2017-18 WestConn Men's Basketball News

  • Tyler Rowe Named To All-Met Division III Third Team
    April 18, 2018
    NEW YORK, NY - Western Connecticut State University junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) has been named to the All-Met Men's Division III Third Team on Wednesday.
  • Tyler Rowe Named To LEC Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team
    February 27, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) has been named to the 2017-18 Little East Conference Men's Basketball All-Conference First Team, which was released on Tuesday.
  • Men’s Basketball Rally Falls Short, Season Ends at 10th-Ranked Eastern, 92-82
    February 23, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, CT – Despite a team-high 25 points from junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT), the fourth-seeded Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball rally came up short as they were downed, 92-82, at top-seeded and 10th ranked rival Eastern Connecticut in the Little East Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday night at Geissler Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Advances To LEC Semis After Defeating UMass Dartmouth, 83-75
    February 20, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) scored a game-high 32 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team to an 83-75 victory over University of Massachusetts Dartmouth at Dr. Stephen Feldman Arena on Tuesday night in the Little East Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
  • Men’s Basketball Claims No. 4 Seed in LEC Tournament with 86-52 Loss at UMass-Boston to Conclude Regular Season
    February 17, 2018
    BOSTON, MA- The Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team fell at Little East Conference opponent UMass-Boston, 86-52, on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the Colonials ended the regular season slate at 13-12 overall and 8-6 in league play, earning the No. 4 seed in the upcoming postseason conference tournament. They will host No. 5 seed UMass-Dartmouth on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Colonials downed the Corsairs in both of their meetings earlier this season. (Full Story Coming Soon…)
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to 11th-Ranked Eastern Connecticut, 106-82
    February 14, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Despite a team-high 22 points from junior forward Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team fell to 11th-ranked cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut, 106-82, in a Little East Conference matchup on Wednesday night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 13-11 overall and 8-5 in league play, while the Warriors improved to 21-3 and 12-1.
  • Samuel & Rashard Rodriguez Guide Men’s Basketball to 88-76 Win Over RIC
    February 12, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Junior guard Aaron Samuel (Stratford, CT) erupted for 15 second half points en route to a team-high 20, while classmate forward Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT) added a double-double on 18 points and a game-high 17 rebounds to lead the WestConn men’s basketball squad to an 88-76 victory over visiting Little East Conference foe Rhode Island College on Monday night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the victory, the Colonials improved to 13-10 overall and 8-4 in league play, while the Anchormen dropped to 6-17 and 3-9.
  • Men’s Basketball Downed at Keene, 84-71
    February 10, 2018
    KEENE, NH – Playing without the services of its leading scorer, Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT), the WestConn men’s basketball team was downed at Little East Conference opponent Keene State, 84-71, on Saturday afternoon at Spaulding Gym. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 12-10 overall and 7-4 in league play, while the Owls improved to 16-7 and 10-2.
  • WestConn Basketball Against Rhode Island College Postponed... Moved To Monday, Feb. 12
    February 06, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Due to the impending snow and ice storm on Wednesday, February 7, the Western Connecticut State University men's and women's basketball doubleheader against Rhode Island College has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, February 12.
  • Men’s Basketball Stunned at Plymouth, 66-63
    February 03, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, NH – Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) tallied a team-high 18 points but it wasn’t enough as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team was stunned at Little East Conference opponent Plymouth State, 66-63, on Saturday afternoon at Foley Gymnasium. With the Colonials ahed 60-55 late in the contest, the Panthers rallied with a 9-0 spurt en route to their first conference win of the season.
  • Men’s Basketball Utilizes Efficient Scoring Attack to Down Conn. College, 86-78
    January 31, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Five different players netted double figures as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team downed visiting non-conference cross-state foe Connecticut College, 86-78, Wednesday night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the win, the Colonials notched their third straight victory, improving to 12-8 overall, while the Camels dropped to 6-14.
