2016-17 Bentley University Men's Basketball News

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    January 21, 2017
    Bentley Shoots Past Le Moyne, 79-71, to Snap Dolphins’ 10-Game Win Streak Sophomores Zach Gilpin (Hampden, Maine/Hampden Academy) and Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) combined for 39 points and senior guard Matt Barr (Stratham, N.H./Cushing Academy) knocked down four of six from deep as Bentley University led throughout en route to a 79-71 win over Le Moyne College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    January 20, 2017
    After Winning 4 of Last 5, Bentley Looks to Cool Off Streaking Le Moyne A difficult three-game stretch for the Bentley University men’s basketball team will get underway Saturday when the Falcons host streaking Le Moyne College in the finale of a three-game homestand. Game time at the Dana Center is set for 3:30 pm with a free webcast available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 18, 2017
    Dominating 2nd Half Propels Bentley to 84-59 Win over Pace; Falcons’ 4th Win in Last 5 Games Senior forward Brandon Wheeler (Stamford, Conn./Trinity Catholic HS) and sophomores Zach Gilpin (Hampden, Maine/Hampden Academy) and Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./ Thomson Collegiate HS) combined for 60, including 37 in a 48-22 second half, as Bentley University recorded its fourth win in its last five games, 84-59 over Pace University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball at the Dana Center Wednesday evening.
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    January 17, 2017
    Bentley Looks to Make it 4 Wins in 5 Games Wednesday against Pace Coming off a wire-to-wire 77-65 victory over American International College, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be looking for its fourth win in a span of five games when it hosts Pace University Wednesday at 7:30 pm. A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 14, 2017
    5 Score in Doubles as Bentley Wins for 3rd Time in Last 4 Games, 77-65 over AIC Sophomore guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) scored 20 points and four teammates joined him in doubles as Bentley University went wire-to-wire for a 77-65 win over American International College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    January 13, 2017
    Bentley Looks to Bounce Back Saturday against AIC After falling in overtime at Adelphi University Wednesday, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be looking to earn its third win in its last four games, and avenge an earlier non-conference loss to American International College, when it hosts the Yellow Jackets Saturday afternoon at 3:30 pm. A free webcast will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    January 11, 2017
    Adelphi Shoots Past Bentley in OT Despite 26 by Richmond Six-foot-ten junior Manny Suarez (Cliffside Park, N.Y.), scored 30 points, including a tying three-pointer late in regulation and a go-ahead triple in the extra session, to lead Adelphi University to an 88-82 overtime win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night at the Center for Recreation and Sport.
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    January 10, 2017
    Bentley Looks to Make it 3 Straight Wednesday at Adelphi After pulling out an overtime victory over the University of New Haven on Saturday, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will look to gain its third straight win when it plays at Adelphi University Wednesday night. The 7:30 pm game at the Center for Recreation and Sport will be webcast at www.aupanthers.tv.
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    January 07, 2017
    Richmond Pours in 28 as Bentley Bests New Haven in OT, 78-74 Sophomore guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) poured in 28 points, including two game-tying free throws with 0.4 seconds left in regulation, as Bentley University rallied for a 78-74 overtime win over the University of New Haven in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    January 06, 2017
    Bentley Resumes Northeast-10 Action Saturday against New Haven Northeast-10 Conference play for the Bentley University men’s basketball team will resume on Saturday afternoon when the Falcons host the University of New Haven in their first game of 2017. Tip-off is slated for 3:30 pm with a free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    December 30, 2016
    Gilpin & Wheeler Lead Bentley as Falcons Close Out 2016 with 81-74 Win over Bridgeport Sophomore forward Zach Gilpin (Hampden, Maine/Hampden Academy) scored a career-high 22 points and junior forward Brandon Wheeler (Stamford, Conn./Trinity Catholic HS) put up a 16-point, 15-rebound double-double as Bentley University closed out 2016 with an 81-74 win over the University of Bridgeport in non-conference men’s basketball Friday afternoon at the Dana Center.
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    December 29, 2016
    Bentley Back in Action Friday, Looking to Close Out 2016 on Winning Note After playing only once since Dec. 11, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be back in action Friday afternoon when it closes out the 2016 portion of the schedule by hosting the University of Bridgeport at the Dana Center. Game time for the Falcons’ final non-conference game of the season is 3 pm with a free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.tv.
