• Men’s Basketball Announces 2012-13 Freshman Class
    July 02, 2012
    Men’s Basketball Announces 2012-13 Freshman Class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Fresh off the most successful season in the history of the program, the MIT men’s basketball team will be adding five freshmen to its roster for the 2012-13 campaign head coach Larry Anderson has announced.
  • Byrne Named Head Coach at Ohio Northern University
    May 22, 2012
    Byrne Named Head Coach at Ohio Northern University CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT men’s basketball associate head coach, Kevin Byrne, has been named the next head coach at Ohio Northern University, the school announced on Monday. Byrne is coming off of a four-year stint with the Engineers, during which time he helped guide the team to four-straight NCAA tournament appearances and three New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) titles. Byrne becomes only the seventh head men's basketball coach at ONU since 1949 and replaces John Rhodes, who went 39-41 in three seasons since 2009-10.
  • Levene to Play for U20 Danish National Team
    May 17, 2012
    Levene to Play for U20 Danish National Team CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT freshman Dennis Levene (Weston, Conn.) will represent Denmark this summer at a pair of international tournaments as a member of the Under-20 Danish National team. The U20 team will compete at the Nordic Championship in Finland from June 19-21 and in the B Division at the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria from July 11-23.
  • Boston City Council Declares May 9 ‘MIT Men’s Basketball Day’
    May 09, 2012
    Boston City Council Declares May 9 ‘MIT Men’s Basketball Day’ BOSTON, Mass. – Earlier today, Boston City Councilor John Connolly and the Boston City Council declared May 9th, 2012 "Massachusetts Institute of Technology Men's Basketball Day" throughout the City of Boston.
  • Anderson Receives Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award
    April 05, 2012
    Anderson Receives Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – David H. Koch '62 Head Coach Larry Anderson has been named the recipient of the 2012 Jack Bennett Man of the Year Award. The Bennett award, which represents winning with integrity, was presented to Anderson at the CollegeInsider.com awards banquet during last weekend's Division I men's Final Four. Anderson's Engineers advanced to their first-ever Division III Final Four during the 2011-12 campaign, won a program-record 29 games and captured its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) crown.
  • Anderson Named Finalist for National Coach of the Year
    March 28, 2012
    Anderson Named Finalist for National Coach of the Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – David H. Koch '62 Head Coach Larry Anderson has been named a finalist for the Glenn Robinson Division III Coach of the Year award, after leading his team to its most successful season in program history. Anderson's Engineers advanced to their first-ever Division III Final Four, won a program-record 29 games and captured its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) crown. The award recipient will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com awards banquet on Friday, March 30 in New Orleans, site of the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship.
  • Kates Named to D3Hoops All-America Team
    March 19, 2012
    Kates Named to D3Hoops All-America Team CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) was named to the D3Hoops.com men’s basketball All-America fourth team over the weekend. Kates, who was a D3Hoops All-Northeast region third team honoree, is Tech’s fourth D3Hoops All-America honoree and first since Jimmy Bartolotta’s 2009 national player of the year campaign.
  • MIT's Spectacular Run Comes to an End with 71-56 Loss to Wisconsin-Whitewater in National Semifinals
    March 16, 2012
    MIT's Spectacular Run Comes to an End with 71-56 Loss to Wisconsin-Whitewater in National Semifinals SALEM, Va. – No. 3 ranked MIT men’s basketball team’s 2011-12 season came to an end on Friday night with a 71-56 setback at the hands of the No. 8 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the NCAA Division III semifinals in Salem, Va. The Engineers, who set new Institute records for wins in a season and winning percentage while advancing to their first-ever Final Four, shot just 39.6% from the field in the loss. Tech finishes at 29-2 overall and made the trip to Salem in its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament.
  • Playing for one of their own
    March 15, 2012
    Playing for one of their own MIT makes postseason run while a former player battles illness
  • Hollingsworth, Kates Collect All-Region Accolades
    March 14, 2012
    Hollingsworth, Kates Collect All-Region Accolades CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) and junior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) were tabbed to a pair of men’s basketball all-region teams this week. Hollingsworth was a second team all-region selection by both the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D3Hoops.com. Kates was a D3Hoops All-Northeast region third team honoree. MIT coach Larry Anderson was also tabbed as the Northeast region Coach of the Year by D3Hoops.
  • Engineers Prepare for Final Four Matchup with Wisconsin-Whitewater
    March 14, 2012
    Engineers Prepare for Final Four Matchup with Wisconsin-Whitewater CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Final Four, No. 3 MIT will take on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the national semifinals on Friday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m. With a win, the Engineers would advance to the NCAA championship game on Saturday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m., to face the winner of Friday’s first semifinal between Cabrini College and Illinois Wesleyan University. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) will serve as the host for the Final Four and all three games will be played at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.
