News

April 4, 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.

March 7, 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.

March 5, 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.

March 3, 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

March 2, 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.

March 1, 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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

February 9, 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.

February 4, 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.

February 3, 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.

February 3, 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.

February 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 9, 2011
Brown Hosts Central Connecticut In Last Game Before Finals
The Brown men's basketball team will look to get back on the winning track on Saturday, December 10, hosting Central Connecticut in a matinee match-up at the Pizzitola Sports Center, with tip-off scheduled for 2:00 p.m. The Bears, who are 3-1 at home this season, will break for final exams after facing the explosive CCSU team, returning to action again on December 23rd vs. Maine.

December 8, 2011
Brown’s Tucker Halpern Out For The Season
Brown basketball coach Jesse Agel announced today that junior All-Ivy forward Tucker Halpern (Brookline, MA) will be out for the remainder of the season due to illness. Halpern did not play in any games for the Bears in 2011-2012 and missed most of the pre-season

December 7, 2011
New Hampshire Topples Brown, 69-56
Guard Alvin Abreu scored 18 points and forward Chandler Rhodes added 16 points and eight rebounds to lead New Hampshire to a 69-56 non-league win over Brown at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Sophomore Sean McGonagill’s 15 points and five assists led the Bears, while junior forward Andrew McCarthy registered his third double-double of the season, scoring 14 points, while pulling down a game high 12 rebounds.

December 6, 2011
Brown Returns Home To Host New Hampshire
After playing back-to-back games against the Big 10 and Big East, the Brown men's basketball team returns home to face New Hampshire in a non-league game on Wednesday, December 7, starting at 7:30 p.m. The Bears are unbeaten at home, having won their first three games at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

December 5, 2011
Providence Tops Cold Shooting Brown, 80-49
After beating URI last week, Brown was looking to earn a win over a Rhode Island opponent for the third time this season. Unfortunately, the Providence Friars had other thoughts. Friars’ guard Vincent Council scored a game high 21 points to lead Providence to an 80-49 win over the Bears at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The win extends the Friars record to 7-2 overall, while Brown falls to 4-6 overall.

December 4, 2011
Brown Heads Downtown To Battle Providence
Brown and Providence will meet on the hardwood for the 117th time Monday evening, December 5, at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Coming off a loss at Iowa, Brown will be looking for its second straight victory over a Rhode Island school, having already beaten URI. The game can be viewed live on ESPN3 with tip-off at 7:00 p.m.

December 3, 2011
Iowa Takes Down Brown, 75-53
Iowa utilized a decided height advantage to dominate the backboards and come away with a 75-54 win over Brown at Carver-Hawkeye Arena Saturday afternoon. The win lifts the Hawkeye’s to 5-3 overall, while Brown falls to 4-5 overall heading into Monday’s game against Providence at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

December 2, 2011
Rejuvenated Brown Takes On Iowa
Coming off a 65-56 win over Rhode Island on Wednesday, the Brown men's basketball will travel to BIG TEN country for the second ever meeting with Iowa on Saturday, December 3, with tip-off scheduled for 2:00 p.m. CST at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Brown fans can follow all the action on WPRV AM-790 radio with Scott Cordischi calling the play and Russ Tyler providing the color commentary.

November 30, 2011
Brown Outworks Rhode Island, Stuns Rams 65-56
Sophomore guard Sean McGonagill scored 19 points and junior guard Stephen Albrecht added 17 points to lead Brown to a 65-56 upset win over Rhode Island at the Pizzitola Sports Center, beating the Rams for the first time since 2001. The win evens Brown’s record at 4-4 on the season, while Rhode Island falls to 1-6.

November 29, 2011
Brown Hosts URI In 153rd Meeting Between The Two Rhode Island Schools
Brown and Rhode Island will be meeting for the 153rd time on the hardwood when the Bears host the Rams on Wednesday, November 30, with tip-off scheduled for 7:30 p.m. A big crowd is expected at Pizzitola Sports Center. Fans who can't make it to the game can watch live on myRITV, or listen on WPRV-AM-790 and at Brownbears.com.

