2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball’s Norwood Tabbed Head Coach at Keiser
    April 26, 2019
    West Palm Beach, Fla. – Lynn University men’s basketball’s associate head coach Tae Norwood has been selected as the next head coach for the Keiser University Seahawk men’s basketball program, as announced on Wednesday afternoon. Norwood served as Jeff Price’s top-assistant over the last six seasons for the Fighting Knights, being named the NCAA Division II Assistant Coach of the Year in 2017-18.
  • Baez Named to NABC All-District Second Team
    March 25, 2019
    Michael Baez of the Lynn University men’s basketball team picked up one more accolade to close out his successful two-year career in the blue and white as the senior was tabbed a Second Team All-South District selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Monday.
  • No. 18 Men’s Basketball’s Stellar Season Capped in NCAA Sweet 16
    March 19, 2019
    It was a special season for a special team and senior class but the magic ended Tuesday night as the 18th-ranked and third-seeded Lynn University men’s basketball team fell to fourth-ranked and top-seeded Nova Southeastern in the NCAA South Region Championship, 89-74. Michael Baez and Jamal Palmer were both named to the South Region All-Tournament Team.
  • Sweet, Sweet Revenge! No. 18 Men’s Basketball Clinches NCAA South Region Championship Berth
    March 17, 2019
    The 18th-ranked and third-seeded Lynn University men’s basketball team is Sweet 16 bound for the first time in five years after upsetting Sunshine State Conference foe, second-seeded and 14th-ranked Florida Southern College, 88-78 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Blue and White were led offensively by Michael Baez and Darius Moore, who were both perfect from long range, as the team had its best long-range shooting effort in nearly 10 years.
  • No. 18 Men’s Basketball Charges Past UAH in NCAA South Region Opener
    March 16, 2019
    An early deficit Saturday afternoon didn’t shake up a veteran Lynn University men’s basketball squad as the No. 18 and third-seeded Fighting Knights are through to the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament Semifinals with an 81-69 victory over sixth-seeded University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Baez Tabbed D2CCA Second Team All-South Region
    March 15, 2019
    Michael Baez of the Lynn University men’s basketball team has been named to the 2018-19 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-South Region Second Team, announced on Friday morning.
  • Men's Basketball Opens NCAA Regional Play on Saturday
    March 15, 2019
    Lynn University's men's basketball team punched its ticket to the NCAA Division II Tournament this season for the first time since 2014-15 and the Fighting Knights will open up regional action Saturday, March 16, on the campus of Nova Southeastern in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Men’s Basketball Back Inside Nation’s Top-20
    March 14, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team moved up two spots to No. 18 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll, marking the 14th consecutive week the Fighting Knights have been nationally ranked.
  • WATCH: Men’s Basketball NCAA Selection Show Airs Tonight
    March 10, 2019
    The NCAA Division II Selection Show for men's basketball airs Sunday night, March 10. Tune in to check out the postseason destination for your Lynn University Fighting Knights.
  • Going Dancin’! Men’s Basketball Qualifies for NCAA Tournament
    March 10, 2019
    For the first time since 2014-15, the Lynn University men’s basketball team has earned a bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Fighting Knights were selected as the third seed in the South Region.
  • Mocs Bite No. 20 Men’s Basketball in SSC Semifinals
    March 09, 2019
    Florida Southern College took hold of the lead with eight minutes to play in the first half Saturday night and never gave it back as Lynn University’s 20th-ranked men’s basketball team was unable to catch the Mocs in the second half, falling 74-65 in the semifinals of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament.
  • Baez, Palmer, Moore Collect Men’s Basketball All-SSC Accolades
    March 07, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team garnered a trio of honorees on Thursday with the announcement of the 2018-19 All-Sunshine State Conference teams. Michael Baez was named to the All-SSC First Team, Jamal Palmer was an All-SSC Honorable Mention pick and Darius Moore was tabbed to the All-SSC Newcomer Team.
  • Men’s Basketball Remains Nationally Ranked for 13th Straight Week
    March 06, 2019
    Following a 1-1 week, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team dropped a couple of spots in the national rankings with the release of both national polls yesterday, but the program logs its 13th consecutive week featured inside the nation's top-25.
  • No. 20 Men’s Basketball Stuffs Sailfish, Advances to SSC Semifinals
    March 06, 2019
    The 20th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team is heading back to the semifinals of the Sunshine State Conference Tournament for the first time since 2015-16 as the second-seeded Fighting Knights took down No. 7 seed Palm Beach Atlantic in the quarterfinal round at home on Wednesday night, 75-64.
  • Seniors Guide No. 15 Men’s Basketball to Victory in Regular-Season Finale
    March 02, 2019
    The 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team honored a special group of seniors on Saturday afternoon and the upperclassmen delivered as the Fighting Knights closed out the regular season with an 85-70 Sunshine State Conference triumph over the University of Tampa. The Blue and White close out the regular season with 22 wins for the first time since 2004-05.
