The Oberlin Review

Junior center Randall Ollie fights for the ball against the Kenyon College Lords on Jan. 28. Ollie led the team with 22 points and eight rebounds in a 62–50 win.

Key Injuries Derail Men’s Basketball in Conference Play

February 6, 2015

The men’s basketball team saw mixed results over the December recess and Winter Term, finishing its 10-game stretch with a record of 3–7. The squad traveled to California for three games at the end of December and the beginning of January, going 1–2. Though they struggled on the road against conference foes, the Yeomen picked up big wins against the Kenyon College Lords and the Wabash College Little Giants to salvage their record. Although the California trip was business as usual with thre...

Nate Cohen (left) and Jack Poyle

In the Locker Room with Jack Poyle and Nate Cohen

December 5, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with men’s basketball players Jack Poyle and Nate Cohen, both sophomores, to discuss their breakout seasons, a new defense for the Yeomen and an upcoming trip to Los Angeles. How has the season been going so far? Jack Poyle: It’s been pretty good so far. We’ve gotten off to a good start, and I don’t think we have played nearly as well as we could have, but we are still 3–1. Nate Cohen: We’ve been winning, and we have not been playing well at all. But we are going ...

Sophomore Nate Cohen drives to the hoop for a layup in a game against the Earlham College Quakers on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The Yeomen are currently 3–2 overall and 1–1 in conference play.

Men’s Basketball Continues Strong Start with Win

December 5, 2014

The men’s basketball team ground out a 53–42 victory over the Earlham College Quakers last Tuesday night, improving to 3–1 on the season. After opening the contest against the Quakers with a 9–0 run, the Yeomen allowed the Quakers to slow down the tempo of the game, resulting in an 11–1 run for the Quakers that left the game tied at 19 going into the half. The team was able to make adjustments coming out of the half, however, and scored 10 unanswered points in the first four and a half...

Sophomore Jack Poyle looks past a Wittenberg University defender in a game last Saturday, Nov. 15. Poyle was named NCAC Player of the Week after he scored a career-high 26 points in Saturday’s contest.

Men’s Basketball Wins Season Opener Over Tigers

November 21, 2014

The men’s basketball team made history with a 65–63 victory over the Wittenberg University Tigers for the first time in 35 years on their home court last Saturday, Nov. 15. Sophomore guard Jack Poyle spearheaded the Yeomen’s offense with a career-high 26 points to provide his team with the edge it needed to push past the Tigers and break the 50-game losing streak against Wittenberg. Head Coach Isaiah Cavaco commended the Yeomen for their accomplishment and said that the future looks bright. ...

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