2023-24 Tartan Men's Basketball News

Tartan Alum Paul Hamerly Establishes Endowed Fund for Men's Basketball
Tartan Alum Paul Hamerly Establishes Endowed Fund for Men's Basketball

June 10, 2024

On the heels of its first NCAA tournament appearance in 15 years, and as the program prepares to move into a new state-of-the-art venue, the Carnegie Mellon Men’s Basketball program has even more reason to celebrate. Former Tartan standout Paul Hamerly (TPR '77, '79) has made a lead gift to establish the Hamerly Fund for Men’s Basketball, which will become the program’s first endowment fund.

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Tartans Place 14 on Basketball and Swimming & Diving Academic All-District Teams

April 02, 2024

Fourteen men’s and women’s basketball and swimming and diving Carnegie Mellon University student-athletes were named to a College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District Team for Division III, nominated by members of CSC, for the fall season. College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) rebranded to CSC in the summer of 2022.

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Smith Shares Growth Through Educational Opportunities and Sport

March 28, 2024

Josiah Smith is a senior on the Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team from Detroit, Michigan. He began playing basketball in fourth grade but considered it more of a hobby until eighth grade.

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Two Men's Basketball Alums Featured in Tartans on the Rise

March 14, 2024

Men's basketball alumni Blake Chasen (2016) and Darren Riley (2014) are impacting the world and are two of 30 CMU alumni featured in Tartans on the Rise.

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98 Carnegie Mellon Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic Honors

March 14, 2024

A total of 98 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 by the Association on March 12.

Allen Named to the NABC All-District 7 Team and D3hoops.com Region 7 Squad
Allen Named to the NABC All-District 7 Team and D3hoops.com Region 7 Squad

March 12, 2024

Sophomore Justin Allen of the Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team was named to the 2023-24 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division III All-District 7 team. Allen was named to the second team after helping the Tartans reach the NCAA tournament for the first time since the 2008-09 season.

Tartans Season Comes to an End in NCAA First Round
Tartans Season Comes to an End in NCAA First Round

March 01, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team opened the 2024 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship Tournament on Friday afternoon with an 81-69 setback to Rowan University in our nation’s capital at Catholic University.

Three Tartans Named All-UAA; Coaching Staff Receives Recognition
Three Tartans Named All-UAA; Coaching Staff Receives Recognition

February 27, 2024

Three Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball players were named to the University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Basketball Team when the league announced its postseason accolades on Tuesday. Senior Jack Stone and sophomore Justin Allen landed a spot of the first team while senior R.J. Holmes was named to the second team. The Tartan coaching staff (assistant coaches: Pat Martinelli, Colin Shaunnessey and Graham Elder) were also honored as the Coaching Staff of the Year under the direction of 34-year head coach Tony Wingen.

Tartans Receive At-Large Bid to NCAA Championship
Tartans Receive At-Large Bid to NCAA Championship

February 26, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team received an at-large bid to the 2024 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship on Monday afternoon, marking the fourth-ever appearance by the Tartans and third under 34-year head coach Tony Wingen.

Tartans End Regular Season with 76-75 Heartbreaking Loss at #12 Case Western Reserve
Tartans End Regular Season with 76-75 Heartbreaking Loss at #12 Case Western Reserve

February 24, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team concluded its University Athletic Association (UAA) schedule with a 76-75 defeat to 12th-ranked Case Western Reserve University Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Stone's Late Three Lifts Tartans to Win on Senior Day Against Emory

February 18, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted Emory University for Senior Day on Sunday, February 18. The game came down to the final seconds when senior Jack Stone hit the game-winning three-pointer with two seconds left to lift the Tartans to a 71-68 victory. The Tartans are now 8-5 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) and 16-8 overall while the Eagles are 14-10 overall and 5-8 in the league.

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Tartans Dominate Overtime to Top Rochester; Holmes Records 1,000th Point

February 16, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball team hosted the University of Rochester on Friday, February 16, winning in overtime, 87-70, as senior R.J. Holmes scored his 1,000th career point and sophomore Justin Allen was perfect in the extra frame. The Tartans are now 7-5 in the University Athletic Association (UAA) and 15-8 overall while the Yellowjackets are 10-13 overall and 4-8 in the league.

Allen Honored by UAA and D3hoops.com
Allen Honored by UAA and D3hoops.com

February 13, 2024

For the third time this season, Carnegie Mellon University men’s basketball sophomore Justin Allen was honored by D3hoops.com on the Team of the Week as well as being named University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week. Allen helped the Tartans to a pair of UAA road wins over the weekend. The Tartans opened the weekend with an 80-77 win at Brandeis before topping 11th-ranked NYU on Sunday afternoon to complete the season series sweep over the Violets.

CMU Student-Athlete of the Week
CMU Student-Athlete of the Week

February 12, 2024

Sophomore men's basketball student-athlete Justin Allen has been named the Carnegie Mellon Student-Athlete of the Week for Feb. 5 - Feb. 11.

Tartans Sweep Season Series Over #11 NYU with 83-80 Win
Tartans Sweep Season Series Over #11 NYU with 83-80 Win

February 11, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team continued University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Sunday afternoon at 11th-ranked New York University and left the Big Apple with an 83-80 victory.

Tartans Win Thriller at Brandeis, 80-77
Tartans Win Thriller at Brandeis, 80-77

February 09, 2024

The Carnegie Mellon University men's basketball team traveled to Waltham, Massachusetts for a Friday night University Athletic Association (UAA) contest against the Judges of Brandeis University and left with an 80-77 victory.