  • Men’s Basketball Adds Incoming Freshman Jamison Evans
    February 28, 2019
    With a large graduating class looming in the near future, Lynn University men’s basketball head coach Jeff Price announced the signing of another young talent as Jamison Evans inked a National Letter of Intent.
  • Men’s Basketball Shifts Down in Both Polls
    February 27, 2019
    A tough loss to No. 2 Nova Southeastern last week dropped the Lynn University men’s basketball team in the national rankings, but not far, with the release of both national polls yesterday.
  • Bucs Down No. 15 Men’s Basketball with Miraculous Shot at the Buzzer
    February 27, 2019
    This was going to be the year Lynn University’s men’s basketball team secured a win down in Miami Shores. After holding the lead for a large majority of the game, this would end up not being the year for the 15th-ranked Fighting Knights as Barry University hit the game-winner on an extraordinary put-back with 0.01 seconds left on the clock for a shocking 63-62 Sunshine State Conference victory on Wednesday night.
  • No. 12 Men’s Basketball Rebounds with Overtime Triumph at FIT
    February 23, 2019
    For the third time in the past four games, Lynn University’s 12th-ranked men’s basketball team grinded out an overtime win as the Fighting Knights went on the road Saturday and took down Florida Tech in Sunshine State Conference play, 76-71.
  • Men’s Basketball Tabbed No. 14 in NABC Rankings; Holds on Media Poll
    February 20, 2019
    After a pair of overtime league victories last week, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team remains knocking on the door of the nation’s top-10 with the release of both national polls yesterday.
  • No. 2 Sharks Hand No. 12 Men’s Basketball First Home Loss in Epic Local Showdown
    February 20, 2019
    South Florida’s college basketball fans flooded the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center on Wednesday night, and the top two men’s teams in the Sunshine State Conference delivered a show. No. 12-ranked Lynn University held the lead for the first 35 minutes of the game before second-ranked Nova Southeastern went on a fiery run down the stretch to steal an 89-85 triumph and deliver the Fighting Knights their first home loss of the season.
  • Lynn Dominates SSC Player of the Week Honors
    February 18, 2019
    Lynn University athletics had an incredible showing out of the league office on Monday afternoon, securing six Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week accolades. Michael Baez was named men’s basketball’s Player of the Week, Dryden Brous and Collin McClelland picked up two of the three men’s lacrosse awards, Helen Kreuzer was named the women’s Golfer of the Week with Florian Clemares and Natalia Siedliska clinching a Fighting Knights' sweep in the tennis category.
  • Baez Drops 38, Moore Drills Another Game-Winner in No. 12 Men’s Basketball’s Overtime Redemption
    February 16, 2019
    Lynn University’s 12th-ranked men’s basketball team clinched a 99-98 overtime victory over 16th-ranked Florida Southern College in a Sunshine State Conference afternoon battle. With 5.3 seconds remaining in overtime, Darius Moore drained a three-pointer to put the Fighting Knights on top. Michael Baez scored a career-high 38 points to lead the Blue and White offensive effort.
  • No. 12 Men’s Basketball Avoids Crash Landing with Overtime Win over Embry-Riddle
    February 13, 2019
    Lynn University’s 12th-ranked men’s basketball team improved to 14-0 at home this season with an 81-79 Sunshine State Conference victory over Embry-Riddle in overtime on Wednesday night. The Fighting Knights pick up their 19th win of the season, marking the program’s most wins in a regular season in 13 years.
  • Men’s Basketball Inches Back up National Rankings
    February 12, 2019
    Lynn University’s men’s basketball team only played one game last week, but it was a league victory, which helped push the Fighting Knights back up the national rankings on both polls.
  • No. 14 Men’s Basketball Logs Close Road Win at Saint Leo
    February 06, 2019
    The 14th-ranked Lynn University’s men’s basketball team defeated the Saint Leo Lions 74-71 in a Sunshine State Conference road battle on Wednesday night. The Fighting Knights were led by Michael Baez, who scored 13 of his team-high 22 points in the final nine minutes of play.
  • Men’s Basketball Remains Ranked in Both Polls
    February 05, 2019
    Despite an upset on the road last Wednesday, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team remains nationally ranked in both polls. The Fighting Knights fall to No. 14 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll and to No. 21 on the coaches’ poll from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • No. 11 Men’s Basketball Clinches Clutch Victory over No. 23 Tritons at the Buzzer
    February 02, 2019
    The regular season still has plenty of big games remaining but Saturday afternoon’s Sunshine State Conference men’s basketball matchup between No. 11 Lynn University and No. 23 Eckerd College was pivotal at the midway point of the season. Darius Moore put away the game-winner on a coast-to-coast buzzer-beater to give the Fighting Knights a clutch 55-53 triumph over the Tritons.
  • Men’s Basketball Moves up on Both National Polls
    January 30, 2019
    Following a pair of conference wins last week, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team continued its climb up the national rankings with the release of both polls yesterday.
  • ‘Fish Upset No. 11 Men’s Basketball
    January 30, 2019
    The 11th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team saw its largest halftime deficit of the season Wednesday night and the Fighting Knights were unable to close the gap as the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish notched a 75-64 Sunshine State Conference upset.
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