2018-19 Men's Basketball Headlines

  • Men's Basketball Edges Ferrum in Regular Season Finale
    February 16, 2019
    FERRUM, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University held on to earn a 77-75 victory over Ferrum Saturday afternoon on the road. With the win, the Marlins improve to 13-12 on the season and move to 11-5 in ODAC play. The win also secures the teams spot in the top six of the ODAC standings and the team will have to wait for other conference games to conclude to figure out what their seed in the ODAC Championship will be.
  • Men's Basketball Swats Hornets on the Road
    February 13, 2019
    WINCHESTER, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University Men’s Basketball team defeated the Shenandoah Hornets this past Wednesday to improve to 12-12 on the year and 10-5 in the ODAC. Four Marlins scored in double figures with Lamont Steward dropping 23 points and Tim Fisher recording a double-double with 19 rebounds and 16 points.
  • Men's Basketball Comes Out Victorious in Senior Day Thriller
    February 09, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – With time winding down, it was only fitting that Lamont Steward capped off his career-night with the game-winner for the Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team. Down 69-68, the Marlins pushed the ball up the floor and found Steward in the paint. The junior corralled the pass, finished the lay up and drew the foul, all in one swift motion. He would go on to sink the free throw and with just nine seconds left, the Emory & henry was unable to answer.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls at Washington and Lee
    February 02, 2019
    LEXINGTON, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team suffered a 75-59 loss on the road to the Washington and Lee Generals. With the loss, the Marlins fall to 10 – 12 on the season while the Generals go to 14 – 7.
  • Hot Shooting Aides Men's Basketball on the Road
    January 30, 2019
    HAMPDEN SYDNEY, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team took down Hampden-Sydney, 80-53, Wednesday evening on the road. With the victory, the Marlins improve to 10-11 on the season and 8-4 in conference play. The Tigers drop to 4-14 on the year (1-10 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball Stifles Maroons at Home
    January 26, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated Roanoke, 66-56, Saturday afternoon in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the result, the Marlin improve to 9-11 on the season and 7-4 in the conference. Roanoke slides to 14-6 on the year (7-4 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball Unable to Get By No. 12 Yellow Jackets
    January 23, 2019
    ASHLAND, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's basketball team dropped its contest with nationally-ranked Randolph-Macon, 62-50, Wednesday afternoon on the road. With the loss, the Marlins move 8-11 on the season and 6-4 in conference play. Randolph-Macon improves to 17-2 on the year (9-1 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball's Second Half Surge Sends Panthers Packing
    January 19, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Thanks to a second half surge, he Virginia Wesleyan University men's basketball team earned a key in-conference win over ODAC (Old Dominion Athletic Conference) newcomer, Ferrum College. After a closely contested first half, the Marlins thoroughly outplayed the Panthers en route to a 70-57 victory.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Nail-Biter to Eastern Mennonite
    January 16, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was narrowly edged, 68-66, by Eastern Mennonite Wednesday evening in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the loss, the Marlins slide to 7-10 on the year while moving to 5-3 in conference play. Eastern Mennonite improves to 9-8 on the season (4-4 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball Narrowly Edged by No. 22 Lynchburg
    January 12, 2019
    LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was narrowly edged by No. 22 Lynchburg, 68-66, Saturday afternoon on the road. With the result the Marlins slide to 7-9 on the season and move to 5-2 in conference play. Lynchburg goes to 15-1 on the year (6-1 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball Uses Strong First Half to Upend Bridgewater
    January 09, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team put on a display as the team dropped Bridgewater, 88-52 Wednesday evening at the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the victory, the Marlins improve to 7-8 on the year and 5-1 in conference action. Bridgewater slides to 7-9 on the season (2-5 ODAC).
  • First Half Run Helps Men's Basketball Seal ODAC Win
    January 05, 2019
    LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hopped back into the win column as it took down Randolph, 81-69, Saturday afternoon on the  road. With the victory, the Marlins improve to 6-8 on the season and 4-1 in conference action. Randolph slides to 6-8 on the year (1-4 ODAC).
