2016-17 Anna MAria Men's Basketball News

  • Read full article
    February 21, 2017
    No. 8 Anna Maria Falls at No. 1 Albertus Magnus in GNAC Quarterfinals PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Falcons of Albertus Magnus College in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) quarterfinal game on Tuesday evening at "The Nest" inside the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center (92-67). The AMCATS finish out their season with a 5-21 overall record and 5-13 record in the GNAC. The Falcons advance to the GNAC semifinal game on Thursday, Feb. 23 against No. 4 Mount Ida College.
  • Read full article
    February 20, 2017
    GNAC Quarterfinal Preview - No. 8 Anna Maria at No. 1 Albertus Magnus PAXTON, Mass.—The Anna Maria College men's basketball team has qualified for its fifth-straight Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament quarterfinal and will travel to Albertus Magnus on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for a 7:00 p.m. contest.
  • Read full article
    February 20, 2017
    Rapoza Named GNAC Rookie of the Week for Fifth Time PAXTON, Mass.-- Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. This is Rapoza's fifth time receiving Rookie of the Week honors this season.
  • Read full article
    February 18, 2017
    Men's Basketball Soars Past Raiders on Senior Day, 99-76 PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team soared past the visiting Raiders of Rivier University 99-76 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Saturday afternoon. The win brings the AMCATS to 5-20 overall and 5-13 in conference play. The Raiders fall to 2-23 and 1-17 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    February 14, 2017
    Rams Charge to Victory over AMCATS, 77-73 PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team dropped to the visiting Rams of Suffolk University 77-73 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Tuesday night. The loss drops the AMCATS to 4-20 overall and 4-13 in conference play. The Rams rise to 7-17 and 6-11 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    February 11, 2017
    AMCATS Fall to Falcons, 87-66 NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team suffered an 87-66 loss at Albertus Magnus College on Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action. The AMCATS fall to 4-19 overall this season and 4-12 in conference play while the Falcons rise to 18-4 overall and 14-2 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    February 07, 2017
    Wildcats Top AMCATS, 74-55 PROVIDENCE, RI – It was a tale of two different halves on Tuesday for the Anna Maria College and Johnson & Wales University men’s basketball teams. The AMCATS took the momentum in the opening half before the Wildcats got the defense rolling in the second half and pulled away for a 74-55 victory over Anna Maria. The loss drops the AMCATS to 4-18 overall and 4-11 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play. Johnson & Wales improves to 11-9 overall and 11-3 in the conference.
  • Read full article
    February 04, 2017
    AMCATS March to Victory over Cadets, 81-76 PAXTON, Mass. – Junior, Kenneth Graham (West Haven, Conn.) scored a team high 21 points to lead the Anna Maria College men’s basketball team to victory over Norwich University on Saturday afternoon (81-76). The AMCATS improve to 4-17 overall and 4-10 against league foes while the Cadets fall to 7-13 and to 4-9 against Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) opponents.
  • Read full article
    February 01, 2017
    AMCATS Fall at Lasell in GNAC Showdown Newton, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team fell to the Lasers of Lasell College by a 92-72 margin in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on the road on Wednesday evening. The AMCATS drop to 3-17 on the season and 3-10 in the conference while the Lasers rise to 13-7 overall and 10-3 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 31, 2017
    Rapoza Named WACBA Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week Worcester, Mass.-- Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Worcester Area Collegiate Basketball Association (WACBA) Rookie of the Week for the week ending January 29th. This is Rapoza's first time earning WACBA Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Read full article
    January 30, 2017
    Rapoza Named GNAC Rookie of the Week for Fourth Time PAXTON, Mass.-- Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. This is Rapoza's fourth time receiving Rookie of the Week honors this season.
