2014-2015 Men's Basketball News

  • Nasser Al-Rayes Tours Europe, Faces Professional Teams
    September 21, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - While most college students spent the summer relaxing at home and Caltech students worked diligently in labs, men's basketball junior Nasser Al-Rayes (Doha, Qatar / American School of Doha) was playing against professional teams in Belgium, England, Germany and Holland over an eight-day span with the Global Sports Academy.
  • Men's Basketball Trio Named to NABC Honors Court
    August 04, 2015
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three members of the Caltech men’s basketball team have been named to the 2014-15 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court.
  • Hogue, SCIAC All-Stars Tour Italy, Face Pro Teams
    June 19, 2015
    While probably every other Caltech senior was enjoying the last days on campus before graduation, Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) of the men’s basketball team joined nine other hand-picked SCIAC seniors to form an All-Star team that played four professional teams in Italy.
  • Senior Profile: Bryan Joel, Men's Basketball
    June 08, 2015
    With his love of sports having begun in kindergarten, Bryan Joel participated in a variety including basketball, baseball and soccer. As he continued to compete throughout the years, baseball and soccer steadily lost their appeal and Joel committed solely to basketball. Four years after first stepping foot on campus as a Caltech student-athlete, it is no surprise that Joel looks back fondly on his journey.
  • Hogue Named 2015 NSCA All-American Athlete
    May 05, 2015
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Men’s basketball senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) has been named a 2015 All-American Athlete Award recipient by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and EAS Sports Nutrition.
  • Seniors Hogue and Joel to Play in All-Star Game Hosted by Caltech on Saturday
    April 22, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. (Apr. 22, 2015) - The Caltech men’s basketball program will host the third annual SoCal Senior Showcase, an all-star game for NCAA DII and DIII members, on Saturday, Apr. 25. The contest features the top seniors from California colleges and universities, specifically from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).
  • Rob Anderson Recognized at Final Four, Participates in Community Service Project
    April 08, 2015
    INDIANAPOLIS (Apr. 8, 2015) - Caltech men's basketball junior Rob Anderson (Orono, Minn. / Orono) was recognized at the 2015 NCAA Men's Final Four during a media timeout of the Kentucky-Wisconsin semifinal as a member of the Allstate NABC Good Works Team.
  • Another 14 Named Academic All-SCIAC for Winter Season
    March 25, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Another 14 Caltech student-athletes have been named to the SCIAC All-Academic Team for the winter season, the conference announced today.
  • Emezie Named Second Team All-SCIAC, Joel Wins Ted Ducey Award
    March 05, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Caltech men’s basketball junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) has been named Second Team All-SCIAC and senior Bryan Joel (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) has been honored with the Ted Ducey Award.
  • Coach Dr. Oliver Eslinger Participates in Hoops for Awareness Charity Game
    March 02, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – In a change from his usual place on the sideline, Caltech men’s basketball head coach Dr. Oliver Eslinger laced up his playing shoes for a “Hoops for Awareness” charity basketball event at Pasadena City College on Feb. 22.
  • Hogue, Emezie Lead Effort at RV Chapman in Season Finale
    February 24, 2015
    ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2015) – Junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) and senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) led the Caltech men’s basketball team in its season finale at Chapman University, which received votes in the latest d3hoops.com national poll, on Tuesday night.
  • Hogue Double-Doubles in Final Home Game Versus 110 Rival Oxy
    February 21, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) double-doubled in the final home game of his career as the Caltech men’s basketball team fell, 71-57, in a typically fast-paced 110 Freeway Rivalry matchup against Occidental College on Saturday night.
  • Kc Emezie Named BennettRank Stud of the Week
    February 19, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - Caltech men's basketball junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) has been named the BennettRank D3 Men's Basketball co-Stud of the Week for Week 13.
  • Emezie Leads Way to Third Straight SCIAC Home Win, 70-69 Over La Verne
    February 17, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) poured in another 22 points to lead the Caltech men’s basketball team to a third straight home SCIAC win with a 70-69 victory over the University of La Verne on Tuesday night.
  • Emezie Paces Men's Basketball in Nail-Biter at Pomona-Pitzer
    February 14, 2015
    CLAREMONT, Calif. – Junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridged) poured in 21 points to lead the Caltech men’s basketball team in a nail-biter at Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Saturday evening.
  • Buoniconti Leads Energetic Bench Effort at CMS
    February 12, 2015
    CLAREMONT, Calif. – Sophomore Nick Buoniconti (Orlando, Fla. / Lake Highland Prep) led several players who came off the bench to impress with a six-point, eight-rebound effort in just 19 minutes as the Caltech men’s basketball team took on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Thursday night.
