2019-20 Defiance Men's Basketball News

  • Jordan named Second Team All-HCAC in men’s basketball
    March 04, 2020
    CARMEL, Ind. – Defiance College’s Marell Jordan (Lafayette, Ind./Jefferson), a 6-foot-2 sophomore guard, was named Second Team All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for the 2019-20 men’s basketball season, the HCAC office announced on Wednesday. Jordan was the lone representative from Defiance on the All-HCAC teams after a vote of the conference’s head coaches.
  • Men’s basketball concludes 2019-20 season with HCAC loss
    February 22, 2020
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – In its final game of the 2019-20 season on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball team lost, 87-75, to the host Franklin College Grizzlies inside the Spurlock Center.
  • Men’s basketball defeated by Bluffton on road
    February 19, 2020
    BLUFFTON, Ohio – On the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, the Defiance College men’s basketball squad was defeated, 68-52, by the Bluffton University Beavers at the Sommer Center on Wednesday night.
  • Men’s basketball ends home slate with conference loss
    February 15, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In its final regular-season home game of the 2019-20 season on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball team lost, 88-80, to the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Fightin’ Engineers in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball holds on for HCAC win over Earlham
    February 12, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team held on to beat the visiting Earlham College Quakers, 75-74, on Wednesday evening in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Andrew’s 37 not enough as men’s basketball loses on road
    February 08, 2020
    CINCINNATI – Despite a career-high 37-point explosion from Tyler Andrew (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence Central), the Defiance College men’s basketball team lost to the host Mount St. Joseph University Lions, 84-78, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest inside the Harrington Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men’s basketball comes up short in conference road game
    February 05, 2020
    NEW MANCHESTER, Ind. – Away from home, the Defiance College men’s basketball team came up short, 84-77, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game with the Manchester University Spartans on Wednesday night at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena.
  • Men’s basketball suffers HCAC loss to Transy
    February 01, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball squad suffered an 83-67 loss to the visiting Transylvania University Pioneers in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup.
  • Men’s basketball upended in conference home game
    January 29, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – At home in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Wednesday night, the Defiance College men’s basketball team was upended, 91-85, by the Anderson (Ind.) University Ravens at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball falls in HCAC game at Hanover
    January 25, 2020
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team traveled to play the Hanover College Panthers in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference battle on Saturday afternoon and came away with an 88-76 loss inside Collier Arena.
  • Men’s basketball outlasts Earlham in 3-OT win
    January 22, 2020
    RICHMOND, Ind. – On the road in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game, the Defiance College men’s basketball team outlasted Earlham College, beating the Quakers, 99-95 in triple overtime, on Wednesday evening at Druley Performance Gymnasium.
  • Men’s basketball comes from behind to record HCAC win
    January 18, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball team came back from a 20-point deficit to record a hard-fought 78-74 win over the visiting Mount St. Joseph University Lions at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball scores 99 points in first victory of 2020
    January 15, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Defiance College men’s basketball team got back to its winning ways on Wednesday night with a 99-83 triumph over the visiting Manchester University Spartans in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball drops conference game at Transy
    January 11, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Away from home in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball team dropped a 90-83 decision to the Transylvania University Pioneers at the Beck Center.
  • Men’s basketball falls short against rival Bluffton
    January 08, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – At home against the Bluffton University Beavers – a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference rival – on Wednesday night, the Defiance College men’s basketball team ended up on the short end of a 68-64 score inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball begins new year with HCAC loss
    January 04, 2020
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday afternoon at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center, the Defiance College men’s basketball squad began the new year with an 83-64 loss to the visiting Franklin College Grizzlies in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Men’s basketball finishes non-conference play with road loss
    December 30, 2019
    TIFFIN, Ohio – In its final non-conference game of the 2019-20 season on Monday, the Defiance College men’s basketball team lost to the host Heidelberg University Student Princes, 75-56, at Seiberling Gymnasium.
  • Men’s basketball drops first HCAC game at Anderson
    December 18, 2019
    ANDERSON, Ind. – On the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, the Defiance College men’s basketball team dropped a 90-62 decision to the Anderson University Ravens inside O.C. Lewis Gymnasium on Wednesday night.
  • Men’s basketball defeats previously unbeaten Hanover in HCAC play
    December 14, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In a home Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon, the Defiance College men’s basketball squad defeated the previously unbeaten Hanover College Panthers by the score of 75-69 at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball loses for first time this season after six wins
    December 10, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – Playing at home for the first time since Nov. 16, the Defiance College men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the 2019-20 season, 70-69, to the Oberlin College Yeomen in a non-conference game inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center on Tuesday night.
  • Men’s basketball opens HCAC play with road win after layoff
    December 07, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Defiance College men’s basketball team opened Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon with an 83-73 road win over the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Fightin’ Engineers at Hulbert Arena. Defiance, now a perfect 6-0 overall this season, was coming off a two-week layoff with its last game being played on Nov. 23.
  • Andrew named HCAC Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week
    November 25, 2019
    CARMEL, Ind. – Defiance College’s Tyler Andrew (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence Central) was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for men’s basketball, the conference announced on Monday afternoon after a vote of its sports information directors. It marks the first time Andrew has received the honor.
  • Men’s basketball overcomes 14-point deficit, improves to 5-0
    November 23, 2019
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – On Saturday afternoon at Thomas More University’s Coach Connor Classic, the Defiance College men’s basketball team overcame a 14-point halftime deficit in an 83-82 win over the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Golden Eagles in a neutral-site contest inside Connor Convocation Center.
  • Men’s basketball records nine-point win in Kentucky
    November 22, 2019
    CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – As a part of the Coach Connor Classic at Thomas More University, the Defiance College men’s basketball squad recorded an 82-73 win over the University of Akron Wayne College Warriors on Friday night in a neutral-site game at Connor Convocation Center.
  • Men’s basketball captures tournament championship
    November 16, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – On Saturday in the championship game of its 45th Annual Purple and Gold Tournament, the Defiance College men’s basketball team came from behind to beat the Great Lakes Christian College Crusaders, 76-70, inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball begins home tournament with lopsided win over Spalding
    November 15, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In the opening game of its 45th Annual Purple and Gold Tournament on Friday, the Defiance College men’s basketball team posted a convincing 93-72 win over the Spalding University Golden Eagles at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball begins home tournament with lopsided win over Spalding
    November 15, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – In the opening game of its 45th Annual Purple and Gold Tournament on Friday, the Defiance College men’s basketball team posted a convincing 93-72 win over the Spalding University Golden Eagles at the Karl H. Weaner Community Center.
  • Men’s basketball opens 2019-20 regular season with dramatic one-point win
    November 09, 2019
    DEFIANCE, Ohio – After playing two exhibition games on the road, the Defiance College men’s basketball team opened its 2019-20 regular season at home on Saturday with a dramatic 75-74 win over the Westminster College (Pa.) Titans in a non-conference game inside the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The contest was also the season opener for the guests.
  • Men's basketball tips off 2019-20 season at home this Saturday
    November 08, 2019
    The Defiance College men’s basketball team will once again be very young in 2019-20 as 12 freshmen, six sophomores and a junior make up the roster. Joining the dozen newcomers are seven returnees, including three starters from last season. Although young, the team is experienced and very talented, according to fifth-year head coach Scott Cutter.
  • Men's Basketball Falls at Ball State in Exhibition Finale
    November 05, 2019
    MUNCIE, Ind. – On Tuesday night, the Defiance College men’s basketball team played its final exhibition game of the season, falling to the host Ball State University Cardinals, 87-43, at Worthen Arena. The contest was the 2019-20 regular-season opener for NCAA Division I Ball State.
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