2008-09 Headlines

  • Berkey’s shooting helps Juniata men’s hoops upend Moravian
    January 09, 2010
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Junior guard Jeff Berkey (Stoystown, Pa./Shanksville-Stonycreek) hit a pair of clutch baskets and was 4-of-5 at the free-throw line down the stretch, and led Juniata College to a 69-68 road upset of Moravian College, Friday night at Johnston Hall in Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Berkey earns Second team All-Landmark honors
    March 03, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College junior guard Jeff Berkey (Stoystown, Pa./Shanksville-Stonycreek) was the lone Juniata representative on the All-Landmark Conference men’s basketball teams, which were announced Tuesday.
  • Men’s hoops drops season finale to Susquehanna, 72-58
    February 21, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College closed out its 2008-09 men’s basketball season with a 72-58 loss to Susquehanna University, Saturday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center in Huntingdon.
  • Juniata’s Berkey named ECAC South Division III Player of the Week
    February 17, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College junior Jeff Berkey (Stoystown, Pa./Shanksville-Stonycreek) has been named the ECAC South Region Division III Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, for the week ending February 15, 2009.
  • Berkey named Landmark men’s hoops Player of the Week
    February 16, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College junior Jeff Berkey (Stoystown, Pa./Shanksville-Stonycreek) has been named the Landmark Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, for the week ending February 15, 2009.
  • Men’s hoops falls to Merchant Marine in overtime
    February 15, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – For the second day in a row, the Juniata College men’s basketball team was caught in a hard-fought battle then required overtime to produce a victor.
  • Berkey pours in career-high 29 to lead Juniata past Drew in OT thriller
    February 14, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College junior Jeff Berkey’s (Stoystown, Pa./Shanksville-Stonycreek) two free throws with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and eight points in overtime helped carry the Eagles to a 79-75 overtime win over Drew University, in a Landmark Conference men’s basketball thriller on Saturday night in Huntingdon.
  • Juniata men’s basketball continues late-season roll with 80-72 road win over Goucher
    February 08, 2009
    TOWSON, Md. – A frustrating first three months of the season behind them, Juniata College head coach Greg Curley and his Eagle men’s basketball squad have got to be enjoying their February.
  • Juniata men’s hoops upends Catholic in Landmark road tilt
    February 07, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some clutch defense and a few timely baskets down the stretch helped Juniata College post a 71-64 upset over Catholic University, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday night at the DuFour Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Thompson and Jones in double figures in men’s hoops loss to Scranton
    January 30, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College junior Ryan Jones (Coudersport, Pa./Coudersport) scored 13 points while David Thompson (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) added 12, but it was not enough to tame a hot-shooting University of Scranton squad as the Eagles fell to the Royals 74-60, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action Friday night in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Men’s hoops stages second-half comeback vs. Catholic, but comes up short
    January 25, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College pulled to within three points of Catholic University late in the second half, before the Cardinals pulled away to secure a 65-48 win over the Eagles, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action Sunday afternoon at Juniata’s Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.
  • Goucher bucket with 2.2 seconds remaining allows Gophers to undermine Juniata
    January 24, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Micah Perry’s off-balance jumper with 2.2 seconds remaining on the clock lifted Goucher College to a 55-53 win over Juniata College, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action Saturday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.
  • Juniata men’s hoops closes gap, but unable to clinch win versus Drew
    January 17, 2009
    MADISON, N.J. – Juniata College senior David Thompson’s (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) three-point attempt in the final seconds caromed off the back of the rim, and an Eagle comeback effort fell short in a 62-59 loss to Drew University, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action Saturday evening in Madison, N.J.
  • Juniata MBB comeback falls short against Merchant Marine
    January 16, 2009
    KINGS POINT, N.Y. – The Juniata College men’s basketball team shot 50.0% from the floor in the second half, but could not quite catch the United States Merchant Marine Academy and eventually fell to the Mariners, 79-65, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action on Friday in Kings Point, N.Y.
  • Men’s hoops felled by Scranton in Landmark hoops matchup
    January 10, 2009
    SCRANTON, Pa. – The University of Scranton scored the first 11 points of Saturday evening’s matchup against Juniata College and went on to post a 69-44 win over the Eagles, in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action in Scranton, Pa.