  • Rob Anderson Named to Prestigious Allstate NABC Good Works Team
    February 10, 2015
    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 10, 2015) – Caltech men’s basketball junior Rob Anderson (Orono, Minn. / Orono) has received the prestigious honor of being named to the 2015 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches Good Works Team®.
  • Kc Emezie Named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    February 10, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - Caltech men's basketball junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) has been named the SCIAC Male Athlete of the Week.
  • Men's Basketball Makes it Two in a Row with 92-77 Win Over Whittier
    February 07, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Just days after shaking off a 55-game SCIAC losing streak, the Caltech men’s basketball team accomplished something it had not in 44 years – winning two SCIAC games in one season – with a 92-77 victory over Whittier College on Saturday night.
  • MEN'S BASKETBALL SNAPS 55-GAME SCIAC LOSING STREAK
    February 03, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) hit the game-winning basket at the buzzer as the Caltech men’s basketball team snapped a 55-game, four-year SCIAC losing streak with a 49-47 victory over the University of Redlands on Tuesday night.
  • Ochse Breaks Out with Late Flurry at Cal Lutheran
    January 31, 2015
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Freshman Ty Ochse (Tucson, Ariz. / Canyon Del Oro) enjoyed a breakout coming off the bench for the Caltech men’s basketball team in a 72-52 loss at California Lutheran University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hogue Double-Double Sparks Second Half Rally Versus Pomona-Pitzer
    January 27, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) rediscovered his shooting stroke to post his third double-double of the season as the Caltech men’s basketball team staged a second half rally that ultimately fell short against Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Tuesday night.
  • Al-Rayes, Emezie Fuel Double-OT Effort at La Verne
    January 24, 2015
    LA VERNE, Calif. – Sophomore Nasser Al-Rayes (Doha, Qatar / American School of Doha) recorded his third double-double and paired with junior Kc Emezie (Waxhaw, N.C. / Marvin Ridge) to carry the Caltech men’s basketball team in a double-overtime defeat at the University of La Verne on Saturday evening.
  • Hogue Joins 500 Rebound Club in 110 Freeway Rivalry at Oxy
    January 20, 2015
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) joined the 500-rebound club with the necessary eighth rebound coming late in the first half as the Caltech men’s basketball team faced Occidental College in the second leg of the 110 Freeway Rivalry.
  • Men’s Basketball Alumni Display Classic Showdown
    January 19, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. -- The Caltech Men’s Basketball Alumni Game went down to the wire for the second year in a row on Saturday afternoon. Team Turk won out, 76-73, over Team Haussler. Last year, the game – now a part of the seventh annual basketball alumni event – went to overtime. Today, a last 3-point attempt by Mike Edwards went in and out, as Team Turk held on.
  • Hogue Leads Upset Bid Against Undefeated No. 20 Chapman
    January 17, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) left every bit of his four years of experience and determination on the court to lead the Caltech men’s basketball team’s upset bid against undefeated No. 20 Chapman University on Saturday night.
  • Al-Rayes Double-Doubles as Men's Basketball Hangs with RV Cal Lutheran
    January 13, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Nasser Al-Rayes (Doha, Qatar / American School of Doha) led the Caltech men’s basketball team with his second double-double of the season as the Beavers hung with California Lutheran University, which received a vote in the D3hoops.com ranking, until midway through the second half on Tuesday night.
  • Bigs Continue to Impress for Men's Basketball at Redlands
    January 10, 2015
    REDLANDS, Calif. – The Beavers’ big men, senior Andrew Hogue (Arroyo Grande, Calif. / Arroyo Grande) and sophomore Nasser Al-Rayes (Doha, Qatar / American School of Doha), kept up their high level of play as the Caltech men’s basketball team took on SCIAC foe the University of Redlands on Saturday afternoon.
  • Joel, Men's Basketball Hold Prolific CMS Offense in Check
    January 08, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Senior Bryan Joel (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) continued his recent hot streak with his fifth game scoring in double figures this season as the Caltech men’s basketball team hosted SCIAC scoring leader Tyler Gaffaney and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Thursday night.
  • Lango Fuels Impressive Late Display in SCIAC Opener at Whittier
    January 06, 2015
    WHITTIER, Calif. – Sophomore Luke Lango (San Diego, Calif. / Pacific Ridge School) scored all 12 of his points in the final nine minutes of play to fuel an indomitable effort by the Caltech men’s basketball team in the SCIAC opener at Whittier College on Tuesday night.
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