2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Overtime Thriller: No. 4 Mariners Advance With 77-69 Win vs. No. 6 Newbury
    February 23, 2019
    The No. 4 Mitchell Mariners used an 8-0 run to start overtime and never looked back as they beat the No. 6 Newbury Nighthawks 77-69 on Saturday afternoon in the New England Collegiate Conference Championship Game at the Yarnell Center.
  • Nighthawks Square Off With Mariners, Winner to NCAA Tournament
    February 22, 2019
    It's been anything but easy going for the No. 4 Mitchell Mariners and No. 6 Newbury Nighthawks in the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference Postseason but one of the Cinderella stories will be fulfilled Saturday afternoon at the Yarnell Center in the NECC Championship Game.
  • No. 6 Nighthawks Advance to NECC Championship, Stun No. 2 ENC, 74-73
    February 21, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) once again had his fingerprints on the outcome of the game, scoring the game-winning layup with 29.7 seconds and blocked the final shot of the game as time expired, as the sixth-seeded Newbury Nighthawks defeated the second-seeded Eastern Nazarene Lions, 74-73, advancing to their first-ever New England Collegiate Conference Championship game in program history.
  • Williams Claims Spot on NECC Third-Team, Santiago Earns Sportsmanship Nod
    February 19, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) has earned a spot on the All-New England Collegiate Conference Third Team, as announced today by the NECC Office and determined by the coaches of the NECC. Fellow Nighthawk, freshman Francisco Santiago (New Britain, Conn.) made the Del Malloy Sportsmanship Team.
  • No. 6 Newbury Bounces No. 3 Dean in 96-90 Quarterfinal Win
    February 19, 2019
    The true definition of a balanced, team effort, with four Nighthawks finishing with at least 20 points, as the sixth-seeded Newbury Nighthawks pulled off the 96-90 upset win over the third-seeded Dean Bulldogs on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament.
  • Nighthawks Suffer Loss on Senior Day, Await Postseason Tiebreakers
    February 16, 2019
    Becker College spoiled Newbury's Senior Day by shooting 63.2 percent for the game, controlling the entire game in the Becker Hawks 115-92 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in the regular season finale in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Men's Basketball Returns to Playoffs for First Time Since 2012-13
    February 16, 2019
    For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the Newbury Men's Basketball program is back in the New England Collegiate Conference playoffs. After five seasons of missing out on the playoffs, the Nighthawks finished the NECC schedule at 6-10 and secured the final spot over Becker College via a late-day tiebreaker.
  • Nighthawks Pick Up 88-70 NECC Win at Lesley
    February 13, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Tank Roberson (Pittsfield, Mass.) stuffed the stat sheet, finishing the game with 27 points, six rebounds, four steals, and two assists, leading the Newbury Nighthawks to their fourth-straight win in February via an 88-70 win over the Lesley University Lynx on Wednesday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Williams Hits GW 3-Pointer With 0.6 Seconds Left in 89-86 Win
    February 11, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) took an inbound pass in the right corner and hit a spinning fadeaway 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds remaining, marking their third straight win in February with an 89-86 win over the Bridgewater State Bears on Monday night.
  • Nighthawks Make Free Throws Count in 94-88 Win vs. ENC
    February 09, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) scored a game-high 34 points, leading the Nighthawks offense to a 94-88 victory over the Eastern Nazarene Lions on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action.
  • Roberson Beats Buzzer, Nighthawks Claim 64-62 Win at Elms
    February 06, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Tank Roberson (Pittsfield, Mass.) converted a game-winning layup with two seconds remaining, leading the Newbury Nighthawks to a 64-62 victory over the Elms Blazers on Wednesday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall Short in 102-95 Shootout Loss to Dean
    February 02, 2019
    Bulldogs junior Jordan Booker (Waterbury, Conn.) and Nighthawks senior Pierce Weatherspoon (Hartford, Conn.) stole the show, but it was Booker and the Dean Bulldogs who came away with the 102-95 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Suffer 83-66 Loss at Southern Vermont
    January 30, 2019
    Southern Vermont College pulled away from Newbury College Wednesday night to chalk up an 83-66 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) men’s basketball victory at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.
  • Nighthawks Drop Close Game, Fall to NEC 90-87 on Saturday
    January 26, 2019
    With Newbury holding momentum, it was a Pilgrims critical 13-5 scoring run in the course of 2:10 that helped pulled New England College to a 90-87, come from behind, victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Winning Streak Ends With 88-79 Loss at Mitchell
    January 24, 2019
    Mitchell College extended its winning streak to five games with an 88-79 victory over Newbury College on Thursday night in New England Collegiate Conference men’s basketball action at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Nighthawks Win Third Straight With 81-74 Victory at Fisher
    January 22, 2019
    Nighthawks seniors Pierce Weatherspoon (Hartford, Conn.) and Omar Williams (Queens, N.Y.) combined for 52 points on 16-for-28 shooting, leading the Nighthawks offense to a seven-point win, 81-74 over the Fisher Falcons on Tuesday night in non-conference play.
