Men's Basketball

  • Men's basketball falls in tough league game to Polar Bears
    January 19, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College men's basketball team battled to a draw on the boards against taller Bowdoin College, but the Polar Bears scored the final four points of the game in a 72-69 NESCAC win Saturday.
  • Williams, Jefferson lead men's basketball past MMA for 12th win
    January 15, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Ty Williams dished a game-high eight assists and Sam Jefferson finished with 20 points for the Colby College men's basketball team in an 87-68 non-conference win over Maine Maritime Academy on Tuesday.
  • Men's basketball falls in tough game at the buzzer
    January 13, 2019
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Despite 17 points apiece from Alex Dorion and Ronan Schwarz, the Colby College men's basketball team suffered a tough 62-60 setback at the buzzer to Trinity College in NESCAC play Sunday.
  • Men's basketball hits 21 3-point shots in win over Gators
    January 10, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College men's basketball team nailed 21 3-point shots and shot 53.8 percent from long range in a 104-75 non-conference victory over Pine Manor College on Thursday.
  • Tyson named Maine Rookie of the Week for second time
    January 08, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Noah Tyson (Rutland, Vt.) was honored for the second time as the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Rookie of the Week.
  • Men's basketball wins 10th game with victory over UMF
    January 07, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Sam Jefferson had 12 of his game-high 19 points in the second half as Colby College won its 10th game of the season with a 74-65 victory against University of Maine at Farmington on Monday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
  • Men's basketball game rescheduled to tonight with UMF
    January 07, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- The scheduled men's basketball game for Tuesday with University of Maine at Farmington has been moved to tonight at 7 p.m. at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
  • Men's basketball drops league contest
    January 05, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Despite a game-high 25 points from Colby College's Matt Hanna, Bates College shot 64.7 percent from 3-point range on the way to an 81-71 victory over Colby College in NESCAC men's basketball Saturday.
  • Jefferson's big night helps Mules win NESCAC opener
    January 04, 2019
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Sam Jefferson had the best game of his collegiate career with 32 points on 12-for-17 shooting to lead the Mules to a 103-93 win against Tufts University in the NESCAC opener for both teams.
  • Tyson named Maine Division III Rookie of the Week
    December 10, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College first-year Noah Tyson (Rutland, Vt.), who averaged a double-double in scoring and rebounding in three games, was named the Maine Men's Basketball coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) Rookie of the Week on Monday.
  • Men's basketball takes tough road victory against Bates
    December 08, 2018
    LEWISTON, Maine -- The Colby College men's basketball team had five players in double figures in scoring to overcome a tough place to play in an 86-69 win over Bates College at Alumni Gym in non-conference play Saturday.
  • Men's basketball falls in tight battle with Gordon
    December 06, 2018
    WENHAM, Mass. -- Noah Tyson had a double-double and Sam Jefferson finished with a game-high 22 points, but Gordon College pulled away in the second half for an 85-79 win against Colby College in non-conference men's basketball Thursday.
  • Men's basketball now 7-1 after road victory at UMF
    December 04, 2018
    FARMINGTON, Maine -- Sam Jefferson and Matt Hanna combined for 43 points while first-year Noah Tyson pulled down 13 rebounds for the Colby College men's basketball team in a 92-76 victory over University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday.
  • Men's basketball improves to 6-1 after victory over Colby-Sawyer
    December 01, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Alex Dorion was 6-for-8 from 3-point range for 20 points and Colby College teammate Wallace Tucker scored 19 points as the Mules took a 92-68 victory over Colby-Sawyer College in non-conference play Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
  • Jefferson earns Maine Player of the Week honor
    November 29, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College guard Sam Jefferson (Newton, Mass.), who made the all-tournament team at the University of California at Santa Cruz Tournament, was honored as the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) Player of the Week on Thursday.
  • Men's basketball starts strong, never falters in win over Bowdoin
    November 29, 2018
    BRUNSWICK, Maine -- The Colby College men's basketball team started strong against rival Bowdoin College and never faltered in an 83-70 victory in non-conference play Thursday night.
  • Despite 29 points from Hanna, Mules drop first game
    November 25, 2018
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Despite a game-high 29 points from point guard Matt Hanna, the Colby College men's basketball team fell 80-77 to the host school in the title game of the University of California at Santa Cruz Invitational on Sunday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.
  • Men's basketball wins in California, improves to 4-0 overall
    November 24, 2018
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- The Colby College men's basketball team moved to a perfect 4-0 record after scoring 51 points in the second half on the way to an 83-62 win against Dominican University on the first day of the University of Santa Cruz Tournament on Saturday.
  • Men's basketball at 3-0 after defeating local rival Thomas
    November 20, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Ronan Schwarz had a game-high 19 points as the Colby College men's basketball team stayed unbeaten on the young season with a 77-47 victory over local rival Thomas College on Tuesday.
  • Tyson, Hanna lead Mules to 115 points, victory over USM
    November 18, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Noah Tyson went 8-for-11 from 3-point range and Matt Hanna was an assist shy of a triple-double for the Colby College men's basketball team in a 115-79 win over University of Southern Maine on Sunday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
  • Men's basketball opens season with 109 points in victory
    November 16, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Alex Dorion went 5-for-5 from 3-point range on the way to a game-high 19 points and Noah Tyson had a memorable debut game with 18 points for the Colby College men's basketball team in a 109-68 victory over University of Maine at Presque Isle on the opening day of the Colby Classic on Friday.
  • Men's basketball set to open season Friday at home
    November 14, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College men's basketball team enters the 2018-19 season with seven returning players who averaged 5.7 points per game or more a year ago.
  • Colby coaching legend "Swisher" Mitchell passes away at age 91
    July 25, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Swisher. John “Swisher” Mitchell, who passed away at age 91 Wednesday morning, was affectionately known more for his nickname than his real name. And known he was—all over New England and likely beyond.
  • Brokaw, Lawrence earn Millett Awards at senior ceremony
    May 22, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Jackie Brokaw and Sean Lawrence helped their teams to New England Small College Athletic Conference titles and Tuesday night were named The Ellsworth "Bill" Millett Award winners as top senior athletes at the 30th Annual Colby College Senior Awards Ceremony.
  • Colby has 77 student-athletes on NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team
    March 14, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine – Colby College men’s squash player Will McBrian, who also made the New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Conference Team and the NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team, was one of 77 student-athletes named to the league’s winter all-academic team.
  • Weiner named top defensive player, Jefferson and Tucker honored
    March 06, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College junior Dean Weiner (Tenafly, N.J.), who averaged 3.1 blocked shots per game, was named the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Defensive Player of the Year on Tuesday.
  • Men's basketball ends season with victory over Conn College
    February 10, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Sam Jefferson had 21 second-half points and finished with 28 for the game to help Colby College to a season-closing 77-70 victory over Connecticut College in NESCAC men's basketball Saturday.
  • Men's basketball has fine first half in setback to Cardinals
    February 09, 2018
    WATERVILLE, Maine -- Despite taking a six-point halftime lead, the Colby College men's basketball team had foul problems and injury issues in an 87-71 setback to Wesleyan University in NESCAC men's basketball Friday.
  • Men's basketball drops road game to Panthers
    February 03, 2018
    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Sam Jefferson finished with 13 points and made three 3-point shots for the Colby College men's basketball team in a 75-56 loss at Middlebury College on Saturday at Pepin Gym.
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