Men's Basketball

November 25, 2014
No. 4 Men's Basketball Heads West for Two Games in California
The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team wraps up a six-game road trip with a pair of games over Thanksgiving in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Bears take on Carthage College Friday, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. (PT), followed by a matchup with Fontbonne University Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5 p.m.

November 22, 2014
No. 9 Men’s Basketball Picks Up 73-69 Road Win at No. 18 Wheaton
Senior Nick Burt tied his career-high with 17 points and broke open a one-point game with a three-point play with 1:37 to play to lead the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 73-69 victory at No. 18 Wheaton College (Ill.) in the championship game of the Lee Pfund Classic Saturday night in Wheaton, Ill.

November 21, 2014
Bench Play Leads No. 9 Men’s Basketball Past UW-Eau Claire 72-61
The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 72-61 win over the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the opening game of the game 2014 Lee Pfund Classic Friday night in Wheaton, Ill.

November 18, 2014
No. 9 Men's Basketball Heads North for Two Games at Wheaton
The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team continues its six-game road trip to start the season by competing in the Lee Pfund Classic Friday-Saturday, Nov. 21-22, at Wheaton College (Ill.).

November 16, 2014
Burt and Fatoki Lead No. 9 Men’s Basketball Past Hendrix 75-68
Senior forward Nick Burt scored a career-high 17 points and senior guard David Fatoki tied his career-best with 16 to lead the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 75-68 win over Hendrix College Sunday afternoon in Memphis.

November 15, 2014
No. 9 Men's Basketball Outlast Rhodes 85-71 in Season Opener
The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team began its 100th season with an 85-71 win at Rhodes College Saturday afternoon in Memphis.

November 12, 2014
Women’s Basketball Picked First, Men Third in UAA Preseason Polls

October 23, 2014
Men’s Hoops Ranked No. 9 in D3hoops.com Preseason Top-25 Poll
The Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team is ranked No. 9 in the D3hoops.com Preseason Top-25 poll, as announced Thursday by the website. The Bears were also ranked No. 6 in the DIII News Preseason Top-25 Poll.

July 23, 2014
Men’s Basketball Receives NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
The Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team was honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Wednesday with the Team Academic Excellence Award, created by the NABC Committee on Academics. This marks the second straight season the Bears have earned the honor.

July 22, 2014
Former Men’s Basketball Coach Chuck Smith Passes Away at Age 87
Former Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball coach and 1997 Sports Hall of Fame inductee Chuck Smith passed away Monday, July 21, at the age of 87.

July 21, 2014
Men’s Basketball Lands Four on 2013-14 NABC Honors Court
The Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team had four student-athletes named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, as announced Monday by the Association.

June 6, 2014
Chandler Malone Selected for NCAA Career in Sports Forum
Washington University in St. Louis freshman Chandler Malone of the men’s basketball team was one of 200 student-athletes from across the NCAA selected to participate in the Career in Sports Forum Thursday-Sunday, June 5-8, in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 24, 2014
Chris Klimek Named to NABC and D3hoops.com All-America Teams
Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Chris Klimek was named to the 2014 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Coaches’ Third Team andD3hoops.com Honorable-Mention All-America Team, as announced Monday.

March 17, 2014
Chris Klimek and Alan Aboona Named to D3hoops.com and NABC All-Midwest Region Teams
Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Chris Klimek and senior guard Alan Aboona were named to the 2014 D3Hoops.com and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-Midwest Region Team, as announced by the website.

March 8, 2014
No. 2 Bears End Season With 83-75 Loss to No. 24 Calvin in NCAA Second Round
No. 24-ranked Calvin College forced 19 turnovers and withstood a late rally to post an 83-75 win over No. 2 Washington University in St. Louis in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship Saturday night at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

March 7, 2014
No. 2 Men’s Basketball Gets Past Wilmington 100-69 in NCAA First Round
Senior guard Alan Aboona scored a game-high 27 points to lead No. 2-ranked Washington University in St. Louis past Wilmington College 100-69 in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship Friday night at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

March 4, 2014
Men’s Basketball Lands Five on All-UAA Team; Chris Klimek UAA Named Player of the Year
Senior forward Chris Klimek earned 2014 University Athletic Association (UAA) Player of the Year accolades to highlight five Washington University in St. Louis student-athletes named to the all-UAA Men’s Basketball Team, as announced by the league office. Klimek is the 10th player in school history to be named UAA Player of the Year.