  • Read full article
    January 28, 2017
    Men's Basketball Suffers Loss at Suffolk BOSTON – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team suffered a 78-64 loss to the Rams of Suffolk University on Saturday afternoon inside Regan Gymnasium. The AMCATS drop to 3-16 overall this season and 3-9 in the conference while the Rams improve to 5-14 overall and 4-8 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 25, 2017
    Saints Soar to Victory over AMCATS PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team dropped to the visiting Saints of Emmanuel College 71-66 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Wednesday night. The loss drops the AMCATS to 3-15 overall and 3-8 in conference play. The Saints rise to 4-14 and 3-8 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 23, 2017
    Mike Rapoza Named GNAC Rookie of the Week for the Third Time PAXTON, Mass.-- Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. This is Rapoza's third time receiving Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Read full article
    January 21, 2017
    Men's Basketball Drops GNAC Battle with Falcons PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team dropped to the visiting Falcons of Albertus Magnus College 85-82 in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) battle on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the AMCATS to 3-14 overall and 3-7 in conference play. The Falcons rise to 13-3 and 9-1 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 17, 2017
    Rapoza Named GNAC Rookie of the Week PAXTON, Mass.-- Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. This is Rapoza's second time receiving Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Read full article
    January 17, 2017
    Alumni Basketball Game 2017 It's that time of year again! Basketball alumni, grab your former teammates, bring your family and friends, and join us in this long-standing tradition at Anna Maria College. On Saturday, February 4th the alumni will dust off their basketball shoes and take the court once again to see if they've still got it! Come join them in the action!
  • Read full article
    January 16, 2017
    Wildcats Cruise to 106-71 Victory over AMCATS PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the visiting Wildcats of Johnson & Wales University, 106-71, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Monday afternoon at the Fuller Activities Center. The loss drops the AMCATS to 3-13 overall and 3-6 in the conference. The win lifts the Wildcats to 6-8 overall and 6-2 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 14, 2017
    Second Half Charge Lifts Mount Ida Over AMCATS, 75-66 NEWTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Mustangs of Mount Ida College, 75-66, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Mount Ida Athletic Center. The AMCATS drop to 3-12 overall and 3-5 in conference play while the Mustangs improve to 10-5 overall and 6-2 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    January 12, 2017
    Cadets March Past AMCATS, 68-63 NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team dropped a close, 68-63 final to the Cadets of Norwich University in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Thursday evening. The Cadets pick up only their second-ever victory over the AMCATS to improve to 5-8 on the year and 2-4 in the conference. Anna Maria drops to 3-11 overall and to 3-4 against league foes.
  • Read full article
    January 10, 2017
    AMCATS Cruise Past Saints In GNAC Showdown, 90-67 BOSTON, Mass. – Freshman forward Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) posted a monster double-double of 23 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Anna Maria College men’s basketball team past Emmanuel College, 90-67, Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action at the Jean Yawkey Center. Rapoza was one of five AMCATS to collect double-figures to help his squad improve to 3-10 on the year and 3-3 in GNAC play while the loss drops the Saints to 1-11 and 0-6 and have now dropped nine straight decisions.
  • Read full article
    January 07, 2017
    Men's Basketball Suffers Loss to Lasers, 75-61 PAXTON, Mass. --- The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Lasers of Lasell College, 75-61, on Saturday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action. The loss drops the AMCATS to 2-10 overall and 2-3 in GNAC play. The Lasers rise to 8-4 overall and remain undefeated in the conference (5-0).
  • Read full article
    January 04, 2017
    AMCATS Fall to Monks in Overtime Thriller STANDISH, Maine—The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Monks of Saint Joseph’s College of Maine 67-65, in a thrilling Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) overtime contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Wednesday evening. The loss drops the AMCATS to a 2-9 overall record and 2-2 in GNAC play. The Monks improve to 6-5 overall and 3-1 in the conference.
  • Read full article
    January 03, 2017
    Rapoza Named GNAC Rookie of the Week PAXTON, Mass.-- Freshman Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.) of the Anna Maria College men's basketball team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Corvias Rookie of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This is Rapoza's first time receiving Rookie of the Week honors.
  • Read full article
    December 30, 2016
    Men's Basketball Suffers Loss at Nichols, 104-73 DUDLEY, Mass. – The Anna Maria College men's basketball team fell to the Bison of Nichols College, 104-73 in non-conference action on Friday night at the Nichols Athletic Center. The loss drops the AMCATS to 2-8 overall while the Bison improve to 8-2 on the season.
