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Men’s basketball clinches playoffs after victory over Denison

Olivia Blakeslee and Willy Walker

February 14, 2019

Allegheny men’s basketball secured a place in the 2019 North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament with a 90-75 win over Denison University on Saturday, Feb. 9. The win punched the Gators’ ticket for the first time since t...

Men’s basketball triumphs over Wabash

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

When Allegheny Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bob Simmons addressed visiting trustees ahead of the Gator’s Feb. 1 game against the Wabash Little Giants, he was frank about the challenge of facing a team ranked 14 in the nation for Division III men’...

Men’s basketball seizes on old lessons, new talent

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

Allegheny men’s basketball is looking to capitalize on the talent of the first-year class and upperclassmen experience to improve its 7-11 record in the 2018-19 season. Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Simmons attributed some early season struggles, incl...

Alumni added to coaching staff

Maura Hossler, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017

Allegheny alumni Patrick Martinelli, ’17, has been added to the men’s basketball team coaching staff. As of this month, Martinelli will join head coach Bob Simmons as an assistant coach. The Campus: How long have you been...

Men’s basketball faces loss on the road, wraps up season with playoffs

Steven Heine, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

The Allegheny College men’s basketball team lost 98–78 to 23rd-ranked Denison University on Feb. 11. Jordan Rawls, ’20, led the Gators with 22 points. Denison’s Jett Speelman, ’17, led all scorers with 27 points. Allegh...

Men’s basketball forms family as season begins

November 10, 2016

The Allegheny men’s basketball team will begin their 2016-17 season this month with only six returning players. The rest of the team is made up of all first-year players. Head Coach Bob Simmons said fresh talent could help t...

Men’s basketball falls to Wooster, looks forward to senior game

Marley Parish, Junior Sports Editor

February 18, 2016

  The Allegheny men’s basketball team lost its NCAC game against the College of Wooster on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the David V. Wise Center. The Gators (3-20, 3-13) lost their second game against the Fighting Scots (...

Men’s basketball falls to Hiram, keeps high hopes for remainder of season

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2016

Despite a late rally in their contest against Hiram College (13-5, 7-4) on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, Allegheny (2-16, 2-9) failed to complete their second half comeback in the NCAC matchup. The Gators trailed by 16 points at halftime,...

Men’s basketball prepares for 2015-16 season

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 12, 2015

The men’s basketball team is preparing to kick off the 2015-16 season with a new coach and game strategy. Bob Simmons was hired as the head coach for the men’s basketball team in July, coming to Allegheny from Marywood Univ...

Winter sports bring in new coaching staff

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

The men’s basketball and swimming and diving teams hired new assistant coaches for the 2015-16 season. Justin Hill - Swimming and Diving Campus: What is your favorite part of coaching? Hill: Seeing the athletes faces when th...

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