• CollegeInsider.com Tabs Walsh As 1 of the Top 25 Coaches
    July 21, 2011
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—CollegeInsider.com has named Rhode Island College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Walsh as one of the top 25 coaches in the nation from the Div. II, III and NAIA ranks. He was one of only six Div. III coaches listed from this prestigious list.
  • Novick Named Plymouth State Men's Basketball Coach
    July 13, 2011
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Plymouth State University Athletics staff has a new member with the naming of a head men’s basketball coach for the 2011-12 season. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon on the PSU Athletics Facebook page and its website athletics.plymouth.edu.
  • Akinrola Part of D3Hoops.com All Star Trip To Europe
    May 24, 2011
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island College junior center Mike Akinrola (Woonsocket, R.I.) is part of the D3hoops.com All-Star Team, which is headed to Europe from May 21-30.
  • Martin Leads Division III In Free Throw Percentage
    March 22, 2011
    KEENE, N.H. – Like most basketball coaches, Rob Colbert is a creature of habit. One of his many rituals as coach of the Keene State men's basketball team occurs at the conclusion of practice, when a player must step to the line and knock down a pair of free throws.
  • Choice Scores 1,000th Career Point In NCAA Tournament
    March 11, 2011
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—Senior guard Antone Gray (Providence, R.I.) equaled the game-high with 22 points and junior forward Mason Choice (Newport, R.I.) scored his 1,000th career point as Rhode Island College saw its season come to an end in a 78-74 loss to Amherst College in the Sectional Semifinals of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament played at Williams College.
  • 2010-11 Little East All-Academic Teams Announced
    March 09, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – One hundred and fourteen student-athletes were honored this afternoon when the 2010-11 Little East Conference All-Academic Teams were announced by the conference office. The Little East sponsored five winter sports—men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, and women’s swimming and diving—during the 2010-11 academic year.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #14
    March 07, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Rhode Island College swept the latest edition of the Little East men's basketball weekly awards this afternoon after posting a 2-0 record in the NCAA Division III Tournament. Junior forward Mason Choice (Newport, R.I.) was named the Player of the Week, while freshman center Ashton Watkins (Providence, R.I.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Rhode Island College Reaches Sweet 16
    March 05, 2011
    OSWEGO, N.Y.—Rhode Island College junior forward Mason Choice (Newport, R.I.) had 17 points, four assists and two rebounds as the Anchormen defeated Oswego State, 71-63, in second round action of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament played at Max Ziel Gymnasium
  • Gray Reaches 1,000 Point Plateau; Anchormen Advance
    March 04, 2011
    OSWEGO, N.Y.—Rhode Island College senior guard Antone Gray (Providence, R.I.) scored his 1,000th career point as the Anchormen defeated Penn State Behrend, 83-54, in first round action of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament played at Oswego State's Max Ziel Gymnasium.
  • Western Connecticut Earns NCAA Tournament Win
    March 03, 2011
    DANBURY, Conn. — The Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team, behind DaQuan Brooks' (Atlanta, Ga.) 27 points, defeated Salve Regina University, 89-67 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championships at Feldman Arena on Thursday night.
  • 2010-11 All-Little East Men's Basketball Teams
    March 01, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. –Western Connecticut State University earned three of the five major awards when the 2010-11 All-Little East Men’s Basketball teams were announced by the conference office this afternoon. Junior guard DaQuan Brooks (Atlanta, Ga.) repeated as the Player of the Year, while freshman guard Jengodi Gates (New Haven, Conn.) was chosen as the Rookie of the Year. Bob Campbell was selected as the Coach of the Year by his peers to complete the Colonials’ major honorees. Eastern Connecticut State University junior guard Nick Nedwick (Irvington, N.Y.) was named the Defensive Player of the Year, while the University of Massachusetts Boston was tabbed as the Team Sportsmanship recipient.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #13
    February 28, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. - Rhode Island College junior center Mike Akinrola (Woonsocket, R.I.) was named the Little East Most Outstanding Player of the 2011 tournament this past weekend.
  • Rhode Island College, WestConn Earn NCAA Tournament Berths
    February 28, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – For the fourth time in the past five years, the Little East Conference received a pair of invitations to the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship. The NCAA Division III Selection Committee announced Rhode Island College and Western Connecticut State University as participants in the 61-team field this afternoon.
  • Little East Announces 25th Anniversary Men's Basketball Team
    February 27, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – As part of its Silver Anniversary celebration, the Little East 25th Anniversary Men’s Basketball Team was announced this afternoon by the conference office. The 25- student-athlete and one coach squad was voted upon by athletic administrators and current coaches. The highly-decorated team is highlighted by 19 player of the year award winners, including eight multiple honorees, and seven rookie of the year award recipients.
  • Rhode Island College Raises Little East Men's Basketball Trophy
    February 26, 2011
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.-Junior center Mike Akinrola (Woonsocket, R.I.) was named the Most Outstanding Player as Rhode Island College captured the 2011 Little East Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship with a dominant defensive effort, taking out third-seeded Eastern Connecticut, 62-49, at The Murray Center.
