2012-13 Men's Basketball News

March 29, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Coach Rod Wood to Appear Saturday at Home Team Grill for Syndicated Radio Broadcast of NCAA Tournament Action
University of Mary Washington head men's basketball coach Rod Wood will appear Saturday at UMW Athletics' corporate partner Home Team Grill as a guest analyst for NCAA Tournament action on syndicated radio's Sports Man Cave's live coverage.

February 26, 2013
UMW's Armstrong, Riester Named to All-CAC Second Team
University of Mary Washington sophomore forward Sean Armstrong and junior guard Bradley Riester were named as second team selections to the All-Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Team, announced this morning. Riester is a repeat selection to the team.

February 21, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at #7 St. Mary's, 89-81, in CAC Semifinals
The University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end Thursday night as they fell 89-81 in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals to the number one seeded St. Mary’s (Md.) Seahawks. The Eagles trailed by just one point, 35-34, at halftime following a jumper at the horn by junior EJ Willis. The Seahawks took control to start the second half though, scoring the first 14 points in a five minute span and never relinquished the lead.

February 19, 2013
Farinet's 25 Points Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Frostburg State, 79-78, in OT
Junior guard Dylan Farinet scored a career-high 25 points and added eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals, including one that led to the game winning points, as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team defeated Frostburg State University, 79-78, in overtime on Tuesday night at the Anderson Center in Capital Athletic Conference tournament first round action. The Eagles improve to 14-12 on the season.

February 16, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at #7 St. Mary's, 89-80, in Regular Season Finale
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped an 89-80 decision at St. Mary's College in both teams' regular season finale on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles fall to 13-12 overall and 6-6 in Capital Athletic Conference play.

February 13, 2013
Riester, Johnson Lead UMW Men's Basketball Past York, 58-44
Junior guard Bradley Riester scored a game-high 18 points, and sophomore Taylor Johnson added 15 points on 6-6 shooting to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 58-44 win over York College on Wednesday night at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 13-11 on the season, and 6-5 in CAC action.

February 9, 2013
Riester's 17 Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Southern Va., 62-54
Junior guard Bradley Riester scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 62-54 win over Southern Virginia University on Saturday at the Anderson Center. The Eagles improve to 12-11, while the Knights fall to 12-6.

February 6, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Wesley to Snap Four-Game CAC Win Streak, 67-52
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team saw its four-game Capital Athletic Conference win streak snapped on Wednesday in a 67-52 loss at Wesley College. UMW falls to 11-11 overall and 5-5 in league play.

February 2, 2013
Johnson Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Marymount, 78-43
The University of Mary Washington men’s basketball team, led by sophomore guard Taylor Johnson, downed Marymount University on Saturday afternoon to extend their Capital Athletic Conference winning streak to four games. The Eagles shot a sterling 60.5% from the field along with 50% from three point territory with Johnson going 5-5 from long range.

January 30, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Salisbury, 74-49 in CAC Action
Junior guard E.J. Willis scored the first seven points of the game, and the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team made its first seven shots en route to a 59% shooting night as the Eagles topped Salisbury, 74-49, in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday at the Anderson Center. Four Eagles reached double figures as the team shot 9-14 on three point attempts.

January 26, 2013
Armstrong, Riester Lead UMW to 65-60 Win at Frostburg in Saturday CAC Matinee
Sophomore forward Sean Armstrong scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds and junior guard Bradley Riester added 17 points to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 65-60 win at Frostburg State University on Saturday in Capital Athletic Conference action.

January 23, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Southern Virginia, 63-53
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team suffered through a cold shooting night, falling at Southern Virginia University, 63-53, on Wednesday night. The Eagles fall to 8-10 on the season.

January 19, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Tops York, 64-47, in Saturday CAC Action
Junior guard E.J. Willis scored a season-high 13 points to lead three Eagles in double figures as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team downed York College, 64-47, on Saturday in York, Pa. The Eagles move to 8-9 overall and 2-4 in CAC play at the league's midway point.

January 16, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to #14 St. Mary's, 58-54
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped a 58-54 decision to 14th-ranked St. Mary's College on Wednesday night in Capital Athletic Conference action. UMW falls to 7-9 overall and 1-4 in CAC play.

January 12, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Salisbury, 79-73
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team overcame an 18-point first half deficit, and nearly came all the way back in the final minute before falling at Salisbury University, 79-73, on Saturday afternoon in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Eagles fall to 7-8 overall and 1-3 in CAC play.

January 9, 2013
Armstrong's 18 Leads UMW Men Past Marymount, 65-56
Sophomore forward Sean Armstrong scored a game-high 18 points on 8-11 shooting to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 65-56 win at Marymount University on Wednesday in Arlington. Junior Bradley Riester added 15 for the Eagles, now 7-7 overall and 1-2 in Capital Athletic Conference action.