  • Rowe Nets Game-High 20 Points as Men’s Basketball Outlasts Elms, 77-67
    January 29, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) netted a game-high 20 points, while classmate Eli Rodriguez (Bristol, CT) added seven and a game-high 14 rebounds to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball squad to a 77-67 win over visiting non-conference foe Elms College on Monday Night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the victory, the Colonials improved to 11-8 as they have now won six of their last seven. The Blazers fell to 1-17.
  • Tyler Rowe Continues His Tear, Scores 30 As WestConn Defeats UMass Dartmouth, 91-79
    January 27, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Junior Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) scored a game-high 30 points to lead the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team to a 91-79 victory over visiting University of Massachusetts at Feldman Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Rowe Nets Game-High 21 Points as Men’s Basketball Downed at 17th-Ranked Eastern, 88-80
    January 24, 2018
    WILLIMANTIC, CT – Despite a game-high 21 points from junior guard Tyler Rowe East Hartford, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team fell at 17th-ranked cross-state rival Eastern Connecticut, 88-80, in a Little East Conference matchup on Wednesday night. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 9-8 overall and 6-2 in league play, while the Warriors improved to 16-2 and 8-0
  • Fenton Bradley, Jr. Leads WestConn Over Southern Maine, 65-56
    January 20, 2018
    GORHAM, ME – Sophomore Fenton Bradley, Jr. (Manfield, Conn./E.O. Smith) had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead three players in double-figures as the Western Connecticut State University Colonials used a strong second half effort to defeat the University of Southern Maine Huskies 65-56 in a Little East Conference men’s basketball game Saturday afternoon at Hill Gymnasium.
  • Rowe Drains Game-High 25 Points to Guide Men's Basketball Past RIC, 78-70
    January 18, 2018
    Providence, R.I.-Freshman guard Adham Floyd (Worcester, MA) recorded a double-double with a team-best 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Rhode Island College men's basketball fell to Western Connecticut in a Little East Conference contest played at The Murray Center on Thursday evening.
  • Five Players Notch Double Figures as Men's Basketball Downs UMass-Boston, 81-65
    January 13, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Five players notched double figures as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team upended visiting Little East Conference opponent UMass-Boston, 81-65, on Saturday afternoon at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena on Alumni Day. Junior guard Eli Rodriguez (Bristol, CT) led the Colonials with a double-double on game-highs of 17 points and 11 rebounds, while classmate guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) dished out a game-high nine assists.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to LEC Nemesis Keene State, 88-67
    January 10, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) tallied a team-high 15 points, while classmates Chaunce Dunbar (Windsor, CT), Jordan Grant (Norwich, CT) and rookie Legend Johnson (Waterbury, CT) chipped in with nine points apiece as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team fell to visiting Little East Conference nemesis Keene State College, 88-67, on Wednesday night at the O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. With the loss, the Colonials dropped to 6-7 overall and 3-1 in league play, while the Owls improved to 10-4 and 4-0.
  • Tyler Rowe Seals The Victory Over Plymouth State, 59-58
    January 06, 2018
    DANBURY, CT - Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) canned a pair of free throws with nine second remaining in the game to lift the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team to a thrilling 59-58 victory over visiting Plymouth State University at Feldman Arena on Saturday afternoon.
  • Rowe Drains Game-High 24 Points as Men’s Basketball Falls to Muhlenberg, 81-69
    January 03, 2018
    DANBURY, CT – Despite a game-high 24 points and four assists from junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team suffered an 81-69 non-conference loss to visiting Muhlenberg College on Wednesday night. For the second consecutive contest, the Colonials held a late advantage. However, the visiting squad put together another late rally to stun the hosts.
  • Three Players Tally Double Figures as Men’s Basketball Falls to Potsdam, 81-72
    December 28, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Juniors Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT), Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT) and sophomore Evan Curtin (Portland, CT) tallied 18, 14 and 12 points, respectively as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team fell to visiting non-league foe SUNY Potsdam, 81-72, on Thursday evening at The O’Neill Center’s Feldman Arena. The visiting Bears trailed most of the contest but finished with a 15-2 surge to stun the Colonials.
