2017-18 Berry Men's Basketball News

  • Berry Places 138 on SAA Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll
    June 04, 2018
    ATLANTA — The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced the league's winter/spring Academic Honor Roll with the Berry College Vikings placing 138 student-athletes on the list. 
  • Mitch Cole Named Berry Head Men’s Basketball Coach
    April 28, 2018
    ROME, Ga. — Berry College Athletics Director, Todd Brooks, announced today the hiring of Mitch Cole to serve as Berry’s new head men’s basketball coach.
  • Berry Athletics Announces Department Award Winners
    April 26, 2018
    ROME, Ga. — Following the 2018 Berry Athletics Awards Banquet on Tuesday evening, the department of athletics has officially released the award winners for the 2017-18 season. 
  • Rogers Resigns as Berry College Men’s Basketball Coach
    March 08, 2018
    ROME, Ga. — Berry College Athletics Director, Todd Brooks, announced on Thursday that head men’s basketball coach, Jeff Rogers, has resigned his position effective April 30th.
  • Upset Bid for Men's Basketball Falls Short in NCAA Opening Round
    March 02, 2018
    ATLANTA — Despite rallying to gain the lead early in the second half, the Berry College men's basketball team saw their season come to an end on Friday night, falling to the No. 6 Emory University Eagles 91-72 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. 
  • Johnson Selected as USBWA National Player of the Week
    February 27, 2018
    ST. LOUIS — After leading the Berry College men's basketball team to its first Southern Athletic Association (SAA) title in program history, senior forward Caleb Johnson has been selected as the first U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Division III National Player of the Week in Berry's history.
  • Men's Basketball to Face Emory in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament
    February 26, 2018
    ROME, Ga. — After the NCAA Selection Show this afternoon, the Berry College men's basketball team learned that they will open competition in the program's first NCAA Division III tournament appearance at Emory University this Friday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Vikings Shock the League to Earn Program's First SAA Title
    February 25, 2018
    DANVILLE, Ky. — The Berry College men's basketball team sent waves throughout the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) this afternoon, winning the program's first SAA title with an 88-78 final over the Hendrix College Warriors. 
  • 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.
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