2016-17 Keene State Men's Basketball News

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    March 23, 2017
    Men's Basketball Finishes At No. 11 In Final National Poll KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team checked in with the highest ranking in school history in the final d3hoops.com poll of the year.
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    March 13, 2017
    Ozzella, Nichols Earn D3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Honors KEENE, N.H. - Senior forward Matt Ozzella and sophomore guard Ty Nichols of the Keene State men's basketball program were named to the d3hoops.com Northeast All-Region Teams, following their impressive performances throughout the 2016-2017 season, it was announced today.
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    March 11, 2017
    Owls Bounced From NCAA Tournament By Babson BABSON PARK, Mass.--No. 3 Babson College used a hot hand from beyond the arc to send the Keene State College men's basketball team to a 102-79 loss in the national quarterfinals of the 2017 NCAA Division III tournament at Staake Gym on Saturday night.
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    March 10, 2017
    #LEC30 Top Moment | Keene State Men’s Basketball Advanced to Elite Eight PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Keene State men’s basketball team far exceeded expectations during the 2003-04 season as the program won its first-ever Little East Conference Championship with a win over Plymouth State. What happened next was a Cinderella run into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament, a feat the current 2016-17 Owls team is looking to accomplish once again this weekend.
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    March 10, 2017
    Captains Crunched! Owls Into Elite 8 With 68-64 Win Over No. 2 Christopher Newport BABSON PARK, Mass.--Tough. Resilient. And now, elite. The Keene State College men's basketball team continued its run in the NCAA tournament with a 68-64 win over No. 2 Christopher Newport University at Staake Gym on the campus of Babson College on Friday night.
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    March 08, 2017
    Men's Basketball Ready For Sweet 16 KEENE, N.H.--The court is different, but the opponent is the same as the Keene State College men's basketball team prepares for another matchup with No. 2 Christopher Newport University in the Round of 16 in the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship.
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    March 06, 2017
    Tickets, Times Set For NCAA Men's Basketball This Weekend KEENE, N.H.--The game times and ticket information has been released for this weekend's NCAA sectional games at Babson College.
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    March 05, 2017
    Men's Basketball Headed To Babson For Sectional Semifinals, Final KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team will play No. 2 Christopher Newport University in the sectional semfinals at Staake Gymnasium on the campus of Babson College in Babson Park, Mass. on Friday night.
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    March 04, 2017
    Meep Meep! Owls Take Down No. 5 Roadrunners To Return To Sweet 16 MAHWAH, N.J.--Ty Nichols scored a career high 32 points and Jake Collagan hit the go-ahead three pointer with 45 seconds to go as the Keene State College men's basketball team upset No. 5 Ramapo College to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Championship at the Bradley Center on Saturday night.
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    March 03, 2017
    Nichols' Late Three Sinks Amherst as Owls Move Into Second Round of NCAA Tourney MAHWAH, N.J.--Ty Nichols' pullup three with 2.5 seconds left gave the Keene State College men's basketball team a 69-66 win over Amherst College in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament at the Bradley Center on the campus of Ramapo College on Friday night.
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    March 01, 2017
    Ticket Information For NCAA Basketball Games KEENE, N.H.--Tickets are available for this Friday's NCAA Division III tournament basketball games for both the Keene State men's and women's teams.
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    February 28, 2017
    Ozzella, Nichols Named First Team All-Little East Conference PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Senior forward Matt Ozzella and sophomore guard Ty Nichols were both named to the Little East Conference first team, the league office announced today.
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    February 27, 2017
    Men's Basketball Receives At-Large Bid To NCAA Tournament; Owls to Face Amherst College In New Jersey KEENE, N.H.--Gym. Tan. Basketball. The Keene State College men's basketball team is heading back to New Jersey for the 2017 NCAA Division III Championship, as the Owls received an at-large bid to the tourney.
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    February 25, 2017
    Men's Basketball Comes Up Short In Three-Peat Quest WILLIMANTIC, Conn.—The Keene State College men’s basketball team fell in heartbreaking fashion, 72-70, to Eastern Connecticut State University in the championship game of the Little East Conference tournament at Geissler Gym on Saturday afternoon.
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    February 24, 2017
    Owls Clamp Down On Corsairs To Return To LEC Title Game WILLIMANTIC, Conn.--The No. 2 seed Keene State College men's basketball team held No. 3 seed UMass Dartmouth scoreless for the final 6:56 as the No. 2 seeded Owls advanced to the championship game of the Little East Conference tournament with an 85-67 win over the Corsairs at Geissler Gym on Friday night.
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    February 22, 2017
    Men's Hoops In Ninth Place In Third Regional Ranking KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team is in ninth place in the third NCAA Northeast Regional Rankings, announced today.
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    February 21, 2017
    Men's Basketball Dispatches Southern Maine To Reach LEC Semis KEENE, N.H.--Senior Jeff Lunn led a balanced attack with 18 points and eight rebounds as the Keene State College men's basketball team reached the semifinals of the Little East Conference tournament with an 87-70 win over the University of Southern Maine at Spaulding Gym on Tuesday night.
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    February 18, 2017
    Men's Basketball Clinches No. 2 Seed With 80-64 Win Over RIC On Senior Day KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team celebrated Senior Day with an 80-64 win over Rhode Island College in Little East Conference action on Saturday at Spaulding Gym.
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    February 15, 2017
    Men's Basketball Up To No. 8 In Latest NCAA Regional Ranking KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team has moved up two places in the second NCAA Northeast Regional Rankings, announced today.
