Mount St. Mary's Rumors & News

  • Mount St. Mary's reaches extension with head coach Jamion Christian

    The Score "Following a surprising run to the NCAA tournament, Mount St. Mary's decided to reward its head coach Jamion Christian with an extension that carries through until the 2018-19 season. "We are very pleased to extend our contract with Coach Jamion Christian," said school athletic director Lynne..." September 22

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Albany 71, Mount St. Mary's 64

    ProSportsDaily "DJ Evans matched a career high with 22 points and had nine rebounds while Peter Hooley scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half as the Great Danes held off the Mountaineers in a battle of No. 16 seeds in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Dayton, Ohio. Gary Johnson added 13 points..." March 19

  • Albany tops Mount St. Mary's for first NCAA tournament win

    USA Today "Mount St. Mary's wanted to play fast. Albany wanted to be methodical. And when the contrasting styles clashed in the First Four of the NCAA tournament, Mount St. Mary's coach Jamion Christian knew what the result would look like. "Mayhem," the second-year coach said. And what an appropriate..." March 19

  • UAlbany beats Mt. St. Mary’s 71-64, top-ranked Florida next

    Albany Times Union "The University at Albany got 21 points from DJ Evans and 20 from Peter Hooley and outlasted Mount St. Mary’s 71-64 in a NCAA first round game at the University at Dayton Arena Tuesday night. This was the first NCAA Division I basketball win for the Danes, who earned a trip to Orlando, Fla. with..." March 19

  • Mount St. Mary's Heads to NCAA Tournament to Square Off with Albany "FIRST FIVE 1. Mount St. Mary's raced to a 20-point first-half lead en route to a convincing 88-71 win at top-seeded Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference Championship game. Rashad Whack led five Mountaineers in double figures with 20 points. Julian Norfleet added 17 points, Sam Prescott 15,..." March 18

  • Why some teams relish making NCAA tournament first round

    USA Today "To casual fans, a No. 16 seed is a No. 16 seed no matter how you slice it. But to individual programs involved and the conferences that house them, there's a major difference between a No. 16 seed that gets put in the NCAA tournament's main draw and one sent to Dayton for the First..." March 18

  • Mount St. Mary's 88, Robert Morris 71

    ProSportsDaily "Rashad Whack scored 20 points as one of five players to reach double figures as the Mountaineers cruised past the top-seeded Colonials to earn an NCAA Tournament bid by capturing the Northeast Conference championship game in Moon Township, Pa. Julian Norfleet registered 17 points and Taylor..." March 12

  • Mount St. Mary's Topples Robert Morris, 88-71, in NEC Championship Game "The Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team secured the program's fourth Northeast Conference Championship with Tuesday's 88-71 victory over top-seeded Robert Morris in the NEC Championship game at the Sewall Center. The win also secures the Mount's fourth trip to the NCAA Tournament at the..." March 12