2018-2019 Men's Basketball News

  • Houston Honored As SEAL Student Leader Of The Year
    April 09, 2020
    Emerson's ERA named yearly awards throughout this week, and Houston has been named the Student Leader Of The Year.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls In NEWMAC Quarterfinals to Coast Guard
    February 26, 2020
    Welcoming the No. 5 seeded Coast Guard Bears to the Brown & Plofker Gym, the No. 4 seeded Emerson Lions' Men's Basketball Team fell to the visitors, 80-78, in the Quarterfinals of the New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament.   
  • Weekly Preview: No. 4 Men’s Basketball Hosts No. 5 Coast Guard In NEWMAC Quarterfinals
    February 24, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - It is playoff season once again at Emerson with the Emerson men’s basketball team entering the NEWMAC Tournament as the No. 4 seed. The Lions look to get things rolling once again after shouldering three straight losses as they prepare to host No. 5 Coast Guard on Wednesday night in the NEWMAC Quarterfinal game. 
  • Men’s Basketball Shoulders Regular Season Finale Setback At Coast Guard
    February 22, 2020
    NEW LONDON, Conn. - Freshman Max Davis (Oakland, Calif.) poured in a season-high 20 points off the bench for the Emerson men’s basketball team only to have the Lions fall in its regular season finale down at Coast Guard, 102-99, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball Slips To Babson On Senior Night
    February 19, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - Three members of the Emerson men’s basketball team banked double-digits in the points column, led by 24 points from sophomore Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.), but the Lions fell at the hands of Babson, 92-77, on Wednesday night. Prior to today’s slate, head coach Bill Curley paid recognition to the Lions’ pair of seniors, Jack O’Connor and Ben Holding, for their dedication and hard work over their four year careers. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men’s Basketball Looks To End Regular Season With A Bang
    February 17, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. -  We have reached the final week of the Emerson men’s basketball regular season with the Lions entering its last two games in fourth place in the NEWMAC. After a 1-1 week, the Lions prepare for its final home slate hosting Babson on Wednesday night and end the 2019-2020 campaign down at Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Men’s Basketball Falls In Second Matchup With WPI
    February 15, 2020
    The Emerson Lions Men’s Basketball Team fell to the WPI Engineers in their second matchup of the year, despite 21 points from senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.). Emerson sits in 4th place in the NEWMAC with one week to go in conference play.
  • Weekly Preview: Men’s Basketball Eyes The Win Column In Final Two Weeks Of Season
    February 12, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - It’s down to the final two weeks of the Emerson men’s basketball team’s regular season, which means every game means more than the next. The Lions begin its week back at home after a two-game road stint hosting Clark at 5:30 p.m.. Then on Saturday, the squad treks to WPI for a 3:00 p.m. contest. 
  • Men’s Basketball Bench Comes Up Big In 103-70 Triumph Over Clark
    February 12, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - With the help of six members of the Emerson men’s basketball knocking down double figures in points and the bench outscoring Clark's bench 43-12, the Lions secured a pivotal 103-70 victory over Clark to avoid the series sweep on Wednesday night. 
  • Second Half Comeback Stalled As Men's Basketball Falls To No. 23 Springfield, 86-76
    February 08, 2020
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Despite outscoring Springfield 50-47 in the second half, the Emerson men’s basketball were unable to get past the Pride in an 86-76 setback on Saturday afternoon in NEWMAC play. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Goes For Series Sweeps At Wheaton (Mass.) & Springfield
    February 05, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson men’s basketball team looks for another season sweep out at Wheaton (Mass.) on Wednesday night before trekking out to Springfield on Saturday in a key matchup at 3:00 p.m. The Lions are coming off a 1-1 week where they fell to Babson and picked up a series sweep over MIT. 
  • Men's Basketball Overwhelms Wheaton (Mass.) For Season Sweep
    February 05, 2020
    Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) scored 21 points and Trevor McLean (Boston, Mass.) scored 19 as the pair of sophomores combined for 40 points in Emerson’s 102-76 victory over Wheaton (Mass.) on Wednesday night, securing the season sweep for Emerson.  
  • Men's Basketball Sends Down MIT, 86-57
    February 01, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson men’s basketball team capped off a season sweep over MIT as five Lions dropped double figures in points led by an 18 point showing by sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) in the hosts’ 86-57 NEWMAC victory over the Engineers on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Buzzer Beater Edges No. 23 Babson Past Men's Basketball, 86-84
    January 29, 2020
    BABSON PARK, Mass. - Four of the five Emerson men’s basketball team starters cashed in double figures in points, led by 26 points from sophomore Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.), but a last second jumper by Babson set the Lions back 86-84 in NEWMAC play on Wednesday night. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Heads Into Clashes With Babson & MIT
    January 28, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - BOSTON, Mass. - With its three game home stand wrapped, the Emerson men’s basketball team ventures out for its lone road matchup of the week out at No. 22 Babson on Wednesday night before coming right back to Boston for a midday Saturday meeting with MIT. 
