2019-20 AMCC Men's Basketball News

  • BEHREND'S NILAND EARNS 500 CAREER VICTORIES
    December 11, 2019
    Head men's basketball coach Dave Niland earned his 500th collegiate victory at Penn State Behrend (5-3), guiding the Lions to a 76-60 victory over the Fredonia Blue Devils (3-4) on Wednesday night.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PITT-GREENSBURG @ HILBERT
    December 10, 2019
    The AMCC men's basketball game of the week features two of the hottest teams in the conference to date. Pitt-Greensburg and Hilbert College both enter Saturday's game with perfect 4-0 conference marks and will be looking to stay undefeated in conference play.
  • Matt Johnson, Pitt-Greensburg, Men's Basketball
    December 09, 2019
    Johnson started both games for Pitt-Greensburg this past week, where he propelled the Bobcats to conference wins over both Penn State Altoona and D'Youville. With the wins, Pitt-Greensburg is off to its best start in program history (6-1) since the Bobcats joined the NCAA in 1997. In the two wins, Johnson averaged 23.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, shot 56.7% from the field, 56% from three, and hit 7-of-9 from the foul line. In the win over the Lions, Johnson poured in 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting, knocked down 2-of-3 from behind the three-point arc, and hit 3-of-5 from the foul line. Against D'Youville, Johnson tallied 21 points, dished out six assists, made 7-of-15 field goal attempts, knocked down 3-of-6 from three, and connected on all four free-throw attempts.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: HILBERT @ FRANCISCAN
    December 05, 2019
    Hilbert College (7-1, 3-0 AMCC) travels to Steubenville, OH on Saturday to take on Franciscan University (2-4, 1-1 AMCC) in the AMCC Men's Basketball Game of the Week.
  • HILBERT'S MARTINEAU NAMED USBWA NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    December 03, 2019
    Hilbert College's Hunter Martineau was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, December 1.
  • Hunter Martineau, Hilbert College, Men's Basketball
    December 02, 2019
    Martineau totaled 46 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished 16 assists in Hilbert's 81-78 AMCC win at Pitt-Bradford November 26 and their come-from behind, 85-77 overtime win at Elmira November 30. Martineau averaged 23 points, 7.5 rebounds and eight assists per game with an incredible +8.0 assist to turnover ratio. He found his shooting touch, hitting 13-of-18 from the field (.722) and 19-of-21 at the foul line (.905) The Orlando, Fla native put the Hawks on his back and carried them in their overtime win at Elmira when he tossed in a career-high 32 points (10-12 FG, 12-13 FT), finishing with 11 assists without a turnover in the 45 minute game. His nine rebounds fell one short of posting his second triple double in a one-week period. He continues to lead the AMCC in assists per game, jumping to 8.0 per game currently, while ranking 9th in the AMCC in scoring and 12th in rebounding.
  • Kennedy Smith, La Roche University, Men's Basketball
    November 25, 2019
    Smith had a career weekend at the Geneva Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament. In two games, Smith averaged 26.0 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game while shooting 45% from the field. In La Roche's first game against Grove City, Smith corralled a career & conference season-high 16 rebounds and scored 20 points to pick up his first career double-double. In game two against Geneva, Smith scored a career-high 32 points on 7-for-9 from 3-PT while knocking down 12-24 FG (50%). All three are conference-highs this season. Smith is the first Redhawk since February 2016 to score 30+ points in a game. Kennedy's performances earned him a spot on the All-Tournament team.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PENN ST. BEHREND @ MEDAILLE
    November 24, 2019
    The first AMCC men's basketball game of the week for the 2019-20 season features two teams that are consistently at the top of conference standings.
  • D'YOUVILLE MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAMS UP WITH MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION
    November 20, 2019
    On Friday, November 15 against Wells College, the D'Youville College men's basketball team not only earned their first win of the season, but worked together to help out local community members.
  • Nate Christian, Mount Aloysius College, Men's Basketball
    November 11, 2019
    Christian averaged 17 points per game, as the Mounties opened up the season 1-1. Christian scored 13 points in the team's win against Marywood on Sunday, where he also added eight rebounds. On Saturday he scored 21, going 9-for-19 from the field and 2-for-5 from deep.
  • LA ROCHE EXPECTED TO FINISH AT TOP OF MEN'S BASKETBALL STANDINGS
    November 05, 2019
    La Roche University, the defending AMCC regular season champion, has been predicted to finish at the top of conference standings in 2019-20.
  • KEITH HACK NAMED MEDAILLE COLLEGE HEAD MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH
    October 11, 2019
    Medaille College director of athletics Susan Roarke announced the hiring of Keith Hack as the next head coach for the Medaille College men's basketball team.
  • D'YOUVILLE COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER FOR HOOPS FOR HAITI
    September 30, 2019
    The D'Youville College community came together earlier this month in an effort to benefit the people of Haiti that were impacted by a natural disaster.
  • HILBERT MEN'S BASKETBALL ASSISTS WITH COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
    September 23, 2019
    For the seventh consecutive year, the Hilbert College men's basketball team participated in the Adopt-a-Highway Program’s clean-up of the neighborhoods surrounding campus.