March 3, 2014
Men's Basketball to host NCAA First & Second Rounds Friday-Saturday
The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team will host 2014 NCAA Division III First and Second Round action on Friday-Saturday, March 7-8, at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

March 1, 2014
No. 3 Men's Basketball Completes Undefeated UAA Season With 86-73 Win at Chicago
The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to 18 games and secured the fourth undefeated season in University Athletic Association (UAA) history with a 86-73 win at the University of Chicago in the season finale for both teams Saturday in Chicago.

February 23, 2014
No. 3 Men's Basketball Celebrates Senior Day With 83-79 Win Over Carnegie Mellon
The No. 3-ranked Washington University men’s basketball team celebrated Senior Day with a thrilling 83-79 win over Carnegie Mellon University Sunday afternoon at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

February 21, 2014
No. 3 Men’s Basketball Win Streak Hits 16 With 87-61 Victory Over Case
The No. 3-ranked Washington University men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 16 games with a 87-61 win over Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play Friday night at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

February 16, 2014
No. 4 Men's Basketball Wins UAA Title and Gains Automatic Bid to NCAA Tournament with 79-75 Win at New York
The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team secured its third-straight University Athletic Association (UAA) title and gained an automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship with a 79-75 win at New York University Sunday afternoon.

February 14, 2014
Aboona and Palucki Lead No. 4 Washington U. Past Brandeis 95-82
Junior forward Matt Palucki tied a career-high with 32 points and senior guard Alan Aboona added a season-high 30 points as the No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team posted a 95-82 win at Brandeis University Friday night in Waltham, Mass.

February 9, 2014
No. 4 Men’s Basketball Runs Past Emory 94-80 for 13th-Straight Win
The No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team inched closer to its third-straight University Athletic Association (UAA) title with a 94-80 win over Emory University Sunday afternoon at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

February 7, 2014
Mark Edwards Wins 600th Game in 77-61 Victory Over Rochester
Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball head coach Mark Edwards won the 600th game of his career as the No. 4-ranked Bears posted a 77-61 victory over University Athletic Association (UAA) rival University of Rochester Friday night in front of 1,911 fans at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

February 6, 2014
Mark Edwards Looks For Career-Win No. 600 Friday Against Rochester
Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball coach Mark Edwards will look to earn his 600th-career victory Friday, Feb. 7, against the University of Rochester at home. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. at the WU Field House on the campus of Washington University. The game will be streamed live on the Bear Sports Network.

February 2, 2014
David Fatoki’s Second-Half Spark off Bench Leads No. 7 Bears to 70-66 Win at Emory
Junior guard David Fatoki scored all of his career-high 11 points off the bench in the second half to lead the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 70-66 win at Emory University Sunday afternoon in Atlanta.

January 30, 2014
Matt Palucki Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team
Washington University in St. Louis junior forward Matt Palucki was named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Five Men’s Basketball First Team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

January 29, 2014
Mark Edwards Named DIII News/Schelde Sports Coach of the Month
Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball coach Mark Edwards has been named the DIII News/Schelde Sports Coach of the Month for January, the publication announced Wednesday.

January 28, 2014
Chris Klimek Named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week
Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Chris Klimek was selected to theD3hoops.com Men’s Basketball Team of the Week, as announced by the website. Klimek earns the honor for the first time in his career.

January 26, 2014
No. 8 Bears Remain Unbeaten in UAA With 94-81 Win at Carnegie Mellon
The No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to nine games with a 94-81 win at Carnegie Mellon University in University Athletic Association (UAA) play Sunday afternoon.

January 24, 2014
Klimek's Double-Double Lifts No. 8 Bears to 77-64 Win at Case
Senior forward Chris Klimek scored 26 points and pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds to propel the No. 8-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 77-64 win at Case Western Reserve University in University Athletic Association (UAA) action Friday night.

