Fitchburg State University has named Titus Manderson as the 12th head coach in the history of the men's basketball program this afternoon. The announcement was made by Sue Lauder, Director of Athletics at the University.
The Fitchburg State men’s basketball team battled the Yellow Jackets of the University of Rochester this evening, falling 91-86 in first round action of the 2013 NCAA Division III men’s basketball championships.
The Fitchburg State Athletic Department, Recreation Services Department and Information Technology have teamed together to bring a LIVE screening of 2013 NCAA Division III men’s basketball championships to the Recreation Center this Saturday at 8 p.m.
The Fitchburg State men’s basketball team collected the program’s first NCAA berth this past weekend, defeating the Trailblazers of MCLA, 80-72 on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons now enter first round action of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball championships and are set to square off against The University of Rochester on Saturday, March 2nd. Game time will be announced.
Fifth-seeded Fitchburg State University visited top-seeded Westfield State University this evening and stunned the Owls, posting a 68-61 victory in semifinal round action of the 2012-13 MASCAC men’s basketball tournament.
Fifth-seeded Fitchburg State University used a 17 point, 14 rebound effort from senior Zach Valliere (Douglas, Mass./Douglas) as the Falcons held off fourth-seeded Bridgewater State University, 63-60 in quarterfinal round action of the 2012-13 MASCAC men’s basketball tournament.
A balanced offensive attack and a relentless defense powered the Westfield State University men’s basketball team to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season championship with an 81-67 victory over Fitchburg State University this afternoon.
Senior center Zach Valliere (Douglas, Mass.) racked up a double double with game-highs of 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Fitchburg State University men’s basketball team to a 71-65 victory over the Framingham State University Rams in MASCAC action at Framingham’s Athletic Center.
Junior Mike Ingram-Rubin (Boston, Mass./Bedford) netted the game-winning basket as time expired to lift the Fitchburg State men’s basketball team to a 74-72 MASCAC victory over Bridgewater State University this afternoon.
Freshman Aaron Davis’ (Marshfield, Mass./Brooks School) three-pointer as time expired proved to be the difference maker as the Engineers of WPI rallied past Fitchburg State University, 78-75 in non-conference men’s basketball action this afternoon.
Senior Zach Valliere (Douglas, Mass./Douglas) turned in a double-double effort of 22 points and 17 rebounds as the Fitchburg State men’s basketball team held off Mount Ida, 86-80 in non-conference action this evening.
Junior guard Tyler Roberson (Irvington, N.J.) and sophomore guard Lee Brockett (Waterbury, Conn.) each scored 19 points and junior guard Mike Russell (East Hampton, N.Y.) hit the go-ahead free throw with 4.8 seconds remaining as host Becker College escaped with a 68-67 win over visiting Fitchburg State University in non-conference men's basketball action this evening.