2016-17 Men's Basketball News

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    March 09, 2017
    Chad Copeland Named First Team New England All-ECAC Castleton University senior Chad Copeland continues to receive recognition for his exemplary 2016-17 season, as he was named a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men’s Basketball All-Star Team, announced Thursday by the league office.
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    February 24, 2017
    Thomas Defeats Castleton in NAC Men’s Basketball Semifinal Thomas College held off a second-half rally by Castleton University for a 71-57 victory Friday afternoon in the first semifinal of the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, hosted by Husson University at Newman Gymnasium.
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    February 23, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Looks to Make Impact at NAC Tournament Armed with the most overall victories in a season in three years, the Castleton University men’s basketball team heads to Bangor, Maine, for the NAC Tournament this weekend, looking to win its first conference title in five seasons.
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    February 22, 2017
    Chad Copeland Voted First Team All-Conference Castleton University senior forward Chad Copeland has been voted First Team All-North Atlantic Conference, as the men’s basketball conference postseason awards were announced Wednesday by the league office after a vote of the 10 conference head coaches.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Clinches Second Seed in NAC Tournament Despite Loss Castleton University clinched the second seed in next week’s North Atlantic Conference Tournament despite losing to Johnson State Saturday afternoon, 75-63, in the regular season finale for both men’s basketball teams at Glenbrook Gym.
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    February 16, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Holds On for One-Point Win at Lyndon State Castleton University withstood Lyndon State’s three-point shooting throughout the night, holding the Hornets without a field goal in the final three minutes of regulation to win, 69-68, Thursday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
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    February 15, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Closes Regular Season with Intrastate Rivals The Castleton University men’s basketball team closes the 2016-17 regular season with two crucial conference contests, facing Lyndon State on the road Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. before hosting Johnson State Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m.
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    February 11, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Loses at Husson Castleton University fell victim to an offensive onslaught by Husson University, as the Eagles defeated the Spartans, 85-59, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
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    February 10, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Earns Overtime Victory Over Mariners, 74-69 Maine Maritime hit a three-pointer as time expired in regulation to force overtime, but Castleton University tightened its defense and scored enough points in the extra session to defeat the Mariners, 74-69, Friday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
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    February 09, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Begins Final Road Swing in Maine With the 2016-17 regular season winding down, the Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to remain in position for a favorable draw in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Tournament as it travels across New England to face Maine Maritime Friday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. and Husson Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.
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    February 04, 2017
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Pulls Out 78-71 Win over UMF In a tightly-contested game, Castleton University took better care of the ball in the second half and rode a career-high scoring performance from Tondi Mushandu to defeat Maine-Farmington, 78-71, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    February 03, 2017
    Spartan Men’s Basketball Defeats Thomas, 61-45 The Castleton University men’s basketball team took care of the basketball and played tough defense to defeat Thomas College, 61-45, Friday evening in a North Atlantic Conference game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    February 02, 2017
    Important NAC Home Games for Castleton Men’s Hoop Locked in a four-way tie for second place in the North Atlantic Conference standings, the Castleton University men’s basketball team hosts two of the other teams in that tie, welcoming Thomas College Friday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m. and Maine-Farmington Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. to Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 31, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Battles Back Before Losing in Overtime Castleton University battled back from a double-digit deficit to force overtime, but Colby-Sawyer College prevailed, 77-74, Tuesday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game at Coffin Field House.
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    January 30, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Begins Crucial Stretch Tuesday at Colby-Sawyer The Castleton University men’s basketball team begins a stretch of three games over the span of five days with a trip to New London, N.H., to face Colby-Sawyer College Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 5:30 p.m.
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    January 28, 2017
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Loses at Green Mountain Castleton University was forced to play from behind the entire afternoon, putting together a rally in the second half to close its deficit, but Green Mountain College held off the comeback attempt and defeat the Spartans, 80-68, Saturday in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at the Eagle Dome.
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    January 27, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Travels to Green Mountain for Key NAC Contest The Castleton University men’s basketball team returns to action Saturday, Jan. 28, for a 1 p.m. tipoff against Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt.
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    January 24, 2017
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Game at Pine Manor Cancelled With inclement weather entering New England and expected to remain throughout the day resulting in bad travel conditions, the non-conference men’s collegiate basketball game between Castleton University and Pine Manor College scheduled for Tuesday night, Jan. 24, has been cancelled.
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    January 21, 2017
    Castleton Men’s Basketball Earns NAC Win Over MMA Castleton University received a balanced offensive effort, as six players reached double figures in scoring to help the Spartans defeat Maine Maritime, 86-76, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
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    January 20, 2017
    Spartans Fall to Husson in Overtime Thriller A layup by Jordan Nelson with three seconds remaining in regulation sent Friday’s battle of the top two teams in the North Atlantic Conference standings into overtime, but Husson University made its free throws and played tough defense to defeat Castleton University, 77-71, in a conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
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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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