  • Watch Tonight's NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four Games Live
    March 13, 2012
    Watch Tonight's NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four Games Live CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – All three games of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball Final Four will be streamed live via www.ncaa.com over the weekend. In addition, the MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) will be conducting a watch party for Friday night’s semifinal game in the lobby of the Zesiger Center (Building W-35). MIT takes on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Friday at 8:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball Final Four Ticket Information
    March 12, 2012
    Men’s Basketball Final Four Ticket Information CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT will travel to Salem, Va. this weekend for the NCAA Division III men’s basketball Final Four, the program’s first-ever appearance in the national semifinals. The Engineers will take on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Friday at 8:00 p.m. at the Salem Civic Center. The national championship will take place on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
  • MIT Advances to First-Ever NCAA Final Four
    March 10, 2012
    MIT Advances to First-Ever NCAA Final Four LANCASTER, Pa. – The MIT men’s basketball team achieved a new level of program success on Saturday night, defeating Franklin & Marshall College, 69-54, to advance the NCAA Division III Final Four for the first time in the 112-year history of the program. The Engineers (29-1) used great defense and timely shooting to down the host Diplomats and move on the national semifinals, which will be held in Salem, Va. next weekend.
  • No. 3 MIT Moves within One Game of Final Four with 83-67 Win over Staten Island
    March 09, 2012
    No. 3 MIT Moves within One Game of Final Four with 83-67 Win over Staten Island LANCASTER, Pa. – The No. 3 MIT men’s basketball team moved within one game of the Division III final four thanks to an 83-67 win over the College of Staten Island in the third round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night. The Engineers connected on 12-of-20 shots from three-point range and shot 53.3% from the field while holding Staten Island to its lowest output in 17 games. Tech will face the winner of Friday night’s game between host Franklin & Marshall College and Amherst College on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.
  • MIT Travels to Franklin & Marshall for NCAA Tournament Sectionals
    March 07, 2012
    MIT Travels to Franklin & Marshall for NCAA Tournament Sectionals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 3 ranked MIT makes its first-ever appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this weekend, as the Engineers will travel to Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. for the sectional rounds on Friday and Saturday. The Cardinal and Gray will face the College of Staten Island on Friday night at 5:30 p.m. with a berth in the sectional final on the line. The host Diplomats will face Amherst College in the second game on Friday, with the winners to meet on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. for a shot at the Final Four.
  • Engineers Shoot Past Farmingdale State and Into the Sweet 16
    March 03, 2012
    Engineers Shoot Past Farmingdale State and Into the Sweet 16 ONEONTA, N.Y. – No. 3 ranked MIT scored the game’s first eight points and led by as many as 25, en route to a 83-63 win over Farmingdale State in the second round of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament at Hartwick College on Saturday night. Senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) scored a game-high 37 points, tying a career high, and grabbed 12 rebounds. With the win, the Engineers (27-1) advance to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the first time in program history, where they will face the College of Staten Island, next Friday night. The location for next weekend’s games will be announced by the NCAA on Sunday.
  • Kates' Big Night Lifts MIT Past Skidmore, 62-55, in NCAA Tournament First Round
    March 02, 2012
    Kates' Big Night Lifts MIT Past Skidmore, 62-55, in NCAA Tournament First Round ONEONTA, N.Y. – Junior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) came up two assists shy of a triple-double, finishing with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists, as No. 3 MIT defeated Skidmore College, 62-55, in the NCAA Division III tournament first round at Lambros Arena on Friday night. With the win, the Engineers (26-1) advance to the second round for the third time in four years and will face the winner of the game between host Hartwick and Farmingdale State University.
  • NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards
    March 01, 2012
    NEWMAC Announces Winter Academic All-Conference Awards CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 29 athletes represented MIT on the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Winter Academic All-Conference Team. Criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale, achieving second year academic status at his or her institution, and being a member of a varsity team for the entire season.
  • MIT Places Three on NEWMAC All-Conference Team
    February 29, 2012
    MIT Places Three on NEWMAC All-Conference Team CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After capturing its second straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament title, the MIT men’s basketball team had three athletes selected to the first team all-conference, as announced on Wednesday. Senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) and juniors Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) and Will Tashman (Atherton, Calif.) were all named to the first team, the most selections of any team in the league. Head Coach Larry Anderson was also named the NEWMAC Coach of the Year.