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    December 19, 2016
    Despite 6 3’s by Barr and 17 Rebounds from Wheeler, Bentley Falls at AIC, 88-82 Bentley University senior guard Matt Barr (Stratham, N.H./Cushing Academy) knocked down six three-pointer and junior forward Brandon Wheeler (Stamford, Conn./ Trinity Catholic HS) put up a 14-point, 17-rebound double-double, but it wasn’t enough as the Falcons dropped an 88-82 non-conference decision to American International College in men’s college basketball action Monday night at the Butova Gym.
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    December 18, 2016
    Bentley Returns to Action Monday at American International Following two losses by a total of three points and an eight-day break for exams, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be back in action Monday night when the Falcons visit American International College for a non-conference contest. Tip-off is slated for 6 pm with a free webcast available at aicyellowjackets.tv.
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    December 10, 2016
    Bentley Storms Back From 23 Down Before Being Denied in the End, 82-80 at Stonehill Bentley University erased a 23-point second-half deficit but came up just short in the end when Stonehill College sophomore guard Michael Boen (Mansfield) knocked down two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to give his team an 82-80 win in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Merkert Gymnasium.
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    December 09, 2016
    Bentley, Stonehill Renew Acquaintances Saturday After 2 Postseason Encounters Last Year After seeing each other twice during the postseason last March, the men’s basketball teams from Bentley University and Stonehill College will meet for the first time this season on Saturday at Stonehill’s Merkert Gymnasium (3:30 pm, www.stonehillskyhawks.tv).
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    December 07, 2016
    Late 7-2 Run Lifts St. Michael’s Past Bentley, 77-76 Senior forward Matt Bonds (Accokeek, Md.) powered his way to 27 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:12 left, and 16 rebounds as St. Michael’s College pulled out a 77-76 win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
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    December 06, 2016
    Bentley Back at Home Wednesday, Looking for Win No. 5 When the Bentley University men’s basketball team last played at home, the Falcons left the court sporting a 4-1 overall record and shooting percentages of .493 overall and .466 from three. The Falcons, now 4-4 overall and 2-3 Northeast-10, will be back at the Dana Center for the first time in 15 days Wednesday night, hosting St. Michael’s College and looking to rebound from three straight road losses in which they shot about 100 points less and averaged only six three-pointers.
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    December 05, 2016
    Bring A Toy, Get Free Admission to Upcoming Home Basketball Games During three upcoming home basketball games, the Bentley University athletic department will be collecting toys to benefit the15th annual Bentley University Campus Police Toy Drive.
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    December 03, 2016
    Undefeated Southern New Hampshire Shoots Past Bentley, 87-67 Ten straight points by Southern New Hampshire University to open the second half produced a 23-point lead and the 25th-ranked team in Division II went on to record an 87-67 win over Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday afternoon at the SNHU Fieldhouse.
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    December 02, 2016
    Bentley Returns to New Hampshire for NE10 Title Game Rematch, Looking to Cool Off Unbeaten SNHU Three days after dropping a 91-86 decision at Saint Anselm College, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will be back in the Granite State Saturday afternoon, taking on undefeated Southern New Hampshire University at 3:30 pm.
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    December 01, 2016
    NE10 Launches Bold New Vision for its Future Today, the Northeast-10 Conference, in conjunction with leading brand development firm SME, revealed an innovative new vision for its future with the launch of a comprehensive new brand platform and accompanying brand campaign. Additionally, the Conference unveiled a new identity system, focused on refreshing the existing logo and moniker.
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    November 30, 2016
    Richmond Pours in Career-High 32, but Bentley Comes Up Short at Saint Anselm, 91-86 Despite a career-high 32 points from Bentley University sophomore guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate), the Falcons dropped a 91-86 decision to hot-shooting Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night at the Stoutenburgh Gym.
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    November 29, 2016
    Bentley Visits Saint Anselm Wednesday, Aiming for 3rd Win in Last 4 Games The Bentley University men?s basketball team will be looking to bounce back from a Sunday loss at Dominican College and gain its third win in its last four games when it plays at Saint Anselm College Wednesday evening. A free webcast will be available at www.saintanselmhawks.tv for the 7:30 pm contest.
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    November 27, 2016
    Big 2nd Half Carries Dominican Past Bentley, 80-73; Richmond Leads Falcons with 21 After trailing by 13 late in the first half, Dominican College (N.Y.) outscored Bentley University 60-40 over the final 22:15 en route to an 80-73 victory in non-conference men’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at the Hennessey Center.
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    November 26, 2016
    4-1 Bentley Begins 3-Game Road Trip Sunday at Dominican After playing four of its first five at home, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will begin a string of three straight on the road Sunday afternoon in Orangeburg, N.Y. with a 1 pm contest at Dominican College.
