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Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Men’s basketball focuses on ‘locking in’

Trey Kawugule and Beth Pyles

December 2, 2019

The 2019-20 men’s basketball team has high expectations to live up to. Last year, the Quakers captured an ODAC title before making a run to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III National Championship. “We were really excited that our team played so well together at the end of the year,” Coach T...

Men’s Basketball takes down Sewanee to advance to second round of the NCAA Tournament

Men’s Basketball takes down Sewanee to advance to second round of the NCAA Tournament

Mei Lander, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Guilford College’s men's basketball team beat the University of the South (Sewanee) in 2019’s NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round on Friday night, 97-59. The game was played at home with 1,207 fans filling Ragan-Brown Field House. Guilford advances to the second round and will fa...

Quakers top nationally ranked Lynchburg

Quakers top nationally ranked Lynchburg

Andrew Walker, Sports and Web Editor

December 7, 2018

Guilford College men’s basketball team has started its season with a 4-4 record. The team broke a two-game losing streak with an 82-79 upset victory over 22nd-ranked University of Lynchburg. The Hornets were undefeated coming into the contest. It was the first time since Jan. 22, 2012 that Guilf...

Basketball brings in towering first-year class

Basketball brings in towering first-year class

Liam Devine-Carter, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

The first-years on the Guilford men’s basketball team cast shadows over the other students on campus. Seeing the first-year basketball players around campus is like spotting Bigfoot. These players should not be confused with the hairy forest-dwelling behemoth, but hopefully they will be able to contribute...

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

The secret to Guilford’s athletic recruitment

Nathaniel Williams, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Guilford College is a Division III liberal arts college, and because of National Collegiate Athletic Association regulations, they cannot offer athletic scholarships. Since all teams within Division III parameters abide by this rule, it does not affect competition between teams, but it can have an...

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Guilford College assistant men’s basketball coach Ronnie Thomas was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as a recipient of their 2016-17 Under Armour 30-under-30 honors. Thirty young and upcoming men’s basketball assistant coaches across all National Collegiate Athletic...