January 5, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Wesley, 65-48
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team scored a season-low 48 points Saturday en route to a 65-48 conference loss at the hands of Wesley College in the William M. Anderson Center. The Eagles turned the ball over 20 times and shot only 32 percent from the field while falling to 6-7 overall and 0-2 in the Capital Athletic Conference.

January 3, 2013
UMW Men's Basketball Tops Washington & Lee, 72-71, in OT in Final of W&L Classic
Sophomore Sean Armstrong and junior Bradley Riester each scored 16 points, and junior Dom Morra scored five key points in overtime as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team topped Washington & Lee University, 72-71, in overtime on Thursday in Lexington, Va. Freshman Lamonte Fields was named to the all-tournament team, and sophomore Taylor Johnson was named the tourney's MVP.

January 2, 2013
Johnson, Fields Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Emory & Henry, 85-61
Sophomore guard Taylor Johnson scored a team-high 19 points and freshman forward Lamonte Fields added 15 in leading the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to an 85-61 victory over Emory & Henry College in the Washington & Lee Holiday Tournament in Lexington, Va., on Wednesday. The Eagles improve to 5-6 on the year, and have won two of three.

December 29, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Bridgewater St., 70-60, in Championship of Team Hill Holiday Tournament
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped a 70-60 decision to Bridgewater State College in the championship of the Team Hill Holiday Tournament at Montclair, N.J. on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles fall to 4-6 on the season.

December 28, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Edges Keene State, 82-81, at Montclair Holiday Tourney
Sophomore Sean Armstrong scored 22 points and junior Dom Morra added 16 points and four steals in leading the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to an 82-81 victory over Keene State College on Friday at the Team Hill Holiday Tournament in Montclair, N.J.

December 19, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls at Eastern Mennonite, 79-71
Sophomore forward Sean Armstrong scored 20 points and freshman Lamonte Fields added 14, but the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team couldn't overcome 25 turnovers in a 79-71 loss at Eastern Mennonite University on Wednesday night in Harrisonburg. The Eagles fall to 3-5 on the season.

December 4, 2012
Riester's 29 Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Gallaudet, 65-59
Junior guard Bradley Riester scored 29 points in leading the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 65-59 victory at Gallaudet University on Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. The Eagles improve to 3-4 on the season.

December 1, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Frostburg, 78-72, in CAC Opener
Three Eagles reached double figures, but it wasn't enough as the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped its Capital Athletic Conference and home opener to Frostburg State University, 78-72, on Saturday afternoon at the Anderson Center. The Eagles fall to 2-4 overall and 0-1 in league play.

November 28, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls in OT at Undefeated NC Wesleyan, 89-85
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team started strong, making 10 of its first 12 shots, but couldn't hold on for the victory in an 89-85 overtime loss at undefeated North Carolina Wesleyan College on Wednesday evening. The Eagles fall to 2-3, while the Bishops, who recieved votes in this week's national D3hoops.com poll, improves to 6-0.

November 25, 2012
Fields' Double-Double Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past Maryland Bible, 68-56
Freshman Lamont Fields scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds en route to All-Tournament team honors in leading the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to a 68-56 win over Maryland Bible College on Sunday in Rocky Mount, N.C. Sophomore Taylor Johnson added 18 points and nine rebounds in gaining all-tournament honors as well.

November 24, 2012
Riester's 25 Points Leads UMW Men's Basketball Past York (N.Y.), 87-71
Junior Bradley Riseter scored a team-high 25 points, including 5-11 on three-point attempts, to lead the University of Mary Washington men's basketball team to an 87-71 win over York College (N.Y.) on Saturday in Rocky Mount, N.C. The Eagles improve to 1-2 on the year.

November 21, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Shenandoah, 70-63
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team jumped out to a 16-point halftime advantage, but Shenandoah erupted for 49 second half points to top the Eagles, 70-63, on Wednesday afternoon in the South Region Challenge in Rocky Mount, N.C. The Eagles fall to 0-2.

November 20, 2012
UMW Men's Basketball Falls to Hampden-Sydney in Season Opener
The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team dropped its season opener to Hampden-Sydney College, 86-62, on Tuesday night in the South Region Challenge in Rocky Mount, N.C. Junior Bradley Riester led UMW with 16 points.

November 13, 2012
UMW Athletics Announces New Basketball Ticket Policy
The University of Mary Washington Department of Athletics announces new ticket policies for home basketball games in the Anderson Center.

October 22, 2012
UMW to Host Alumni Events Prior to October 31 Exhibition Basketball Games at Division I William and Mary and American
The University of Mary Washington will host alumni events prior to the October 31 exhibition games in Williamsburg, Va. and in Washington, D.C. The women are slated to face William and Mary at 7:00 p.m., while the men will play in D.C. at American University at 7:30 p.m.

September 25, 2012
UMW Men's and Women's Basketball Hosts Annual 5K Run for One World Running
The 8th annual UMW 5K Run was held on September 22, 2012 as part of the UMW Family Weekend Program. The race kicked off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning with a field of 134 runners that included 6 faculty members, 20 graduates, 35 parents, and 18 students.