  • Men’s Hoops Falls at New Paltz, 83-75
    December 12, 2017
    NEW PALTZ, NY – Despite a game-high 18 points from junior Aaron Samuel (Stratford, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team fell at non-conference foe New Paltz, 83-75, Tuesday night at the Hawk Center. With the loss, the Colonials four-game win streak was snapped as they dropped to 5-4 overall, while the Hawks improved to 3-6.
  • Rowe Drains Game-High 26 Points as Men’s Basketball Edges UMass-Dartmouth, 77-70
    December 09, 2017
    DARTMOUTH, MA – Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) drained a game-high 26 points and dished out five assists, while classmate Aaron Samuel (Stratford, CT) chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds to lead the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball squad to a 77-70 victory at Little East Conference opponent UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday afternoon at Tripp Athletic Center. With the win, the Colonials improved to 5-3 overall and 2-0 in league play, while the Corsairs fell to 6-2 and 1-1.
  • Jonathan Mowatt - A Hero Among Us
    December 06, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Western Connecticut State University men's basketball sophomore forward Jonathan Mowatt (Waterbury, CT) and his brother Joshua were the right people in the right spot at the most opportune time on Wednesday, November 21.
  • Rowe Nets Game-High 22 Points as Men’s Basketball Escapes Mitchell With 97-94 Win
    December 05, 2017
    NEW LONDON, CT – Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) sank a pair of late free throws en route to a game-high 22 points to go along with five assists as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team escaped with a 97-94 non-league victory at Mitchell College on Tuesday night. With the win, the Colonials improved to 4-3 overall while the Mariners fell to 2-4.
  • Rashard Rodriguez Drains Game-High 17 Points as Men’s Basketball Breezes Past Southern Maine in LEC Opener, 67-47
    December 02, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Junior forward Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT) notched a game-high 17 points, while classmates Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) and Geary McLeod (Meriden, CT) chipped in with 13 and 12, respectively as the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball squad breezed to a 67-47 victory in the Little East Conference opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Feldman Arena.
  • Rowe Leads Men's Basketball to Comeback Win Over Trinity, 65-62
    November 30, 2017
    DANBURY, CT – Trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half, the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team put together a furious second half rally to down visiting non-conference foe Trinity College, 65-62, on Thursday evening at Feldman Arena. Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) paced the Colonials with a game-high 24 points, while classmate forward Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT) chipped in with 10.
  • Men’s Basketball Edged at Pine Manor, 96-91
    November 26, 2017
    CHESTNUT HILL, MA – Despite game-highs of 25 points, five assists and six steals from junior guard Geary McLeod (Meriden, CT), the Western Connecticut State University men’s basketball team was edged at non-conference opponent Pine Manor College, 96-91, on Sunday afternoon. Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) chipped in with 20 points, while classmate forward Rashard Rodriguez (Trumbull, CT) and sophomore guard Evan Curtin (Portland, CT) added 15 and 10, respectively for the Colonials.
  • Tyler Rowe Nets 38 Points, But WestConn Falls To Hamilton, 97-88
    November 21, 2017
    DANBURY, CT - Junior guard Tyler Rowe (East Hartford, CT) scored a game-high 38 points, but it was not enough for the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team to overcome visiting Hamilton College as the Colonials fell, 97-88 in the home opener at Feldman Arena on Tuesday afternoon.
  • WestConn Men Fall To Manhattanville, 69-63 In AJ Buchanan Classic Final
    November 18, 2017
    PURCHASE, NY - Geary McLeod scored a game-high 24 points, but it was not enough as the Western Connecticut State University men's basketball team fell to Manhattanville College, 69-63 in the championship game of the AJ Buchanan Classic on Saturday afternoon.
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