Basketball

Men’s basketball season ended by Barry

March 8, 2018

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 in the conference. The team fought hard to keep pace with their tough opponent by […]

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Tars fight for their record

February 15, 2018

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 show their fight, finish strong, and make a splash in the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) […]

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Merton pushes team towards success

February 8, 2018

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 two buzzer-beaters for the team this season, with the most recent feat being against Lynn […]

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Men’s basketball continues win streak

November 30, 2017

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

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

November 2, 2017

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 to 71. The game, played on Oct. 26, had a slow start at the beginning […]

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Slow death of the NBA’s Eastern Conference

October 12, 2017

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 will join Paul George and reigning MVP Russel Westbrook, making OKC a powerhouse in the […]

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Doris Burke makes history for women in sports

October 5, 2017

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 rotation of analysts for nationally televised games. Burke previously covered the WNBA and has been […]

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Rollins’ very own March Madness: tournament recaps

March 23, 2017

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 upset of Eckerd (55-43); the Rollins team was five seed, and Eckerd was the top […]

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Tars fall to Panthers in postseason opener

March 9, 2017

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 in conference play, playing Rollins as the higher seed entering the game. The Lady Tars […]

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Tars tackle Saint Leo Lions

March 2, 2017

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 game. The first quarter was close, with the Tars only leading by two points, 19-17. […]

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