January 19, 2014
Palucki’s Double-Double Leads No. 7 Bears to 81-65 Victory Over NYU
Junior forward Matt Palucki recorded the eighth double-double of his career with a game-high 29 points and 11 rebounds as the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to an 81-65 win over New York University Sunday afternoon in St. Louis. With the win, Washington U. remained undefeated at home this season with a 10-0 record.

January 17, 2014
Four Score in Double Figures as No. 7 Bears Get Past Brandeis 82-72
Senior forward Chris Klimek scored a team-high 25 points to lead four Bears in double figures as the No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team posted an 82-72 conference win over Brandeis University Friday night at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

January 11, 2014
No. 7 Bears Open UAA Play With Win Over Chicago 80-69
The No. 7-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team opened University Athletic Association (UAA) play with an 80-69 win over the University of Chicago Saturday afternoon at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

January 4, 2014
Palucki’s Career-High 32 Points Leads No. 9 Bears Past Webster 85-68
Junior forward Matt Palucki scored 22 of his career-high 32 points in the first half to lead the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to an 85-68 win over Webster University in the final non-conference game Saturday afternoon at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

January 2, 2014
Klimek’s Career-Night Leads No. 9 Bears Past No. 24 Wheaton 84-80
Senior forward Chris Klimek scored a career-high 34 points and added nine rebounds to lead the No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to an 84-80 win over No. 24 Wheaton College (Ill.) Thursday night at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

December 30, 2013
No. 9 Bears Scorch Nets For 15 Treys in 87-50 Win at Fontbonne
The No. 9-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team returned from a 15-day layoff to scorch the nets for a season-high 15 three-pointers in an 87-50 win at Fontbonne University Monday night at Lee McKinney Court in St. Louis.

December 15, 2013
Late Run Leads No. 10 Washington U. Men's Basketball Past Coe 62-59
The No. 10 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team used a 15-2 run late in the contest and senior forward Chris Klimek recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds as the Bears defeated Coe College 62-59 Sunday at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

December 7, 2013
Cooney Pours in 27 Points as No. 8 Bears Fall at No. 5 Illinois Wesleyan
The No. 8 ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team shot a season-low 38.3 percent from the field and was outrebounded for the first time this season as the Bears suffered a 98-73 loss at No. 5 Illinois Wesleyan University Saturday night at the Shirk Center in Bloomington, Ill.

December 1, 2013
Aboona Scores 24 Points as No. 4 Bears Topple No. 25 DePauw 71-60
Senior guard Alan Aboona scored 20 of his season-high 24 points in the second half as the No. 4-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 71-60 win over No. 25 DePauw University Sunday afternoon at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

November 30, 2013
Alan Aboona Named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week
Washington University in St. Louis senior guard Alan Aboona was selected to the D3hoops.com Men’s Basketball Team of the Week, as announced by the website. Aboona earns the honor for the second time in his career.

November 23, 2013
Aboona Named Lopata MVP as No. 11 Bears Get Past Whitman 76-68
Senior guard Alan Aboona earned the Robert L. Burnes Most Player Award of the 30th Annual Lopata Classic after scoring 19 points to lead the No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 76-68 win over Whitman College Saturday at the WU Field House in St. Louis.

November 22, 2013
No. 11 Bears Erase Halftime Deficit For 94-74 Win over Rose-Hulman
The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team shot 64.5 percent in the second half and erased a four-point halftime deficit as the Bears defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 94-74 in the opening round of the 30th Annual Lopata Classic.

November 17, 2013
Aboona and Fatoki Spark No. 11 Bears to 91-64 Win Over Hendrix
Senior Alan Aboona scored a season-high 22 points to lead the No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team to a 91-64 win over Hendrix College Sunday afternoon in St. Louis.

November 16, 2013
No. 11 Bears Earn 90-60 Win Over Rhodes in Season Opener
The No. 11-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures as the Bears earned a 90-60 win over Rhodes College in the season opener for both teams Saturday night at the WU Field House.

November 8, 2013
Chris Klimek Named to D3hoops.com Preseason All-America Team
Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Chris Klimek was named to the 2013 D3hoops.com preseason men’s basketball All-America Team, as announced Friday by the website. Klimek was one of five seniors named to the second team.