17, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Opens Home Schedule Friday The Castleton University men’s basketball team opens its 11-game home schedule Friday, Nov. 18, against Curry College starting at 7 p.m. at Glenbrook Gym.
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    November 15, 2016
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Loses Season Opener at Skidmore Skidmore College used the three-point shot to its advantage Tuesday night, as the Thoroughbreds hit 15 three-pointers on their way to a 77-61 victory over Castleton University in a non-conference men’s collegiate basketball game at the Williamson Center.
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    November 14, 2016
    Spartan Men’s Hoop Opens 2016-17 Season at Skidmore Tuesday The Castleton University men’s basketball team opens the 2016-17 season with high hopes, as the Spartans look to move back into the top half of the North Atlantic Conference standings and contend for the conference title.
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    November 10, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Selected to Finish Third in NAC Preseason Poll The Castleton University men’s basketball team was selected to finish third in the North Atlantic Conference in the upcoming season, as the 2016-17 NAC Men’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released Thursday by the league office.
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    November 04, 2016
    Spartan Spotlight: Cory Anderson '92 Before the final buzzer of the 1991-1992 season, Cory Anderson would rewrite the Castleton men’s basketball record book in nearly every category.
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    September 20, 2016
    Castleton Announces 2016-17 Men’s Basketball Schedule Castleton University head men’s basketball coach Paul Culpo has announced the 2016-17 schedule, which includes 11 home games as well as a trip to New York City right after Christmas.