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  • Matt Sullivan Named Winter Academic All-Ivy
    April 04, 2012
    Matt Sullivan Named Winter Academic All-Ivy The Ivy League released its winter list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were starters or key reserves on their respective varsity athlete teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
  • Sean McGonagill Named To All-Ivy Men’s Basketball Team
    March 07, 2012
    Sean McGonagill Named To All-Ivy Men’s Basketball Team Brown sophomore guard Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL), who set a single season Brown assist record, has been named to the 2012 All-Ivy Men’s Basketball Team, earning second team honors, in a vote of the Ancient Eight basketball coaches.
  • Brown University Decides Not To Renew The Contract of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jesse Agel
    March 05, 2012
    Brown University Decides Not To Renew The Contract of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jesse Agel Brown University Director of Athletics Michael Goldberger announced today that the contract of head men’s basketball coach Jesse Agel would not be renewed. Agel’s contract expires June 30, 2012.
  • McGonagill Sets Single Season Assist Record In 81-47 Loss To Princeton
    March 03, 2012
    McGonagill Sets Single Season Assist Record In 81-47 Loss To Princeton Princeton used a strong second half surge to pull away from Brown and earn an 81-47 Ivy League victory over the Bears at Jadwin Gymnasium behind junior Brandon Connolly’s 14 points. Brown sophomore point guard Sean McGonagill handed out four assists in the game and established a new Brown single season record for assists with 157, breaking the previous mark of 155 by Jason Forte in 2002-2003
  • Penn Rallies For 54-43 Win Over Brown
    March 02, 2012
    Penn Rallies For 54-43 Win Over Brown Senior All-Ivy guard Zack Rosen scored 11 of his game high 19 points in the second half to lead Penn to a 54-43 come-from behind Ivy League win over Brown Friday evening at the Palestra. Four of Brown’s five starters played 40 minutes – sophomore Sean McGonagill, junior Matt Sullivan, senior Jean Harris and junior Tyler Pointielli - while the fifth, sophomore Dockery Walker, played 34 minutes.
  • Brown Wraps-Up 2011-2012 Season At Penn and Princeton
    March 01, 2012
    Brown Wraps-Up 2011-2012 Season At Penn and Princeton Brown's men's basketball team will wrap-up its 106th season of intercollegiate basketball on the road, first traveling to Philadelphia to face Penn on Friday, March 2 (7:00 p.m.), and then on to Princeton to battle the Princeton Tigers on Saturday, March 3 (7:30 p.m). The Bears will be graduating just one senior, guard Jean Harris '12, and will return 14 players to next year's squad. Brown fans can follow all the action on WPRV AM-790 or on brownbears.com, with Scott Cordischi calling the play and Russ Tyler '70 providing the color commentary.
  • Three-Point Barrage, McGonagill’s 28 Points, Leads Brown Over Columbia, 94-78
    February 25, 2012
    Three-Point Barrage, McGonagill’s 28 Points, Leads Brown Over Columbia, 94-78 Sophomore guard Sean McGonagill’s 28 points led six Brown players in double figures, as the Bears cruised to a 94-78 Ivy League win over Columbia Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Brown utilized sizzling three-point shooting to disarm the Lions, connecting 14 of 22 three-point field goals (64-percent).
  • Bears Host Cornell and Columbia In Final Home Weekend
    February 24, 2012
    Bears Host Cornell and Columbia In Final Home Weekend The Brown men's basketball will play its final home games of the 2011-2012 season, hosting Cornell on Friday, February 24 (7:00 pm) and Columbia on Saturday, February 25 (6:00 p.m.) at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Brown will honor its three seniors – Jean Harris ’12, student-coach Marques Coleman ’12, and manager Andrew Varone ’12 – in ceremonies prior to Saturday night’s game.
  • Walker’s 23 Points, 17 Rebounds Not Enough As Cornell Holds Off Brown, 69-63
    February 24, 2012
    Walker’s 23 Points, 17 Rebounds Not Enough As Cornell Holds Off Brown, 69-63 Brown dropped a 69-63 Ivy League decision to Cornell at the Pizzitola Sports Center Friday evening, despite a getting 23 points and 17 rebounds, both career highs, from sophomore forward Dockery Walker. Walker scored a career high 23 points on phenomenal 10 of 11 shooting from the field, and completed the double-double with a career high 17 rebounds.
  • Matt Sullivan Named Capital One Academic All-American
    February 23, 2012
    Matt Sullivan Named Capital One Academic All-American Brown University junior guard Matthew Sullivan (Wilmette, IL) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Men’s Basketball team in Division I, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Sullivan was named to the Academic All-American third team.