  • Read full article
    December 28, 2016
    AMCATS Fall at Bowdoin, 69-59 BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Anna Maria College men's basketball team dropped to the Polar Bears of Bowdoin College by a final score of 69-59 on Wednesday afternoon at Morrell Gymnasium. The Polar Bears move to 6-3 this season while the AMCATS fall to 2-7 on the year.
  • Read full article
    December 03, 2016
    Men's Basketball Upends Rivier, 70-63 Nashua, N.H.-- The Anna Maria College Men's Basketball team downed Rivier University on the road this afternoon, 70-63, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action. The Raiders slip to 1-6 overall on the season and 0-3 in conference play while the AMCATS improve to 2-6, 2-1 GNAC.
  • Read full article
    December 01, 2016
    Rapoza Roars as AMCATS down Mustangs, 68-67 PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College Men’s Basketball team downed the Mustangs of Mount Ida College 68-67 in a thrilling, last second, Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) contest. The win is the first of the season for the AMCATS and lifts them to 1-6 overall and 1-1 in GNAC play. The loss drops the Mustangs to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
  • Read full article
    November 29, 2016
    Men's Basketball Falls to Monks, 61-54 PAXTON, Mass. – The Anna Maria College Men’s Basketball team fell to the Monks of Saint Joseph’s College of Maine by a final score of 61-54 on Tuesday night. The loss drops the AMCATS to an 0-6 overall record and an 0-1 record in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play. With the win, the Monks improve to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the GNAC.
  • Read full article
    November 22, 2016
    Clark Claims 66-54 Victory over AMCATS PAXTON Mass.—The Anna Maria men’s basketball team fell to the Cougars of Clark University, 66-54, on Tuesday evening on the campus of Anna Maria College in their annual Tuesday-before-Thanksgiving tilt. With the loss the AMCATS fall to 0-5 on the season while Clark improves to 3-1 overall.
  • Read full article
    November 21, 2016
    AMCATS Suffer 75-64 Loss to Amherst PAXTON, Mass.—The AMCATS fell to Amherst College 75-64 on Monday night on the campus of Anna Maria College. The loss drops the AMCATS to 0-4 on the season while the Purple and White improve to 3-0.
  • Read full article
    November 19, 2016
    Men's Basketball Falls to Endicott, 86-56 BABSON PARK, Mass. — The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Gulls of Endicott College 86-56 on Saturday afternoon in their second game of the weekend in the Babson Tip-Off Tournament. With the loss the AMCATS fall to 0-3 on the season while the Gulls improve to 1-0.
  • Read full article
    November 18, 2016
    AMCATS Suffer 99-49 Loss to Babson BABSON PARK, Mass.— Babson College defeated Anna Maria College 99-49 in non-conference men’s basketball action on Friday night at Staake Gymnasium. Senior Joey Flannery (Acton, Mass.) led four Babson players in double figures with 17 points. With the win, Babson is now 3-0, while Anna Maria drops to 0-2 on the year.
  • Read full article
    November 15, 2016
    AMCATS Fall to Hawks on Opening Night PAXTON, Mass. --- The Anna Maria College men’s basketball team fell to the Hawks of Becker College, 83-72 in their 2016-2017 season opener on Tuesday night The Hawks open their season at 1-0 while the AMCATS fall to an 0-1 start.
  • Read full article
    November 14, 2016
    AMCATS Tabbed Seventh in GNAC Preseason Poll WINTHROP, Mass. – The AMCATS were picked to finish seventh this season in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Preseason Poll as voted upon by the leagues 10 head coaches.
  • Read full article
    September 21, 2016
    Anna Maria Names Serge DeBari as Interim Athletic Director PAXTON, Mass.—Anna Maria College President Mary Lou Retelle is pleased to announce the hiring of Serge DeBari as the Interim Director of Athletics.