2016-17 Men's Basketball News

  • Castleton Athletics Celebrates Excellence of Winter Sports
    March 28, 2017
    The coaches and student-athletes of Castleton’s winter sports gathered at the Casella Theater Tuesday night to celebrate the season’s achievements and honor those who led their teams over the winter months.
  • Chad Copeland Named First Team New England All-ECAC
    March 09, 2017
    Castleton University senior Chad Copeland continues to receive recognition for his exemplary 2016-17 season, as he was named a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men’s Basketball All-Star Team, announced Thursday by the league office.
  • Thomas Defeats Castleton in NAC Men’s Basketball Semifinal
    February 24, 2017
    Thomas College held off a second-half rally by Castleton University for a 71-57 victory Friday afternoon in the first semifinal of the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, hosted by Husson University at Newman Gymnasium.
  • Men’s Basketball Looks to Make Impact at NAC Tournament
    February 23, 2017
    Armed with the most overall victories in a season in three years, the Castleton University men’s basketball team heads to Bangor, Maine, for the NAC Tournament this weekend, looking to win its first conference title in five seasons.
  • Chad Copeland Voted First Team All-Conference
    February 22, 2017
    Castleton University senior forward Chad Copeland has been voted First Team All-North Atlantic Conference, as the men’s basketball conference postseason awards were announced Wednesday by the league office after a vote of the 10 conference head coaches.
  • Men’s Basketball Clinches Second Seed in NAC Tournament Despite Loss
    February 18, 2017
    Castleton University clinched the second seed in next week’s North Atlantic Conference Tournament despite losing to Johnson State Saturday afternoon, 75-63, in the regular season finale for both men’s basketball teams at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Men’s Basketball Holds On for One-Point Win at Lyndon State
    February 16, 2017
    Castleton University withstood Lyndon State’s three-point shooting throughout the night, holding the Hornets without a field goal in the final three minutes of regulation to win, 69-68, Thursday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
  • Men’s Basketball Closes Regular Season with Intrastate Rivals
    February 15, 2017
    The Castleton University men’s basketball team closes the 2016-17 regular season with two crucial conference contests, facing Lyndon State on the road Thursday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. before hosting Johnson State Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball Loses at Husson
    February 11, 2017
    Castleton University fell victim to an offensive onslaught by Husson University, as the Eagles defeated the Spartans, 85-59, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
  • Men’s Basketball Earns Overtime Victory Over Mariners, 74-69
    February 10, 2017
    Maine Maritime hit a three-pointer as time expired in regulation to force overtime, but Castleton University tightened its defense and scored enough points in the extra session to defeat the Mariners, 74-69, Friday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game.
  • Men’s Basketball Begins Final Road Swing in Maine
    February 09, 2017
    With the 2016-17 regular season winding down, the Castleton University men’s basketball team looks to remain in position for a favorable draw in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Tournament as it travels across New England to face Maine Maritime Friday, Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. and Husson Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.
  • Castleton Men’s Basketball Pulls Out 78-71 Win over UMF
    February 04, 2017
    In a tightly-contested game, Castleton University took better care of the ball in the second half and rode a career-high scoring performance from Tondi Mushandu to defeat Maine-Farmington, 78-71, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Spartan Men’s Basketball Defeats Thomas, 61-45
    February 03, 2017
    The Castleton University men’s basketball team took care of the basketball and played tough defense to defeat Thomas College, 61-45, Friday evening in a North Atlantic Conference game at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Important NAC Home Games for Castleton Men’s Hoop
    February 02, 2017
    Locked in a four-way tie for second place in the North Atlantic Conference standings, the Castleton University men’s basketball team hosts two of the other teams in that tie, welcoming Thomas College Friday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m. and Maine-Farmington Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. to Glenbrook Gym.
  • Men’s Basketball Battles Back Before Losing in Overtime
    January 31, 2017
    Castleton University battled back from a double-digit deficit to force overtime, but Colby-Sawyer College prevailed, 77-74, Tuesday night in a North Atlantic Conference men’s collegiate basketball game at Coffin Field House.
