2020-21 Tartan Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball Earns Team Academic Honors by NABC for Ninth Straight Season; Eight Individuals Honored
    August 02, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) when the committee on academics announced the annual Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2020-21. The Tartans have been recognized each year since the program started nine season ago.
  • Miller Named CoSIDA Academic All-District for Men’s Basketball
    May 06, 2021
    Carnegie Mellon University senior Ethan Miller (King of Prussia, Pa. / Upper Merion) was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team, as announced by the association. Miller is one of five players on the District 4 team. To be nominated for the award, a student-athlete must be a starter or significant reserve and maintain a GPA of 3.3 or better.
  • Tartans Battle Division II Edinboro
    April 16, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled north on I-79 to play Division II Edinboro University on Friday afternoon. The Tartans dropped a 70-59 contest to the Fighting Scots in the final game of the 2021 spring season.
  • Miller Records Double-Double at Allegheny
    April 09, 2021
    (MEADVILLE, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to Meadville, Pennsylvania, on Friday and dropped a 105-92 contest at Allegheny College.
  • Tartans Lead Wire-to-Wire in 86-54 Win Over Penn State-Altoona
    March 31, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Lions of Penn State-Altoona Wednesday afternoon at Skibo Gymnasium. All 12 Tartans that played scored, as the Cardinal and Gray defeated the Lions 89-54.
  • Tartans Drop 84-74 Overtime Contest to Hiram
    March 28, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the Terriers of Hiram College Sunday afternoon. The Tartans never trailed throughout regulation, but then were outscored 13-3 in overtime to dropped an 84-74 decision.
  • Oberman Sinks Seven Triples in Tartans 93-80 Win at Hiram
    March 26, 2021
    Sophomore Sean Oberman (Flemington, N.J./Hunterdon Central) scored a career-high 26 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor, while connecting on all seven triples taken to lead the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team to a 93-80 victory at Hiram College Friday evening. Oberman’s seven three-point baskets made was the most in a single-game for the Tartans since A.J. Straub made a school record eight at Skidmore on December 9, 2005.
  • Tartans Top Pitt-Greensburg, 94-76
    March 21, 2021
    A day after hosting Pitt-Greensburg, the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team traveled to Greensburg, Pennsylvania, for a rematch against the Bobcats. The Tartans high-powered offense again outlasted the Bobcats winning 94-76.
  • Tartans Win Overtime Shootout Over Pitt-Greensburg, 107-100
    March 20, 2021
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team returned to the court for the first time since last February and defeated the Bobcats of Pitt-Greensburg Saturday, 107-100, in overtime. The exhibition contest was played on the hardwood of Skibo Gymnasium and saw a driving layup by senior Zach Watson (Dublin, Ohio / Jerome) as time expired in regulation fall through the net to send the contest to overtime.
  • 128 Carnegie Mellon Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic Honors
    March 03, 2021
    A total of 128 Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to the University Athletic Association’s (UAA) All-Academic Recognition list for the winter sports teams, as announced Wednesday, March 3.
  • Pull Back the Plaid Curtain on Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach David Sloan
    February 05, 2021
    Get to know assistant men’s basketball coach David Sloan in this addition of "Pull Back the Plaid Curtain!"
  • Men's Basketball Alum Matt Loebbaka Uses Personal Story To ‘Be The Match’
    January 26, 2021
    Bill Loebbaka was a fixture in Skibo Gymnasium when his son Matt was playing basketball for the Tartans from 2011-15. Despite the distance from Chicago, Bill and his wife Sue regularly made the trek to Pittsburgh for University Athletic Association (UAA) weekends and were beloved by fellow parents, players, coaches and staff. Bill was a positive force, always believing his Tartans would pull out a big victory in the waning seconds.
  • Tartan Careers - Joey Krempa
    January 08, 2021
    Men's basketball senior Joey Krempa spent the 2020 summer as a student in the Daniel Heller Cancer Nanomedicine Lab in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
  • Thirty-Four Tartans Honored as Top Academic Athletes
    December 09, 2020
    Although the traditional fall and winter seasons haven’t been on display for Carnegie Mellon University this year, the excellence of the university’s student-athletes is still impacting the entire community. Each winter for the past six years, the CMU Department of Athletics has celebrated its top academic athletes at the Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Celebration during finals week. And while an in-person celebration is on hold for now, the highest-performing junior and senior student-athletes in each undergraduate college and on each team are still being recognized for their academic performance.
  • Tartan Men’s Basketball Releases 2020-21 Roster
    November 10, 2020
    While the 2020-21 season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carnegie Mellon University head men’s basketball coach Tony Wingen, who is in his 31st year at the helm of the Tartans, has released the roster for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Statement on 2020-21 UAA Winter Scheduling; Carnegie Mellon Continues to Strive Towards Competition
    October 27, 2020
    The University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council has unanimously approved a resolution to cancel all formal UAA winter sport competition for the 2020-21 season. Carnegie Mellon University is one of eight institutions that form the UAA along with Brandeis University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of Rochester, University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Tartan Careers - Zach Watson
    September 22, 2020
    Men's basketball senior Zach Watson spent the 2020 summer as a Corporate & Investment Banking Summer Analyst for Wells Fargo.