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Where you read it first | Tuesday, April 23, 2024



New-look offense has Jumbos ready to push for NESCAC title

Last year, an average possession for Tufts (13-12, 6-4 NESCAC) was a slow walk up the floor, five or six passes, an attempt to give the ball to a post player and a shot.This year, the offense has been completely restructured; the team’s roster shows no position other than “guard” or “center.” The ...

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The NCAA's biggest benefactors

As a journalist, this one really hurts.Major sponsors notwithstanding, the media, by lavishing airtime and newspaper space on college sports, is arguably most complicit in this grand farce. Erstwhile scourge of the greedy and powerful, it has since kowtowed to those whose vested interests it once ...


Jumbos' national title hopes end at Final Four once again

Despite being the only team in the Div. III NCAA Championship semifinals with Final Four experience, Tufts returned just one player from its starting lineup a year ago — senior tri-captain forward Hayley Kanner. Due to multiple injuries over the course of the season, the Jumbos entered Friday’s ...


Tufts prepared for Sweet 16 matchup

"Pretty much everyone has shifted roles depending on games and match-ups," Morehead said. "It's good that we have players that are versatile. It makes it tough for other teams and makes them have to stay on their toes."

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Kanner, Berube headline NESCAC honors

On Wednesday, the NESCAC announced the 2015 All-Conference Teams and awards for men's and women's basketball. In a surprise to no one, the women's basketball team was well represented after posting an undefeated conference record and winning its second consecutive NESCAC Championship. Senior ...

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Lee, Pulde earn NESCAC Player of the Week honors

Capping off a memorable weekend for Tufts athletics, sophomores Josie Lee and Mason Pulde earned NESCAC Player of the Week honors. Pulde, a goalie on the ice hockey team, is the first Tufts hockey player to win the award this season. Lee, a guard on the women's basketball team, follows senior ...


Jumbos end season with bright look to next year

After securing the fourth seed in the NESCAC tournament, Tufts dreams of a playoff run were quickly dashed in first round with a 92-66 loss to a hot-shooting Amherst team in Cousens Gymnasium on Saturday. The Jumbos ended the season 13-12.The Lord Jeffs got out to a hot start early led by junior forward ...


Tufts falls to Amherst in NESCAC quarterfinals

The men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s NESCAC quarterfinal meeting against Amherst as the No. 4 seed and with a 27-point road win in an earlier matchup under its belt. This game would not go as swimmingly for the Jumbos, as the Lord Jeffs shot 56.4 percent from the field in a 92-66 victory ...


Wawer finds passion, future in coaching

Entering college, most students hope to find their future calling in the classroom. John Wawer, however, found his on the hardwood.Wawer, a senior majoring in international relations, is currently in the middle of his second season as Director of Basketball Operations for the men's basketball team. Wawer, ...


Jumbos, Lord Jeffs prepare for NESCAC matchup

The stage is set for the men’s basketball NESCAC quarterfinals match-up at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 between the Jumbos and the Amherst Lord Jeffs. Although Amherst finished 18-6 compared to Tufts’ record of 13-11, both teams ended 6-4 in the conference and Tufts beat Amherst handedly back ...