2012-13 Salisbury University Men's Basketball News

July 17, 2013
Three Sea Gulls named to NABC Honors Court for classroom work
Three Salisbury University student-athletes were recently honored for their performance in the classroom by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Sea Gull men's basketball players Timothy Harwood, Dylan Robeson and Brandyn Wilkerson were named to the 2012-13 NABC Honors Court, the association announced Wednesday.

March 13, 2013
Vann named second team all-region by D3hoops.com
Salisbury University senior Travon Vann has been named to the 2013 D3hoops.com men's All-Middle Atlantic Region Second Team, the Website announced on Wednesday.

March 8, 2013
Vann earns ECAC Division III All-South Second Team honor
Salisbury University senior Travon Vann has been named a 2012-13 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Men’s Basketball Second Team All-Star, the organization announced on Friday.

February 26, 2013
Vann named to men’s basketball All-CAC first team; Harwood second team
Salisbury University senior Travon Vann junior and Tim Harwood were named to the All-CAC first and second teams in men’s basketball, the league announced on Tuesday.

February 21, 2013
Salisbury knocked out of CAC semifinals at Wesley, 73-66
Trailing by 14 points with less than eight minutes left at Wesley College, the Salisbury University men’s basketball team nearly came all the way back in the Capital Athletic Conference semifinals, but it wasn’t enough as the Wolverines claimed a 73-66 win at Wentworth Gymnasium on Thursday.

February 19, 2013
Gore’s career night paces Salisbury to CAC tournament first-round win over York, 80-60
Senior Elijah Gore poured in a game- and career-high 24 points, including a career-best six three pointers and classmate Travon Vann added 22 as the third-seeded Salisbury University men’s basketball dispatched sixth seed York (Pa.) College, 80-60, in the first round of the CAC tournament on Tuesday.

February 16, 2013
Salisbury nips Wesley in double overtime, 83-78; earns third seed in CAC tournament
Sophomore Chris Viqueira hit a three-pointer with 2:50 left in the second overtime to break a 72-72 tie and the Salisbury University men’s basketball team outlasted No. 25 Wesley, 83-78, in the final game of the Capital Athletic Conference regular season at Wentworth Gym on Saturday.

February 13, 2013
Salisbury stuns No. 7 St. Mary’s in overtime, 72-71
Senior Elijah Gore hit two free throws with 7.1 seconds remaining in overtime and classmate Travon Vann blocked Kyle Wise’s layup on the other end as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team held on to stun No. 7 St. Mary’s (Md.) College, 72-71, at the Maggs Physical Activities Center on Wednesday.

February 11, 2013
Vann named CAC Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week for fourth time
Senior guard Travon Vann has been named CAC Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the fourth time this season, the league announced on Monday.

February 9, 2013
Vann putback at overtime buzzer gives Salisbury win at Frostburg State, 71-70
Senior Travon Vann’s putback at the buzzer lifted the Salisbury University men’s basketball team to 71-70 overtime victory at Frostburg State University in Capital Athletic Conference action at Bobcat Arena on Saturday.

February 6, 2013
Balanced attack leads Salisbury over Marymount; Gulls clinch first home CAC tournament game in 12 years
Senior Travon Vann led three players in double figures with 17 points as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team defeated Marymount (Va.) University, 70-52, in Capital Athletic Conference action at Maggs Physical Activities Center on Wednesday.

February 2, 2013
Gore’s late three, Vann’s double-double lift Salisbury past York, 63-60
Senior Elijah Gore drained a three-pointer from the right wing to break a 56-56 tie with 1:14 remaining and the Salisbury University men's basketball team held on for a 63-60 win over York (Pa.) College in Capital Athletic Conference action at Maggs Physical Activities Center on Saturday.

January 30, 2013
Salisbury falls to Mary Washington in men’s basketball, 74-49
Seniors Travon Vann and Elijah Gore scored 10 points apiece for the Salisbury University men’s basketball team, but the University of Mary Washington claimed a 74-49 Capital Athletic Conference decision at the Anderson Center on Wednesday.