  • Men's Basketball Drops Close Battle With Nationally-Ranked Yellow Jackets
    January 03, 2019
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team battled nationaly-ranked Randolph-Macon to the brink before falling, 72-67, in the final minutes Thursday evening at the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the result, the Marlins go to 5-8 on the season and take their first conference loss (3-1). No. 15 Randolph-Macon improves to 13-1 and remain unbeaten in ODAC play (5-0).
  • Men's Basketball's Late Run Falls Short Against Montclair St.
    December 31, 2018
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped its game to Montclair State, 80-77, Monday evening in the second game of the Moravian College Roosevelt Classic. With the result, the Marlins go to 5-7 while Red Hawks improve to 10-3.
  • Men's Basketball Unable to Defeat Moravian at Roosevelt Classic
    December 30, 2018
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell, 96-69, to Moravian College Sunday afternoon in the opening game of the Moravian College Roosevelt Classic. With the result, the Marlins move to 5-6 on the year while the Greyhounds improve to 8-3.
  • First Half Follies Lead to Road Defeat for Men's Basketball
    December 19, 2018
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped its contest with William Peace University, 91-82, Wednesday afternoon on the road. With the loss, the Marlins move to 5-5 on the season while the Pacers go to 5-4.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Road Bout to Nationally-Ranked Captains
    December 16, 2018
    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell, 97-67, to No. 21 Christopher Newport University Sunday afternoon on the road. With the result, the Marlins slide to 5-4 on the year while the Captains go to 8-1.
  • Second Half Surge Lifts Men's Basketball over Roanoke
    December 08, 2018
    SALEM, Va. - In their third ODAC game of the season, the Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins earned a key road win, taking down the Roanoke Maroons, 63-56. Tim Fisher snagged another double-double on the season as he finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds. 
  • Virginia Wesleyan Announces 11th Hall of Fame Class
    December 05, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Virginia Wesleyan University has selected the eleventh class of its Athletic Hall of Fame. Members will be inducted during a special ceremony on Saturday, February 9, 2019.
  • Men's Basketball Battles Tough In Overtime Defeat
    December 05, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell, 99-88, to the University of Mary Washington in overtime Wednesday evening in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the loss, the Marlins go to 4-3 on the year while the Eagles improve to 5-2.
  • Career Highs Set as Men's Basketball Marches Past Generals
    December 01, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defended the Jane P. Batten Student Center Saturday afternoon as the team dropped Washington and Lee, 87-77. With the win, the Marlins improve to 4-2 overall and remain unbeaten in conference action at 2-0. The Generals slide to 4-3 on the year and go to 0-2 in ODAC play.
  • Marlins Overwhelm Averett for First Road Win
    November 28, 2018
    DANVILLE, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's basketball team left Danville, Va. with its second non-conference win to improve to 3-2 on the season. With the 72-54 loss, the Averett University Cougars fell to 0-5. Tim Fisher who scored a career high of 25 points to secure his second double-double of the season as he also tacked on 11 rebounds on the night. 
  • Men's Basketball Tops Guilford in Overtime Thriller
    November 25, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball won an overtime thriller, 80-77, over Guilford Saturday afternoon in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. The Marlins improve to 2-2 on the year while picking up a win in their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference contest. Guilford drops to 3-3 on the season (0-1).
  • Men's Basketball Falters in Final Minutes Against Salisbury
    November 20, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was narrowly defeated by Salisbury University, 55-52, Tuesday afternoon in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. With the loss, the Marlins fall to 1-2 on the season while the Sea Gulls remain unbeaten (4-0).
  • Men's Basketball Narrowly Edged in TowneBank Tip-Off Tournament Championship
    November 17, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University was on the opposite side of another thriller Saturday afternoon as the team dropped its contest with St. John Fisher College, 64-61, in the Championship game of the TowneBank Tip-Off Tournament. With the result, the Marlins move to 1-1 on the season while the Cardinals go to 2-0.
  • Men's Basketball Holds On In Season-Opening Thriller
    November 16, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Wesleyan University men’s basketball team took down Greensboro College, 75-74, in the first game of the TowneBank Tip-Off Tournament at the Friday night. With the win, the Marlins improve to 1-0 on the year while the Pride slide to 1-1.
  • Men's Basketball Releases 2018-19 Schedule
    August 20, 2018
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The men’s basketball team has released its schedule for the 2018-19 year. The Marlins are slated for a 25-game season with 13 coming at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.