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2014-15 USMMA Men's Basketball News

January 31, 2015
Men’s Hoops Makes It Two In A Row With 67-62 Win At Goucher
The USMMA men’s basketball team defeated Goucher College in a close affair, 67-62, on Saturday night at the Gophers’ Decker Sports & Recreation Center. With the victory, their second in a row, the Mariners improve to 5-14 (2-9 Landmark), while Goucher falls to 3-17 (2-0 Landmark).

January 28, 2015
MBB Game Day: Mariners Host Moravian Tonight At O’Hara Hall
The U.S. Merchant Marine Acacdemy men’s basketball team will welcome in Landmark Conference opponent Moravian College on Wednesday night for a 7 p.m. tip at O’Hara Hall.

January 28, 2015
Men’s Hoops Picks Up First Landmark Win With 77-66 Home Victory Over Moravian
The USMMA men’s basketball team won its first conference game on Wednesday night, defeating visiting Moravian College, 77-66, at O’Hara Hall. The win improves the Mariners to 4-14 (1-9 Landmark) on the season, while the Greyhounds fall to 4-14 (2-7 Landmark) with the loss.

January 24, 2015
Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tripped Up By Catholic At Home, Men Fall By Just One
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Catholic University in a doubleheader of Landmark Conference action at the Liebertz Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.

January 23, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Catholic In A Saturday Doubleheader At O’Hara Hall
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will play host to Landmark Conference foe Catholic in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s game is slated for a 2 p.m. tip, while the men’s game will get underway at 4 p.m.

January 19, 2015
Men’s Hoops Drops Close One To Elizabethtown, 73-65
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost a Landmark Conference slate to visiting Elizabethtown College, 73-65, on Monday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The Mariners fall to 3-13 (0-8 Landmark) in defeat, while the Blue Jays improve to 8-9 (6-3 Landmark).

January 19, 2015
Basketball Game Day: Mariners Host New Landmark Opponent Elizabethtown
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams return to action on Monday for a home doubleheader against the Landmark Conference’s newest member, Elizabethtown. The women are first with a 2 p.m. tip, followed by the men at 4 p.m. at O’Hara Hall.

January 17, 2015
Juniata Pulls Ahead Of Mariners Midway Through Second Half For 61-51 Win
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team dropped its road Landmark Conference showdown with Juniata College, 61-51, on Saturday afternoon at the Eagles’ Memorial Gymnasium. The loss drops the Mariners to 3-12 (0-7 Landmark) on the season, while Juniata improves to an even 8-8 overall (2-5 Landmark).

January 16, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Juniata Saturday For Landmark Action
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will travel to Huntingdon, Pa., this Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Juniata College. The women's game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., while the men will follow shortly after at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Eagles' Memorial Gymnasium in the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center.

January 13, 2015
MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Trinity On The Road Tuesday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team will travel to Hartford, Conn., today for a non-conference showdown with Trinity College. Action is set to get underway at 7 p.m. at the Bantams' Ferris Athletic Center.

January 13, 2015
Men’s Basketball Shocks Trinity, 58-56, For Non-Conference Victory
The USMMA men’s basketball team defeated Trinity College, 58-56, on the road Tuesday night at the Bantams’ Ferris Athletic Center. The Mariners improve to 3-11 overall on the season while Trinity, who was riding a 10-game winning streak and receiving votes in the national poll, falls to 12-3.

January 10, 2015
Men’s & Women’s Hoops Both Fall To Susquehanna At Home On Saturday
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams both lost to visiting Susquehanna University on Saturday afternoon at O’Hara Hall. The women’s squad dropped the first game of the doubleheader, 73-57, to fall to 2-9 (0-7 Landmark), while the men lost the second, 82-67, and fall to 2-11 (0-7 Landmark).

January 9, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Host Susquehanna In Saturday Doubleheader
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams both welcome in Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna on Saturday, Jan. 10, for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. with the women’s game, followed by the men’s contest at 4 p.m. Both games will be played at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.

January 6, 2015
Men’s Hoops Drops Home Non-Conference Tilt To NYU Tuesday Night
The U.S Merchant Marine Academy men's basketball team lost a non-conference matchup to NYU on Tuesday night at the Liebertz Gymnasium by the final score of 79-55. The defeat drops Merchant Marine to 2-10 on the season as the Violets improve to 8-2.

January 6, 2015
Basketball Game Day: Women Host Moravian, Men NYU Tuesday Night At O’Hara Hall
The USMMA men's and women's basketball teams will host their first doubleheader of the season on Tuesday night as the women will take on Landmark Conference opponent Moravian at 5:30 p.m. and the men will welcome in non-conference NYU shortly after at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be held at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.

January 3, 2015
Men’s Basketball Edged By Catholic, 65-64, On The Road Saturday
The Merchant Marine men’s basketball team held a one-point lead in the final minute of action Saturday at Catholic, but the host Cardinals drained a jumper with three seconds remaining and then held off the Mariners in their final possession to steal the victory from USMMA. The loss drops the Mariners to 2-9 (0-5 Landmark), while Catholic improves to 9-3 (3-0 Landmark).

January 2, 2015
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Open The New Year Saturday At Catholic
The USMMA men’s and women’s basketball teams open the 2015 portion of their schedules this weekend when they travel down to the nation’s capital on Saturday to face Landmark Conference opponent Catholic.

