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  • February 21, 2018

    Knights lead late but fall to Bethel in playoffs

    The Carleton College men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat at Bethel University, 71-66, in the MIAC Playoff Quarterfinals, ending the Knights’ 2017-18 campaign. Kevin Grow posted another double-double and became only the eighth player in MIAC history to accumulate 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds.

  • February 17, 2018

    Knights fall to Royals, earn No. 6 seed in playoffs

    An offensive lull late in the second half doomed the Carleton College men’s basketball team, as the Knights suffered a 62-46 defeat at the hands of Bethel University in the final game of the regular season. These same two teams will meet again in the first round of the MIAC Playoffs.

  • February 14, 2018

    Knights stifle St. Olaf, maintain grip on Goat Trophy

    With the famed Goat Trophy on the line, senior Ryan Casperson came off the bench and poured in a career-best 21 points to lead the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 69-58 victory over rival St. Olaf College.

  • February 14, 2018

    Carleton College mourns the loss of Jack Thurnblad ’49

    The Carleton College athletic community lost a cherished member as Jack Thurnblad ’49 passed away on Feb. 12 at the age of 96. He served as the school’s head men’s basketball coach from 1960-84, head men’s golf coach from 1965-89, and was a charter member of the school’s ‘C’ Club Hall of Fame.

  • February 10, 2018

    Knights clinch playoff berth with Senior Day win over Cobbers

    The Carleton College men’s basketball team clinched a spot in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs after dispatching Concordia College, 72-48, on Senior Day at West Gymnasium.

  • February 7, 2018

    Knights downed by No. 6 Saint John’s

    Playing its fifth game in 10 days, the Carleton College men’s basketball team got off to a slow start at No. 6 Saint John’s University and never recovered in dropping a 78-57 decision. Kent Hanson totaled a game-high 25 points, but it was not enough against a Johnnies squad that shot a blistering 64 percent overall and 67 percent beyond the arc.