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Passing Thought

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:30 am

With 4:34 remaining in the first half of the men's basketball game vs. Bowdoin on Jan. 23, 2009, Neil Creahan '10 of Hingham, Mass., drives between Bowdoin defenders and dishes to Jimmy O'Keefe '10 of Lexington, Mass., for the layup.

Women's hoops earn fourth seed in NESCACs

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:26 pm

The team finished the regular season with a 62-51 loss at No. 18 nationally ranked Tufts University on Feb. 14 at Cousens Gymnasium.The Bobcats finish 16-8 overall and 5-4 in the conference, and earn the fourth seed in next weekend's NESCAC Championship. Bates will host fifth-seeded Trinity College (16-7, 4-5 NESCAC) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the tournament quarterfinals.

Men's basketball earns sixth seed in NESCAC Championship

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:08 pm

After defeating NESCAC rival Tufts 77-65 on Feb. 14, Bates finishes the regular season at 13-11 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The Bobcats have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship and will play at No. 3 seed Williams (16-7, 6-2) Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the conference playoff quarterfinals.

Chris Wilson '10

Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:39 pm

Bates junior Chris Wilson (Brewer, Maine) averaged 19.5 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists per game in leading Bates to a 54-53 win over Trinity and a narrow 71-66 loss to nationally ranked Amherst. He shot 13-for-25 from the field (.520) on the week, including 6-of-8 (.750) from behind the three-point arc.

Sean Wirth '10

Monday, January 5, 2009 12:00 pm

Sean Wirth moved into the starting lineup for the Bates men's basketball team on Dec. 6 at Bowdoin, scoring 7 points to go with 8 rebounds.

Lauren Yanofsky '10

Monday, January 5, 2009 12:00 pm

Lauren Yanofsky submitted her finest game of her Bates career in Saturday's win over Norwich University in the Williams Winter Classic.

Shibles relishing first year as Bowdoin coach

Thursday, December 11, 2008 12:00 pm

Both the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News recently profiled Maine native Adrienne Shibles '91, in her first year as head coach of women's basketball at Bowdoin College.

Chris Wilson '10

Monday, December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

In last Tuesday's annual matchup against Southern Maine, the Bates men's basketball team trailed their in-state rivals at halftime by a 30-24 score. But junior co-captain Chris Wilson took care of chopping that lead down right away to start the second half, hitting back-to-back 3-pointers that sandwiched a pair of USM foul shots, cutting the deficit to 32-30 in the first 84 seconds of the period.

Val Beckwith '09

Monday, December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Senior co-captain Val Beckwith has led the Bates women's basketball team to a 2-1 start, leading the team in scoring in all three of its games thus far.

Jon Furbush named head men's basketball coach

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:00 pm

Jonathan R. Furbush, assistant men’s basketball coach at Springfield College and former assistant coach and player at Bates College, has been named the new men’s basketball coach at Bates.

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