  • Nighthawks Defeat Conference Foe Becker, 84-73
    January 19, 2019
    For the first time in nearly six years, the Newbury Nighthawks earned the win against the Becker Hawks via an 83-74 win on Saturday afternoon at Leicester Court in New England Collegiate Conference play. 
  • Nighthawks Win Big on Thursday, Defeat Lesley 104-61
    January 17, 2019
    The Nighthawks offense was off and running, starting the game on a 19-4 run in the opening 5:25, on their way to their highest point differential win of the season, a 104-61 victory over the Lesley Lynx on Thursday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall Short in 87-78 Loss at Eastern Nazarene
    January 15, 2019
    The Eastern Nazarene College men’s basketball team notched an 87-78 victory over Newbury Tuesday evening at the Lahue Physical Education Center.
  • Nighthawks Surrender Lead, Fall to Elms 97-91 in OT
    January 12, 2019
    The Nighthawks led by as many as 12 in the second half but couldn't hold the lead, falling to the Elms Blazers 97-91 in overtime on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall at Dean in High-Powered 111-104 Loss
    January 10, 2019
    Balanced scoring paced the Bulldog attack, as four starters scored at least 20 points and two, Dayvon Russell (Naugatuck, Conn.) and Jordan Booker (Waterbury, Conn.) scored over 30, leading Dean College to a 111-104 victory over Newbury College on Thursday in New England Collegiate Conference play. 
  • Nighthawks Break Eight-Game Losing Streak vs. SVC in 95-89 Win
    January 08, 2019
    Nighthawks newcomer, senior Tank Roberson (Pittsfield, Mass.), made an immediate impact in his first game with Newbury, scoring 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting, to go with a program-record 13 assists, as the Nighthawks held off the Southern Vermont College Mountaineers in a 95-89 win on Tuesday evening in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Return From Break With One-Point Loss vs. Mitchell
    January 05, 2019
    Mariners senior Steffen Brunson (West Haven, Conn.) knocked down a pair of game-deciding free throws with 7.4 seconds left, as the Mitchell Mariners escaped with a 74-73 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon from Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall to Pilgrims in Final Game Before Break
    December 08, 2018
    Pilgrims freshman Jamal Allen (Dorchester, Mass.) scored a career-high 22 points, coming off the New England College bench, as the Pilgrims defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 95-82 on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall in Non-Conference Play at Emmanuel
    December 04, 2018
    Emmanuel’s senior guard Isaiah Ruffen (Haverhill, Mass.) finished the evening with a career record 16 rebounds on his way to a double-double with 17 points against the Newbury College Nighthawks as the Saints collected their second victory in a row, 90-69, on the Andy Yosinoff court on Tuesday evening.
  • Nighthawks Suffer Two-Point Loss at Salve Regina, 69-67
    December 01, 2018
    NEWPORT, R.I. - Seahawks freshman Mikey Spencer (Abington, Mass.) finished with a team-high 22 points in 25 minutes, coming off the bench, helping the Salve Regina Seahawks to a comeback win 69-67 over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play.
  • Nighthawks Nearly Complete Comeback, Fall Short 95-91 vs. Regis
    November 26, 2018
    Pride senior Jordan Seldon (Everett, Mass.) finished with a team-high 25 points and chipped in five rebounds and five assists, as the Regis College Pride held off the Newbury Nighthawks 95-91 on Monday evening at Pappas Gymnasium in non-conference play.
  • Alumni Report: Kwame Thompson '15 Thriving in Malta of FIBA Europe
    November 14, 2018
    It's been quite the road for former Nighthawk and Class of 2015 graduate Kwame Thompson since graduating from Newbury three years ago, but it's an adventure that few would ever take back.
  • Williams, Santiago Sweep NECC Weekly Awards
    November 13, 2018
    Nighthawks senior Omar Williams (Bronx, N.Y.) and freshman Francisco Santiago (New Britain, Conn.) are off to blazing starts to open the 2018-2019 basketball season and have earned the New England Collegiate Conference Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, as announced by the NECC Office on Tuesday morning.
  • Nighthawks Fall 112-96 to Clark in Non-Conference Play
    November 13, 2018
    The Clark University Cougars finished with five players scoring at least 16 points, all led by sophomore Tyler Davern (Webster, Mass.), who scored 22, as the Cougars handed the Newbury Nighthawks their first loss of the season, 112-96, on Tuesday evening from Pappas Gymnasium.
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