2017-18 Men's Basketball News

January 20, 2018
Late Run Pushes Red Flash Past Pioneers 73-60
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team came back from a seven-point deficit in the second half to tie the Saint Francis U Red Flash 55-55 with 8:25 to go. However, the Red Flash closed the game on an 18-5 run to win 73-60 Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center.

January 19, 2018
SHU Hosts Saint Francis U Saturday Afternoon
SHU looks to get back in the win column Saturday when Saint Francis U comes to the Pitt Center.

January 18, 2018
Men’s Basketball Can’t Overcome Slow Start In 74-60 Loss To Robert Morris
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team moved to 2-5 in the Northeast Conference Thursday night after a 74-60 loss to the Robert Morris Colonials aat Coach Bike Court at the Pitt Center.

January 17, 2018
Pioneers Host First-Place Robert Morris Thursday Night
SHU looks to ride season-high 92-point effort from last Saturday into matchup against Colonials

January 13, 2018
Men’s Basketball Snaps Skid With 40-Point Win At St. Francis Brooklyn
Six different Pioneers score in double-figures as Barnett and Anosike post double-doubles

January 12, 2018
MBB Preview: at St. Francis Brooklyn
Pioneers look to snap current three-game skid with Saturday afternoon matchup with Terriers

January 11, 2018
Second-Half Rally Not Enough To Get SHU Past Mount Thursday Night
Barnett's season-high 19 points led four Pioneers in double-figures

January 10, 2018
MBB Preview: at Mount St. Mary's
SHU opens a road conference weekend at defending NEC champion Mount St. Mary’s Thursday.

January 6, 2018
SHU Falls At Home To Bryant 79-74
Late Run Vaults Bulldogs Past Pioneers

January 5, 2018
Pioneers Host Bryant Saturday At Pitt Center
SHU looks to even NEC record with matinee against Bulldogs

January 4, 2018
SHU Drops Hard-Fought 69-63 Game At Wagner
Joseph Lopez records sixth double-double of the season as Mario Matasovic leads Pioneers with 16 points

January 3, 2018
Men's Basketball Travels To Wagner For Thursday Night Showdown
Pioneers Go On Road For First Time In Conference Play

December 31, 2017
Pioneers Down FDU In Final Seconds 66-65
Mario Matasovic’s driving layup with 2.8 seconds left got the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team a 66-65 win over the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at the Pitt Center Sunday afternoon.

December 30, 2017
SHU Hosts FDU For New Year's Eve Matchup
Pioneers ring in the New Year at home for second straight season

December 29, 2017
SHU Drops NEC Opener 73-68 To St. Francis Brooklyn
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team shot 47.4% from the field Friday afternoon against the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, but it was 14 Terriers three-pointers that proved to be the difference in a 73-68 loss at the Pitt Center.

December 28, 2017
Men's Basketball Opens NEC Play Friday
Pioneers Host St. Francis Brooklyn On Conference Opening Day

December 26, 2017
Alex Watson Named NEC Men’s Basketball Rookie Of The Week
Freshman guard earns first NEC weekly honor after scoring career-high 15 points at Providence

December 22, 2017
SHU Rallies Late But Falls At Providence 89-75
Freshman Alex Watson leads Pioneers with career-high 15 points

December 20, 2017
Men's Basketball Wraps Up Non-Conference Play At Providence Friday Night
Pioneers take on Friars on Fox Sports 1 in last test before NEC play begins

December 20, 2017
Men's Basketball Wraps Up Non-Conference Play At Providence Friday Night
Pioneers take on Friars on Fox Sports 1 in last test before NEC play begins

December 17, 2017
Pioneers Fall To Binghamton 51-48
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team was held scoreless for the final 9:16 Sunday at the Pitt Center, as the Binghamton Bearcats rallied from an eight-point second half deficit to win 51-48.

December 16, 2017
SHU Returns To Action Against Binghamton
Pioneers Host Bearcats For First Time In Almost 20 Years

December 11, 2017
Lopez Posts Fifth Double-Double Of Season As SHU Falls At Hartford
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team did not keep up with the Hartford Hawks’ hot shooting in the second half, falling 86-72 at Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion Monday night.

December 10, 2017
MBB Preview: at Hartford
Pioneers look for third win in a row when they travel to West Hartford to take on the Hawks

December 9, 2017
SHU Stymies Lafayette For 62-50 Win
De’von Barnett, Joseph Lopez, and Sean Hoehn each scored a game-high 15 points as the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team defeated the Lafayette Leopards 62-50 Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center.

December 8, 2017
MBB Preview: Lafayette
Pioneers host Leopards in second game of basketball doubleheader at Pitt Center

December 5, 2017
Hoehn Ties Career-High With 19 Points As SHU Defeats Dartmouth 79-73
Led by 19 points and five assists from Sean Hoehn, the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team earned a 79-73 win over the Dartmouth Big Green Tuesday night at the Pitt Center.

December 4, 2017
MBB Preview: Dartmouth
Pioneers To Take On Big Green For First Time

December 2, 2017
SHU Falls At St. John’s 90-55
Down by just two points at halftime to the St. John’s Red Storm Saturday afternoon at Carnesecca Arena, the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team shot just 30% from the field in the second as the Red Storm pulled away for a 90-55 win.