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    November 22, 2016
    Richmond Scores 22 as Bentley Goes Wire-to-Wire for 80-72 Win over Assumption WALTHAM, Mass. – Sophomore guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thomson Collegiate) scored 22 points and three teammates joined him in double figures as Bentley University led from the opening basket en route to an 80-72 win over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Tuesday evening at the Dana Center.
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    November 21, 2016
    Bentley Hosts Assumption Tuesday, Looking to Claim Win No. 4 Following an impressive win over the preseason favorite in the Northeast-10 Conference’s Northeast Division , the Bentley University men’s basketball team will look to continue the momentum when it hosts Assumption College Tuesday night at the Dana Center (7:30 pm, free webcast at www.bentleyfalcons.tv).
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    November 19, 2016
    4 Score at Least 14 as Bentley Shoots Past Franklin Pierce, 94-68 Anytime the total of your shooting percentages approaches 200, you’ve had a good night. And that’s what happened to the Bentley University Falcons when they shot 53 percent overall, the same from downtown and 89 percent from the line en route to a 94-68 win over Franklin Pierce University in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Saturday evening at the FPU Fieldhouse.
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    November 18, 2016
    Bentley Takes to Road for First Time for Saturday Evening Contest at Franklin Pierce After opening the season with three in a row at the Dana Center, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will go on the road for the first time this season on Saturday, visiting Franklin Pierce University for a 6 pm contest at the Fieldhouse. Links to live video and stats will be available at www.bentleyfalcons.com.
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    November 16, 2016
    Merrimack Hands Bentley 1st Loss, 68-61, to Spoil NE-10 Opener Sophomore guard Troy McLaughlin (Old Tappan, N.J.) came off the bench to drill all five of his three-pointers and score 25 points, including 17 in the second half, as Merrimack College denied Bentley University a 3-0 start, prevailing 68-61 in Northeast-10 Conference men’s basketball Wednesday night at the Dana Center.
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    November 15, 2016
    Bentley Hosts Merrimack Wednesday, Seeking to Complete 3-0 Homestand After some impressive shooting during the opening weekend, the Bentley University men’s basketball will look to make it a 3-0 season-opening homestand when it launches its Northeast-10 Conference schedule Wednesday night against Merrimack College. Tip-off at the Dana Center is set for 7:30 pm.
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    November 12, 2016
    Eight Falcons Connect From Deep as Bentley Shoots Past Post, 84-56 Eight different players combined to bury 13 of 21 three-pointers and ten players delivered at least one assist as the Bentley University men’s basketball improved to 2-0 with an 84-56 win over Post University in the final game of the Bentley Tip-Off Classic Saturday night at the Dana Center.
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    November 11, 2016
    Richmond & Bouchard Combine for 44 as Bentley Wins 6th Straight Opener Sophomore guard Ryan Richmond (Toronto, Ont./Thompson Collegiate) had a career-best 26 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and classmate Kyle Bouchard (Houlton, Maine/Houlton HS) followed with 18, also a career-high, as the Bentley University men’s basketball team won its sixth straight season-opener, 95-82, during the Bentley Tip-Off Classic Friday night at the Dana Center.
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    November 10, 2016
    Bentley Debuts This Weekend with Annual Tip-Off Classic As it has annually for the past seven seasons, the Bentley University men’s basketball team will open its season by hosting a Tip-Off Classic at the Dana Center Friday and Saturday evening.
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    November 09, 2016
    2016-17 Men's Basketball Season Preview Graduation hit the Bentley University men’s basketball program hard last May following a season in which the Falcons captured the Northeast Division of the Northeast-10 Conference and earned an NCAA berth. It claimed All-America forward Tyler McFarland, two-time Academic All-America guard Keegan Hyland and All-Conference guard Alex Furness. Combined, that trio departed with a half-dozen All-Conference awards, 4,565 points, 1,803 rebounds and 765 assists. Their departure creates a lot of questions, but also presents significant opportunity for a returning cast anxious to step up during Jay Lawson’s 26th season as head coach.
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    October 31, 2016
    Hyland Continuing Basketball Career in Holland Former Bentley University Academic All-America and 2016 Northeast-10 Conference Man of the Year Keegan Hyland (South Portland, Maine/South Portland HS) is now playing professional basketball in Holland after signing with Landstede Basketball Zwolle of the Eredivisie League.
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    August 28, 2016
    90 Bentley Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Awards Ninety Bentley University student-athletes have received 2015-16 Academic Achievement Awards from the Division 2 Athletics Director Association for their success in the classroom last academic year.