  • MIT to Face Skidmore in NCAA Tournament Opening Round
    February 27, 2012
    MIT to Face Skidmore in NCAA Tournament Opening Round CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 3 MIT men's basketball team will once again hit the road for the NCAA Division III tournament, traveling to Hartwick College for opening round play this weekend. The Engineers will face Skidmore College (19-8) in the first round on Friday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. Host Hartwick (23-3) will play Farmingdale State (22-5) in the other first round matchup, with the winners advancing to round two on Saturday. Saturday's game will begin at 7:00 p.m.
  • MIT to Learn Post-Season Fate Monday
    February 26, 2012
    MIT to Learn Post-Season Fate Monday CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After capturing its second straight New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title on Sunday afternoon, the national-ranked No. 3 MIT men’s basketball team will find out its NCAA Division III tournament placement on Monday afternoon during the tournament selection show, to be aired on NCAA.com at 12:00 p.m. Fans are invited to the Coffeehouse Lounge in the Stratton Student Center to watch a live stream of the selection show along with members of the team and coaching staff.
  • Men's Basketball Captures Third NEWMAC Championship in Four Years with 65-60 Win over Springfield
    February 26, 2012
    Men's Basketball Captures Third NEWMAC Championship in Four Years with 65-60 Win over Springfield CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) poured in 24 points en route to tournament Most Outstanding Player honors to help No. 3 MIT win the 2012 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball championship with a 65-60 win over Springfield College at Rockwell Cage on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers clinch their fourth-straight NCAA tournament appearance by winning the conference title for the third time in four years.
  • MIT Downs Babson, 65-42, in NEWMAC Semifinals
    February 25, 2012
    MIT Downs Babson, 65-42, in NEWMAC Semifinals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Top-seed and third-ranked MIT used a 20-4 run over the end of the first half and beginning of the second to pull away from visiting Babson College en route to a 65-42 win in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Rockwell Cage. With the win, the Engineers advance to their third conference championship game in four years.
  • MIT to Host NEWMAC Tournament this Weekend
    February 21, 2012
    MIT to Host NEWMAC Tournament this Weekend CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT men’s basketball team will host this weekend’s New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) championship on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26 at Rockwell Cage. The Engineers earned the top seed and the right to host the conference tournament thanks to their 11-1 record in league play. Tech is currently 23-1 overall and ranked No. 4 in the nation in the latest D3Hoops Top 25.
  • Hollingsworth and Karraker Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
    February 21, 2012
    Hollingsworth and Karraker Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Team CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT seniors Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Jamie Karraker (Morgantown, W. Va.) were each named to the Capital One Academic All-America men’s basketball second team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Hollingsworth and Karraker become the 179th and 180 Academic All-Americans in Institute history and the first for men’s basketball since Jimmy Bartolotta’s was selected as the 2009 Academic All-America of the Year.
  • MIT Closes out Regular Season with 71-66 Win at WPI
    February 15, 2012
    MIT Closes out Regular Season with 71-66 Win at WPI WORCESTER, Mass. – No. 3 ranked MIT scored 21 of the first 22 points of the second half and held on for a 71-66 road win over WPI in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action at Harrington Auditorium on Wednesday night. With the win, the Engineers close out a 23-1 regular season, avenging the only blemish on their schedule, and finish the conference slate 11-1. WPI drops to 17-6 and 7-4 in NEWMAC play.
  • David Koch Recognized for Gift to Endow Men’s Basketball Head Coach Position
    February 14, 2012
    David Koch Recognized for Gift to Endow Men’s Basketball Head Coach Position CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At halftime of the MIT-Babson men’s basketball game last night, former MIT men’s basketball standout, David H. Koch ’62, was recognized for his recent two-million dollar gift to endow the MIT head men’s basketball coach position. His transformational gift was made to MIT's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.
  • Men's Basketball Clinches NEWMAC Regular Season Title with 63-60 Overtime Win at Clark
    February 11, 2012
    Men's Basketball Clinches NEWMAC Regular Season Title with 63-60 Overtime Win at Clark WORCESTER, Mass. – No. 5 MIT withstood a late rally by Clark University to win, 63-60, in overtime in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball play on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Engineers improve to 10-1 in the conference and secure their second NEWMAC regular season title in three years. Tech’s 22nd victory in 23 games this season ensures that it will host the conference semifinals and championship in two weeks.
  • Engineers Come from Behind to Beat Babson, 59-47
    February 08, 2012
    Engineers Come from Behind to Beat Babson, 59-47 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The nationally-ranked No. 5 MIT men’s basketball team erased a 13-point deficit with stingy defense and timely shooting to defeat Babson College, 59-47, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Wednesday night in Rockwell Cage. The Engineers held the Beavers without a field goal for a 12:22 stretch in the second half and limited Babson to just 15 points after the intermission to improve to 21-1 and 9-1 in the NEWMAC. Babson drops to 11-12 and 4-6 in the conference after losing its third straight league game.
