2011-12 Men's Basketball News

February 25, 2012
UMW Men Fall In Conference Championship to York, 59-51
Many of coach Rod Wood's players were sitting in the stands as the University of Mary Washington women's team held on in the waning moments to defeat York and win the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament Championship.

February 23, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Hood, 56-54, in CAC Semifinals; To Host York for CAC Title
Sophomore Bradley Riester hit a three pointer with 18 seconds left to push the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 56-54 victory over Hood College in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals on Thursday night at the Anderson Center.

February 18, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Wesley, 73-70
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped its regular season finale, 73-70, on Saturday at Wesley College, dropping UMW to 17-8 overall and 12-4 in Capital Athletic Conference action.

February 15, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Stevenson, 94-59, To Improve to 17-7
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team shot a blistering 55% from the floor en route to a 94-59 win over Stevenson University on Wednesday night for senior night at the Anderson in Capital Athletic Conference play.

February 11, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at York, 76-68
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team ran into a buzzsaw at York College on Saturday afternoon, as the hosts jumped out to a 21-4 lead en route to 58% shooting for the game in a 76-68 win over the Eagles in Capital Athletic Conference action.

February 8, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Rips Hood, 77-46
Senior guard Ryan Farrar scored 21 points as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team drilled eight second half three pointers to pull away from Hood College, 77-46, in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night in Frederick, Md.

February 4, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falters Against Salisbury, 61-57
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team loosened its grip on first place in the Capital Athletic Conference standings on Saturday, falling 61-57 to Salisbury University at the Anderson Center.

February 3, 2012
UMW Head Coach Rod Wood Appears on February 2 Edition of Hoopsville
University of Mary Washington head men's basketball coach Rod Wood appeared in the opening segment of Thursday's edition of Hoopsville on D3hoops.com.

January 28, 2012
UMW Men Edge St. Mary's, 67-65; Take Two Game Lead in CAC Standings
Senior guard Mike Harvey scored the eventual game winning basket on a three pointer with 56 seconds remaining as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team defeated St. Mary's College, 67-65, on Saturday in a battle of the two top teams in the Capital Athletic Conference.

January 25, 2012
UMW Men Escape Marymount in 2OT, 78-75
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team escaped with a 78-75 double overtime win over Marymount University on Wednesday night at the Anderson Center in Capital Athletic Conference play, keeping UMW in first place in the league standings at 9-1 as the Eagles move to 14-5 overall.

January 21, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls in Final Seconds at Frostburg, 76-75
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped a 76-75 decision at Frostburg State University on Saturday afternoon to drop its first Capital Athletic Conference game of the year and fall to 13-5 overall and 8-1 in league play.

January 18, 2012
Riester, Smith lead UMW Men's Basketball Past Hood, 63-51
Sophomore guards Bradley Riester (Richmond, Va., Monacan) and Walt Smith (Alexandria, Va., T.C. Williams) each scored 13 points to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 63-51 win over Hood College on Wednesday night at the Anderson Center in Capital Athletic Conference.

January 16, 2012
UMW Women's Basketball Rises to #11 in D3hoops.com Poll; Men Receive Votes for Third Time
The University of Mary Washington women's basketball team rose to #11 in the nation in this week's D3hoops.com national poll, up five spots from last week, while the Eagle men, with a two-game lead in the Capital Athletic Conference, were among those receiving votes for the third time this season in the polls released on Monday night.

January 14, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Wesley, 83-69, to Improve to 7-0 in CAC Play
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team built up a 49-22 halftime advantage and held on for an 83-69 win over visiting Wesley College on Saturday. The Eagles remain undefeated in Capital Athletic Conference play at 7-0, and improve to 12-4 overall.

January 11, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Tops St. Mary's, 65-55, to Grab First Place in CAC Standings
After Wednesday's Capital Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader, only two undefeated teams remain in conference play combined between the women and men. Both hail from the University of Mary Washington, as the men topped St. Mary's College, 65-55, on the road to snap a nine-game losing streak to the Seahawks and improve to 11-4 overall and 6-0 in league play.

January 7, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Tops York, 73-67, to Remain Undefeated in CAC Play

January 4, 2012
Riester's 18 Lifts UMW Men Past Salisbury, 66-62

December 30, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Embry-Riddle, 85-75

December 29, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Alvernia, 70-56, in Daytona

December 18, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Roanoke, 75-67

December 9, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Places Five in Double Figures, Tops Marymount, 89-75

December 6, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Apprentice, 76-74

December 3, 2011
Eagles Hold On to Defeat Frostburg State 65-57

November 30, 2011
Dickman, Riester Lift UMW Men's Basketball Past Stevenson, 63-53

November 27, 2011
Balanced Attack Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Shenandoah, 67-49

November 26, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Races Past NC Wesleyan, 95-66

November 21, 2011
Smith's Triple-Double Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past CNU, 86-82

November 19, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Apprentice, 82-74

November 18, 2011
UMW Men's Basketball Falls in OT in Season Opener, 74-72

November 18, 2011
Apprentice School Holds On To Defeat York 55-42