December 14, 2014
Second-Half Rally Falls Short As Mariners Lose To #18 Scranton, 83-70
On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost on the road to the 18th-ranked University of Scranton squad by the final score of 83-70. The Mariners fall to 2-8 (0-4 Landmark) in defeat, while the Royals improve to 6-1 (3-0 Landmark).

December 13, 2014
Men’s & Women’s Basketball Fall To Elizabethtown Saturday
Both the USMMA men’s and women’s basketball squads lost on the road to new Landmark Conference member Elizabethtown on Saturday. The women played first and lost by the score of 65-39, while the men fell 83-61 to the Blue Jays in the second game of the doubleheader.

December 12, 2014
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Elizabethtown And Nationally-Ranked Scranton
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball team will hit the road this weekend for a pair of Landmark contests at Elizabethtown on Saturday and Scranton on Sunday. The women’s squad will play at 2 p.m. on both days, while the men’sa games will begin at 4 p.m.

December 9, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Welcome Arch-Rival Coast Guard Tonight At 6 p.m.
The USMMA men’s basketball team will play host to arch-rival Coast Guard on Tuesday evening. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall

December 9, 2014
Miller’s Last-Second Basket Lifts Mariners Past Coast Guard, 51-49
Despite blowing a large first-half lead, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 51-49, on Tuesday night in front of a raucous crowd at Liebertz Gym. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 2-6 overall on the season, while the Bears fall to 4-5.

December 6, 2014
Mariners Fall To Susquehanna In Back-And-Forth Affair, 78-75, In Overtime
The USMMA men's basketball team lost a close one on the road to Landmark foe Susquehanna, 78-75, in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Crusaders' Houts Gymnasium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-6 (0-2 Landmark), while Susquehanna improves to 5-1 (1-1 Landmark).

December 6, 2014
Basketball Game Day: Men’s & Women’s Squads Travel To Susquehanna Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will be traveling to Selinsgrove, Pa., on Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna University.

December 3, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Begin Conference Play Against Drew In 2014-15 Home-Opener
Coming off their first win of the season, the Mariners men’s basketball team will play host to Landmark Conference opponent Drew University on Wednesday night. Action is set to get underway at 7 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.

December 3, 2014
Mariners Drop Home-Opener To Drew, 88-71, Wednesday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team hosted the Drew University Rangers on Wednesday night in the 2014-15 home- and Landmark Conference-opener at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Despite a close first half, Drew used an 18-2 run in the early stages of the second half to come out with an 88-71 victory. The Mariners fall to 1-5 (0-1 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 4-2 (1-0 Landmark).

December 1, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Non-Conference Opponent John Jay On The Road Monday Night
The USMMA men’s basketball team travels to Manhattan on Monday night to take on John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bloodhounds’ gym, the “Doghouse.”

December 1, 2014
Four Score In Double-Figures As Men’s Basketball Notches 76-54 Road Win Over John Jay
The USMMA men’s basketball team won its first game of the 2014-15 season on the road Monday night, recording a 76-54 victory over John Jay College. The Mariners improve to 1-4, while the Bloodhounds fall to 1-5.

November 23, 2014
Smith Nets 21 In Road Loss To Stony Brook Sunday
Despite a game-high 21-point effort by junior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.), the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost to Division I Stony Brook, 89-54, on Sunday afternoon at the Seawolves’ Island Federal Credit Union Arena.

November 22, 2014
MBB Preview: Mariners Face Division-I Stony Brook On The Road Sunday Afternoon
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team will face a tough challenge on Sunday, as the Mariners will travel out to Suffolk County to take on Division I opponent, Stony Brook University. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

November 19, 2014
Men’s Basketball Drops Road Game At Maritime, 84-68
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to SUNY Maritime, 84-68, dropping the Mariners’ record to 0-3 on the season, while the Privateers improve to 1-2.

November 19, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Travel Back To Throggs Neck To Face Maritime Tonight
The USMMA men’s basketball team will travel to Throggs Neck to take on SUNY Maritime on Wednesday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Riesenberg Hall Gymnasium.

November 16, 2014
Men’s Basketball Falls To Hunter, 68-58, On Final Day Of Admiral’s Classic
The USMMA men’s basketball dropped the final game of SUNY Maritime’s Admiral’s Classic on Sunday to the Hawks of Hunter College, 68-58, at the Privateers’ Riesenberg Hall Gymnasium.

November 15, 2014
Men’s Basketball Opens Season At Maritime’s Admiral’s Classic This Weekend
The USMMA men’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 season this weekend at the 2nd Annual Admiral’s Classic, hosted by SUNY Maritime, in Throggs Neck, N.Y.

November 15, 2014
Mariners Lose Season-Opener To St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn, 63-47
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost its season-opening game to St. Joseph’s College of Brooklyn, 63-47, on Saturday afternoon on the first day of the Second Annual Admiral’s Classic, hosted by SUNY Maritime College.

October 30, 2014
Landmark Coaches Pick Men’s Basketball To Finish Fourth This Season; Hayn Announces 2014-15 Schedule
The Landmark Conference announced the 2014-15 men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday and USMMA was picked to finish in fourth place and return to the conference tournament for the third straight season.

August 11, 2014
Stephen Hayn Hired As Men's Baskeball Coach
United States Merchant Marine Academy Interim Athletic Director, Captain Bill Fell, has announced the hiring of Stephen Hayn as the Mariners new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball.