2017-18 Keene State Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Hoop Falls To No. 10 Warriors In LEC Title Clash
    February 24, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – No. 10 and top seeded Eastern Connecticut State University used a big second half to overcome a halftime deficit, defeating the No. 2 seeded Keene State College men’s basketball team 79-62 in the championship game of the Little East Conference tournament on Saturday evening at Geissler Gymnasium.
  • Owls Race Past Beacons To Reach Fourth Straight LEC Title Game
    February 23, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn.--Ty Nichols, James Anozie, and Dizel Wright combined for 70 points to lead the No. 2 seeded Keene State College men's basketball team to a 95-84 win over No. 3 seeded UMass Boston in the semifinals of the Little East Conference tournament at Geissler Gym on the campus of Eastern Connecticut State on Friday night.
  • Keene State At No. 8 In Third NCAA Regional Ranking
    February 21, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team is in the No. 8 spot in the penultimate NCAA Northeast Regional Rankings of the season, announced today.
  • Second Seeded Owls Return To LEC Semis With 92-48 Win Over Southern Maine
    February 20, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team got off to a fast start and placed five players in double figures as they rolled to a 92-48 victory over the University of Southern Maine in the quarterfinals of the Little East Conference Tournament on Tuesday evening at Spaulding Gym.
  • Owls Cap Regular Season With 73-71 Win Over UMass Dartmouth
    February 17, 2018
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Ty Nichols hit the go-ahead jumper with eight seconds left to lift the Keene State College men's basketball team to a 73-71 win over UMass Dartmouth in the regular season finale for both teams at the Tripp Athletic Center.
  • Basketball Now At No. 7 In NCAA Regional Rankings
    February 14, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--The latest NCAA Northeast Regional Rankings have been released, with the Keene State College men's basketball team checking in at No. 7, it was announced today.
  • Men's Basketball Stunned By Plymouth State In Overtime
    February 14, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team was unable to hold on to a late lead and eventually fell 84-75 in overtime to Plymouth State University on Wednesday evening at Foley Gym.
  • Men's Basketball Sends Seniors Out With 84-71 Win Over Western Conn. State
    February 10, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team used a 22-3 run midway through the second half en route to an 84-71 win over Western Connecticut State University on Senior Day at Spaulding Gym on Saturday afternoon.
  • Owls Nipped By No. 10 Warriors, 83-78
    February 08, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Eastern Connecticut State University used a late surge to overtake the Keene State College men’s basketball team 83-78 in a critical Little East Conference affair on Wednesday evening at Geissler Gymnasium.
  • Basketball Clashes With Eastern Connecticut State Postponed
    February 07, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--Due to inclement weather, the Little East Conference basketball doubleheader between Keene State College and Eastern Connecticut State University, scheduled for February 7 in Willimantic, Conn., has been postponed until Feburary 8.
  • Men's Basketball Checks In At No. 6 In First NCAA Regional Ranking
    February 07, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team was ranked sixth in the initial NCAA Northeast Regional poll, released today by the NCAA Northeast Regional Advisory Committee.
  • Men's Basketball Clamps Down On Anchormen For 77-49 Win
    February 03, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team took command early and never let up en route to a 77-49 Little East Conference victory over Rhode Island College on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gym.
  • Men's Hoops Drops Heartbreaker To No. 6 Middlebury
    January 30, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit first half deficit to force a tie on two different occasions in the final 11 minutes, but could not complete the comeback as they fell to 6th-ranked Middlebury College 84-78 on Wednesday evening at Spaulding Gym.
  • Nichols and Anozie Sweep LEC Men's Basketball Weekly Accolades
    January 29, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - For the second time this season, junior guard Ty Nichols and freshman center James Anozie of the Keene State men's basketball program swept the Little East Conference (LEC) Weekly Awards, the conference office announced today. 
  • Late Run Leads Keene State Past Southern Maine, 77-74
    January 27, 2018
    GORHAM, Maine – The Keene State College men’s basketball team used a late 7-0 surge to recover after watching a double-digit lead vanish, as they beat the University of Southern Maine 77-74 in Little East Conference action at Hill Gym on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Plymouth State, 95-81
    January 24, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team put five players in double-figures and used a strong first half to dispatch Plymouth State University 95-81 in Little East Conference action Wednesday night at Spaulding Gym.
  • Four Owls Garner Little East Conference Weekly Awards
    January 22, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Four student-athletes from Keene State women's swimming and diving, men's track and field, and men's basketball programs were honored with Little East Conference (LEC) weekly awards for their performances over the past week, the league office announced today. 
  • Owl Men Complete Season Sweep of Beacons
    January 20, 2018
    BOSTON, Mass. – Ty Nichols scored 30 points for the second time in three games as the Keene State College men’s basketball team bounced back from a loss Wednesday, leading from start to finish in an 82-76 win over UMass Boston on Saturday afternoon at the Clark Athletic Center.
  • Men's Basketball Suffers First Conference Defeat With 70-64 Loss To No. 22 Eastern Conn. State
    January 17, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team was unable to hold on to an early double-digit advantage, falling to No. 22 Eastern Connecticut State University 70-64 in Little East Conference action on Wednesday evening at Spaulding Gym.
  • Nichols Named To D3Hoops.Com Team Of the Week
    January 16, 2018
    KEENE, N.H.--Keene State College junior guard Ty Nichols was named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, Inc., for his performances in a 2-0 week for the Owls.
  • Nichols, Anozie and Massotta Collect LEC Weekly Accolades
    January 15, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Three Owl student-athletes were recognized by the Little East Conference (LEC) for their impressive performances over the past week. Junior guard Ty Nichols and freshman center James Anozie of the Keene State men's basketball program swept the LEC Weekly Honors, as the duo were named Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively. Freshman diver Jessica Massotta of the Keene State women's swimming and diving team was named the Rookie Diver of the Week. 
  • Owls Thrash Corsairs, 112-61
    January 13, 2018
    KEENE, N.H. – Ty Nichols scored a season high 30 points to lead four players in double-figures as the Keene State College men’s basketball team built a 32-point first half lead en route to a 112-61 win over UMass Dartmouth in Little East Conference action at Spaulding Gym on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hot Shooting Owls Blow By Western Connecticut State
    January 10, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team shot 66% in the first half to remain unbeaten in Little East Conference play, as they hammered Western Connecticut State University 88-67 on Wednesday afternoon at Feldman Arena.
  • Anozie Earns LEC Rookie of the Week Honors
    January 08, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - For the second time this season, freshman center James Anozie of the Keene State men's basketball program was recognized as the Little East Conference (LEC) Rookie of the Week, the league announced today. 
  • Men's Basketball Hammers Anchormen To Remain Perfect In LEC Play
    January 06, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Keene State College men’s basketball team used a 24-6 run over the first seven minutes of the second half to open up a 30-point advantage as they routed Rhode Island College 79-58 in Little East Conference action at The Murray Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Second Straight With 86-73 Loss To Trinity
    January 03, 2018
    HARTFORD, Conn. - Trinity College used fast starts in each half to take control and eventually pulled away from the Keene State College men's basketball team, 86-73 on Wednesday night at Ray Oosting Gymnasium.
  • Prieto Garners LEC Rookie of the Week Honors
    January 02, 2018
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Freshman guard Miguel Prieto of the Keene State men's basketball program was named the Little East Conference (LEC) Rookie of the Week, after impressive performances at the Music City Classic in Nashville, Tenn. 
  • Men's Basketball Felled By Ohio Northern Comeback
    December 30, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ohio Northern University used a huge second half to erase a double-digit deficit and snap the Keene State College men's basketball team's seven game winning streak, 88-75 on Saturday afternoon in the Music City Classic at Volunteer State Community College.
  • Prieto Rallies Keene State Past LaGrange, 84-80
    December 29, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Freshmen Miguel Prieto and James Anozie combined for 39 points as the Keene State College men's basketball team picked up an 84-80 win over Lagrange College (Ga.) at the Music City Classic at Volunteer State Community College on Saturday evening.
  • Anozie Tabbed LEC Rookie of the Week
    December 11, 2017
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Freshman center James Anozie of the Keene State men's baskeball program was tabbed the Little East Conference (LEC) Rookie of the Week, following outstanding performances against Albertus Magnus and the University of Southern Maine, as the Owls cruised to their sixth consecutive win last week. 
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