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Midseason update: Men’s Basketball finds its identity
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Midseason update: Men’s Basketball finds its identity

The Macalester Men’s Basketball team has seen perhaps more than its fair share of lean times. Between 2008 and 2012, the Scots won a scant five games, a stretch that included two seasons without a single win in the MIAC. This statistic, however, doesn’t communicate just how difficult it is to win a basketball game…

This Week in Mac Sports: 2/27/15
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This Week in Mac Sports: 2/27/15

Macalester’s Track team won five events over the weekend to finish in second place at St. Olaf’s Tostrud Classic. Jack Schultenover ’18 (center) finished in first place at the preliminary 60-meter dash, with a time of 7.15 seconds, to finish in second at the final heat. Other victories came from Joe Giamberdino ’15 in the...
New season brings new offense for Men’s Basketball
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New season brings new offense for Men’s Basketball

Commitment, depth and experience are a few words that define the 2014 Men’s Basketball team and set it apart from past years. After four weeks of practice, the team is ready for their first game on November 15 at Crown College. In order to succeed, the team has three areas of focus. “Defense, rebounding and…

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NCAA basketball face-off: Writers make their picks

Welcome to the 2013-14 NCAA Men’s Basketball Preview with Charlie and Zach. Here’s a quick recap of what you missed last year: CS: Championship game from the 2012-2013 season: Louisville over Michigan in a thriller. Best championship in awhile. Great tournament. It’s gonna be tough for 2013 runner-up Michigan without point guard Trey Burke, though….

The legacy of Pierce Peters: Men’s basketball team searching for scoring threats, leadership in response to his departure
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The legacy of Pierce Peters: Men’s basketball team searching for scoring threats, leadership in response to his departure

Last week, Baltimore Ravens All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis ended his career high on the highest possible stage, the Super Bowl, as a champion. While the story of Pierce Peters’ ‘13 (Glenwood, MN) basketball career at Macalester may not have ended as magically as Lewis’ career did, Peters’ influence on his team and the Minnesota Intercollegiate…

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Macalester sports teams compete over winter break

Although many students spent a lot of time sleeping in at home over winter break, four Macalester sports teams were busy competing to give glory to the institution. The basketball and swimming and diving teams spent all break competing in both conference and non-conference meets and games.  Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team struggled during…