2016-2017 Fisher College Men's Basketball News

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    February 24, 2017
    Two Falcons Receive Post Season Honors POINT LOOKOUT, MO. – Senior guard Kyle Holmes was named the the Second Team All-Conference at the A.I.I. Conference Tournament Awards Banquet. Holmes finished the season with 617 points in 28 games. He made 207 field goals, 91 3-pointers, and 112 free throws. Throughout the season, Holmes grabbed 202 rebounds and added 79 assists. Junior transfer DeAndre Pennington was also awarded with the Champions of Character Award.
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    February 15, 2017
    Men's Basketball Selected to A.I.I. Conference Tournament The Association of Independent Institutions announced the tournament field for the 2017 A.I.I. Division II Men's Basketball Conference Championships. The six team tournament will be held February 24-26 on the campus of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. Fisher College's men's basketball team stands at 19-8 at the time post season teams were announced. The Falcons played a strenuous schedule this season with three NCAA Division I schools including Harvard, Cornell, and UMass. Lowell.
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    February 15, 2017
    Wildcats Tripped up by Falcons 70-66 PROVIDENCE, RI. – The Johnson & Wales University men’s basketball team had several chances to complete a last-minute comeback against Fisher but couldn’t come through in crunch time. The Wildcats dropped 70-66 decision to the Falcons on Wednesday.
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    February 08, 2017
    Seniors Dominate in Final Home Game LYNN, MASS. -- Four out of seven seniors scored double digit points in their final home game of the season on Wednesday evening. Senior Kyle Holmes led the Falcons with 43 points while grabbing 7 rebounds in the 102-84 victory. Fisher College improved to 18-8 with the victory while Vermont Technical College (VTC) dropped under .500 (13-14) with their loss.
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    February 06, 2017
    Falcons dominate Lancers 79-49 WORCESTER, Mass. – Fisher College’s senior guard Kyle Holmes (Hamden, Conn.) registered a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Falcons to a 79-49 non-conference win over Worcester State Monday night inside the Lancer Gymnasium.
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    February 04, 2017
    Falcons Pound Gators 81-59 Chestnut Hill, Mass. -- The Fisher College men's basketball team improves to 16-8 after taking an 81-69 victory from the Pine Manor College Gators. Pine Manor remains unscathed with the loss keeping a winning record of 15-7.
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    February 02, 2017
    Falcons battle past Bulldogs 78-75 LYNN, MASS. -- The Fisher College men's basketball team took their second victory from Dean College in nail-biting fashion. In their first match-up, the Falcons won 84-82 in regulation time and on Thurday evening the Falcons took a 78-75 victory from the Bulldogs. With their victory, Fisher improves to 15-8 on the season while Dean falls to 12-10.
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    January 28, 2017
    Riverhawks Defend Nest Against the Falcons LOWELL, Mass. – Freshman Rinardo Perry (Washington, D.C.) logged a team- and season-high 16 points to lead the UMass Lowell men's basketball team (9-14) to a 97-73, non-conference victory against Fisher College (14-8) on Saturday afternoon at Costello.
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    January 25, 2017
    Wilson Posts Double-Double with 22 Points & 13 Rebounds for Falcons NEW LONDON, Conn.—Malik Wilson (St. Louis Park, Minn.) scored 22 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to lead the Fisher College men’s basketball team to a 70-63 victory at Connecticut College Wednesday night.
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    January 23, 2017
    Last minute come back not enough for Falcons LYNN, MASS – The men’s basketball team took a tough loss against Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) conference opponent Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Monday evening. Fisher College fell to 13-7 while #15 ranked WAU improved to 18-5 with the 78-75 victory.
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    January 21, 2017
    Falcons steal a victory from Bengals 77-70 LYNN, Mass. -- In the second time meeting this season, the Falcons stole a victory from the University of Maine- Fort Kent after losing to them in the first meeting. The Falcons improve to 13-7 on the season with the 77-70 victory of the Bengals who drop to 16-4.
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    January 19, 2017
    Holmes and Wilson Power Fisher over CSJ 76-73 Lynn, Mass. -- Seniors Kyle Holmes and Malik Wilson power the Falcons over the Fighting Saints in the last seconds of the game for a 76-73 victory. With the victory, the Falcons improved to 12-7 on the season while the College of Saint Joseph (CSJ) falls to 7-10.
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    January 17, 2017
    Kyle Holmes hit 1,000th point in 87-60 victory LYNN, MASS. – Senior guard Kyle Holmes stole the show in tonight's 87-60 victory against SUNY Delhi. Holmes was heading into the game with just 18-points left to reach 1,000 points. Hitting 14 points in the first half, Holmes was just two shots away from hitting his benchmark. He made a jumper 2 minutes into the second half, but with 10 minutes left in the game he netted a 3-pointer to slightly go over 1,000 points.
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    January 14, 2017
    Falcons squeak by Bulldogs 84-82 Franklin, MASS.- Dean College Men's Basketball fell to Fisher College 84-82 in a tightly contested contest at Pieri Gym in Franklin. The Bulldogs were outscored 12-4 in the final 3 and a half minutes as Fisher took the lead and held on for the win.
