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UAA Assistant Coach Josh Ciocco Takes Job at Brown

Last month, it was announced that Alaska’s two division I hockey programs could be on the chopping block due to budget issues. This put athletic programs at both universities under extra scrutiny. Now, assistant coach Jose Ciocco has left Alaska Anchorage to become an assistant coach at Brown University, the school announced last Wednesday. Josh Ciocco will be the new @BrownMensHockey...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

QUIZ: Name every NFL AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

The AP NFL Offensive award has been awarded annually at the end of the regular season by a panel of 50 Associated Press reporters since 1967. Winners have been announced at the NFL Honors ceremony the night before the Super Bowl since 2011. Given the year, team and position, how many of these first year standouts can you name?
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Kelly keys championship runs for Brown Bears, Denver Outlaws

For the second time in three months, Denver Outlaws goalie Jack Kelly has advanced his team to the brink of glory. Recently named Major League Lacrosse’s rookie of the year, Kelly led the Brown Bears to the NCAA’s championship weekend May 28-30. Although his college career ended with a heartbreaking overtime loss to Maryland in the national semifinals, another title is within...
Via The Denver Post
August 18, 2016

2016 NHL Free Agency: Let’s Meet Matt Lorito

Out of all the free agent frenzy the Detroit Red Wings partook in on July 1, the signing which meant the most to me will probably end up being the least impactful for the organization: the two-year deal for former Brown University Bear Matt Lorito. Now it’s completely understandable that most people’s initial reaction to this bit of news was, "Who the **** is Catt Burrito?"...
Via Winging It In Motown
July 04, 2016

Princeton lacrosse coach fired after elbowing opposing player

Princeton men's lacrosse coach Chris Bates was fired Wednesday after elbowing a Brown University lacrosse player during a game last Saturday, according to NJ.com.A brief video of the incident was posted to Twitter and the elbow, while certainly unsportsmanlike, looked harmless. The incident happened at the beginning of the second half. Brown midfielder John Yozzo-Scaperrotta was...
Via FOX Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Princeton coach fired after elbowing opposing player in game

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Princeton University has fired its men's lacrosse coach after he elbowed an opposing player. The university said Wednesday that the move to terminate Chris Bates came after a review of the incident that took place during a game at Brown University on Saturday. He had been put on leave earlier this week. A video shows Bates hitting a Brown midfielder with...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Lady Bears To Host Brown Bears In Softball Home Opener At Coppin State

BALTIMORE, Md. (March 28, 2016)-The Morgan State softball team will have their home opener this afternoon, when they host the Brown Bears in a non-conference doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. The two-game series will be held at Coppin State Field on the campus of Coppin State University.

Brown needs overtime to post an 84-83 upset of Dartmouth

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Cedric Kuakumensah dunked with 1:06 left in overtime to lift Brown to an 84-83 upset victory over Dartmouth Friday night. The loss damaged the Big Green's hopes of passing Penn and moving into the top half of the Ivy League standings. Freshman Evan Boudreaux hit a pair of free throws with 19 seconds left in regulation to give Dartmouth a 75-73, but JR Hobbie...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Princeton uses balance to turn back Brown 77-66

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Henry Caruso and Steven Cook each scored 14 points to lead Princeton to a 77-66 win over Brown on Saturday night. Spencer Weisz and Devin Cannady added 10 apiece for the Tigers (18-5, 8-1), who have won six straight to surpass the 16 wins they had last season. Fresh off of handing Yale its first league loss - 75-63 on Friday - Princeton made 11 of 24 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuakumensah, Spieth lead Brown past Cornell 86-80

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Cedric Kuakumensah and Steven Spieth scored 16 apiece to help Brown beat Cornell 86-80 Friday night. JR Hobbie scored 15, all on 3-pointers, and Tavon Blackmon added 14 points for Brown. Kuakumensah, who made 7 of 10 field-goal attempts, finished with 12 rebounds and three blocked shots. Kuakumensah and Hobbie hit back-to-back 3s to start an 8-0 run that...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown pulls away late to beat Penn 89-83

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Steven Spieth scored four of his 19 points and grabbed a key rebound in the final two minutes to help Brown beat Penn 89-83 on Saturday night. Cedric Kuakumensah scored 26 points, and Tavon Blackmon added 23 points and a career-high 10 assists for Brown (6-11, 1-3 Ivy League). Matt Howard had 20 points to lead Penn (6-10, 0-3). Max Rothschild added 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale beats Brown 77-68 in Ivy League opener

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Nick Victor had 15 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four blocks to help Yale beat Brown 77-68 in the Ivy League opener for both teams on Saturday. Yale (10-5) secured it in the final minute when Makai Mason and Jack Montague each made a pair of free throws 10 seconds apart to cap the scoring. Mason had 20 points to lead the Bulldogs. Brandon Sherrod...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Brown beats Division III Daniel Webster College 69-43

