For the last four years, no player has made more of an impact on the Anderson Center hardwood than senior guard for the men’s basketball team, Brad Riester. Just a few games ago, Riester reached the 1,000 point mark for his career, and at 22.8 points per game through five games so far this season, he isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Tuesday morning, Sports writer Adam Hager sat down with Riester to talk about his life, his game and what lies ahead.
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Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams started the season off right this weekend, winning the Hampton Inn Tipoff tournament.
As the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s basketball seasons quickly approach, the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) will host an online, interactive event with each of the ten head coaches on Thursday, Nov. 7.
The University of Mary Washington’s men’s basketball team entered last Saturday’s road game at Wesley College knowing that a win would earn them the conference’s regular season crown as well as the top-seed in the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament. Yet the day before the crucial road test, the Eagles found out that they would be […]
The Linsaninty phenomenon has swept the nation in a way that hasn’t been seen since…well since Tebowmania. Regardless of the short span in time between the two ESPN crazes, the meteoric rise of the undrafted Asian-American point guard from Harvard has been truly astounding. The tale of Jeremy Lin is a story of an underdog […]
By AHMED MALIK On a day when the University of Mary Washington women’s basketball team was struggling to shoot from the field, they showed why their defense is ranked number one in the nation among Division III teams. The Lady Eagles made up for shooting just 35 percent from the field and a mere 1-13 […]
The University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team didn’t get their marquee game of the season off to the best start. The Eagles began last Saturday’s home game against visiting St. Mary’s College (SMC) just 1–9 from the field, as UMW fell behind the Capital Athletic Conference’s second–place team 15–6. Yet the Eagles didn’t allow […]
By ASHLEY BRUCE Despite the low number of fans in the stands at the William M. Anderson Center this past weekend with students still yet to return from Thanksgiving break, the University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team pulled out two home wins against North Carolina Wesleyan College and Shenandoah University. The pair of wins […]
By MICHAEL LITTLEJOHN On Nov. 21, University Mary Washington sophomore basketball player Walt Smith achieved a milestone when he recorded his first career triple-double. Smith, the sophomore point guard from Alexandria, Va, is a returning starter for Head Coach Rod Wood’s team. The triple-double came against a tough Christopher Newport team that beat UMW in […]