November 27, 2011
Sacred Heart Outlasts Brown, 77-64
Brown’s furious second half rally came up short as the Bears fell to Sacred Heart, 77-64, Sunday afternoon. Shane Gibson scored all of his team high 16 points in the second half to lead the Pioneers, while Bears’ sophomore Stephen Albrecht netted a career high 23 points.

November 26, 2011
Brown Men’s Basketball Interactive Magazine
Brown Athletics has launched the 2011-2012 Brown Men’s Basketball Interactive Magazine, a unique initiative to present the men’s basketball team in modern, interactive venue. Available on Brownbears.com, the interactive magazine replaces the printed media guide, which is no longer produced due to NCAA and Ivy League regulations.

November 26, 2011
Brown Travels To Sacred Heart For Sunday Matinee
Brown travels to Fairfield, Connecticut, for a matinee match-up against Sacred Heart on Sunday, November 27, with tip-off scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the William H. Pitt Center. After a solid win over Monmouth in the NIT Season Tip-Off, the 3-3 Bears will look to move over the .500 mark before returning home on Wednesday, 11/30, against Rhode Island.

November 22, 2011
Albrecht’s 22 Points Leads Brown Over Monmouth, 79-71, In NIT Season Tip-Off
Sophomore Stephen Albrecht scored a season high 22 points and sophomore Sean McGonagill added 18 points as Brown evened its record at 3-3 overall with a 79-71 win over Monmouth in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at the Patriot Center. The loss drops Monmouth to 0-5 on the season.

November 21, 2011
George Mason Topples Brown, 74-48, In NIT Season Tip-Off
Ryan Pearson scored a game high 23 points to lead George Mason to a 74-48 win over Brown in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip Off at the Patriot Center. Jean Harris '12 scored nine points to lead the Bears. George Mason extends its record to 3-2 overall with the win, while Brown falls to 2-3 overall.

November 20, 2011
Brown Travels To George Mason To Face Patriots In NIT Season Tip-Off
Following a 59-52 win over Hartford on Saturday, Brown continues play in the consolation bracket of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Monday and Tuesday, November 21-22, at George Mason in Fairfax, VA. Brown will match-up against George Mason on Monday at 7:30 p.m., and face Monmouth on Tuesday (11/22) at 5:00 p.m.

November 19, 2011
Brown Rallies For 59-52 Win Over Hartford
Junior forward Andrew McCarthy scored 13 points and grabbed a career high 14 rebounds, and sophomore guard Sean McGonagill netted a team high 16 points, to rally Brown to a 59-52 win over Hartford at the Pizzitola Sports Center. The win evens Brown’s record at 2-2, while Hartford falls to 0-4 on the young season.

November 18, 2011
Bears Return Home To Face Hartford
The Brown men's basketball team returns home to the Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday, November 19, hosting Hartford in a 5:00 p.m. start. The Bears will look to get back on the winning track after playing two games in the opening pod of the Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip Off at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY, dropping close games to Albany (77-68) and Manhattan (54-52).

November 15, 2011
Brown and Manhattan Battle In NIT Season Tip-Off
Brown will look to earn a split in the opening "pod" of the Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off, facing Manhattan College this afternoon, November 15, at the Syracuse Carrier Dome. All the action tips-off at 4:00 p.m. If you can't make it to the game, listen to Scott Cordischi and Russ Tyler call the game live on WPRV AM-790, or via the internet on brownbears.com.

November 15, 2011
Manhattan Holds On For 54-52 Win Over Brown In NIT Season Tip-Off
Brown and Manhattan went head-to-head for 40 minutes, playing strong defense in a game that had 10 lead changes. In the end, Manhattan held on for a 54-52 win over the Bears in the second round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at the Carrier Dome.

November 14, 2011
Bears Battle Albany In NIT Season Tip-Off Monday Afternoon
Brown will compete in the Syracuse Carrier Dome for the first time since the 1986 NCAA Tournament, facing Albany in in the first game of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Monday, November 14 at 4:00 p.m., with #8 Syracuse hosting Manhattan at 7:00 p.m. The two winners will meet on Tuesday, 11/15, at 7:00 p.m., with the losers playing at 4:00 p.m. The tournament will continue with games either 11/21-11/22 at campus sites, or 11/23-11/25 at Madison Square Garden.

November 14, 2011
Sullivan’s 26 Points Not Enough, Bears Fall To Albany, 77-68, In NIT Season Tip-Off
Brown’s strong late game rally came up short, despite junior guard Matt Sullivan scoring 19 of his career high 26 points in the second half, as Brown fell to Albany, 77-68, in the first game of the Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off , played at the Syracuse Carrier Dome.

November 11, 2011
McGonagill’s 20 Points Leads Brown Over Johnson & Wales, 86-66, In Season Opener
Sophomore point guard Sean McGonagill registered a double-double with 22 points and 10 assists to help Brown open its 106th season of intercollegiate basketball with an 86-66 win over Johnson & Wales Friday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

November 10, 2011
Brown Hosts Johnson & Wales To Tip Off 106th Season
Faced with a challenging 31-game schedule that includes a school record 15 home games, the Brown men’s basketball team tips off its 2011-2012 season on Friday, November 11, hosting Johnson & Wales at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Playing on Veterans Day, tip-off is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.

October 14, 2011
Brown Basketball Opens Pre-Season Today Amidst Optimism
The Brown men’s basketball team, under the tutelage of fourth year head coach Jesse Agel, will begin its pre-season practice on Friday afternoon, October 14, with a strong mix of returning players and newcomers that is expected to compete in the upper echelon of the Ivy League.

September 30, 2011
Halpern and Sullivan Named Brown Basketball Captains
Brown junior forward Tucker Halpern (Brookline, MA) and junior guard Matt Sullivan (Wilmette,IL) have been named captains of the 2011-2012 Brown men’s basketball team in an announcement made by Bears’ head coach Jesse Agel.

September 12, 2011
Ryan Schneider Named Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Former Vermont and Marist College standout Ryan Schneider has been named an assistant men's basketball coach at Brown University in an announcement made by Bears' head coach Jesse Agel. Schneider will be reunited with Agel, who recruited and coached him at the University of Vermont.

September 7, 2011
Record 15 Home Games Highlight Brown’s 2011-2012 Men’s Basketball Schedule
Brown head men’s basketball coach Jesse Agel has put together a 31-game men’s basketball schedule that includes a school record 15 home games. The Bears will play 14 Ivy League games with five of their first six league games at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Highlighting the non-league schedule are games in the NIT Season Tip-Off at Syracuse, a BIG EAST match-up at Providence College, a Big Ten contest at Iowa, and a home game against interstate rival Rhode Island.

August 30, 2011
TJ Sorrentine Promoted To Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Brown men’s basketball assistant coach TJ Sorrentine has been promoted to Associate Head Coach in an announcement made by Bears’ head coach Jesse Agel. Sorrentine, who is instrumental in the Brown’s recruiting efforts and on-court player development, has been an assistant coach for the Bears for the last three years.

July 25, 2011
Brown Basketball Announces Its Class of 2015
Brown men’s basketball coach Jesse Agel and the Bears’ coaching staff has announced the Brown Basketball Class of 2015, with six talented freshmen entering Brown in September 2011. The Brown Basketball Class of 2015 features guard Christian Gore (El Paso, TX), center Rafael Maia (Santa Cruz, Brazil), forward Jon Schmidt (Baltimore, MD), guard Joe Sharkey (Norwood, MA), Taylor Wright (Berwyn, PA) and Longji Yiljep (Samaru-Zaria, Nigeria).