Jumbos face top seed Middlebury in NESCAC Tournament

Despite falling to Trinity in their final game of the regular season on Sunday in Hartford, Conn., Tufts managed to clinch the eighth and final spot in the NESCAC Conference Tournament that begins this weekend. Ultimately, the Jumbos finished with a record of 11–13 overall and 4–6 in the NESCAC, just good enough to give them […]

2 conference losses for men’s basketball put NESCAC chances at risk

The men’s basketball team suffered two defeats this weekend and move to 4–5 but remain in sixth place in the NESCAC. The No. 23 Amherst Mammoths caught the Jumbos off guard in a 85–55 blowout on Friday. Junior captain Eric Savage matched a career-high 27 points in the loss. On Saturday, No. 11  Hamilton frustrated Tufts in a last minute […]

Men’s basketball’s banner weekend includes win over NESCAC’s No. 2 Wesleyan

It was a big weekend at home for the Jumbos: After beating Conn. College by just four points on Friday night, they went 2-2 on the double-header by beating Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon by the same margin. The team showed its ability to bounce back after suffering a convincing 76–65 defeat to Bates College just six […]

Men’s basketball beats Middlebury after an up and down winter break

The Jumbos have gained ground since the end of last semester, when they struggled out of the gate, finishing at 2–4. They are now at 8–9 overall and 2–2 in the NESCAC, good for seventh out of 11 in the conference. This past weekend, Tufts stole a dramatic last-second win from Middlebury (now 13–5, 2–2 NESCAC). Playing at home […]

Men’s basketball rebounds against Emerson after tough weekend at Big 4 Challenge

The Jumbos dropped both of their games at the New England Big 4 Challenge this past weekend, hosted by the Babson Beavers in Wellesley, Mass. Tufts’ two losses dropped its record to 2–4, but it was able to make up some ground on Wednesday hosting Emerson, clinching the 87–70 win. The annual Big 4 Challenge, hosted by […]

Tufts falls to WPI at home in 2–2 start to season

Tufts recorded a mixed start to the season, winning both games at the RWU / Courtyard by Marriott Tournament, before losing its next two games, including its home opener against WPI. The WPI Engineers traveled to Cousens Gymnasium Tuesday for an out-of-conference game against the Jumbos. This was the home opener for Tufts, as well […]

Men’s basketball set to take on Saint Joseph’s in season opener

The Jumbos open their season this weekend in the Courtyard by Marriott tournament at Roger Williams University (RWU). The team will play two matches, first against Saint Joseph’s (Maine) on Friday night before taking on the winner of the Anna Maria-RWU matchup on Saturday. The team looks to build upon last year’s success where it reached […]

Tufts defeats Trinity in regular season finale

Wrapping up its regular season with a final home win before the NESCAC playoffs, Tufts (6–4 in the NESCAC) hosted Trinity (4–6) in a Sunday afternoon game. With the Jumbos sitting at sixth in the conference and the Bantams seventh, the game had the potential to flip the standings ahead of the NESCAC tournament, but the hosts pulled out […]

Tufts splits road trip, now 4–3 in NESCAC

The Tufts men’s basketball team went into the weekend with a heightened sense of urgency, as it prepared to face two in-conference opponents on the road. The Jumbos held a 3–2 record in the NESCAC and dropped slightly in the conference standings with a 4–3 record after splitting the weekend matchups. The team currently sits sixth in the […]

Jumbos go 3–1 to start NESCAC play during successful winter break run

With winter recess in session, the Jumbos were able to put down the books for a few weeks and pick up some key wins as conference play in the NESCAC began. The team played six games during break, putting up a 5–1 record and most recently losing to Middlebury — a loss that snapped Tufts’ nine-game […]