2015-16 Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Alum Aaron Harrison Impresses Overseas
    August 02, 2016
    Former Lynn University men’s basketball star Aaron Harrison recently concluded his first season overseas playing for BBC Arantia in Luxembourg’s Total League. Harrison was a two-year starter for the Fighting Knights, garnering a plethora of conference and region accolades throughout his collegiate tenure.
  • Baez and Johnson Selected to NABC Honors Court
    July 26, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team picked up a pair of academic accolades on Tuesday as Allen Baez and David Johnson have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2015-16 Honors Court, both for the first time in their careers.
  • Lynn Helps Reach New Mark on SSC Spring Honor Roll
    June 30, 2016
    A record 1,042 student-athletes are named to the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by Commissioner Ed Pasque, featuring 100 from Lynn University.
  • Men’s Basketball Preps Annual Team Camp
    June 02, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball program is set to host its annual High School Team Camp from Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19 inside the de Hoernle Sports & Cultural Center.
  • Local Pair First to Sign with Men’s Basketball
    April 20, 2016
    A dynamic duo of local high school state champions have recently signed National Letters of Intent to join the Lynn University men’s basketball team in 2016-17. Juwan Frazier and Kenneth Nwachukwu from nearby Grandview Prep will don the Blue & White as freshmen starting this fall.
  • Men’s Basketball Eliminated in SSC Semifinals
    March 05, 2016
    The Lynn University men’s basketball saw its season come to a close on Saturday afternoon, falling 64-61 to Eckerd College in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Semifinals.
  • Fred Landers Selected All-Conference
    March 02, 2016
    The Sunshine State Conference released its 2015-16 men’s basketball All-Conference teams on Wednesday afternoon, with Lynn University forward Fred Landers earning Second Team recognition.
  • Berry’s Hot Hand Guides Men’s Basketball to SSC Semifinal Berth
    March 02, 2016
    Senior Ben Berry dropped a career-high 32 points behind an impressive 13-of-14 outing at the charity stripe to help the sixth-seeded Lynn University men’s basketball team get hot late in the second half and upset No. 3 seed Rollins College, 85-72, on Wednesday in the opening round of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament.
  • Eagles Glide Past Men’s Basketball
    February 27, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team dropped its regular season finale 83-74 on Saturday afternoon. Three of the team’s six seniors scored in double-digits on senior night.
  • Men’s Basketball Earns SSC Tournament Berth with 74-55 Win over Tampa
    February 24, 2016
    Tampa, Fla. – The Lynn University men’s basketball team cruised to a 74-55 victory over the University of Tampa on Wednesday night, locking up a Sunshine State Conference tournament berth in the process.
  • Tars Pull Away Late to Defeat Men’s Basketball at Home
    February 20, 2016
    Following a close contest at halftime, Rollins College took off on a 19-6 run throughout the second half to pull away from the Lynn University men’s basketball team on Saturday. Four Fighting Knights notched double-figures and Russell Wilson posted a double-double in the 85-68 setback.
  • Second-Half Heroics Lift Men’s Basketball in Comeback Victory
    February 17, 2016
    A massive 20-point outburst from freshman Jamal Palmer in the second half and a clutch go-ahead trey from Ben Berry in the final minute granted Lynn University’s men’s basketball team a critical comeback win Wednesday night as the Fighting Knights downed Florida Tech, 82-79.
  • Eckerd Drops Men’s Basketball
    February 13, 2016
    Four starters scored in double-digits but it was not enough as the Lynn University men’s basketball team dropped a close contest, 74-70, to Eckerd College on Saturday.
  • Shooting Woes Hinder Men’s Basketball on the Road
    February 10, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team could not find a rhythm offensively Wednesday night, lingering in striking range of Palm Beach Atlantic throughout the game but never catching up with the Sailfish in a 71-63 setback.
  • Landers Eclipses Career Milestone in Overtime Loss to Saint Leo
    February 06, 2016
    Senior Fred Landers reached 1,000 career points early in the first half on Saturday, but the Fighting Knights fell 93-90 in overtime against Saint Leo in a pivotal Sunshine State Conference showdown.
  • Men’s Basketball Hangs Tough in Setback to No. 24 Barry
    January 30, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team had one of its best shooting performances of the season on Saturday evening, but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the high-octane Barry University Buccaneers as the Fighting Knights fell at home, 94-83.
  • Men’s Basketball Stifles Comeback, Sinks Nova at Home
    January 27, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team saw a large second-half lead quickly falter away in the late stages of the game Wednesday night, but the Fighting Knights were able to hold on and fend off Nova Southeastern University at home for a 72-65 Sunshine State Conference victory.