January 23, 2013
Salisbury defeats Marymount, 64-40, to stop two-game slide
Senior Elijah Gore scored a game-high 13 points and junior Tim Harwood added 10 points as the Salisbury University men's basketball team snapped a two-game skid with a 64-40 win at Marymount (Va.) University on Wednesday.

January 19, 2013
Salisbury men drop contest to St. Mary's, 59-50
The Salisbury University men’s basketball team dropped its second consecutive Capital Athletic Conference contest, losing 59-50 to St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Saturday afternoon.

January 16, 2013
Salisbury takes first CAC loss of season against Wesley, 70-64
With the Salisbury University men’s basketball team down, 66-64, with 19 seconds remaining, Wesley College broke the Sea Gulls’ press with a long pass that Paul Reynolds laid up and in for an insurance bucket as the Wolverines escaped with a 70-64 win in Capital Athletic Conference action at Maggs Physical Activities Center on Wednesday.

January 14, 2013
Vann named CAC Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week for third time
Salisbury University senior guard Travon Vann has been named CAC Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the third time this season, the league announced Monday.

January 12, 2013
Viqueira tallies career-high 29 points; SU tops UMW for third consecutive win, 79-73
Sophomore Chris Viqueira scored a career- and game-high 29 points, including seven three-pointers and senior Travon Vann finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and nine assists as the Salisbury University men's basketball team escaped with a 79-73 victory over the University of Mary Washington Saturday to stay unbeaten in the Capital Athletic Conference.

January 9, 2013
Vann’s last-minute steal, layup seal 61-58 Salisbury win at York
Travon Vann stripped York (Pa.) College’s Todd Maciejewski off the ball and raced the other way for a go-ahead layup and the Salisbury University men’s basketball team held on for a 61-58 Capital Athletic Conference win over the Spartans on Wednesday.

January 3, 2013
Harwood’s 23 points lead SU past SUNY Plattsburgh, 87-69, in Sponaugle consolation game
Junior Tim Harwood scored a game-high 23 points on 6-for-10 shooting to lead three Sea Gulls in double figures as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team defeated Plattsburgh State University, 87-69 to take third place in Franklin & Marshall College’s Sponaugle New Years Tournament on Thursday.

January 2, 2013
Vann scores 21 as Salisbury falls to Eastern Connecticut State in Sponaugle New Years Tournament, 75-55
Senior Travon Vann scored 21 points on 6-for-13 shooting but the Salisbury University men’s basketball team fell, 75-55, to Eastern Connecticut State University in the first round of the Sponaugle New Years Tournament at Franklin & Marshall College’s Mayser Center on Wednesday.

December 21, 2012
Vann scores game-high 17 as Salisbury falls at Division I William & Mary, 82-49
Senior Travon Vann led all scorers with 17 points on 7-for-15 shooting but The College of William & Mary was too much for the Salisbury University men’s basketball team in a 82-49 win at Kaplan Arena on Friday.

December 19, 2012
Salisbury falls at Randolph-Macon, 77-55; ends six-game win streak
The Salisbury University men’s basketball team’s six-game winning streak came to an end with a 77-55 loss to Randolph-Macon College on Wednesday at Crenshaw Gym.

December 17, 2012
Salisbury pulls off second straight upset of No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan, winning 76-67 on road
For the second consecutive season, the Salisbury University men’s basketball team defeated No. 1-ranked Virginia Wesleyan College, this time on the road, sending shockwaves across the NCAA Division III basketball landscape with a 76-67 victory at the Batten Center Monday.

December 10, 2012
Harwood named CAC men's basketball Player of the Week
The Capital Athletic Conference announced its weekly awards for men’s basketball on Monday and Salisbury University junior Tim Harwood was named the league’s Player of the Week.

December 8, 2012
King's putback, Gore's career-high 22 points lead Gulls to OT win against Frostburg in CAC opener
Salisbury University junior forward Troy King came down the lane to grab an offensive rebound and finished the putback with less than a second remaining in regulation tying the men’s basketball game against Frostburg State University at 58 and sending it to overtime. The Sea Gulls pushed ahead early in the extra session and held on for a 68-64 win in the team’s Capital Athletic Conference opener.

