A total of 438 student-athletes have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference with selection to the league’s Winter 2017 All-Academic Team that was released earlier today by Commissioner Angela Baumann.
Fitchburg State senior guard Jaleel Bell was named to the D3 Hoops Men's Basketball All-Northeast Region Third Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Northeast second team as well as the Worcester Area College Basketball Association (WACBA) First Team as announced by the various offices.
Fitchburg State senior guard Jaleel Bell was named to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) DIII New England Region First Team, while Fitchburg State men's basketball coach Titus Manderson earned ECAC DIII NE Coach of the Year honors as announced by the conference office on Thursday morning.
Following the end of the winter regular season, Worcester State maintains their lead in the second round of the Howard C. Smith Cup standings. The Smith Cup is awarded annually to the member institution which compiles the most points based on the placement of each of its programs competing in the 15 league championship sports.
Senior Jaleel Bell of Fitchburg State is the 2016-17 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and headlines the All-Conference team which is voted on by the seven coaches around the conference.
Salem State will face Tufts in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament at St. John Fisher College on Friday, March 3. Game time and ticket information will be announced later this week.
Marcus Faison's double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds and Shaquan Murray's career-high 31 points spearheaded Salem State's drive to the Vikings' 17th Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Tournament Championship as Salem State stopped Worcester State 100-82 on Saturday afternoon at Twohig Gymnasium. Faison earned MASCAC Tournament MVP as the senior recorded his 16th double-double of the season to help Salem State earn their first NCAA Tournament bid since 2012.
After winning their respective quarterfinal contests on Tuesday, the Bridgewater State Bears and Worcester State Lancers are moving on to the MASCAC Men's Basketball Tournament semifinals which will be played on Thursday.
The Fitchburg State Falcons earned the top seed in the 2017 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament which starts on Tuesday, February 21 with the quarterfinal round.
Senior guard Jaleel Bell was recently tabbed Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) DIII New England Men's Basketball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon.
Marcus Faison of Salem State and Tyri Hampton of Framingham State take home the MASCAC Men's Basketball Player and Rookie of the Week accolades. This is the third of the season for Faison and first for Hampton.
Sport is a family affair for Bridgewater State men’s basketball head coach Joe Farroba. Born to parents who loved basketball, dad as a player and mom as the first of her kind as an official, he was immersed in the game at a young age. It comes as no surprise that he has spent his whole life with a deep devotion to the sport.