  • Eastern Connecticut Upsets Western Connecticut, 94-70
    February 25, 2011
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Sophomore guard Mike Garrow (Terryville, Conn.) scored a team-high 23 points to lead third-seeded Eastern Connecticut past second-seeded Western Connecticut, 94-70, in semifinal action of the 2011 Little East Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament played at Rhode Island College’s The Murray Center on Friday evening.
  • Anchormen Sink Owls In Epic 2OT Victory, 102-92
    February 25, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Senior guard Antone Gray (Providence, R.I.) scored seven of his 22 points in the second overtime as top-seeded Rhode Island College held off upset-minded fourth-seeded Keene State College in dramatic fashion, 102-92, this evening in the semifinal round of the 2011 Little East Men’s Basketball Championship at The Murray Center. The Anchormen clamped down on the defensive end and did not allow the Owls to score over the final five minutes.
  • 2011 Little East Men's Basketball Semifinals Set
    February 23, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rhode Island College will serve as the host of the semifinal and championship rounds of the Little East Men’s Basketball Championship for the third time in the past four seasons between Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26. The Anchormen will be joined by Western Connecticut State University, Eastern Connecticut State University, and Keene State College at The Murray Center for an opportunity to earn an automatic berth into the 2011 NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Little East To Broadcast Basketball Championship First Round Contests
    February 22, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference, in partnership with EZStream, will provide its basketball fans with full coverage of the first round of the 2011 Little East Basketball Championships this evening on its three sponsored Web sites. Fans will be able to watch each of the four contests from the comfort of their computers on LittleEast.tv or via their mobile smart phones on LittleEast.mobi.
  • Ives Lifts Eastern Connecticut Past Plymouth State, 59-58
    February 22, 2011
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- Sophomore guard Joe Ives (Avon, Conn.) scored a career-high 17 points - sinking four of the team's season-tying eight three-point field goals -- as the third-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University men's basketball team erased a 13-point second-half deficit for a 59-58 first-round Little East Conference victory over sixth-seeded Plymouth State University Tuesday evening at Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium.
  • Keene State Earns Berth In Little East Semifinals With OT Win
    February 22, 2011
    KEENE, N.H. – Rashad Wright (Agawam, Mass.) did the dunking and Ryan Martin (Wayne, Maine) did the free throw shooting in overtime to lead the fourth seeded Keene State College men's basketball team to a thrilling 96-88 win over fifth seed UMass-Dartmouth in a Little East Conference quarterfinal tournament game played at Spaulding Gym on Tuesday night. The pair combined for 10 of the Owls 17 points in the extra period.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #12
    February 21, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Western Connecticut State University swept both of the Little East men's basketball weekly awards this afternoon. Junior guard DaQuan Brooks (Atlanta, Ga.) was named the Player of the Week, while freshman guard Jengodi Gates (New Haven, Conn.) was selected as the Rookie of the Week.
  • Little East Announces 2011 Men's Basketball Tournament Pairings
    February 19, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rhode Island College has earned the No. 1 seed in the 2011 Little East Men’s Basketball Championship for the fourth time in the past five years this afternoon with a victory at Plymouth State University. The Anchormen will host the semifinal and championship rounds of the conference tournament between Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26 at The Murray Center.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #11
    February 14, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Rhode Island College junior forward Mason Choice (Newport, R.I.) was selected as the Little East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, while Western Connecticut State University freshman guard Jengodji Gates (New Haven, Conn.) was named the Rookie of the Week this afternoon.
  • Kohn Earns Academic All-District Honors
    February 10, 2011
    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - Jamie Kohn (Columbia), Conn., a junior guard on the Eastern Connecticut State University men's basketball team, has become the program's first selection to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One College Division Academic All-District 1 team.
  • Rhode Island College Rises In NCAA Northeast Regional Poll
    February 09, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rhode Island College moved up three spots in the latest edition of the 2011 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Northeast Regional rankings, according to the weekly survey released by the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Selection Committee this afternoon. The Anchormen leapfrogged Brandeis University and Bowdoin College for the No. 8 position, while Western Connecticut State University held steady in the fourth slot.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #10
    February 07, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Western Connecticut State University swept the latest edition of the Little East men's basketball weekly awards program.
  • 3 Little East Men's Basketball Teams Ranked In Northeast Region
    February 02, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – The Little East Conference placed three teams in the first 2010-11 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Northeast Regional rankings this afternoon, according to the NCAA Division III Selection Committee. Western Connecticut State University leads the conference contingent at No. 4, while Eastern Connecticut State University and Rhode Island College are eighth and 11th, respectively.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #9
    January 31, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The Little East Conference office honored three student-athletes in the sport of men's basketball this afternoon.
  • 2010-11 Little East Men's Basketball Report #8
    January 24, 2011
    NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Western Connecticut State University swept the latest edition of the Little East men's basketball weekly awards program.
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