2016-17 Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Receives Academic Honor from NABC
    August 21, 2017
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches Recognized the men's basketball team for their academic excellence this past season.
  • Lee Named to Landmark Conference First Team
    March 01, 2017
    TOWSON, Md.- The Landmark Conference released its All-Conference Teams on Wednesday. Juniata junior center Marcus Lee (Carrolltown, Pa./Bishop Carroll) was selected to the First Team. This is the second straight season he has been named to the First Team and he becomes the first player in Eagle history to be named twice since Juniata joined the Landmark in 2007.
  • Juniata Men Fall to Westminster in ECAC Tournament 71-57
    March 01, 2017
    NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.- Host Westminster used a 27-7 run spanning both halves to jump ahead and defeat Juniata 71-57 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the ECAC Tournament. The Titans advance to play DeSales on Friday while the Eagles end their season with a final record of 13-13.
  • Men’s Basketball Selected to ECAC Tournament
    February 27, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament it was announced today. The Eagles will play Westminster (Pa.) on Wednesday in New Wilmington, Pa.
  • Men’s Hoops Victorious Over Drew 71-67 In Regular Season Finale
    February 18, 2017
    MADISON, NJ- The Juniata men’s basketball team traveled to New Jersey for its final regular season game of the season on Saturday. The Eagles held off Drew 71-67.
  • Eagles Defeat Goucher 58-52 To Stop Winless Streak
    February 15, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team saw its four-game winless streak come to an end as the Eagles defeated visiting Goucher 58-52 on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. The win evens JC’s overall record at 12-12 and improves its Landmark record to 4-9. The Gophers slip to 5-19 and 2-11 in the conference.
  • Juniata Men Fall to Moravian 82-66 on Senior Day
    February 11, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team hosted Moravian on Saturday afternoon for Senior Day. The Greyhounds led 44-29 at halftime on their way to an 82-66 win.
  • Tough Defensive Battle Goes E-Town’s Way Over Juniata Men 62-58
    February 08, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata and Elizabethtown men’s basketball teams both found themselves locked into a defensive struggle on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. The Eagles trailed by one point with 23 seconds left but the Blue Jays converted three of four free throws to come out with a 62-58 victory.
  • Valiant Effort Falls Short for Eagles Against Scranton 64-61
    February 04, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Trailing by 14 points late in the second half against Scranton, the Juniata men’s basketball team had their work cut out for them. A 21-7 run slashed the deficit to just two points with 11 seconds left but a Seth Brewer (Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) three-point attempt with time expiring fell short as the Royals held off the Eagles 64-61 on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gym.
  • Men's Hoops Fall to #19 Susquehanna 83-57
    February 01, 2017
    SELINSGROVE, Pa.- Juniata led early in the first half but host Susquehanna got off a big run in the second as the Eagles dropped an 83-57 decision to the River Hawks on Wednesday night. The loss puts JC’s record at 11-8 overall and 3-6 in the Landmark. SU is now 17-2 overall and 7-2 in the conference.
  • Men’s Hoops Triumphs at Catholic 81-71
    January 28, 2017
    WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Juniata men’s basketball team was out to exact some revenge on Landmark rival Catholic for an earlier loss this month on their home floor. The Eagles were able to follow through as they defeated the Cardinals 81-71 on Saturday afternoon at the Raymond A. Dufour Athletic Center. It was the first road win for JC at Catholic since February 2009.
  • Juniata Men Stop Winless Streak with 72-65 Win at E-Town
    January 25, 2017
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa.- Juniata men’s basketball built up an 18-point lead at halftime but had to withstand a Elizabethtown rally as it defeated the Blue Jays 72-65 on Wednesday night. The victory ends JC’s three-game winless streak at three as it improves to 10-8 overall and 2-5 in the Landmark. The Blue Jays fall to 4-13 and 1-6.
  • Men’s Hoops Drops Double OT Heartbreaker to Moravian 99-97
    January 21, 2017
    BETHLEHEM, Pa.- Juniata led 97-90 with 2:35 left in double overtime but host Moravian outscored the Eagles 9-0 to come out with a 99-97 victory on Saturday night. The Greyhounds’ Sean Hanna sank a pair of free throws with one second left to break a 97-97 tie.
  • Second Half Recovery Not Enough for Juniata Men Against Susquehanna
    January 18, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Memorial Gymnasium was packed on Wednesday night as the Juniata men’s basketball team welcomed Landmark rival Susquehanna. The River Hawks got out to a big lead in the first half and despite a JC comeback in the second, the Eagles in the end dropped a 74-59 decision to SU.
  • Lee Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone but Eagles Fall to Rangers
    January 14, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Four Eagles reached double figures but visiting Drew got 29 points from Riley Collins as the Rangers took down Juniata 88-73 on Saturday night at Memorial Gym. The loss brings JC’s record to 9-6 overall and 1-3 in the Landmark while Drew improves to 8-7 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
  • Juniata Men’s Hoops Takes Down Goucher for First Conference Win
    January 11, 2017
    TOWSON, Md.- Juniata shot a season-best 66% from the floor and used a late second half run to pull away from Goucher and win 75-61 on Wednesday night. It was the first Landmark win of the season for the Eagles as they improve to 9-5 overall and 1-2 in the conference. The Gophers drop to 3-11 and remain winless in conference play at 0-3.
