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2014-15 USMMA Men's Basketball News

December 14, 2014
Second-Half Rally Falls Short As Mariners Lose To #18 Scranton, 83-70
On Sunday, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost on the road to the 18th-ranked University of Scranton squad by the final score of 83-70. The Mariners fall to 2-8 (0-4 Landmark) in defeat, while the Royals improve to 6-1 (3-0 Landmark).

December 13, 2014
Men’s & Women’s Basketball Fall To Elizabethtown Saturday
Both the USMMA men’s and women’s basketball squads lost on the road to new Landmark Conference member Elizabethtown on Saturday. The women played first and lost by the score of 65-39, while the men fell 83-61 to the Blue Jays in the second game of the doubleheader.

December 12, 2014
Basketball Weekend Preview: Mariners Travel To Elizabethtown And Nationally-Ranked Scranton
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball team will hit the road this weekend for a pair of Landmark contests at Elizabethtown on Saturday and Scranton on Sunday. The women’s squad will play at 2 p.m. on both days, while the men’sa games will begin at 4 p.m.

December 9, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Welcome Arch-Rival Coast Guard Tonight At 6 p.m.
The USMMA men’s basketball team will play host to arch-rival Coast Guard on Tuesday evening. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall

December 9, 2014
Miller’s Last-Second Basket Lifts Mariners Past Coast Guard, 51-49
Despite blowing a large first-half lead, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team defeated arch-rival Coast Guard, 51-49, on Tuesday night in front of a raucous crowd at Liebertz Gym. The win improves the Mariners’ record to 2-6 overall on the season, while the Bears fall to 4-5.

December 6, 2014
Mariners Fall To Susquehanna In Back-And-Forth Affair, 78-75, In Overtime
The USMMA men's basketball team lost a close one on the road to Landmark foe Susquehanna, 78-75, in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Crusaders' Houts Gymnasium. With the loss, the Mariners fall to 1-6 (0-2 Landmark), while Susquehanna improves to 5-1 (1-1 Landmark).

December 6, 2014
Basketball Game Day: Men’s & Women’s Squads Travel To Susquehanna Saturday
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s and women’s basketball teams will be traveling to Selinsgrove, Pa., on Saturday to take on Landmark Conference opponent Susquehanna University.

December 3, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Begin Conference Play Against Drew In 2014-15 Home-Opener
Coming off their first win of the season, the Mariners men’s basketball team will play host to Landmark Conference opponent Drew University on Wednesday night. Action is set to get underway at 7 p.m. at the Liebertz Gymnasium in O’Hara Hall.

December 3, 2014
Mariners Drop Home-Opener To Drew, 88-71, Wednesday Night
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team hosted the Drew University Rangers on Wednesday night in the 2014-15 home- and Landmark Conference-opener at the Liebertz Gymnasium. Despite a close first half, Drew used an 18-2 run in the early stages of the second half to come out with an 88-71 victory. The Mariners fall to 1-5 (0-1 Landmark), while the Rangers improve to 4-2 (1-0 Landmark).

December 1, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Take On Non-Conference Opponent John Jay On The Road Monday Night
The USMMA men’s basketball team travels to Manhattan on Monday night to take on John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Bloodhounds’ gym, the “Doghouse.”

December 1, 2014
Four Score In Double-Figures As Men’s Basketball Notches 76-54 Road Win Over John Jay
The USMMA men’s basketball team won its first game of the 2014-15 season on the road Monday night, recording a 76-54 victory over John Jay College. The Mariners improve to 1-4, while the Bloodhounds fall to 1-5.

November 23, 2014
Smith Nets 21 In Road Loss To Stony Brook Sunday
Despite a game-high 21-point effort by junior David Smith (Lakewood, Wash.), the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost to Division I Stony Brook, 89-54, on Sunday afternoon at the Seawolves’ Island Federal Credit Union Arena.

November 22, 2014
MBB Preview: Mariners Face Division-I Stony Brook On The Road Sunday Afternoon
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team will face a tough challenge on Sunday, as the Mariners will travel out to Suffolk County to take on Division I opponent, Stony Brook University. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

November 19, 2014
Men’s Basketball Drops Road Game At Maritime, 84-68
The USMMA men’s basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to SUNY Maritime, 84-68, dropping the Mariners’ record to 0-3 on the season, while the Privateers improve to 1-2.

November 19, 2014
MBB Game Day: Mariners Travel Back To Throggs Neck To Face Maritime Tonight
The USMMA men’s basketball team will travel to Throggs Neck to take on SUNY Maritime on Wednesday night. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Riesenberg Hall Gymnasium.

November 16, 2014
Men’s Basketball Falls To Hunter, 68-58, On Final Day Of Admiral’s Classic
The USMMA men’s basketball dropped the final game of SUNY Maritime’s Admiral’s Classic on Sunday to the Hawks of Hunter College, 68-58, at the Privateers’ Riesenberg Hall Gymnasium.

November 15, 2014
Men’s Basketball Opens Season At Maritime’s Admiral’s Classic This Weekend
The USMMA men’s basketball team opens the 2014-15 season this weekend at the 2nd Annual Admiral’s Classic, hosted by SUNY Maritime, in Throggs Neck, N.Y.

November 15, 2014
Mariners Lose Season-Opener To St. Joseph’s-Brooklyn, 63-47
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s basketball team lost its season-opening game to St. Joseph’s College of Brooklyn, 63-47, on Saturday afternoon on the first day of the Second Annual Admiral’s Classic, hosted by SUNY Maritime College.

October 30, 2014
Landmark Coaches Pick Men’s Basketball To Finish Fourth This Season; Hayn Announces 2014-15 Schedule
The Landmark Conference announced the 2014-15 men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday and USMMA was picked to finish in fourth place and return to the conference tournament for the third straight season.

August 11, 2014
Stephen Hayn Hired As Men's Baskeball Coach
United States Merchant Marine Academy Interim Athletic Director, Captain Bill Fell, has announced the hiring of Stephen Hayn as the Mariners new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball.