2019-20 Men's Basketball News

  • Hamilton Snags MASCAC Rookie of the Week
    January 21, 2020
    WESTFIELD, MA – Hamilton averaged a near double-double with 9.7 points, 10 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, and 2.3 assists per game in the Owls’ 2-1 week.
  • Lord Willing, Able to Score 35, Leads Owls Past Bridgewater 96-82
    January 18, 2020
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Senior guard Vawn Lord (West Springfield, Mass.) poured in a game-high 35 points to lead the visiting Westfield State University men’s basketball team to a 96-82 victory over Bridgewater State University in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) contest on Saturday afternoon at the Tinsley Center. 
  • Lord, Green Power Owls Past Fitchburg State, 88-71
    January 16, 2020
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Westfield State men’s basketball got 27 points from Jauch Green, Jr. (Hartford, Conn./Cromwell) and 25 from Vawn Lord (West Springfield, Mass./Amherst) as the Owls rolled to an 88-71 MASCAC win over Fitchburg State on Thursday evening.
  • Lancers Hold Off Westfield Rally, 84-81
    January 14, 2020
    Westfield State rallied from a 20-point first-half deficit to grab a late lead, but Worcester State regained the lead and held off the Owls in the closing seconds for an 84-81 Lancers’ win in a MASCAC men’s basketball game at the Brissette Court in Worcester on Tuesday evening.
  • Men's Hoops Tops Framingham, 73-58
    January 11, 2020
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –  Westfield State’s Vawn Lord scored 24 points as the Owls used a big second half to pull away from Framingham State to win 73-58 in a MASCAC men’s basketball game in the league-opener for both teams at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • MASCAC Play Begins for Men's Basketball on Saturday
    January 08, 2020
    Ticket prices for Westfield State home games are $6 for adults, and $3 for senior citizens and non-Westfield State students.  Westfield State students, and children 12 and under are admitted free.
  • Green Scores 1,500th Point In Owls' Win
    January 05, 2020
    Westfield State senior guard Jauch Green, Jr. (Hartford, Conn./Cromwell) scored 25 points, including the 1,500th of his career, as the Owls posted a 90-80 men’s basketball win over non-conference foe Wheaton College at the Emerson Gym in Norton, Mass. on Sunday.
  • Men's Basketball Topped by RWU, 90-76
    December 30, 2019
    A poor shooting first half doomed the Owls, as Westfield State fell to Roger Williams University, 90-76 in the first game following the winter break at Bristol, R.I. on Monday afternoon.
  • #21 Springfield Rallies Past Men's Basketball
    December 13, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. –   Springfield College senior Jake Ross (Northampton, Mass./Williston) posted a huge game with 30 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and four blocks as th #21-ranked Pride rallied past Westfield State, 80-67 in a local rivalry non-conference men’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Friday evening.
  • Marcus Collins Scores 1000th Point As Owls Roll Past Eastern Nazarene, 104-86
    December 10, 2019
    Westfield State graduate student Marcus Collins (Cambridge, Mass./Rindge and Latin) scored the 1,000th point of his career and was one of four Owls to score 20 or more points as Westfield State rolled to a 104-86 Tuesday evening at the Lahue Physical Education Center in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
  • Men's Basketball Snares Gators, 92-71
    December 07, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Jauch Green,Jr. (Hartford, Conn./Cromwell) scored 24 points and Malik Pouncy (Mattapan, Mass./Springfield Commonwealth Acad.) added 20 as Westfield State ran out to a big halftime lead en route to a 92-71 win over Pine Manor College in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Owls Hold Off Elms, 88-77
    December 05, 2019
    Westfield State ran out to a big lead, then held on late to defeat Elms College, 88-77 in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Woodward Center on Thursday evening.
  • Honors For Vawn Lord, Owls' Basketball
    December 03, 2019
    Westfield State University men’s basketball picked up several significant honors, as senior guard Vawn Lord (West Springfield, Mass./Amherst HS) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference player of the week as sponsored by Geico, and the Owls’ team and coach Rich Sutter were recognized as the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division III Team of the Week, after the Owls knocked off #3-ranked Amherst, 68-67 on Tuesday, November 26.
  • Westfield State Upsets #3 Amherst for Coach Rich Sutter's 300th Career Win
    November 26, 2019
    Westfield State University senior forward Jauch Green, Jr. scored on a drive with 3.7 seconds left to lift the Owls to perhaps the biggest upset in program history, toppling #3 ranked Amherst College, 68-67, to give Westfield State head coach Rich Sutter his 300th career win at the Woodward Center on Tuesday night.
  • Owls Torpedo Mariners With Big Second Half
    November 24, 2019
    Jauch Green Jr. (Hartford, Conn./Cromwell) netted a game-high 33 points on 13-for-26 shooting to lead the Owls.
  • Emmanuel Tops Men's Basketball, 77-68
    November 23, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Emmitt Riddick (Middletown, Conn.) finished with 19 points to lead Emmanuel College, as the Saints pulled away from Westfield State in th second half for a 77-68 win in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Woodward Center.
  • Owls Top Western New England, 84-79
    November 19, 2019
    Malik Pouncy scored 15 points and hit a pair of big second-half three pointers to help lead Westfield State to an 84-79 road win at Western New England College in Springfield on Tuesday evening.
  • Lord Leads Westfield in Consolation
    November 16, 2019
    Westfield State’s Vawn Lord scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures in scoring, as the Owls topped Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 78-52 in the consolation final of the Rick Martin – Hampton Inn Tournament at the Woodward Center on Saturday afternoon.
  • Utica Holds Off Owls in Rick Martin Tournament Opener, 73-66
    November 15, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass.  – Utica’s Hunter Remley (Cranford, NJ) scored 21 points on 5-of-9 shooting from three point range to lead the Pioneers to a 73-66 win over host Westfield State in the opening game of the Rick Martin/Hampton Inn tournament at the Woodward Center on Friday evening.
  • Saxons Rule Owls, 74-65
    November 09, 2019
  • Men's Basketball Picked Second in MASCAC Preseason Poll
    October 29, 2019
    Westfield State will return a strong nucleus for 2019-20, headlined by All-Conference performers Jauch Green, Jr. (Hartford, Conn.) and Marcus Collins (Cambridge, Mass.).
  • Westfield State Athletics Mourns Passing of Hall-of-Famer Bob Farias '68
    September 25, 2019
    Westfield State athletics mourns the passing of alumnus and athletic hall of famer Bob Farias ‘68 on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at the age of 73 after a long illness.