  • Juniata comeback bid falters in final minute against Grove City
    January 05, 2009
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Some clutch free-throw shooting by Grove City College down the stretch helped blunt a Juniata College comeback attempt, and allowed the Wolverines to escape with an 81-72 win over the Eagles, in men’s basketball action Monday night at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Juniata turnovers prove to be the difference in loss to Brooklyn
    January 03, 2009
    READING, Pa. – Brooklyn College forced the Juniata College men’s basketball team into committing 30 turnovers while shooting better than 50.0% from the field as the Eagles dropped an 89-64 decision to the Bridges, in Saturday’s consolation game of the Albright College Sheraton Holiday Invitational in Reading, Pa.
  • Men’s basketball comes up short against Gettysburg in Albright tourney
    January 02, 2009
    READING, Pa. – Juniata College men’s basketball was outshot and outscored by Gettysburg College, as the Eagles fell to the Bullets, 70-53, in the opening game of the Albright College Sheraton Holiday Tournament on Friday at the Bollman Center in Reading, Pa.
  • Juniata men’s hoops falls at home to Washington & Jefferson
    December 20, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College went from a red-hot shooting performance in the first half of its men’s basketball non-conference clash with Washington & Jefferson College to a somewhat cooler effort in the second, and dropped a 55-47 decision to the Presidents on Saturday afternoon at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center.
  • Thompson’s 24 point performance leads Juniata past Westminster
    December 08, 2008
    NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Juniata College men’s basketball team turned in its best shooting performance of the season while breezing past Westminster College, 75-65, Monday night in New Wilmington, Pa.
  • Juniata men’s hoops falls to Susquehanna in Landmark opener
    December 06, 2008
    SELINSGROVE, Pa. – On a night when the ball just wasn’t falling through the hoop for the Juniata College men’s basketball team, the Eagles still managed to hang in against Landmark Conference-rival Susquehanna University during the first half.
  • #19 Carnegie Mellon upends Juniata men’s hoops
    December 03, 2008
    PITTSBURGH - A 13-2 run by Carnegie Mellon University to open the second half helped propel the 19th-ranked Tartans to a 75-56 win over Juniata College, in men’s basketball action Wednesday night at Skibo Gymnasium in Pittsburgh.
  • Juniata men’s hoops outgunned by Franklin & Marshall
    November 29, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall College had seven players score in double-digits on its way to a 97-55 win over Juniata College, in men’s basketball action on Saturday night in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Dickinson holds off Juniata rally, escapes Huntingdon with win over men’s hoops
    November 25, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Dickinson College’s Kizmahr Grell went 4-of-4 at the free throw line over the final 15 seconds to preserve a 71-66 win for the Red Devils over Juniata College, in men’s basketball action Tuesday night in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Men’s hoops cruises past Penn State DuBois in consolation of Doc Greene Invitational
    November 22, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Senior forward David Thompson (Altoona, Pa./Altoona) poured in 20 points to lead Juniata College to a 69-58 win over Penn State-DuBois, in Saturday afternoon’s consolation game of the 2008 Mutual Benefit Group Doc Greene Invitational in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Men’s hoops rally falls short against Alfred in Doc Greene tourney opener
    November 21, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – A Juniata College rally fell just shy of the mark as the Eagle men’s basketball team dropped a 71-65 loss to Alfred University, in Friday’s opening round of the 2008 Doc Greene Invitational at the Kennedy Sports + Recreation Center in Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Juniata men’s hoops to make home opener in Doc Greene Invitational
    November 20, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College men’s basketball team will make its 2008-09 home debut on Friday night when it faces Alfred University in the opening round of the 2008 Doc Greene Invitational.
  • Penn State Altoona gets past Juniata men’s hoops with second half run
    November 15, 2008
    ALTOONA, Pa. – A 15-4 run by Penn State Altoona to open the second half led the Lions to an 81-69 win over Juniata College, in men’s basketball action Saturday evening in Altoona, Pa.
  • Juniata men’s hoops picked fifth in Landmark pre-season poll
    November 11, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Juniata College men’s basketball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Landmark Conference in 2008-09, according to preseason voting of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.
  • Former Juniata MBB standout Brian Cannon to play for Washington Generals
    October 15, 2008
    HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Former Juniata College forward Brian Cannon ’08 (Fallston, Md./Fallston) returns to the basketball court this week, but his chances of winning aren’t great. He’s playing for a team whose own website touts the fact it has won just one game, while losing… maybe thousands.