  • Men’s Basketball Begins Crucial Stretch Tuesday at Colby-Sawyer
    January 30, 2017
    The Castleton University men’s basketball team begins a stretch of three games over the span of five days with a trip to New London, N.H., to face Colby-Sawyer College Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Castleton Men’s Basketball Loses at Green Mountain
    January 28, 2017
    Castleton University was forced to play from behind the entire afternoon, putting together a rally in the second half to close its deficit, but Green Mountain College held off the comeback attempt and defeat the Spartans, 80-68, Saturday in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at the Eagle Dome.
  • Men’s Basketball Travels to Green Mountain for Key NAC Contest
    January 27, 2017
    The Castleton University men’s basketball team returns to action Saturday, Jan. 28, for a 1 p.m. tipoff against Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt.
  • Castleton Men’s Basketball Game at Pine Manor Cancelled
    January 24, 2017
    With inclement weather entering New England and expected to remain throughout the day resulting in bad travel conditions, the non-conference men’s collegiate basketball game between Castleton University and Pine Manor College scheduled for Tuesday night, Jan. 24, has been cancelled.
  • Castleton Men’s Basketball Earns NAC Win Over MMA
    January 21, 2017
    Castleton University received a balanced offensive effort, as six players reached double figures in scoring to help the Spartans defeat Maine Maritime, 86-76, Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Spartans Fall to Husson in Overtime Thriller
    January 20, 2017
    A layup by Jordan Nelson with three seconds remaining in regulation sent Friday’s battle of the top two teams in the North Atlantic Conference standings into overtime, but Husson University made its free throws and played tough defense to defeat Castleton University, 77-71, in a conference contest at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Spartans Ready for First Place Battle with Eagles Before Hosting Mariners
    January 19, 2017
    As the halfway point of the North Atlantic Conference schedule passes this weekend, the Castleton University men’s basketball team has a great opportunity to take control of the league standings, hosting Husson University Friday, Jan. 20, and Maine Maritime Academy Saturday, Jan. 21, at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Tondi Mushandu Named NAC Player of Week
    January 16, 2017
    After helping the Castleton University men’s basketball team to back-to-back victories over the past week, moving the Spartans into a tie for first place in the conference standings, junior Tondi Mushandu has been named the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
  • Men’s Basketball Completes Season Sweep of NEC, 76-65
    January 14, 2017
    Castleton University once again received contributions from several players, as four Spartans scored in double figures to help defeat New England College, 76-65, Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action at Bridges Gym.
  • Men’s Basketball Wins Shootout over Colby-Sawyer, 101-92
    January 12, 2017
    Castleton University shot 56.5 percent from the field, including 50 percent from behind the three-point line, as seven players reached double figures in scoring to help the Spartans hold off Colby-Sawyer College, 101-92, Thursday evening in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Men’s Basketball Hosts Chargers, Faces NEC on Road
    January 11, 2017
    With the standings in the North Atlantic Conference tightening up, the Castleton University men’s basketball team encounters two crucial tests over the weekend, hosting Colby-Sawyer Thursday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 p.m. before facing New England College on the road Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1 p.m.
  • Spartans Lose NAC Contest to Green Mountain
    January 07, 2017
    In a competitive North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball contest, Green Mountain College put together a scoring run over the final six minutes to defeat Castleton University, 62-56, Saturday afternoon at Glenbrook Gym.
  • Castleton Men’s Basketball Welcomes Green Mountain Saturday
    January 06, 2017
    Off to its best start in 30 years, the Castleton University men’s basketball team returns to Glenbrook Gym for an important North Atlantic Conference contest against Green Mountain College Saturday, Jan. 7, starting at 1 p.m.
  • Chad Copeland Named NAC Men’s Basketball Player of Week
    January 02, 2017
    After helping Castleton University win two games at the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Classic at Lehman College, senior forward Chad Copeland has been named the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office.
  • Men’s Basketball Uses Long Ball for Victory over Lehman
    December 30, 2016
    The Castleton University men’s basketball team hit 13 three-pointers, by far the most in a single game this season, as the Spartans held off a rally by host Lehman College to defeat the Lightning, 61-56, Friday night in the final game of the CUNY Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Classic at APEX Gym.
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