December 1, 2017
Men's Basketball Set For Saturday Showdown At St. John's
Pioneers and Red Storm to face off on Fox Sports 1

November 29, 2017
Pioneers Rally In Second Half For Win At UMass Lowell
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team shot 62% in the second half to get past the UMass Lowell River Hawks 87-80 at Costello Athletic Center.

November 28, 2017
Pioneers Continue Road Swing At UMass Lowell Wednesday
The Pioneers continue their current three-game road swing Wednesday night at UMass Lowell.

November 24, 2017
Pioneers Wrap Up Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament With Loss At Northwestern
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team saw its two-game winning steak end Wednesday night with an 81-50 loss to the Northwestern Wildcats at Allstate Arena.

November 23, 2017
SHU Travels To Chicago For Friday Night Matchup Against Northwestern
Pioneers set to face Wildcats for second time in three years

November 22, 2017
Pioneers Lead Wire To Wire In 84-60 Win Over Mitchell
Double-Doubles from Matasovic (19 pts., 10 reb.) and Anosike (14 pts., 16 reb.) led SHU to win over Mariners

November 21, 2017
MBB Preview: Mitchell
Pioneers return home to host Mitchell before trip to Northwestern

November 19, 2017
Men’s Basketball Earns First Win Of Season In Overtime Over Maine
Lopez named to Basketball Hall Of Fame Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team after having 11 points, 9 rebounds in win over Black Bears

November 18, 2017
Men’s Basketball Falls 70-61 To Saint Peter’s At Mohegan Sun Arena
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team was within three points of Saint Peter’s with 1:30 to play Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena, but could not catch the Peacocks in a 70-61 loss.

November 17, 2017
MBB Preview: Basketball Hall Of Fame Tip-Off Tournament At Mohegan Sun Arena
Pioneers travel to Mohegan Sun Arena for first meeting with Saint Peter's

November 14, 2017
SHU Falls At Boston College 73-53
Lopez posts second straight double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds

November 13, 2017
SHU Travels To Boston College For First Game Of 2017 Basketball Hall Of Fame Tip-Off Tournament
Pioneers look for first win of 2017-18 at ACC member Boston College

November 10, 2017
Men’s Basketball Rallies Late But Falls To Holy Cross In Home Opener
A furious second half rally from the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team came up short Friday night as the Pioneers opened the 2017-18 season with a 69-64 loss to the Holy Cross Crusaders. 

November 8, 2017
SHU Introduces Pioneer Pregame Receptions For Select Home Games
Pregame reception will be hosted at nine weekday home basketball games

November 8, 2017
Men's Basketball Hosts Holy Cross To Open 2017-18 Season Friday Night
Sacred Heart opens the 2017-18 season on its home floor for the first time since 2004 as it hosts Holy Cross.

November 3, 2017
Men’s Basketball Defeats Manhattan 81-71 In Exhibition Action
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures Friday night in an 81-71 win over the Manhattan Jaspers in exhibition action at Draddy Gymnasium.

October 26, 2017
Men’s Basketball To Play Charity Exhibition Game At Manhattan November 3rd
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team will play in a charity exhibition game at Manhattan on Friday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. All of the gate proceeds from next Friday’s game, as well as additional donations, will benefit the American Red Cross’ hurricane relief efforts in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. A suggested $5 donation has been requested.

October 24, 2017
Lopez Named To Men’s Basketball Preseason All-NEC Team; SHU Picked Fifth In Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball team has been selected to finish fifth in the Northeast Conference, as the league released its preseason poll and its Preseason All-NEC Team at NEC Basketball Social Media Day at Barclays Center.

October 11, 2017
Pioneers Land Four TV Hoops Games as NEC Announces 2017-18 TV Schedule
Sacred Heart hoops will be featured in four of the Northeast Conference’s record setting 22 games to be televised on ESPN platforms for the 2017-18 season as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon. Both the men’s and women’s basketball programs will appear in two contests, all in the month of February.

September 21, 2017
Tom Barrett Named Men’s Basketball Coordinator of Operations
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball program announced on Thursday the addition of Tom Barrett as Coordinator of Basketball Operations. 

August 24, 2017
Men’s Basketball Names Captains For 2017-18 Season
Sacred Heart Head Men’s Basketball Coach Anthony Latina announced on Thursday that Mario Matasovic, Charles Tucker Jr., and Sean Hoehn have been named team captains for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

August 23, 2017
SHU Men’s Basketball Releases Northeast Conference Schedule
The Sacred Heart men’s basketball schedule for the 2017-18 season became finalized Wednesday with the release of the Northeast Conference schedule.

August 17, 2017
Men’s Basketball Finalizes 2017 Recruiting Class With Signing Of Jaecee Martin To NLI
Sacred Heart Head Men’s Basketball Coach Anthony Latina announced on Wednesday that Jaecee Martin has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Sacred Heart beginning in the 2017-18 season.

July 18, 2017
SHU Announces 2017-18 Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule
Sacred Heart released its 2017-18 men’s basketball non-conference on Tuesday. The Pioneers will open the season at the Pitt Center on Nov. 10 against Holy Cross.