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Men’s basketball season ended by Barry

The men’s basketball team played their last game after a long and tough season. The Tars fell to the Barry Buccaneers in the semifinals of the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) tournament last weekend. Barry University was the top seeded team [...]

March 8, 2018 Basketball, Sports

Tars fight for their record

Throughout what has been a difficult campaign, fight has defined the women’s basketball team’s season this year. Following a loss and a win in their recent consecutive games on Feb. 7 and Feb. 10, currently the Tars are determined to [...]

February 15, 2018 Basketball, Sports

Merton pushes team towards success

With over 3,585 minutes played, 1,500 points made, and 500 rebounds collected, there is no question as to why Jeffery “Jeff” Merton ‘18 is considered an invaluable player to the Rollins men’s basketball team. The Naples, Fla. native has nailed [...]

February 8, 2018 Basketball, Sports

Men’s basketball continues win streak

Team wins close games against Puerto Rico Bayamon and Florida Memorial. [...]

November 30, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Women’s basketball ranked first in preseason poll, beats Daytona State

As the winter season rapidly approaches, Rollins’ women’s basketball team prepares for their upcoming season. Entering the pre-season as the number-one-ranked team, the Tars kicked off the first of three preseason games, caming out on top against Daytona State 80 [...]

November 2, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Slow death of the NBA’s Eastern Conference

The highly anticipated Carmelo Anthony trade was finalized in the last days of the NBA offseason. The trade sent Anthony from the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference to the Oklahoma City Thunder (OKC) in the Western Conference. Anthony [...]

October 12, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Doris Burke makes history for women in sports

This week is set to go down in the holy book of Sports History. Doris Burke has been named the first female game analyst in NBA history.   She will be the first woman to be on the full season [...]

October 5, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Rollins’ very own March Madness: tournament recaps

Over spring break, the Rollins Women’s Basketball Team lost to the University of West Florida in the South Region Championship game in St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 13, effectively ending their season. The loss came close after the Tar’s shocking [...]

March 23, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Tars fall to Panthers in postseason opener

With an overall record of 20—6 and 14—4 in conference play, the Rollins Women’s Basketball team hosted Florida Tech to begin the first round of postseason play. Overall, the Panthers have a season record of 13—13, with a losing record [...]

March 9, 2017 Basketball, Sports

Tars tackle Saint Leo Lions

The women’s basketball team took their twelfth straight win with a 74-61 win over Saint Leo. Saturday’s home game was also Senior Night, with Seniors Tanaya Jones, Brittany Betts, and Marie Gilbert receiving recognition for finishing their last regular-season basketball [...]

March 2, 2017 Basketball, Sports