2017-18 Berry Men's Basketball News

  • Western Wins, Hunt Seat Second on Senior Day
    February 24, 2018
    ROME, Ga. - The Berry College equestrian team hosted both a hunt seat and western show today with the hunt seat team finishing with a strong second place and the western team finishing first. The team also recognized their five seniors Alexa Adams, AnnLee Cooley, Madison Eiberger, Savannah White, and Lauren Zavodney.
  • Men's Basketball Advances to First SAA Title Game in Program History
    February 24, 2018
    DANVILLE, Ky. — Six Vikings scored double-digit points to lead the Berry College men's basketball team to a 95-76 semifinal victory over Birmingham-Southern. Berry advances to its first Southern Athletic Association (SAA) title game in program history. 
  • Men's Basketball Shocks Colonels 97-93 in First Round Upset
    February 23, 2018
    DANVILLE, Ky. — A lot of things had never happened prior to the opening round of the SAA men's basketball tournament this afternoon. The Vikings had never beaten the Centre College Colonels in tournament play, a No. 8 seed had never beaten a No. 1 seed in the tournament, and Centre's Alumni Gymnasium never felt more like home for Berry.
  • Hirsh, Johnson Earn SAA All-Conference Honors
    February 22, 2018
    ATLANTA — In exclusive voting by head coaches of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA), Berry College's Elijah Hirsh and Caleb Johnson have been named to the league's All-Conference teams.
  • PREVIEW: Men's Basketball Faces Centre to Open SAA Tournament
    February 21, 2018
    ROME, Ga. – Ending the regular season with an impressive win over Oglethorpe University, the Berry College men's basketball team is set to open Southern Athletic Association Tournament play.
  • Men's Basketball Tops Oglethorpe 69-58 in Senior Night Delight
    February 18, 2018
    ROME, Ga. — Elijah Hirsh had a dominating performance, scoring a season-high 26 points and 15 rebounds, to lead the Berry College men’s basketball team to a big win over Oglethorpe University 69-58 on Senior Night at the Cage Center.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Tigers on the Road 78-54
    February 11, 2018
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - Caleb Johnson finished with a double-double in the contest, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Sewanee on the road on Sunday, 78-54.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to High-Flying Colonels 95-66
    February 10, 2018
    DANVILLE, Ky. — Caleb Johnson led with 13 points, but the Centre Colonels took down the Berry Vikings 95-66 on Friday night behind a relentless attack from beyond the arc.
  • Hirsh Sets Blocks Record as Men's Basketball Falls to Warriors 83-82
    February 04, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Elijah Hirsh set the single-game blocks record for Berry's NCAA Division III era, finishing the contest just one rebound shy of a triple-double in a narrow 83-82 loss to Hendrix College on Sunday afternoon.
  • Caleb Johnson Sets Record in 92-80 Win Over Rhodes
    February 02, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Caleb Johnson broke Berry's DIII era single-game scoring record, posting 34 points as the men’s basketball team defeated Rhodes College 92-80 in an SAA matchup on Friday night.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Back-and-Forth Contest to Majors 70-64
    January 28, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The contest saw 13 lead changes, as the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Millsaps College 70-64 on Sunday afternoon.
  • Cory Johnson Finishes with 17, Men's Basketball Falls to BSC 76-67
    January 26, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Cory Johnson scored 17 points, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Birmingham-Southern College 76-67 in a Southern Athletic Association (SAA) matchup on Friday night.
  • Men's Basketball Snaps Skid, Tops Majors 90-79
    January 21, 2018
    JACKSON, Miss. — Elijah Hirsh led the Berry College Vikings to their first Southern Athletic Association (SAA) win of the season in a 90-79 victory over Millsaps College on Sunday night, snapping a five-game skid. Berry improves to 6-12 overall and 1-6 in SAA play. 
  • Men's Basketball Falls to BSC on the Road 75-70
    January 19, 2018
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Caleb Johnson scored a team-high 19 points, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Birmingham-Southern College, 75-70, on the road on Friday night. 
  • Johnson Sets Milestone as Men's Basketball Falls to Sewanee 72-66
    January 14, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — With his first point of the afternoon, Caleb Johnson became the all-time leading scorer in Berry's NCAA Division III era as the Vikings fell to Southern Athletic Association (SAA) rival Sewanee 72-66.
