BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College senior Kyle Jackson (Acton, Mass.) has been named Second-Team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference in selections announced today. Jackson was a tri-captain for the Polar Bears, who finished their season with a record of 17-9. Jackson was Bowdoin's second-leading scorer this year, posting an average of 10.6 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. Middlebury will make its first appearance in the NESCAC Championship game after a 76-46 win over Bowdoin in a semifinal contest in Pepin Gym. The Panthers improve to 23-3 on the season, while the Polar Bears end their season at 17-9. The game was played in front of a packed house of 1,200 fans in Pepin Gym. Mark Phillips paced Bowdoin with 14 points and seven boards
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team will play in the NESCAC Semifinals this Saturday, February 28 at top-seeded Middlebury College. The fifth-seeded Polar Bears (17-8) bounced Colby in the opening round last weekend and earned the right to play the host Panthers (22-3) at 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Ticket and broadcast information is available at the link above.
WATERVILLE, Maine - Mark Phillips and Will Hanley combined for 22 points and 10 rebounds in the second half as the fifth-seeded Bowdoin College mens basketball team pulled away for a 66-54 victory over fourth-seeded Colby College in a NESCAC quarterfinal game Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. Bowdoin (17-8) will play at top-seeded Middlebury College in a semifinal game next Saturday at 2 p.m. Williams and Amherst will play in the other semifinal at 4 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Ticket information has been announced for the NESCAC Men's and Women's Basketball quarterfinal games scheduled for Saturday, February 21. Both games are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. with the top-seeded Bowdoin women (20-4) hosting eighth-seeded Williams (8-16) at Morrell Gymnasium. The fifth-seeded men's team (16-8) will travel to play at fourth-seeded Colby (17-7).
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's Kyle Jackson scored a team-high 15 points, becoming the 19th player in program history to reach the 1,000 point plateau, as the men's basketball team held off Connecticut College on Senior Day at Morrell Gymnasium, 56-51. The Polar Bears (16-8, 5-4 NESCAC) earn the fifth seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will play at fourth-seeded Colby next Saturday, February 21 in the quarterfinals.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Mark Phillips scored 19 points and Tim Lane added 14 to lead the Bowdoin College men's basketball team to a 72-46 victory over Wesleyan on Friday evening. With the win, the Polar Bears (15-8, 4-4 NESCAC) clinch a playoff bid entering the final day of regular season play Saturday. The Cardinals fall to 6-16 (2-6 NESCAC) overall.
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. The Bridgewater State College mens basketball team won their tenth straight game as the Bears knocked off non-conference foe Bowdoin College, 68-56, Tuesday night in Bridgewater. The game marked the first meeting of the two teams since the first round of the 1999 NCAA Tournament when the Polar Bears defeated the Bears, 68-48. Bowdoin falls to 14-8 this season as Mark Phillips scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in the loss.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Bowdoin's Kyle Jackson scored a team-high 22 points as the Polar Bear men's basketball team won in Williamstown for the first time since the 1960's, taking a 76-71 win over the Ephs on Saturday afternoon. Bowdoin improves to 14-7 (3-4 NESCAC) while Williams drops to 15-7 (5-2). Mark Phillips had 15 for the Polar Bears while Tim Lane added 11 in the win.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. Middlebury tied a school record with its 19th win of the season against just two losses, as the Panthers earned a 62-50 NESCAC win over Bowdoin (13-7, 2-4). The 16th ranked Panthers remain unbeaten in NESCAC play at 6-0, upping their school-record winning streak to 15 games. Tim Lane scored 12 points with 12 rebounds in defeat for the Polar Bears while Will Hanley scored 14.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team held Babson to a season-low 34 points and improved to 8-1 at Morrell Gymnasium this season with a 56-34 victory on Tuesday evening. The Polar Bears stand at 13-6 this season while the Beavers fall to 10-10. Kyle Jackson had an all-around great game, scoring 17 points including five three-pointers, dishing out five assists and collecting four steals in the victory.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Ryan O'Connell and Darian Reid-Sturgis combined for 26 points off the bench to lead the Bowdoin College men's basketball team to a 65-46 win over Trinity on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears improve to 12-6 (2-3 NESCAC) as the Bantams drop to 6-12 (2-3) this season. Bowdoin shot 63% from the field in the first half and assisted on 25 of their 27 baskets in the game.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Amherst College men's basketball team shot 51.8% from the field en route to a 73-52 victory over Bowdoin in New England Small College Athletic Conference play on Friday night at Morrell Gymnasium. The Jeffs improve to 16-2 (4-0) while the Polar Bears fall to 11-6 (1-3). Bowdoin was led by 18 from Mark Phillips and a dozen from Will Hanley.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers awareness weekend, a collaborative initiative of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the American Cancer Society, is slated for the weekend of Jan. 30 Feb. 1. Bowdoin coaches Tim Gilbride and Preston Beverly will wear sneakers instead of dress shoes during this weekend's games to demonstrate their support for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer.