  • Dartmouth Rallies For 58-53 Win Over Brown
    February 18, 2012
    Dartmouth Rallies For 58-53 Win Over Brown Brown was held without a field goal in the game’s final 7:08, as Dartmouth outscored the Bears by a 15-3 margin to earn its first Ivy win of the season, 58-53, over the Bears at Leede Arena. The win gives the Big Green a 5-21 overall record, 1-9 in the Ivy League, while Brown falls to 7-20, 1-9 in league play. Junior Matt Sullivan and sophomore Sean McGonagill scored 14 points each to lead the Bears.
  • Harvard Cruises To 69-42 Win Over Brown
    February 17, 2012
    Harvard Cruises To 69-42 Win Over Brown Harvard utilized a 20-0 first half run to take control of the game and cruise to a 69-42 Ivy League win over Brown Friday evening at Levietes Pavilion. Freshman Steve Moundou-Missi led the Crimson with 14 points. Brown sophomore guard Sean McGonagill returned to the lineup with 11 points in 37 minutes of play.
  • Brown Heads North To Battle Harvard And Dartmouth
    February 16, 2012
    Brown Heads North To Battle Harvard And Dartmouth Coach Jesse Agel's Brown men's basketball team looks to snap Harvard's 25-game home court winning streak on Friday, February 17, traveling to Boston to face the first place Crimson. The Bears will complete the Ivy weekend on Saturday, February 18, in Hanover, New Hampshire against the Dartmouth Big Green, a team Brown defeated, 68-59, three weeks ago. Both games tip-off at 7:00 p.m. and will be aired on WPRV AM-790 and brownbears.com.
  • Cornell Holds Off Brown, 72-63, Despite Sullivan's 21 Points
    February 11, 2012
    Cornell Holds Off Brown, 72-63, Despite Sullivan's 21 Points Junior Jonathan Gray scored 16 points and senior Chris Wroblewski added 15 points to lead Cornell to a hard fought 72-63 Ivy League win over Brown at Newman Arena. Brown junior guard Matt Sullivan led all scorers with 21 points.
  • Columbia Hits 16 Treys In 86-60 Win Over Brown
    February 10, 2012
    Columbia Hits 16 Treys In 86-60 Win Over Brown Columbia built a 23-point lead at halftime behind 11 first half treys to cruise to an 86-60 Ivy League victory over Brown at Levien Gymnasium. Brown junior guard Matt Sullivan scored a team high 17 points on 6 of 11 shooting overall, and 4 of 6 shooting from behind the three-point arc.
  • Bears Travel To Empire State For Games Against Columbia and Cornell
    February 09, 2012
    Bears Travel To Empire State For Games Against Columbia and Cornell Brown's men's basketball team will make its first full Ivy League road trip of the season, traveling to the Empire State to challenge Columbia on Friday, February 10 in New York City, and then over to Ithaca, New York to face Cornell on Saturday, February 11. Brown fans can listen to all the action on WPRV AM-790, with Scott Cordischi calling the play and Russ Tyler '71 providing the color commentary.
  • McCarthy’s 20 Points Not Enough, Brown Falls To Penn, 65-48
    February 04, 2012
    McCarthy’s 20 Points Not Enough, Brown Falls To Penn, 65-48 Brown junior forward Andrew McCarthy scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough, as Penn came away with a 65-48 Ivy League win over the Bears at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Matt Sullivan Named To CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team
    February 03, 2012
    Matt Sullivan Named To CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team Brown University junior co-captain Matt Sullivan (Wilmette, IL) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. His name will now be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
  • Princeton Topples Brown, 77-63
    February 03, 2012
    Princeton Topples Brown, 77-63 Princeton utilized a first half three-point barrage to build a 14-point lead and cruise to a 77-63 Ivy League win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Brown guard sophomore Sean McGonagill led all scorers with 17 points, while also adding six assists and five rebounds. The win lifts the Tigers to 11-9 overall, 2-2 in the Ivy League, while Brown falls to 7-15 overall, 1-4 in Ivy play.
  • Brown Hosts Princeton and Penn In Key Ivy Match-ups
    February 02, 2012
    Brown Hosts Princeton and Penn In Key Ivy Match-ups Brown will cap off a five game Ivy League home stand against two of its longest standing rivals, Princeton and Penn. The Bears will host the Tigers on Friday night at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting at 7:00 p.m., and the Quakers on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Both games will be video streamed live on America One, and will also be available on live radio (WPRV-AM790), with audio over the internet at brownbears.com.
  • Andrew McCarthy Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    January 30, 2012
    Andrew McCarthy Named Ivy League Player of the Week Brown junior forward Andrew McCarthy (Sudbury, Mass.) was named the Ivy League Player of the Week after leading the Bears to wins in two of three games, and turning in a blockbuster performance against Dartmouth to give Brown its first Ivy win of the season.
