2016-17 Men's Basketball News

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    February 18, 2017
    Lancers Drop Regular Season Finale to Westfield State, 80-60 WESTFIELD, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior Paul Brooks (Arlington, Mass.) picked up a double-double of 19 points and 13 rebounds, along with four blocks in the Lancers’ 80-60 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season finale loss to Westfield State on Saturday.
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    February 18, 2017
    Worcester State Earns No. 5 Seed in 2017 MASCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament The Worcester State University men’s basketball team earned the No. 5 seed in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Tournament after concluding the regular season at 8-17 and 6-6 in the conference Saturday afternoon.
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    February 15, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Triumphs Over Framingham State on Senior Night WORCESTER, Mass. – Four Worcester State University men’s basketball players scored in double digits to help the Lancers seize a 66-54 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) victory over the visiting Framingham State Rams Wednesday evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    February 11, 2017
    Worcester State Edges Bridgewater State, 69-65 WORCESTER, Mass.—The Worcester State University men’s basketball team had four players who scored in double digits, leading the Lancers to a 69-65 victory over the Bridgewater State Bears in a Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup Saturday afternoon at the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    February 08, 2017
    DiBernardo Puts Up 18 Points in Loss to Fitchburg State FITCHBURG, Mass. – Fitchburg State University’s Jaleel Bell (Dorchester, Mass.) led all scorers with 28 points and added 11 rebounds as the Falcons downed Worcester State University 84-70 in Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men's basketball action on Wednesday night at the Parkinson Gymnasium.
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    February 06, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Falls to Fisher, 79-49 WORCESTER, Mass. – Fisher College’s senior guard Kyle Holmes (Hamden, Conn.) registered a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Falcons to a 79-49 non-conference win over Worcester State Monday night inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Pushes Past MCLA, 80-54 WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball team pushed past the MCLA Trailblazers 80-54 in Saturday afternoon play at Lancer Gymnasium in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) contest.
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    January 27, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Takes Part in Seven Hill Charter School’s “Reading Day” WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball team spent Friday morning at the Seven Hill Charter School volunteering for the elementary school’s “Reading Day”.
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    January 25, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Tops Westfield State, 69-60 WORCESTER, Mass. – Four Worcester State University men’s basketball players scored in double figures Thursday evening to help defeat the visiting Westfield State Owls 69-60 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) contest.
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    January 23, 2017
    Howes Earns Third MASCAC Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week Award WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman guard Cal Howes (Maynard, Mass.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s basketball rookie of the week award, as announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
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    January 21, 2017
    Brooks Scores 1,000th Career Point in Lancers’ 59-55 Victory over Framingham State FRAMINGHAM, Mass.- Worcester State University’s senior center Paul Brooks (Arlington, Mass.) scored his 1,000th career point in the Lancers’ 59-55 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) win over Framingham State on Saturday.
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    January 18, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Drops 80-68 Decision to Bridgewater State BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Bridgewater State’s junior guard Rocky DeAndrade (Mansfield, Mass.) scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Bears men’s basketball team to an 80-68 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) victory over visiting Worcester State University Lancers Wednesday evening at the Tinsley Center.
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    January 14, 2017
    Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short in 90-89 Overtime Loss to Fitchburg State WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State men’s basketball team dropped a 90-89 overtime decision to the visiting Falcons of Fitchburg State Saturday afternoon in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) matchup inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    January 07, 2017
    Men's Basketball Drops First MASCAC Game to Salem State, 103-84 WORCESTER, Mass. – Salem State University’s sophomore guard, Alex Santos (Lawrence, Mass.) scored a game-high 29 points, including five triples, to defeat the Lancers 103-84 Saturday (Jan. 7) afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) play.
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    January 04, 2017
    Lancers Cruise Past MCLA 73-48 in Conference Opener NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball team held MCLA to a season low 48 points and placed four players in double figures as they cruised past MCLA 73-48 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) season opener for both teams.
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    January 02, 2017
    Howes Named MASCAC Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week WORCESTER, Mass. – Freshman guard, Cal Howes (Maynard, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s basketball rookie of the week, as announced by the conference Monday (Jan. 2) afternoon.
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    December 31, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Drops 79-63 Contest to Roger Williams BRISTOL, R.I. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball fell to Roger Williams University79-63 in a Saturday afternoon New Year’s Eve non-conference matchup. The Hawks rallied from a 15-point first half deficit to claim their fourth straight win.