  • MIT Reaches 20-Win Plateau Once Again with 69-67 Road Victory at Springfield
    February 04, 2012
    MIT Reaches 20-Win Plateau Once Again with 69-67 Road Victory at Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Fifth-ranked MIT built a 10-point halftime lead and held on down the stretch, escaping with a 69-67 win over Springfield College in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Junior Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J.) and senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) were two of the four Tech players to finish in double figures in the win. Senior Jamie Karraker (Morgantown, W. Va.), who hit the go-ahead three-pointer and a pair of free throws to clinch the game in the final minute, finished with eight points, giving him exactly 1,000 for his career.
  • Sports Illustrated: Middlebury, MIT emerge as unlikely D-III college hoops powerhouses
    February 03, 2012
    Sports Illustrated: Middlebury, MIT emerge as unlikely D-III college hoops powerhouses Of all the schools to rise to the summit of small-college basketball, they're surely two of the unlikeliest.
  • Hollingsworth and Karraker Earn Academic All-District Honors
    February 02, 2012
    Hollingsworth and Karraker Earn Academic All-District Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT seniors Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Jamie Karraker (Morgantown, W. Va.) were named to the Capital One Academic All-District men’s basketball first team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday. The selections of Hollingsworth and Karraker mark the first Academic all-district nods for the men’s basketball program since Jimmy Bartolotta’s 2009 Academic All-America of the Year campaign.
  • Hollingsworth Reaches Milestone in Tech's Win over Wheaton
    February 01, 2012
    Hollingsworth Reaches Milestone in Tech's Win over Wheaton NORTON, Mass. – Senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) scored 19 points and surpassed the 1,000 career-point plateau as the No. 5 ranked MIT men’s basketball team defeated Wheaton College, 85-56, in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play on Wednesday night. The Engineers won for the third straight game to improve to 19-1 and are now 7-1 in the conference.
  • Hollingsworth Receives Third NEWMAC Player of the Week Selection
    January 30, 2012
    Hollingsworth Receives Third NEWMAC Player of the Week Selection CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – MIT senior Noel Hollingsworth (Salt Lake City, Utah) was selected as the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, the third time this season Hollingsworth has been honored by the league. The senior big man averaged 19.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in a pair of wins, as the Engineers regained sole possession of first place in the conference.
  • No. 6 Engineers Defeat Coast Guard, 80-55
    January 28, 2012
    No. 6 Engineers Defeat Coast Guard, 80-55 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sixth-ranked MIT scored the game’s first 10 points and cruised to an 80-55 win over visiting Coast Guard Academy in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon in Rockwell Cage. With the win, the Engineers improve to 18-1 and 6-1 in league play. The Bears fall to 7-10 and are 1-6 in the NEWMAC.
  • Sixth-Ranked MIT Rebounds with 64-46 Win over Clark
    January 25, 2012
    Sixth-Ranked MIT Rebounds with 64-46 Win over Clark CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nationally-ranked No. 6 MIT used a 22-5 run at the end of the first half and beginning of the second to pull away from visiting Clark University and bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 64-46 win over the Cougars in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action on Wednesday night. The Cardinal and Gray improved to 17-1 on the year and remain in a first-place tie atop the conference standings at 5-1.
  • WPI Hands No. 3 Men's Basketball First Loss of the Season
    January 21, 2012
    WPI Hands No. 3 Men's Basketball First Loss of the Season CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Leading by one, 54-53, with 9:40 to go, visiting WPI went on a 12-2 run over the next 3:17 to open up an 11-point lead en route to an 80-68 upset of No. 3 MIT in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon. The loss is the first of the season for the Cardinal and Gray, who fall to 16-1 and 4-1 in NEWMAC play. The Worcester Engineers improve to 14-3 overall with the win, which was number 200 in the career of head coach Chris Bartley, and are also 4-1 in league play.
  • BIll Johnson Travels the World in Search of Basketball
    January 20, 2012
    BIll Johnson Travels the World in Search of Basketball CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In 2010, the most popular jobs for new MIT graduates were in consulting and finance, and the most popular locations included Boston and New York City. Nowhere to be found on that list: professional basketball player…in Costa Rica…or Iceland.
  • Tashman Collects NEWMAC Weekly Honors
    January 16, 2012
    Tashman Collects NEWMAC Weekly Honors CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Will Tashman (Atherton, Calif.) was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s basketball Player of the Week on Monday, becoming the third different MIT player to earn the award this season. The junior averaged 18.5 points and 10.5 rebounds in a pair of road wins this week while shooting 50% from the field and making 17-of-21 free throws.
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