  • Hirsh Posts Double-Double, Men's Basketball Falls to Centre 84-61
    January 12, 2018
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Elijah Hirsh added yet another double-double on the night, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to the hot-handed Centre Colonels 84-61 on Friday night.
  • Hirsh Named SAA Player of the Week
    January 08, 2018
    ATLANTA — Berry College's Elijah Hirsh has been selected as the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Men's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 24.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game for the Vikings. 
  • Men's Basketball Edged by Hendrix 94-91 on Sunday
    January 07, 2018
    CONWAY, Ark. — The Berry College men’s basketball team outscored Hendrix 52-45 in the final half but came up short, falling to the Warriors 94-91 in a Southern Athletic Association matchup on Sunday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Shootout to Rhodes 114-102
    January 05, 2018
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Both Caleb Johnson and Elijah Hirsh added over 20 points in the outing, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Rhodes College 114-102 in their first Southern Athletic Association matchup of the new year.
  • Moore Leads Vikings to Comeback Victory over Belhaven 73-72
    December 30, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Myles Moore led the Vikings with 17 points, as the Berry College men’s basketball team held off Belhaven 73-72 for a comeback victory on Friday night.
  • Hirsh Finishes with Double-Double as Berry Holds off Webster 74-71
    December 29, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tied late in the game, the Berry College men’s basketball team outscored Webster University 5-2 in the final 30 seconds of play to ensure the Vikings’ 74-71 victory on Friday night.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Alma 105-80
    December 20, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Four players scored double-digit points for the Vikings, but the Berry College men’s basketball team fell to Alma 105-80 on Wednesday night in the Daytona Beach Shootout.
  • Men's Basketball Downed by Dubuque 86-70
    December 19, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Berry College men's basketball team fell to 3-5 on the year with an 86-70 loss to the Dubuque Spartans on Tuesday night to open play at the Daytona Shootout.
  • Vikings Topped by High-Flying Wasps at Home 104-86
    December 15, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — Five Vikings scored in double figures, but the Berry men's basketball team dropped to 3-5 on Friday night after a 104-86 loss to the Emory & Henry Wasps. 
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Point 87-80
    December 13, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — The Vikings carried an eight point halftime lead into the locker room on Wednesday night, but a strong second half from the Point University Skyhawks felled Berry's hopes, falling to 3-4 after the 87-80 loss at home.
  • McCloud Leads with 19 Points, Berry Tops Piedmont 66-63
    December 02, 2017
    DEMOREST, Ga. – Alton McCloud shot 60-percent (6-for-10) from the field and the three-point line (3-for-5), finishing with 19 points, as the Berry College men’s basketball team held on to defeat Piedmont College 66-63 on Saturday afternoon. Two other players added double-digits in the contest: Elijah Hirsh and Caleb Johnson, with Johnson finishing with 10 points and 13 rebounds for a double-double.
  • Big Second Half Pushes Petrels Past Vikings 64-55
    November 29, 2017
    ATLANTA — The Berry College men's basketball team saw a 29-25 halftime advantage slip away at the Dorough Field House on Wednesday night, dropping their Southern Athletic Association (SAA) opener to Oglethorpe University 64-55.
  • Men's Basketball Sets Program Record with 106-53 Win at Toccoa
    November 27, 2017
    TOCCOA FALLS, Ga. - The Berry College men’s basketball team outscored Toccoa Falls 106-53 on the road Monday night, finishing with their greatest margin of victory in Berry's NCAA Division III era. 
  • Johnson Named SAA Player of the Week
    November 27, 2017
    ATLANTA — Putting up 22 points against Emory University last week, Berry College's Caleb Johnson has been selected as the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Men's Basketball Player of the Week. 
  • Vikings Fall to No. 17 Emory University 109-103 at Home
    November 21, 2017
    MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – The Berry College men's basketball team gave the Emory Eagles all they could handle on Tuesday night, falling 109-103 to the out-of-conference rival. Cory Johnson led the team with 25 points, shooting 10-for-12 from the field and 5-for-6 from three-point range.
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