  • #23 Harvard Fends Off Brown, 68-59
    January 28, 2012
    #23 Harvard Fends Off Brown, 68-59 23rd-ranked Harvard had all it could handle against an energized Brown team before pulling away for a 68-59 Ivy League win over the Bears before a sellout crowd of 2,005 at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • McCarthy’s 19 Points and School Record 7 Blocks Leads Brown Over Dartmouth, 66-59
    January 27, 2012
    McCarthy’s 19 Points and School Record 7 Blocks Leads Brown Over Dartmouth, 66-59 Junior forward Andrew McCarthy scored a game high 19 points, pulled down 11 rebounds, and set a new school record with seven blocked shots, to rally Brown to a 66-59 Ivy league win over Dartmouth at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
  • Brown Hosts Dartmouth and #23 Harvard
    January 26, 2012
    Brown Hosts Dartmouth and #23 Harvard Coming off a win over Bryant in its final non-league game, Brown returns to Ivy League action this weekend, hosting Dartmouth Friday evening (7:00 p.m.) and #23 Harvard Saturday evening (6:00 p.m.). While tickets are still available for Saturday's game against nationally ranked Harvard, Brown students and fans are urged to arrive early with an eventual sellout expected.
  • Bears Travel To Cross-State Rival Bryant
    January 23, 2012
    Bears Travel To Cross-State Rival Bryant Brown and Bryant will tangle on the hardwood for the 11th time on Monday, January 23 at the Chace Athletic Center in Smithfield, Rhode Island, starting at 7:00 p.m. The Bears, who own a 10-0 series record against the Bulldogs, will be playing their final non-league game of the season, and look to get back on the winning track heading into this weekend's Ivy games at home against Dartmouth and #24 Harvard.
  • Albrecht’s 21 Points Leads Brown Over Bryant, 67-60
    January 23, 2012
    Albrecht’s 21 Points Leads Brown Over Bryant, 67-60 Junior guard Stephen Albrecht scored 21 points and sophomore guard Sean McGonagill and junior forward Andrew McCarthy added 15 points each, to lead Brown to a 67-60 win over Bryant Monday evening in its final non-league game of the season.
  • Bears Fall To Yale, 73-60
    January 21, 2012
    Bears Fall To Yale, 73-60 The re-match between Brown and Yale took a different route than the first game, but in the end the result was the same, with Yale coming away with a 73-60 Ivy League win over Brown in a snow delayed game at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Junior guard Stephen Albrecht kept the Bears in the game by scoring a career high 23 points, connecting on 8 of 19 field goals with four treys.
  • Bears Host Yale In Ivy Hoop Re-Match
    January 20, 2012
    Bears Host Yale In Ivy Hoop Re-Match Brown (5-12, 0-1 Ivy) will look to make a move in the Ivy League standings with five straight home games, starting with Saturday’s game against Yale at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Tip-off is 2:00 p.m. The Bears are coming off a tough 68-64 loss to Yale last Saturday after leading into the game’s final minutes. Sophomore guard Sean McGonagill led all scorers with 23 points, connecting on 9 of 16 field goals, including 4 of 6 from behind the three-point arc. Yale (11-4, 0-1 Ivy) junior Austin Morgan scored 18 points in the Bulldogs win over the Bears last week to open the Ivy season.
  • Brown Basketball Hosts Special Olympics Jamboree
    January 19, 2012
    Brown Basketball Hosts Special Olympics Jamboree Brown University Basketball and Rhode Island Special Olympics teamed together for a basketball jamboree and clinic on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Olney Margolies Athletic Center. The evening featured over 100 Special Olympians from across the state of Rhode Island, along with players and coaches from Brown’s men’s and women’s basketball team, including head men’s coach Jesse Agel and head women’s coach Jean Marie Burr.
  • Late Rally Lifts Yale Over Brown, 68-64
    January 14, 2012
    Late Rally Lifts Yale Over Brown, 68-64 Yale rallied for a 68-64 win over the Bears in the Ivy League opening game for both teams at John J. Lee Amphitheater Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs out-scored the Bears, 13-3, in the game’s final 3:10 to dash Brown’s upset bid. Brown sophomore guard Sean McGonagill scored 16 of his game high 23 points in the first half. He connected on 9 of 16 field goals, including 4 of 6 from behind the three-point arc.
  • Brown Opens Ivy League Hoop ‘Playoffs’ At Yale
    January 13, 2012
    Brown Opens Ivy League Hoop ‘Playoffs’ At Yale While most conferences have a post-season tournament to crown its champion, the Ivy League boasts a 14-game regular season playoff, covering seven weeks, to determine its champion and NCAA Tournament qualifier. For Brown and Yale, it all starts Saturday afternoon, January 14th with a 2:00 p.m. tip-off at John J. Lee Amphitheater in New Haven in the Ivy League opener for both teams. The two teams will be opening the Ivy schedule together for the seventh straight season.