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Travis Fuller, Obi Okolie and Chris Sullivan scored 11 points apiece and Cedric Kuakumensah grabbed 18 rebounds as Brown beat Division III Daniel Webster College 69-43 on Saturday. The Bears (5-9) averaged 36.4 percent shooting from the field and 58.3 percent from the line. The bench contributed 44 of 69 points and the team finished with a 51-38 rebounding...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Maine makes 13 3-pointers, beats Brown 98-92

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Kevin Little and Troy Reid-Knight made back-to-back 3s in the final two minutes to help Maine hold on to beat Brown 98-92 on Saturday. Little scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, and Reid-Knight added 17 with three 3s. Aaron Calixte chipped in 22 points with three 3-pointers and six assists for Maine (4-9), which shot 13 of 24 for 54 percent from beyond the...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuakumensah's double-double leads Brown past Bethune-Cookman

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Tavon Blackmon scored 20 points, Cedric Kuakumensah had 15 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks, and Brown beat Bethune-Cookman 81-73 on Monday night. Kuakumensah, who became the all-time blocks leader in Ivy League history earlier this month, posted his sixth double-double of the season. JR Hobbie made four 3-pointers and scored 13 points for Brown (4-7...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kuakumensah ties Ivy blocks record, Brown beats CCSU 82-64

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Cedric Kuakumensah had 21 points and 16 rebounds and tied an Ivy League record for career blocked shots as Brown beat Central Connecticut State 82-64 on Wednesday night. Kuakumensah shot 7 of 11 from the floor, making his only 3-point attempt and all six free throws. His fourth block of the game with 7:04 left was the 252nd of his career, tying Brian Gilpin...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Armstrong, Smith lead New Hampshire over Brown 88-77

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Jacoby Armstrong scored 26 points on 9-of-14 shooting to help New Hampshire roll to an 88-77 victory over Brown on Tuesday night. Jaleen Smith had 18 points with six assists for the Wildcats (3-1). Daniel Dion scored 12 points, Iba Camara had 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Keon Burns chipped in 10 points. Cedric Kuakumensah had 15 points and JR Hobbie...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brown Bears Roll Past Morgan State Lady Bears, 72-45

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Nov. 21, 2015)–Freshmen Erika Steeves and Shayna Mehta each tallied double-doubles, and senior Jordin Alexander compiled 17 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists to lead Brown University women's basketball to a 72-45 win over Morgan State University on Saturday afternoon at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
Via Morgan State Bears - Official Site
November 22, 2015

Niagara closes out Brown, 75-66

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Matt Scott scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help lead Niagara by Brown 75-66 on Wednesday night. Justin Satchell added 17 points and eight boards for the Purple Eagles (1-2), who shot 47.2 percent from the field while holding Brown to just 30.7 percent shooting. Niagara closed the first half on an 11-4 scoring stretch and led 38-30 at halftime...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Peter's takes control late to beat Brown 77-65

Jersey City, N.J. (AP) Freshman Antwon Portley scored 30 points and St. Peter's beat Brown 77-65 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Portley, a 6-foot-4 guard from Lancaster, Texas, was 10 of 21 from the field and hit 7 of 9 free throws. Brown led 32-30 at the half. JR Hobbie hit a 3 to push the Bears' lead to 51-42 with 12 minutes left. But Portley took over...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Brown University revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

The legacy of comedian and actor Bill Cosby continues to crumble, as Brown University announced Monday that it would be revoking Cosby’s honorary degree, which he received back in 1985. Carly Ledbetter of The Huffington Post reported the development. Cosby has been drowning in rape allegations for nearly a year amid accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted at least...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns to induct Bob Golic into Legends program

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns will celebrate cherished alumni this weekend, highlighted by the induction of DT Don Colo (1953-1958) and DT Bob Golic (1982-1988) into the Cleveland Browns Legends program on Saturday, as well as a halftime ceremony during the team's Week 3 contest against the Raiders on Sunday. The Browns will induct Colo and Golic into the Cleveland Browns Legends...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: A day to remember for the new face of golf

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) He won the first one the way players like to take majors, leading from the start at the Masters on a romp to the green jacket. The second for Jordan Spieth came Sunday night with a bit more difficulty. Had Dustin Johnson been a little more steady with the putter on the final green Sunday, they might still be playing for the U.S. Open trophy. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ivy League’s Top Rebounder Rafael Maia Commits to Pitt

Former Brown Bears power forward Rafael Maia, who led the Ivy League with 8.7 rebounds per game last season, has graduated and will join the ACC’s Pittsburgh Panthers next season. Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald reported the story. #huskers #bigten #nebrasketball Source tells OWH that Brown Sr. C Rafael Maia to sign with Pitt. Tim Miles visited Maia last week. — Lee...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Hobbie leads Brown to season sweep of Penn 75-69

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) JR Hobbie had 21 points with six 3-pointers, Rafael Maia had 15 points and 10 boards and Brown gave Pennsylvania its sixth straight loss 75-69 on Friday. Tavon Blackmon had 16 points and Cedric Kuakumensah added 13 for the Bears (13-15, 4-7 Ivy), who earned their second consecutive season sweep of Penn (7-17, 2-8). Brown opened with a 9-0 lead and never trailed...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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