  • Men's Basketball Sails Past Wheaton (Mass.), 97-83
    January 25, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - Four members of the Lions, including senior Jack O’Connor, sophomores Jarred Houston and Zach Waterhouse and freshman James Beckwith, notched double figures in the Emerson men’s basketball team’s 97-83 victory over Wheaton (Mass.) on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Concludes Home Stand
    January 22, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - It was quite a week for the Emerson men’s basketball team as the Lions went 2-0 with wins over MIT and Springfield, but now the home team heads into a NEWMAC Championship rematch with WPI on Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. before facing Wheaton on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Falls To WPI In NEWMAC Championship Rematch, 87-64
    January 22, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - Despite 16 points from sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) and 14 point from sophomore Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.), the Emerson men’s basketball team dropped its meeting with WPI, 87-64, on Wednesday night. 
  • Men’s Basketball Takes Down No. 19 Springfield
    January 18, 2020
    Paced by Senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) with 21 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, the Emerson Lions took down the No.19 ranked Springfield Pride in regulation, 74-70.
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Stays Local
    January 15, 2020
    Two games into NEWMAC play, the Emerson men’s basketball begins a new week staying local over at MIT on Wednesday and returns home on Saturday for a matinee meeting with Springfield. The Lions trek over to Cambridge for a 7:00 p.m. tip-off on Wednesday and host the Pride in a NEWMAC Semifinal rematch on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Snags 54-44 Triumph At MIT
    January 15, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - It was a win over at the Cage for the Emerson men’s basketball team behind a 16-point night from senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) alongside a double-double effort of 13 points and and 12 boards by sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) to push the Lions to a 54-44 NEWMAC triumph over MIT on Wednesday night. 
  • Men's Basketball Shoulders First NEWMAC Setback At Clark, 82-73
    January 11, 2020
    WORCESTER, Mass. - Despite four double digit showings on the stat sheet, it was not enough for the Emerson men’s basketball team as the Lions shouldered its first NEWMAC setback at Clark, 82-73, on Saturday afternoon at Kneller Athletic Center. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Enters NEWMAC Play
    January 08, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - Off the brink of a 2020 opening 87-81 overtime victory over No. 17 Nichols this past Thursday, the Emerson men’s basketball team carry momentum entering NEWMAC competition starting on Wednesday afternoon when the Lions host Coast Guard at 2:00 p.m.. On Saturday, the Purple trek to Worcester for its first road NEWMAC tilt at Clark at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Men's Basketball Puts Up 94-75 NEWMAC Opening Victory Over Coast Guard
    January 08, 2020
    BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson men's basketball received help from all sides and saw six Lions register double figures in the score column to help the home team to a NEWMAC opening 94-75 victory over Coast Guard on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Waterhouse & Houston Sweep NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    January 06, 2020
    Emerson’s Zach Waterhouse (Hampton, N.H.) and Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) took home the New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Offensive and Defensive player awards for their performances last week.
  • Men's Basketball Prevails Over No. 7 Nichols, 87-81, In Overtime
    January 02, 2020
    DUDLEY, Mass. - The sophomores went to work with Zach Waterhouse, Jarred Houston and Nate Martin casino in 20+ points in a convincing 87-81 overtime win over the No. 7 Nichols Bison on Thursday night in the Emerson men’s basketball team’s first game coming out of holiday break. 
  • Men's Basketball Takes Care Of Lesley, 103-70
    December 10, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - With the help of every player tallying a point, led by 18 points from sophomore Jarred Houston (Norwood, Mass.) and double figures in points from three more Lions, the Emerson men’s basketball team took care of Lesley, 103-70, on Tuesday night to wrap the 2019 portion of its schedule. 
  • Men’s Basketball Upended By No. 14 Amherst
    December 07, 2019
    The Emerson Men’s Basketball team welcomed the No. 14 Amherst Mammoths to the Brown & Plofker Gym on Saturday afternoon, falling by 11 points 97-86 despite a 29 point performance from sophomore Nate Martin (Washington, D.C.).
  • O'Connor Notches 1,000th Point; Men's Basketball Locks 79-75 Win Over Emmanuel (Mass.)
    December 05, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Highlighted by senior Jack O’Connor (Newport, R.I.) reaching the 1,000 career point milestone, the help of double figure efforts from four different Lions and a strong second half edged the Emerson men’s basketball team past Emmanuel (Mass.), 79-75, to snap the Saints’ five game win streak on Thursday night. 
  • Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Spends First Week Of December At Home
    December 03, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The holiday is over and it is back to the court. The Emerson men’s basketball team spends the first full week of December at home with a pair of non conference matchups. The week starts out with the Lions hosting its Boston Commons foe, Suffolk, on Tuesday and welcomes No. 3 Amherst for a Saturday matinee. 
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