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    February 21, 2017
    SAINTS FALL IN GNAC TOURNEY THRILLER TO LASELL, 76-74 NEWTON, Mass. (2/21/17) -- The Lasell College men’s basketball team surged ahead at the most important time in Tuesday night’s Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) quarterfinal contest, scoring six points in the final two minutes for a 76-74 win over Emmanuel College in the Athletic Center.
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    February 20, 2017
    MEN’S BASKETBALL POISED FOR GNAC PLAYOFF RUN BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College men’s basketball team is set to travel to Lasell College for the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 PM in the Lasell College Athletic Center.
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    February 18, 2017
    SAINTS COMEBACK TO BEAT WILDCATS IN OVERTIME 87-86 PROVIDENCE, RI. – Joe Tamburro made a layup with nine second remaining in overtime to lift visiting Emmanuel College to an 87-86 victory over the Johnson & Wales University men’s basketball. The Saints overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to prevail 87-86 on Saturday.
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    February 16, 2017
    LATE RALLY FALLS SHORT; MEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO NORWICH 83-78 BOSTON, Mass. – The Norwich University men’s basketball team held on for an 83-78 Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory over host Emmanuel College Thursday evening at the Andy Yosinoff Court. The Cadets trailed the majority of the first half to rally for the road win and improve to 8-16 overall and 5-12 in GNAC action.
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    February 14, 2017
    WALTERS BIG NIGHT LIFTS ALBERTUS MAGNUS OVER MEN’S BASKETBALL, 93-82 BOSTON, Mass. – Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) scored a career-high 34 points to go along with a career-high tying 23 rebounds to power the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team past Emmanuel College, 93-82, Tuesday evening at the Andy Yosinoff Court in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action play. Walters also netted his 1,000th career point in the win as the Falcons improve to 19-4 overall and 15-2 in GNAC play while the loss drops the Saints to 7-19 and 6-10.
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    February 11, 2017
    LASERS COOL DOWN SAINTS, 95-76 NEWTON, Mass. – Behind a commanding first half, the Lasell men’s basketball team topped the visiting Saints of Emmanuel College, 95-76, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action Saturday afternoon inside the Athletic Center. The Lasers improve to 15-8 overall and 12-4 in the conference, while the Saints snap a four game win-streak and dip to 7-15 this season and 6-9 in the GNAC.
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    February 04, 2017
    SAINTS SNEAK BY SUFFOLK ON SENIOR DAY, 56-54 BOSTON, Mass. – The senior trio of Julian Diggs (Centerville, Va.), Matt Raine (Miami, Fla.) and Aidan Hadley (Owls Head, Maine) came up big on senior day combining for 36 points and 27 rebounds to power Emmanuel College past Suffolk University, 56-54, Saturday afternoon at the Andy Yosinoff Court. The Saints improve to 7-14 overall and 6-8 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action while the loss dips the Rams to 6-15 and 5-9.
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    February 01, 2017
    MEN'S HOOPS EDGES SAINT JOSEPH'S FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN, 73-68 STANDISH, Maine – Emmanuel College (6-14, 5-8 GNAC) edged Saint Joseph’s College (11-9, 8-5 GNAC), 73-68, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) men’s basketball action at the Harold Alfond Center on Wednesday evening.
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    January 28, 2017
    DIGGS STRONG EFFORT LIFTS SAINTS TO 76-49 WIN OVER RIVIER BOSTON, Mass. – Senior guard Julian Diggs (Upper Marlboro, Md.) scored a career-high 20 points off the bench to lift the Emmanuel College men’s basketball team past Rivier University, 76-39, Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at the Andy Yosinoff Court. The win moves the Saints to 5-14 on the year and 4-8 in GNAC play while the loss drops the Raiders to 1-18 and 0-12.
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    January 25, 2017
    SAINTS GRAB BIG WIN ON THE ROAD VS ANNA MARIA, 71-66 PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team dropped to the visiting Saints of Emmanuel College 71-66 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Wednesday night. The loss drops the AMCATS to 3-15 overall and 3-8 in conference play. The Saints rise to 4-14 and 3-8 in the GNAC.
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    January 21, 2017
    JERNIGAN EXPLODES FOR 31 POINTS AS JWU TOPS MEN'S HOOPS, 83-75 BOSTON, Mass. – Johnson & Wales University senior guard Anthony Jernigan (East Hartford, Conn.) filled the stat sheet with 31 points and seven rebounds to lead JWU past Emmanuel College, 83-75, Saturday afternoon in GNAC action at the Jean Yawkey Center, on Andy Yosinoff Court.
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    January 18, 2017
    NO. 24 WESLEYAN STOPS MEN'S HOOPS, 80-50 MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The 24th-ranked Wesleyan University men's basketball team cruised to a commanding 80-50 win over Emmanuel College Wednesday night as the Cardinals improved to 8-1 at Silloway Gymnasium this season.
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    January 16, 2017
    MEN'S BASKETBALL MAKES IT TWO IN A ROW WITH 71-66 WIN VS RIVIER NASHUA, N.H. - The Emmanuel College men's basketball team made it two in a row with a 71-66 victory over Rivier University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Monday afternoon in the Muldoon Gymnasium. The Saints hung onfor the win to improve to 3-12 on the year and 2-7 in the GNAC. The loss drops the Raiders to 1-14 and 0-8.