December 5, 2012
Harwood's career-high 26 points lead Salisbury to 69-59 victory at Goucher
Sophomore Tim Harwood scored a career-high 26 points as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team defeated Goucher College, 69-59, at the Decker Sports & Recreation Center on Wednesday.

December 1, 2012
Vann leads four in double figures, notches third double-double; Salisbury downs PSU Abington, 84-67
Senior Travon Vann scored 25 points to lead four players in double figures as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team defeated Pennsylvania State University Abington, 84-67, on Saturday.

November 26, 2012
Vann repeats as CAC Player of the Week
Salisbury University senior guard Travon Vann earned CAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second straight week, the league announced on Monday.

November 24, 2012
Men's basketball claims GU Holiday Tournament title; Vann named MVP
Four players scored in double figures, including senior Travon Vann who came off the bench to put up a team-high 18 points, leading the Salisbury University men’s basketball team to a 69-66 win against Valley Forge Christian College in the championship game of the Gallaudet Holiday Tournament on Saturday.

November 23, 2012
Vann's 36 points, most by a Sea Gull since 2007, lead Salisbury to 88-84 win at Gallaudet
Senior Travon Vann scored a career-best 36 points as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team topped Gallaudet University, 88-84, in the opening round of the Gallaudet Holiday Tournament on Friday afternoon.

November 20, 2012
Christopher Newport hands Salisbury first loss of season, 77-63
Three players scored double figures led by a game-high 20 points from senior Trent Epps, but the Salisbury University men’s basketball team took its first loss of the season, falling 77-63 to Christopher Newport University at Maggs Physical Activities Center on Tuesday.

November 20, 2012
Vann named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
Salisbury University senior Travon Vann has been named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, the website announced on Tuesday.

November 19, 2012
Vann named CAC Player of the Week
The Capital Athletic Conference announced its first basketball awards of the 2012-13 season and Salisbury University senior Travon Vann was named the men’s basketball Player of the Week.

November 17, 2012
Salisbury rallies for 85-82 win over Lycoming to win Tip-Off Tournament
Senior Travon Vann scored 30 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lift the Salisbury men’s basketball team to an 85-82 victory over Lycoming College in the championship game of the 15th annual Tip-Off Tournament at Lamade Gym on Saturday.

November 16, 2012
Epps, Vann lead Salisbury past Old Westbury in Tip-Off Tournament, 76-63
Senior Trent Epps posted a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds and classmate Travon Vann tallied 22 points, nine rebounds seven assists as the Salisbury University men’s basketball team topped SUNY College at Old Westbury, 76-63, in the opening round of the 15th annual Tip-Off Tournament at Lycoming College on Friday.

November 15, 2012
Vann scores 22 as Salisbury wins opener against Washington, 73-68
Senior Travon Vann scored a game-high 22 points on 6-for-12 shooting and sophomore Tim Harwood added 12 as the Salisbury University men's basketball team held on to defeat Washington (Md.) College, 73-68, in the season opener for both at the Maggs Physical Activities Center on Thursday.

November 13, 2012
Season Preview: Sea Gulls look to get back to CAC tournament in 2012-13
Although the Salisbury University men’s basketball team missed the 2011-12 Capital Athletic Conference Tournament in the first year of Head Coach Josh Merkel’s tenure at his alma mater, the Sea Gulls made strides toward becoming a contender for the conference crown.

November 1, 2012
Salisbury-UMES men’s basketball exhibition moved to Monday
The Salisbury University men’s basketball team’s exhibition game against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m., has been postponed.

October 31, 2012
Sea Gulls set for exhibition at Division I UMES on Friday
The Salisbury University men’s basketball team is gearing up for its final tune-up before the start of the 2012-13 season. The Sea Gulls will travel just down Route 13 for an exhibition contest against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, this Friday, Nov. 2, beginning at 7 p.m.

October 30, 2012
Merkel to join Coach Wood at Varsity Club Luncheon this week
As the Salisbury University football team closes in on the end of its regular season, the Salisbury University Varsity Club continues its series of coaches’ luncheons, featuring Head Football Coach Sherman Wood, this Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Commons, beginning at noon.

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