  • Longwood Topples Brown, 79-77, On Last Second Shot
    January 11, 2012
    Longwood Topples Brown, 79-77, On Last Second Shot Senior guard Jeremiah Bowman scored on a driving lay-up with 2.2 seconds remaining to lift Longwood to a 79-77 non-league win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. McGonagill scored 21 of his game high 30 points in the first half, and Bears’ junior forward Andrew McCarthy also had a strong game with 16 points and a career high 19 rebounds.
  • Brown Hosts Longwood Wednesday Evening In Final Non-League Home Game
    January 10, 2012
    Brown Hosts Longwood Wednesday Evening In Final Non-League Home Game Brown (5-10) will look to get back on the winning track with its first ever match-up against the Longwood Lancers (5-11) on Wednesday, January 11 at the Pizzitola Sports Center, with tip-off at 7:00 pm. The Bears last played on January 2, dropping a 70-61 decision to American, despite getting 16-points and 8 rebounds from forward Andrew McCarthy ‘13. Longwood, a Division I independent located in Farmville, Virginia, is coming off an 85-70 home win over NJIT on January 7.
  • American Holds Off Late Brown Challenge, 70-61
    January 02, 2012
    American Holds Off Late Brown Challenge, 70-61 American senior forward Charles Hinkle scored 16 of his game high 25 points in the first half, and the Eagles held off a furious second half Brown challenge, to come away with a 70-61 win over the Bears Monday afternoon at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Junior forward Andrew McCarthy led the Bears with 16 points on 7 of 11 shooting from the field, while grabbing a game high eight rebounds.
  • St. Francis Topples Brown, 66-49
    December 29, 2011
    St. Francis Topples Brown, 66-49 Senior forward Stefan Perunicic scored 11 of his team high 14 points in the second half to lift St. Francis (NY) to a 66-49 win over Brown at Pope Physical Education Center Thursday afternoon. Sophomore guard Sean McGonagill, last year’s Ivy League Rookie of the Year, was Brown’s lone double figure scorer, tossing in a game high 19 points. The win lifts the Terriers’ record to 4-8 overall, while Brown falls to 5-9 on the season.
  • Brown Travels To Brooklyn, NY To Face St. Francis
    December 28, 2011
    Brown Travels To Brooklyn, NY To Face St. Francis Brown (5-8) will be playing its second game in the last 19 days, squaring off against St. Francis (NY) on Thursday afternoon, December 29, at 2:00 p.m. The Bears are coming off a 71-58 loss to Maine on December 23rd. Junior guard Matt Sullivan led Brown with 15 points and five rebounds against the Black Bears. St. Francis, 3-8 overall, last played on December 23, a 84-74 loss to Norfolk State at the Pope Physical Education Center. Stefan Perunicic scored a season-high 21 points to lead the Terriers.
  • Jesse Agel Show Premiers On Wednesday, January 4
    December 27, 2011
    Jesse Agel Show Premiers On Wednesday, January 4 The Jesse Agel Coach’s Radio Show will debut on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, starting at 6:00 pm, live from Hope Street Pizza. All 10 Jesse Agel Show’s will be aired live on WPRV- AM 790, or can be accessed on Brownbears.com.
  • Maine Overtakes Brown, 71-58
    December 23, 2011
    Maine Overtakes Brown, 71-58 Maine outscored Brown by a 42-28 margin in the second half to rally for a 71-58 victory over the Bears at the Pizzitola Sports Center Friday afternoon. Justin Edwards and Alasdair Fraser scored 17 points each to lead Maine. Brown falls to 5-8 with the loss, while Maine won its third straight game to extend its record to 6-4 overall.
  • Brown Bears Host Maine Black Bears In Friday Matinee
    December 22, 2011
    Brown Bears Host Maine Black Bears In Friday Matinee Following a 13-day break for final exams, Brown (5-7) returns to the hardwood to host Maine on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Pizzitola Sports Center, with tip-off scheduled for 2:00 p.m. All tickets will be priced at 50-percent off the face value. The Bears last played on December 10th, exploding for 61 second-half points to defeat Central Connecticut, 90-80. Sean McGonagill ’14 scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half to lead the Bears, while Stephen Albrecht ‘13 and Jean Harris ’12 added 17 points each. Maine (5-4) hosted Eastern Illinois at home on December 21, and came away with its second straight win, 64-60.
  • McGonagill’s 27 Points Rallies Brown To 90-80 Win Over Central Connecticut
    December 10, 2011
    McGonagill’s 27 Points Rallies Brown To 90-80 Win Over Central Connecticut Sophomore guard Sean McGonagill scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half as Brown utilized a 30-5 second half run to rally from a six point halftime deficit and earn a 90-80 victory over Central Connecticut at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears scored 61 second half points to pull away from the Blue Devils.
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