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    January 14, 2017
    MINETTI & TAMBURRO LEAD MEN'S HOOPS TO 74-68 GNAC WIN OVER NORWICH NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Alex Minetti (Wakefield, R.I.) and Joe Tamburro (South Windsor, Conn.) combined for 43 points to lift the Emmanuel College men's basketball team past Norwich University, 74-68, Saturday afternoon at Andrews Hall.
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    January 12, 2017
    MEN'S HOOPS SURRENDERS LATE LEAD, FALLS TO MOUNT IDA 73-70 NEWTON, Mass. – With six seconds remaining and Mount Ida College up 71-70 against Emmanuel College, Ethan Dujon (Warwick, R.I.) stole the inbound pass and sank a fast break layup for his 1,000th career point, sealing a 73-70 win for the Mustangs in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Thursday evening at Mount Ida Athletic Center.
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    January 10, 2017
    AMCATS CRUISE PAST SAINTS IN GNAC SHOWDOWN, 90-67 BOSTON, Mass. – Freshman forward Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) posted a monster double-double of 23 points and 16 rebound to lead the Anna Maria College men’s basketball team past Emmanuel College, 90-67, Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at the Jean Yawkey Center. Rapoza was one of five AMCats to collect double-figures to help his squad improve to 3-10 on the year and 3-3 in GNAC play while the loss drops the Saints to 1-1
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    January 07, 2017
    HALL’S LATE THREE LIFTS MONKS PAST MEN’S HOOPS, 85-83 BOSTON, Mass. – Junior forward Aaron Hall (Haverhill, Mass.) connected on a deep three with 2.3 seconds remaining in regulation to power Saint Joseph’s College over host Emmanuel College, 85-83, Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s basketball action. The win lifts the Monks to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in GNAC play while the loss dips the Saints to 1-10 and 0-5 in conference.
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    January 05, 2017
    SUFFOLK SILENCES SAINTS IN GNAC ACTION, 80-69 BOSTON, Mass. – The Suffolk men's basketball team put a complete game together to take down crosstown and GNAC rival Emmanuel, 80-69, inside Regan Gymnasium Thursday night.
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    January 02, 2017
    SAINTS FALL TO MARY WASHINGTON, 76-57 FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - The University of Mary Washington men's basketball team topped Emmanuel College, 76-57, on Monday evening in the Ron Rosner Arena. The Eagles improve to 6-5 on the season while the Saints fall to 1-7.
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    December 06, 2016
    MIT SHOOTS LIGHTS OUT IN 89-50 WIN OVER MEN'S BASKETBALL CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Led by 63.8 percent shooting from the field and four players in double figures, the MIT men’s basketball team won its fifth straight game with an 89-50 home win over Emmanuel College on Tuesday night at Rockwell Cage.
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    December 03, 2016
    LASELL RALLIES FOR 77-67 WIN OVER EMMANUEL MEN’S BASKETBALL BOSTON, Mass.- Lasell College erased an eight point second half deficit to power past host Emmanuel College, 77-67, Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s basketball action at the Jean Yawkey Center. The Lasers improve to 4-2 overall on the year and 2-0 in GNAC play while the Saints drop to 1-5 overall and 0-3 in the conference.
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    December 01, 2016
    MEN'S BASKETBALL COMEBACK FALLS SHORT VS ALBERTUS MAGNUS NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Senior guard Devin Coleman (Bridgeport, Conn.) topped the 20-point plateau for the second game in a row to lead the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team past visiting Emmanuel, 93-77, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Thursday evening at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
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    November 29, 2016
    MOUNT IDA POWERS PAST EMMANUEL IN GNAC OPENER, 92-56 BOSTON, Mass. – Four players scored in double figures to lead the Mount Ida College men’s basketball team past Emmanuel College, 92-56, Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at the Jean Yawkey Center. The win lifts the Mustangs to 2-4 on the year and 1-0 in GNAC action while the loss dips the Saints to 1-3 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
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    November 22, 2016
    TAMBURRO'S BUZZER-BEATER LIFTS SAINTS PAST CURRY, 74-73 BOSTON, Mass. – Sophomore guard Joe Tamburro (South Windsor, Conn.) drilled a deep three at the buzzer to lift the Emmanuel College men’s basketball team over Curry College, 74-73, in a thriller on Andy Yosinoff Court. The victory was The Saints first of the young season moving them to a record of 1-2, while the Colonels fall to 0-3.
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    November 16, 2016
    MEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO WENTWORTH, 84-54 BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Jason Ganley (Northbridge, Mass.) scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help pace the Wentworth Institute of Technology men’s basketball team to an 84-54 victory over Emmanuel College on the second day of the 2016 Coaches vs Cancer Greater Boston Shootout.
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    November 15, 2016
    MEN'S BASKETBALL TABBED NO. 6 IN GNAC PRESEASON COACHES' POLL WINTHROP, Mass. – Seeking its fifth Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship in six years, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team received six first-place votes and 96 points to take the top spot in the 2016-17 GNAC Preseason Poll, as voted upon by the league’s 10 head coaches. Emmanuel ranked sixth overall in the poll.
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    November 15, 2016
    PINE MANOR DROPS MEN'S BASKETBALL IN SEASON-OPENER, 95-78 BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College men’s basketball squad dropped its season-opener to Pine Manor College, 95-78, Tuesday evening at the 2016 Coaches’ vs. Cancer Tip Off hosted by Wentworth Institute of Technology. The Saints fall in their season-opener for the fifth consecutive year to fall to 0-1 while the Gators jump out to a 1-0 record.