Men's Basketball—2010-11 News Archive

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Strahorn '02 named head coach of Colby men's basketball program (05/24/2011)

Damien Strahorn ’02, who played under Colby’s legendary men’s basketball coach Dick Whitmore and was his assistant, will take over as the new head coach of the Colby men’s basketball team.

Whitmore earns praise from media (03/16/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Dick Whitmore stepped down Tuesday as Colby College men's basketball coach and received some terrific tributes in the media. The following are some of the best:

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Dick Whitmore, one of the all-time leaders in NCAA Division III men's basketball for career victories and one of the top 50 winning coaches in all divisions, announced March 15 that he is stepping down. Whitmore spent his entire coaching career – 40 years at the Maine college and finished with 637-341 record. He is seventh all-time in career wins among NCAA Division III men's basketball coaches and began the 2010-11 season ranked 46th in all NCAA divisions for career wins.

Russell, Van Loenen named all-state (03/11/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College's Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.) and Christian Van Loenen (Falmouth, Maine) were both named to the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association (MMBCWA) All-State Team on Friday.

Russell named to All-NESCAC team (03/02/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College senior forward Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.) earned second team New England Small College Men's Basketball All-Conference honors for the second straight season on Wednesday.

Men's basketball beats Camels, Russell one of five with 1,300 points, 900 boards (02/12/2011)
NEW LONDON, Conn. --- Senior forward Mike Russell became just the fifth player in Colby College men's basketball history to score more than 1,300 career points and pull down more than 900 rebounds after the Mules ended the season with a 59-53 victory over Connecticut College on Saturday.

Men's basketball falls to Cardinals (02/11/2011)
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. --- Despite 21 points and seven rebounds from Colby College guard Christian Van Loenen, the Wesleyan University men's basketball team stayed alive for a possible New England Small College Athletic Conference playoff bid with a 70-65 victory over the Mules on Friday night.

Russell grabs 900th rebound in loss (02/05/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Despite another milestone for Colby College's Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.), fourth-ranked Williams College scored 49 points in the second half, including 16 from James Wang (Sydney, Australia), on the way to a 79-50 victory over Colby College in NESCAC men's basketball Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Men's basketball falls to Middlebury (02/04/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Christian Van Loenen (Falmouth, Maine) had a game-high 22 points for Colby College, but the eighth-ranked Middlebury College men's basketball team used a big size advantage to block 10 shots and hold Colby College to 26 percent shooting in the game as the Panthers took a 73-52 win in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Men's basketball blanks Southern Maine in overtime period in victory (02/01/2011)
WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Colby College men's basketball team held University of Southern Maine scoreless for the five minute overtime period and Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.) had 21 points and 14 rebounds as the Mules took a 67-55 non-conference victory Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

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