Men's Basketball

2017-18 RECORD: 21-6; GNAC: 15-1 / NCAA Tournament: 6 appearances / GNAC Titles: 7 (1999, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15, '17)

Falcons Win GNAC Championship Over Emerson 85-69 St. Juste Named Tournament MVP

Falcons Win GNAC Championship Over Emerson 85-69   St. Juste Named Tournament MVP

New Haven, CT - The Albertus Magnus College Men's Basketball team finished the season the way they started it, number one. The Falcons were picked preseason number one and finished their season with a regular season and post season GNAC Championship. The Falcons trailed by one with 4:14 remaining in the first half when they went on a 14-0 going into halftime leading 38-28. The Falcon's number one ranked offense was firing on all cylinders as they led by a minimum of eight points the rest of the game. Junior guard Walden St. Juste (Hartford, CT) was 11-17 from the field scoring a team high 35 points. Sophomore forward Ray Askew (Hamden, CT) added a double double with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Emerson College was led by senior guard Jeremy Shannon (Lowell, MA) and his team high 21 points and 12 rebounds. Emerson College finishes their season 20-8, 15-3 GNAC. The Falcons improve to 22-6, 15-3 GNAC as they receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Shannon and senior forward Bryan Rouse (East Greenwich, RI) were named to the All-Tournament Team. Askew was named to the All-Tournament Team while St. Juste was named All-Tournament Team and MVP.  Albertus Magnus will receive word Monday afternoon regarding their seeding in the NCAA Tournament.