2011-12 Chicago Men's Basketball News

  • Matt Johnson Named D3hoops, NABC All-Region
    March 13, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson has been selected to the D3hoops.com and National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Midwest Region Men's Basketball Teams.
  • Three Maroons Earn All-UAA Honors
    February 29, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) was named to the First Team, and two other Maroons garnered Honorable Menition recognition as the University Athletic Association announced its 2011-12 All-Association Men's Basketball Team.
  • Matt Johnson, Taylor Simpson Finalists for Jostens Trophy
    February 28, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior men's basketball player Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) and senior women's basketball player Taylor Simpson (Lee's Summit, Mo./ Lee's Summit) have been selected as finalists for the Jostens Trophy, which recognizes the outstanding NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball players of the year.
  • Maroons End Season With 63-50 Loss to WashU
    February 25, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's basketball team closed out its 2011-12 campaign with a 63-50 loss to 24th-ranked Washington University Saturday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Matt Johnson Named Academic All-American
    February 21, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) has been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Maroons Win Road Finale
    February 19, 2012
    BOSTON -- Senior Tom Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/ St. Xavier) (pictured) hit six 3-point field goals and senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) scored a game-high 29 points as the University of Chicago defeated host Brandeis University 80-66 in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Sunday afternoon.
  • Maroons Fall at NYU 79-69
    February 17, 2012
    NEW YORK -- Kyle Stockmal led four New York University players in double figures with 20 points as the Violets defeated the University of Chicago men's basketball team 79-69 in University Athletic Association play Friday night.
  • Maroons Win 4th Straight at Home
    February 12, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Four Maroons scored in double figures as the University of Chicago men's basketball team capped a conference weekend sweep with an 86-78 win over University Athletic Association rival Case Western Reserve University Sunday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Chicago Defeats Carnegie Mellon in O.T.
    February 10, 2012
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago men's basketball team overcame a 13-point second half deficit en route to a 77-75 overtime victory against University Athletic Association rival Carnegie Mellon University Friday night at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Maroons Rally Falls Short at Rochester
    February 05, 2012
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Nate Novosel and John DiBartolomeo combined for 37 points as the host University of Rochester defeated the University of Chicago 59-57 in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Sunday afternoon.
  • Maroons Drop 83-67 Decision at #17 Emory
    February 03, 2012
    ATLANTA -- Emory University's Jake Davis scored a game-high 26 points to help lift the 17th-ranked Eagles to an 83-67 win over the University of Chicago in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Friday night.
  • Matt Johnson Named 1st Team Academic All-District
    February 02, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) has been selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Seven Men's Basketball First Team.
  • Matt Johnson Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    January 31, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Following his record-breaking performance last weekend, University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) has been selected to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
  • Three Maroons Earn UAA Weekly Recognition
    January 30, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior men's basketball player Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich. Pioneer), senior women's basketball player Morgan Herrick (Cedarburg, Wis./ Cedarburg), and freshman men's diver Matt Staab (Winnetka, Ill./ New Trier) have been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.
  • Johnson Continues Scoring Surge as Maroons Win
    January 29, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Coming off a 49-point performance Friday night, senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) poured in 36 points to lead the University of Chicago to a 96-92 win over the University of Rochester in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Sunday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Chicago Stuns #4 Emory on Johnson's Buzzer-Beater
    January 27, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) hit a long 3-point shot as time expired to give the University of Chicago men's basketball team a thrilling 103-102 win over fourth-ranked Emory University in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Friday night at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Three Maroons Named to UAA Weekly Honor Roll
    January 24, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior men's tennis player Troy Brinker (Granger, Ind./ Penn), senior men's basketball player Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer), and freshman wrestler Mario Palmisano (Willoughby Hills, Ohio/ East Willoughby) have been chosen as the University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.
  • Maroons Lose in Overtime; Johnson's 44 Ties Scoring Record
    January 22, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Sparked by a triple-double from Tyrone Hughes, Brandeis University defeated the University of Chicago 97-89 in overtime in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Sunday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • NYU Trio Leads Violets Over Maroons
    January 20, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Three New York University players combined for 62 points as the 23rd-ranked Violets defeated the University of Chicago 81-71 in University Athletic Association men's basketball play Friday night at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Maroons Complete Weekend Sweep at Case
    January 15, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) scored a game-high 19 points and sophomore Sam Gage (Waterloo, Wis./ Waterloo) added 14 as the University of Chicago men's basketball team defeated Case Western Reserve University 85-66 in University Athletic Association action Sunday afternoon.
  • Chicago Pours in 100 in Win at CMU
    January 13, 2012
    PITTSBURGH -- Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) and sophomore Charlie Hughes (Perrysburg, Ohio/ Perrysburg) scored 18 points each as the University of Chicago men's basketball team defeated Carnegie Mellon University 100-55 in University Athletic Association play Friday night.
  • Maroons Drop UAA Opener at WashU
    January 07, 2012
    ST. LOUIS -- Dylan Richter scored 20 points to help lift Washington (Mo.) University to a 79-72 win over the University of Chicago in University Athletic Association men's basketball action Saturday afternoon.
  • Matt Johnson Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    December 20, 2011
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) has been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for men's basketball.
  • Johnson Ties 3-Point Record as Maroons Win
    December 18, 2011
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) tied a school record with eight 3-point field goals en route to a 37-point performance as the University of Chicago men's basketball team defeated Rhodes College 88-79 in the championship game of the Rhodes Christmas Invitational Sunday afternoon.
  • Maroons Defeat Berry at Rhodes Invite
    December 17, 2011
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Freshman Alex Pyper (Scottsdale, Ariz./ Chapparal) led three Maroons in double figures with 14 points as the University of Chicago men's basketball team defeated Berry College 80-52 in the opening round of the Rhodes College Christmas Invitational Saturday evening.
  • Chicago Falls at #3 Augustana
    December 14, 2011
    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- Bryant Voiles led three Augustana College players in double figures with a game-high 21 points as the third-ranked Vikings defeated the University of Chicago men's basketball team 90-52 in nonconference play Wednesday night.
  • Illinois Wesleyan Defeats Chicago 84-63
    December 10, 2011
    CHICAGO -- Playing its final home game in calendar year 2011, the University of Chicago men's basketball team dropped an 84-63 decision to Illinois Wesleyan University Saturday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Second Half Surge Leads Maroons Past Kalamazoo
    December 03, 2011
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago outscored Kalamazoo College 41-11 during the game's final 16 minutes en route to an 89-54 victory in non-conference men's basketball action Saturday at the Ratner Athletics Center.
  • Maroons Fall at #13 Wheaton
    November 30, 2011
    WHEATON, Ill. -- Wheaton College's Tim McCrary scored a game-high 24 points as the 13th-ranked Thunder defeated the University of Chicago men's basketball team 76-54 in non-conference action Wednesday night.
  • Maroons Hold Off Coe 82-76
    November 27, 2011
    CHICAGO -- Four Maroons scored in double figures as the University of Chicago men's basketball team improved to 4-1 with an 82-76 win over Coe College Sunday afternoon at the Ratner Athletics Center.
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