  • Johnson Earns SSC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
    January 25, 2016
    David Johnson of the Lynn University men’s basketball team was named the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, as announced by the conference office. The Fighting Knights went 1-1 this past week, picking up a road win against the defending national champions, Florida Southern.
  • Men’s Basketball Pulls Away in Second Half to Defeat Defending National Champions 100-89
    January 23, 2016
    After trailing by as many as a dozen in the first half, the Lynn University men’s basketball team found a way to pull out a win Saturday night, knocking off the defending national champion Florida Southern Mocs by a final of 100-89.
  • Late Run Dooms Men’s Basketball in Local Showdown
    January 20, 2016
    Despite a huge night from senior David Johnson, the Lynn University men’s basketball team turned cold in the final minutes of Wednesday’s contest against Palm Beach Atlantic, allowing the Sailfish to close out an 81-76 victory over the Fighting Knights.
  • Perseverance Lifts Men’s Basketball to 87-84 Comeback Triumph
    January 16, 2016
    After trailing for the first 36 minutes of Saturday night’s contest, the Lynn University men’s basketball team’s grit on the offensive glass ultimately paid off in the end. Pavle Raickovic broke an 84-84 tie in the final minute and scored Lynn’s last three points to give the Fighting Knights an exciting 87-84 victory over Embry-Riddle University.
  • Men’s Basketball Tripped Up Against No. 7 Tritons
    January 13, 2016
    The Lynn University men's basketball team never got in a rhythm Wednesday night, falling 70-56 on the road against seventh-ranked Eckerd College in Sunshine State Conference play.
  • Landers Pours in 29, Men’s Basketball Bounces Back with Win over Tampa
    January 09, 2016
    An 18-point effort in the first half from senior Fred Landers helped Lynn University’s men’s basketball team jump out in front early and lock down an 82-71 victory over the University of Tampa Saturday evening inside the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center.
  • Men’s Basketball Topped by Rollins, 85-69
    January 06, 2016
    Following a 15-15 tie in the early parts of the first half, a detrimental 10-0 run forced Lynn University’s men’s basketball team to fight back the remainder of the game on Wednesday night, ultimately falling to Rollins College in Sunshine State Conference play, 85-69.
  • Men’s Basketball Swiped by Panthers in 2016 Opener
    January 02, 2016
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team fought from behind the entire second half Saturday evening against Florida Tech, utilizing a 14-4 run to bring the Fighting Knights within striking distance. The Panthers closed out the second half even stronger than the first stanza, securing a 101-85 triumph over Lynn in the first Sunshine State Conference action of 2016.
  • Early Lead Falters in Men’s Basketball’s Loss to Lions
    December 19, 2015
    After storming out of the gates to a 19-3 advantage Saturday night, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team succumbed to a persistent full-court pressure from Florida Memorial University as the Lions fought back and defeated the Fighting Knights, 76-67, in the final game of Lynn’s Residence Inn Boca Raton Holiday Classic.
  • Men’s Basketball Opens Holiday Classic with Win over Southern Nazarene
    December 18, 2015
    Sophomore Allen Baez and senior David Johnson turned in impressive individual performances Friday night to help lead the Lynn University men's basketball team to a 101-92 victory over Southern Nazarene University on the opening night of Lynn's Residence Inn Boca Raton Holiday Classic.
  • Men’s Basketball Fends off Armstrong State in 83-79 Victory
    December 12, 2015
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team held a comfortable lead for the majority of Saturday’s nonconference matchup until a 13-0 spurt from Armstrong State University with under five minutes to play made things interesting. The Fighting Knights were able to hold off the Pirates down the stretch to earn their fifth win of the season.
  • Landers' Career-High Lifts Men’s Basketball to First SSC Win
    December 05, 2015
    Behind a career-high 32 points from senior Fred Landers, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team got its first Sunshine State Conference victory of the season on Saturday. Both sides fell into foul trouble early in the second half, but the Fighting Knights were able to outlast the Lions in a free-throw battle to secure the 97-91 triumph.
  • No. 21 Barry Outlasts Men’s Basketball in High-Scoring Shootout
    December 02, 2015
    Despite a tremendous individual effort from senior Denzel Richardson in the second half to close a substantial deficit, Lynn University's men's basketball team was unable to keep up with 21st-ranked Barry University on Wednesday night as the Fighting Knights fell in a high-scoring affair, 109-101.
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