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    December 30, 2016
    Bacon Registers Double-Double in Lancers' 82-77 Win over Sage WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s senior forward Jeremy Bacon (Milford, Mass.) assisted the Lancers with a double-double in an 82-77 win over the visiting Sage College Gators Friday (Dec. 30) evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    December 29, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Game vs. Roger Williams Rescheduled for Dec. 31 WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball game vs. Roger Williams scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. has been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. in Bristol, R.I.
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    December 13, 2016
    Late Surge Pushes Western Connecticut Past Worcester State, 84-76 WORCESTER, Mass. – A late push from Western Connecticut State University’s top three scorers, Bobby Bynum (New Haven, Conn.), Tre’Von Perry (Waterbury, Conn.), and Jacuh Green (Hartford, Conn.) helped the Colonials surge past the Worcester State University Lancers 84-76 Tuesday (Dec. 13) evening inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    December 10, 2016
    Lancers Defeat Salve Regina 63-55 in First Win of Season WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman guard Cal Howes (Maynard, Mass.) netted a career-high 17 points in the Lancers’ 63-55 win over the visiting Seahawks of Salve Regina University Saturday (Dec. 10) afternoon inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    December 08, 2016
    Gordon College Pushes Past Worcester State, 77-61 WORCESTER, Mass. – After leading 35-34 at the half, the Worcester State University men’s basketball team suffered a 17-point second half deficit to the visiting Gordon Fighting Scots, falling 77-61 in a Thursday evening non-conference matchup inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    December 06, 2016
    Worcester State Falls Behind in Second Half at UMass Dartmouth DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Despite a close halftime score, the Worcester State University men’s basketball team fell behind as UMass Dartmouth used a 13-0 second-half run, sparked by six-straight points from senior Abi Akanni (Fitchburg, Mass.), to ultimately outpace the Lancers by a 75-62 final score on Tuesday evening inside the Tripp Center.
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    December 03, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Defeated by Wheaton College, 83-71 NORTON, Mass. - The Wheaton College men's basketball team never trailed in its 83-71 defeat of Worcester State on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match-up in Emerson Gymnasium. 
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    December 01, 2016
    Lancers Drop 67-53 Decision to Lasell College NEWTON, Mass. -- The Lasell College men's basketball team earned its second straight win in its closest contest of the season to date Thursday night, surging in the second half for a 67-53 decision over non-conference opponent Worcester State University in the Athletic Center.
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    November 28, 2016
    Howes Named MASCAC Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University’s freshman guard, Cal Howes (Maynard, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s basketball rookie of the week, as announced by the conference Monday (Nov. 28) afternoon.
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    November 22, 2016
    Engineers Manufacture Big Win over Lancers WORCESTER, Mass. – A trio of WPI men’s basketball players scored in double digits to top Worcester State 91-54 in a non-conference Tuesday (Nov. 22) night matchup inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    November 19, 2016
    Newport News Apprentice Edges Worcester State 58-54 SALEM, Va.—The Newport News Apprentice men’s basketball team came from behind late in the second half to defeat the Worcester State University Lancers 58-54 in a Saturday evening (Nov. 19) matchup in the Dick Leftwich Tip-Off Tournament consolation game.
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    November 18, 2016
    Lancers Drop First Road Game of Season at Roanoke SALEM, Va. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball team dropped their first road game of the season as they fell to Roanoke 78-60 in the opening round of the Dick Leftwich Tip-Off Tournament Friday (Nov. 18) evening.
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    November 15, 2016
    Clark Edges Worcester State 77-74 at Lancers' Midnight Madness® Home Opener WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to the Clark University Cougars Tuesday (Nov. 15) morning at the Lancers’ home opening Midnight Madness® game as Clark’s Luca McCormick (Bradenton, Fla.) scored a game-winning three-pointer with two seconds remaining on the clock.
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    November 09, 2016
    Worcester State Picked Fourth in MASCAC Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester State University Lancers have been picked to finish fourth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s basketball preseason poll, as voted on by the seven coaches around the conference.
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    November 01, 2016
    Worcester State to Host Midnight Madness® Basketball Event November 14-15 WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester State University will be hosting a Midnight Madness® men’s basketball game in their new Wellness Center against Clark University at 12:01am, the morning of November 15. Festivities will actually begin at 10:30pm, November 14. The event will be the Lancers first basketball game inside the new Lancer Gymnasium.