MEDFORD, Mass. The Bowdoin College men's basketball team had five players in double-figures and used a second half surge en route to an 89-81 NESCAC victory at Tufts on Saturday afternoon. Bowdoin snapped its mini losing streak at two games as they improved to 1-2 in league play and 11-5 overall for the season. Senior forward Kyle Jackson led the way for the Polar Bears tallying 17 points, shooting 6-of-11 from the field while adding six rebounds.
LEWISTON, Maine - Scott Place's three-pointer ripped through the net with four seconds remaining, lifting the Bates College men's basketball team to a 57-54 NESCAC victory over Bowdoin College on Friday night. Bowdoin dropped to 10-5 and 0-2 in conference play, while the host Bobcats rose to 9-7, 1-2 NESCAC. Mark Phillips and Will Hanley had 12 points apiece to pace the Polar Bears.
FARMINGTON, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team pulled away in the second half of a 61-48 victory at Maine Farmington on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears improve to 10-3 overall this season behind 12 points from Randy Defeo, 11 from Tim Lane and 10 from Paul Sellew. Mark Phillips pulled down ten rebounds in the victory.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's Mark Phillips scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Polar Bear men's basketball team to a 74-58 victory over Thomas on Thursday evening. Bowdoin improves to 9-3 this season while the Terriers drop to 3-7 overall. Kyle Jackson also notched a double-double with 12 points and 10 boards while Tim Lane totaled 16 points and nine caroms.
PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team snapped a two-game losing skid with a convincing 69-54 road win at Plymouth State University on Tuesday evening. Senior Kyle Jackson and junior Mark Phillips scored 14 points apiece to lead the Polar Bears (8-3). The Panthers fall to 4-7 overall with the loss. Bowdoin will return home on Thursday evening against Thomas College (7:00 p.m.).
STANDISH, Maine - The St. Joseph's College men's basketball team connected on 11-of-20 (55%) of their three-point attempts to beat Bowdoin on Saturday, 74-70. It is the first win for the Monks over the Polar Bears since 2003. Bowdoin's Mark Phillips scored 15 points in defeat.
NEW LONDON, N.H. - Despite a game-high 16 points from Kyle Jackson, the Bowdoin College men's basketball team saw their five-game winning streak come to an end in a 63-57 loss to Colby-Sawyer College Thursday evening. The Polar Bears fall to 7-2 this season as the Chargers (6-2) snap a three-game losing skid to Bowdoin that dated back to 2004.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Led by Will Hanley's 14 points, the Bowdoin bench outscored Maine Maritime's 41-18 to lead the Polar Bear men's basketball team to a 74-50 win on Tuesday evening. Bowdoin improves to 7-1 overall this season, the best start for the program since the 1999-2000 season. Maine Maritime falls to 2-5 this season.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team closed overtime on a 14-2 run en route to a 71-62 victory over Bates on Saturday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 6-1 after their fifth straight win. The Bobcats fall to 3-3 overall this year. Will Hanley led Bowdoin with 21 points and 12 rebounds while Kyle Jackson scored 20 in the victory.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's bench outscored Southern Maine 26-6 to lift the Polar Bear men's basketball team to a 68-52 win over the Huskies on Tuesday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 5-1 overall this season while the Huskies drop to 1-5. Will Hanley led Bowdoin with 13 points while Defeo (12) and Kyle Jackson (10) also saw double figures.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin center Mark Phillips posted a career-high 27 points and added 14 rebounds to pace the Polar Bear men's basketball team in a 75-53 win over Kean University on Sunday afternoon. Kyle Jackson also had 20 in the win for Bowdoin The Polar Bears improve to 4-1 this season while the Cougars drop to 3-3 overall.
BIDDEFORD, Maine - Junior center Mark Phillips had 13 points and eight rebounds, and the Bowdoin College Polar Bears closed with a 13-4 run over the final 3:49 for a 63-49 men's basketball victory over the University of New England Nor'easters on Tuesday evening at the Campus Center.
SALEM, Mass. - In a game that featured eight lead changes, the Salem State men's basketball team held off Bowdoin down the stretch to take a 66-61 victory and win the 2008 Viking Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday evening. The Vikings improve to 2-0 this season. Bowdoin falls to 2-1. Mark Phillips led all players with 20 points.
SALEM, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team shot 64% from the field in the second half to pull away in a 72-39 victory over Western New England College on Friday afternoon. Tim Lane led the Polar Bears with a career-high 23 points in the win. Bowdoin (2-0) advances to Saturday's championship game at 7:00 p.m. against the winner of the other first round game between Salem State and Wheelock College. WNEC (0-2) will play in Saturday's third place game at 3:00 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team closed the game on a 14-2 run in a 67-60 season-opening win against Colby on Saturday evening. The Polar Bears, who got significant contributions down the stretch from senior Darian Reid-Sturgis and first-year Will Hanley, improve to 1-0. Colby falls to 0-1 this season.