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    January 12, 2017
    Falcons steal victory from Knights in overtime Randolph Center, Vt. -- The Fisher College men's basketball team improved to 9-7 after their overtime victory against the Vermont Technical College (VTC) Knights. The Falcons took the non-conference mid-week game 79-68 over the Knights.
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    January 10, 2017
    Falcons back on track with 88-75 victory Lynn, Mass. -- After a loss to Cornell University over the weekend, the Falcons jumped back on their A-game and pressed passed the Blue Angels of the College of New Rochelle with an 88-75 victory. With the victory, the Falcons improve to 8-6 on the season while New Rochelle drops to 5-8 on their season.
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    January 08, 2017
    Men's Hoops Falls 100-72 in Non-League Play ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell dominated the glass, shared the basketball and closed out non-conference season on a high, running past NAIA foe Fisher College 100-72 on Sunday afternoon at Newman Arena. The Big Red improved to 4-11 heading into Ivy League play, while the Falcons fell to 7-6 on the year.
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    December 15, 2016
    Late run falls short as Men's Basketball suffers 72-68 setback to Maine-Fort Kent. Senior Darrell Grady scored a team-high 23 points in the loss tonight to Maine-Fort Kent.
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    December 10, 2016
    Men's basketball falls to MCLA North Adams, MA- Led by All Tournament team selections Keiland Cross and Joe Wiggins, the MCLA Men's Basketball team rallied back from a 15 point halftime deficit and then held off the visiting Fisher College Falcons 82-79 in overtime to claim the 2016 Tri State Shootout championship. Cross was named the tournament's most outstanding player after collecting 28 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists in the title clinching game.
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    December 09, 2016
    Falcons Open Tri-State Shootout with Victory North Adams, MA- Fisher's Kyle Holmes exploded for 32 points in leading the Falcons past the Southern Vermont Men's Basketball team 85-81 in a fast paced game in the Tri State Shootout. With the win, the Falcons (7-2) advance to face MCLA in the Championship game at 4pm tomorrow while the Mountaineers (2-7) will take on RPI in the consolation game at 2pm.
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    December 07, 2016
    Fisher Runs Past Rivier, 81-52 (Lynn, Mass.) The Rivier University Men’s Basketball team suffered an 81-52 loss to Fisher College this evening inside the small confines of the Fecteau-Leary Gymnasium. With the setback, the Raiders fall to 1-8 on the season while the Falcons improve to 6-2.
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    December 03, 2016
    Falcons Fall on the Road to Hobart 66-61 GENEVA, N.Y.—Sophomore guard Colin Dougherty made a career-high 14 free throws and scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Hobart College basketball team to a 66-61 victory over Fisher College in Bristol Gym this afternoon.
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    December 01, 2016
    Hamel Dominates for Falcons Nail-Biting Victory LYNN, Mass. -- Roger Hamel hit four 3-pointers for 12 of his 20 points in the Falcons 89-83 victory over Vaugh College. The Falcons improve to 5-1 on the season while Vaugh drops to 1-3 on the season.
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    November 22, 2016
    Falcons Slip Past Hornets LYNN, Mass. – The Lyndon State College men’s basketball team fell in non-conference action Tuesday night to Fisher College, 71-67.
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    November 19, 2016
    Fisher College Crowned 2016 Rivier University Tip-Off Tournament Champions (Nashua, N.H.) The 24th annual Rivier University Tip-Off Tournament has officially come to a close and it was the Falcons of Fisher College who took home the Championship plaque with a 70-53 win over Rivier for their first Tip-Off Tournament title. Senior Kyle Holmes (Hamden, Conn.) of Fisher was named the tournament MVP after totaling 43 points and 18 rebounds in the two tournament wins.
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    November 18, 2016
    Rivier, Fisher Move onto Tip-Off Tournament Championship Fisher was able to overcome an 11-point deficit with less than 10 minutes remaining as they snuck past Lesley University, 88-82 in the night’s final game and advance to the Championship game tomorrow.
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    November 17, 2016
    Falcons fall to Ivy League member Harvard 78-51 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's basketball team (1-1) cruised to an 78-51 decision to Fisher College at Lavietes Pavilion Thursday night in its home opener. Freshman Justin Bassey led the Crimson with 14 points, adding one assist and four rebounds.
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    November 15, 2016
    Falcons Downed by Dolphins 66-54 Riverdale, New York – The Fisher College men’s basketball team fell to the Dolphins of the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Tuesday evening. The Falcons fall to 1-1 on the season with the 66-54 loss to CMSV.
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    November 11, 2016
    Grady, Holmes, and Pennington Lead Falcons to 106-61 Victory Lynn, Mass. -- The Fisher College men's basketball team opened the season with a 106-61 victory of the College of Saint Joseph's on the evening of Friday, November 11. The Falcons improve to 1-0 while the Saints of CSJ drop to 1-2.
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    November 09, 2016
    Fisher College Among Five Institutions to Establish the Northeast Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Boston, Ma. –Fisher College is extremely pleased to announce the formation of the Northeast Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (NIAC). Fisher is among five northeast-area institutions that will comprise the NIAC, which involved two years of discussions with more than a dozen institutions.