  • Catholic Wins in Final Second Over Juniata Men 65-64
    January 07, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Catholic’s Louis Khouri converted a layup with under a second left as the Cardinals walked away with a 65-64 over Juniata on Saturday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The win improves Catholic’s record to 10-3 and 2-0 in the Landmark while the Eagles drop to 8-5 and 0-2 in the conference.
  • Offense Awakens in Second Half as Juniata Men Defeat Lancaster Bible 77-55
    January 03, 2017
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- An uneven first half effort gave way to a strong performance in the second as the Juniata men’s basketball team took down Lancaster Bible 77-55 on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The victory improves the Eagles’ record to 8-4 while the Chargers fall to 2-6.
  • Men’s Hoops Defeat St. Joseph’s 65-54 At DeSales
    December 30, 2016
    CENTER VALLEY, Pa.- Juniata used an 18-4 run in the second half to pull away as it defeated St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn 65-54 in the consolation game of the Al Senavitis Memorial Tournament hosted by DeSales University on Friday night. The Eagles finish the 2016 portion of their schedule with a record of 7-4.
  • Juniata Men Fall to Alvernia 66-57 at DeSales Tournament
    December 29, 2016
    CENTER VALLEY, PA.- The Juniata men’s basketball team returned to the hardwood on Thursday night after a nine-day break to play Alvernia in the Al Senavitis Memorial Tournament hosted by DeSales University. The Eagles recovered from a double-digit deficit in the first half to make it a one-possession contest in the second but the Crusaders proved to be too much as they won 66-57.
  • Eagles Come Away with 74-72 Win at Pitt-Bradford
    December 19, 2016
    BRADFORD, PA.- A Seth Brewer (Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township) steal with three seconds left prevented a potential Pitt-Bradford game-winning basket as Juniata defeated the Panthers 74-72 on Monday evening. The win gives JC a record of 6-3 while the Panthers fall to 3-5 overall.
  • Case Western Wins Doc Greene Tournament with 66-60 Win Over Juniata
    December 10, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Case Western Reserve went on a 14-2 run midway through the second half to take a lead it would not surrender as the Spartans defeated Juniata 66-60 to claim the championship of the 25th annual Doc Greene Tournament. The loss puts the Eagles record at 5-3 overall while Case improves to 3-4 on the season.
  • Eagles Drop Fighting Saints 93-60 at Doc Greene Tournament
    December 09, 2016
    THE HEADLINE: Juniata hosted the 25th annual Doc Greene Tournament on Friday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The Eagles nearly matched their highest shooting percentage of the season as they easily won over the College of St. Joseph’s 93-60.
  • Eagles Hold Off Late Tartan Run to Win 62-58
    December 05, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata thwarted a late Carnegie Mellon run in the second half as it defeated the Tartans 62-58 on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The win gives the Eagles a record of 4-2 while CMU falls to 4-3 overall.
  • Eagles Stopped By Royals, 78-61
    December 03, 2016
    SCRANTON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team started Landmark Conference play on Saturday against Scranton. The Royals used a 12-2 run in the second half to break open a close game as they won 78-61 at the John Long Center. The loss puts Juniata at 3-2 overall and 0-1 in the LC while Scranton is 5-1 and 1-0 in the conference.
  • Eagles Take Down Saints 69-53
    November 27, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata trailed 9-3 early in the first half but a 13-0 run helped the Eagles take a lead they would not relinquish as they won 69-53 over Marymount on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium. The win lifts JC’s record to 3-1 overall while the Saints fall to 1-2.
  • Eagles Roll Over Presidents 85-59 in Home Opener
    November 22, 2016
    THE HEADLINE: Juniata men's basketball hosted Washington and Jefferson College on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The Eagles led for most of the game as they cruised to an 85-59 victory. Juniata improves to 3-1 overall while the Presidents fall to 0-4.
  • Eagles Bested by Bison 75-68 in Coaches Vs Cancer Championship Game
    November 19, 2016
    CRESSON, Pa.- Saturday afternoon’s championship game of the Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament pitted the Juniata men’s basketball team against Bethany (W.V.) College. It was Eagle head coach Greg Curley against his former assistant and player Nick Hager. Hager’s team ended out on top in the end as the Bison held off the Eagles 75-68.
  • Men’s Hoops Opens Season With Resounding 90-53 Win over Penn St. Altoona
    November 18, 2016
    THE HEADLINE: The Juniata men’s basketball team opened its 2016-17 season on Friday night at the Coaches Vs Cancer Tournament hosted by Mount Aloysius College. The Eagles faced Penn State Altoona and dominated as they cruised to a 90-53 win.
  • Men’s Basketball Eyes Returns to Landmark Tournament in 2016-17
    November 17, 2016
    HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Last week, the Landmark Conference released its 2016-17 men’s basketball preseason poll. Juniata was slated to finish fourth and received two first place votes. It should seem like no surprise considering the Eagles were fourth last year and returned to the LC playoffs for the first time in three seasons. JC got out to a program-best 8-0 start and won nine of its first 10 games on its way to a 16-11 finish and qualified for the both the Landmark and ECAC Tournaments.
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