Men's Basketball

2015-16 Record: 20-6; GNAC 14-4; NCAA Tournament: 5 appearances; GNAC Titles: 6 (1999, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15)

2016-17 Albertus Magnus Men's Basketball News

  • Oliver Hoop School - Basketball Camp
    April 06, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – Head men’s basketball coach Mitch Oliver is proud to announce that the Oliver Hoop School will be holding three sessions this summer at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center on the campus of Albertus Magnus College.
  • Walters Recognized by D3Hoops.com
    March 22, 2017
    New Haven, Conn. – Junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team received year-end honors from D3Hoops.com, announced earlier today. The Falcons' forward was named to the 2017 All-American Second Team as well as named to the 2017 All-Region Second Team.
  • Walters Named Second Team All-District by the NABC
    March 15, 2017
    Kansas City, Mo. - Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team has been named a Division III Second Team All-District selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to Rochester (N.Y.) in NCAA Opening Round
    March 03, 2017
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Despite a double-double from Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), 11 points and 13 rebounds, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end on Friday evening, falling to Rochester (N.Y.) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Men's Basketball Receiving Votes in Latest D3Hoops Top-25 Poll
    February 28, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - For the third straight week, the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team is receiving votes in the latest D3hoops.com Top-25 Poll, announced Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball Selected to NCAA Tournament, Will Play Rochester (N.Y.) in First Round
    February 27, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - For the sixth time in the last eight seasons, the Albertus Magnus men's basketball team will play in the Division III NCAA Tournament set to begin Friday, March 3. The Falcons are 23-4 on the year and will face the University of Rochester (N.Y.) in first-round tournament action.
  • Three Falcons Earn All-GNAC Honors; Walters Named Player of the Year
    February 27, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. – Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men;s basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Player of the Year as announced by the league office on Monday. Walters was also named to the GNAC All-Conference First-Team.
  • Men's Basketball Wins GNAC Championship; Defeats Lasell, 101-83
    February 25, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) was named the Great Northeast Athletics Conference (GNAC) Tournament Most Valuable Player as he tallied 22 points, three assists and eight rebounds as the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team defeated Lasell College, 101-83, on Saturday afternoon in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament Championship in New Haven, Conn.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: GNAC Championship (Lasell)
    February 24, 2017
    The top-seeded Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team knocked off No. 4 seed Mount Ida, 107-68, on Thursday night to advance to this Saturday's Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship. The Falcons will square off with the No. 3 seed Lasell College at 1:00 pm inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center with the conference crown on the line. The winner of the contest will determine the league's automatic qualifier for the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.
  • Men's Basketball Defeats Mount Ida to Advance to the GNAC Championship
    February 23, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) recorded his 22nd double-double of the season, 23 points and 10 rebounds, to lead the top-seeded Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team past the fourth-seeded Mount Ida Mustangs, 107-68, on Thursday evening in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament Semifinals inside Athletic Center Gym.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: GNAC Semifinals (Mount Ida)
    February 22, 2017
    Following Tuesday’s night quarterfinal win over eighth-seeded Anna Maria, top-seeded Albertus Magnus will host fourth-seeded Mount Ida on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 pm in the GNAC Semifinals.
  • Men's Basketball Cruises Past Anna Maria in the GNAC Quarterfinals
    February 21, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Senior Shaquille Mitchell (Linden, N.J.) recorded a team-high 22 points to lead the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team past visiting Anna Maria, 92-67, on Tuesday evening in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament Quarterfinals at "The Nest" inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Walters Selected as GNAC Player of the Week
    February 20, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. – For the sixth time this season, junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: GNAC Quarterfinals (Anna Maria)
    February 20, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team has earned the No. 1 seed in the GNAC Championship and will host No. 8 Anna Maria on Tuesday, February 21st for a quarterfinal matchup. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.
  • Ellis Leads Men's Basketball Past Mount Ida, 110-89, on Senior Day
    February 18, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. - In his final home regular season contest, senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) scored a team-high 37 points to lead the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team past visiting Mount Ida, 110-89, on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action at The Nest inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.
  • Albertus Magnus Release Digital Gameday Programs
    February 17, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Albertus Magnus College Athletics is proud to introduce digital programs for all upcoming home games for the Spring 2017 season. This pilot program will attempt to reduce and eventually eliminate the need for printed programs at all home events.
  • Walters Surpasses 1,000 Career Points in Falcons' Win over Emmanuel
    February 14, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team netted his 1,000th career point in the Falcons’ win over Emmanuel (Mass.), 93-82, on Tuesday evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference clash at the Jean Yawkey Center.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Emmanuel (Mass.) and Mount Ida (Senior Day)
    February 13, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to secure the top spot in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) as the Falcons wrap up the regular season against Emmanuel and Mount Ida in the week ahead.
  • Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week for Fifth Time
    February 13, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. – For the fifth time this season, junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
  • Men's Basketball Defeats Anna Maria in GNAC Clash, 87-66
    February 11, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Led behind a double-double performance, 25 points and 14 rebounds, from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team improves to 18-4 on the year as the Falcons defeated Anna Maria College 87-66 on Saturday afternoon at “The Nest”.
  • Men's Basketball Tops Mount Ida, 86-80
    February 07, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team collected his 17th double-double, 25 points and 23 rebounds, as the Falcons rally back in the second half to defeat Mount Ida, 86-80, on Tuesday evening.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Mount Ida and Anna Maria
    February 06, 2017
    Following a 2-0 week, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to continue its winnings ways as the Falcons travel north to tackle Mount Ida College on Tuesday before wrapping up the week against Anna Maria on Saturday afternoon at “The Nest”.
  • Walters Named GNAC Player of the Week
    February 06, 2017
    Winthrop, Mass. – For the fourth time this season, junior forward Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Monday afternoon, as announced by the league office.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Falcons Past Lasell, 86-78
    February 04, 2017
    NEWTON, Mass. – Five different members of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team reached double digits as the Falcons improve to 16-4 overall after defeating GNAC foe Lasell, 86-78, on Saturday afternoon at “The Athletic Center”.
  • Falcons Shut Down Johnson & Wales, 87-63
    February 01, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Led by two 20-point performances from senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) and junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team shut down GNAC rival Johnson & Wales, 87-63, on Wednesday evening at “The Nest”.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Johnson & Wales and Lasell
    January 31, 2017
    Following a 1-1 week in GNAC play, the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to bounce back as the Falcons welcome Johnson & Wales to “The Nest” on Wednesday evening before traveling north to Newton, Mass. to square off against rival Lasell on Saturday.
  • Men’s Basketball Edged by Saint Joseph’s (Me.), 95-90
    January 28, 2017
    STANDISH, ME. – Despite a 39-point effort from senior Grant Ellis (Newark, N.J.) as well as a double-double from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team was upset by GNAC foe Saint Joseph's (Me.), 95-90, on Saturday afternoon at the Harold Alfond Center.
  • Men's Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Eight, Defeats Rivier 93-76
    January 25, 2017
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Four of the five starters of the Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team scored in double-figures, including a team-high 19 points from junior Jaqhawn Walters (Hartford, Conn.), as the Falcons extended their winning streak to eight after defeating Rivier University, 93-76, on Wednesday evening at “The Nest”.
  • Men's Basketball Weekly Preview: Rivier and Saint Joseph's (Me.)
    January 23, 2017
    The Albertus Magnus College men’s basketball team looks to extend its winning streak to nine as the Falcons host Rivier on Wednesday evening and travel to Saint Joseph’s (Me.) on Saturday.
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