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    February 15, 2017
    Keene State Falls at Eastern Conn. State WILLIMANTIC, Conn.--The Keene State College men's basketball team was held to a season low in points in a 74-53 loss to Eastern Connecticut State University at Geissler Gym on Wednesday night.
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    February 13, 2017
    Lunn, McPadden, Terry, and Hebert Receive Little East Conference Weekly Awards PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Seniors Jeff Lunn and Katelyn Terry, sophomore Emily McPadden, and freshman Lynne Hebert were all receipients of the Little East Conference weekly awards, the conference office announced today.
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    February 11, 2017
    Owls Blast Colonials, 95-80 KEENE, N.H.--Senior Jeff Lunn's career high 26 points paced the Keene State College men's basketball team to a 95-80 win over Western Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gym.
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    February 08, 2017
    Keene State Checks In At No. 10 In First NCAA Regional Ranking KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team was 10th in the first round of the NCAA Regional Rankings, announced today.
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    February 08, 2017
    Men's Basketball Ends Two Game Skid With 88-61 Rout of Plymouth State KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team limited Plymouth State University to just seven second half field goals in an 88-61 win over the Panthers in Little East Conference action at Spaulding Gym on Wednesday night.
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    February 04, 2017
    Owls Drop 90-71 Decision To Huskies GORHAM, Maine--The Keene State College men's basketball team fell 90-71 to the University of Southern Maine in a Little East Conference game played on Fifield Court on Saturday.
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    January 31, 2017
    Men's Basketball Tripped Up By No. 16 Middlebury, 89-77 MIDDLEBURY, Vt.--A second half comeback fell short as the Keene State College men's basketball team fell to No. 16 Middlebury College, 89-77 at Pepin Gym on Tuesday night.
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    January 30, 2017
    Three Owls Collect Little East Conference Weekly Awards PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Sophomore Ty Nichols from Keene State men's basketball, senior Stephanie D'Annolfo from Keene State women's basketball and the 4 x 400 meter relay team from Keene State women's track and field garnered Little East Conference (LEC) Weekly Awards, it was announced by the conference office.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight With 85-80 OT Triumph Over UMass Boston BOSTON, Mass.--Down eight with five minutes remaining, the Keene State College men's basketball team rallied for an 85-80 overtime win over UMass Boston on Saturday afternoon at the Clark Athletic Center.
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    January 25, 2017
    Ozzella Reaches 1,000 Points as Owls Send Eastern Conn. State To First LEC Loss KEENE, N.H.--Senior Matt Ozzella scored 25 points, including the 1000th of his career, as the Keene State College men's basketball team scored a crucial 99-92 win over Eastern Connecticut State University on Wednesday night at Spaulding Gym.
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    January 23, 2017
    Little East Conference Honors Four Owls PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Four Keene State College student-athletes received weekly awards from the Little East Conference, it was announced by the league office.
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    January 21, 2017
    Men's Basketball Clips Corsairs, 90-86 KEENE, N.H.--Dizel Wright tipped in the go-ahead basket with 33 seconds left as the Keene State College men's basketball team hung on for a 90-86 win over UMass Dartmouth in a critical Little East Conference game on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gym.
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    January 18, 2017
    Owls Roll Past Panthers, 82-70 PLYMOUTH, N.H.--A strong display of free throw shooting boosted the Keene State College men's basketball team to an 82-70 win over Plymouth State University in a Little East Conference game at Foley Gymnasium on Wednesday night.
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    January 14, 2017
    Late Comeback Falls Short As Men's Basketball Falls To Rhode Island College PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Freshman guard Chris Donaldson hit a jumper with 11 seconds remaining to propel the Rhode Island College men’s basketball team to a 70-68, victory against Keene State in a Little East Conference contest played at The Murray Center on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 11, 2017
    Keene State Picks Up Fourth Straight Win With 92-77 Triumph Over Western Conn. State DANBURY, Conn.--Matt Ozzella, Jaquel Edwards, and Ty Nichols combined for 63 points as the Keene State College men's basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 92-77 Little East Conference win over Western Connecticut State University on Wednesday night at Feldman Arena.
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    January 09, 2017
    Nichols Named Little East Conference Player of the Week PAWTUCKET, R.I.--Keene State College sophomore guard Ty Nichols was named the Little East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced today by the league office.
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    January 07, 2017
    Men's Hoops Routs Southern Maine For Third Straight Win KEENE, N.H.--Matt Ozzella and Ty Nichols both posted double-doubles as the Keene State College men's basketball team won its third straight game with an 85-66 win over the University of Southern Maine at Spaulding Gym on Saturday afternoon.
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    January 05, 2017
    Keene State Staves Off Becker For 84-81 Win KEENE, N.H.--Senior Lucas Hammel converted a three point play with 1:22 remaining to give Keene State the lead for good, as the Owls edged Becker College 84-81 in non-conference action on Thursday night at Spaulding Gym.
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    January 02, 2017
    Men's Basketball Breaks Out For 91-77 Win Over Fitchburg State KEENE, N.H.--Ty Nichols led five Keene State College players in double-figures as the Owls rolled to a 91-77 win over Fitchburg State University on Monday night at Spaulding Gym.
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    January 02, 2017
    Men's Basketball Video Feature: Ty Nichols and Dizel Wright Ty Nichols and Dizel Wright starred together at Putnam Vocational High School in Springfield, Mass. Now, they've joined forces together again for the Keene State College men's basketball team.
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    December 30, 2016
    Owls Snowed In By Nor'Easters KEENE, N.H.--The Keene State College men's basketball team was handed a 95-69 defeat by the University of New England at Spaulding Gym on Friday night.
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