2012-13 Men's Basketball News

July 18, 2013
McDaniel recognized for academics
The National Association of Basketball Coaches recently released its inaugural Team Academic Excellence Awards for 2012-13 and McDaniel was among the teams recognized.

June 20, 2013
Making the grade
McDaniel College has announced its Dean’s List from the Spring 2013 semester and 110 Green Terror student-athletes qualified for the honors.

May 16, 2013
McDaniel honored by CBOA for sportsmanship
The McDaniel men’s basketball team was honored as the recipient of the Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award, presented by the referees who are members of the Collegiate Basketball Officials Association.

February 27, 2013
Merlo nets 16 in ECAC quarters
Andrew Merlo led three players in double figures for the Green Terror with 16 points. Albirght closed the first half on a 22-10 run to take a 33-20 advantage into the locker room before holding on for a 67-55 victory over McDaniel in the quarterfinals of the 2013 ECAC South tournament.

February 27, 2013
Rudd named All-CC
Tyler Rudd, a senior, has been named All-Centennial Conference honorable mention.

February 25, 2013
McDaniel in ECAC field
McDaniel will travel to Albright for the first round of the 2013 ECAC South men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday. Game time is 7 p.m. The Green Terror earned the No. 8 seed and will take on the top-seeded Lions in the quarterfinals of the eight-team tournament. McDaniel is making its first-ever ECAC appearance.

February 16, 2013
Rudd scores 20 in regular-season finale
Tyler Rudd netted 20 points in the his final regular-season game for the Green Terror. McDaniel scored nine straight points to spark a 16-3 first-half burst that keyed a 75-50 victory over Gettysburg.

February 15, 2013
Making the grade
McDaniel College has announced its Dean’s List from the Fall 2012 semester and 112 Green Terror student-athletes, including 36 first-semester students, qualified for the honors.

February 13, 2013
Merlo nets 21
Andrew Merlo netted his fourth 20-point game of the season for the Green Terror with seven of his 21 points coming in overtime. After a Swarthmore 3-pointer at the buzzer forced overtime, McDaniel scored the first seven points of the extra session and never looked back in a 76-71 win.

February 9, 2013
Rudd notches 17 and 10 on senior day
Tyler Rudd, playing in his final home game for the Green Terror, recorded his fifth double-double of the year with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Muhlenberg whittled away at a 16-point deficit before taking the lead with 1:43 to play and downing McDaniel, 83-82.

February 6, 2013
Perry matches career high with 18
Phillip Perry led the Green Terror with a career high-tying 18 points. A 7-0 run midway through the second half proved to be the difference in Johns Hopkins' 70-60 victory over McDaniel.

February 2, 2013
Rudd goes for 19-9-6
Tyler Rudd added a career-high six assists to his team highs of 19 points and nine rebounds to pace the Green Terror. McDaniel jumped out to a 9-0 lead and staved off a second-half rally to down Haverford, 70-59.

January 31, 2013
Rudd, Perry combine for 32
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror with 17 points while Phillip Perry added 15 points. Dickinson built a 40-19 halftime advantage before holding on to defeat McDaniel, 75-58.

January 26, 2013
Rudd pours in 34 in triple OT thriller
Tyler Rudd scored nine of McDaniel’s 15 points in the third overtime, finishing with a career-high 34 points to lift his team to a 95-87 victory over Washington (Md.).

January 23, 2013
Merlo scores 20
Andrew Merlo led the Green Terror with 20 points. Trailing 31-30 at the break, Gettysburg opened the second half on a 10-2 run to take a seven-point lead en route to a 72-56 victory over McDaniel.

January 19, 2013
Rudd scores 15
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror with 15 points and six rebounds. Franklin & Marshall built a 40-21 halftime lead en route to a 71-58 victory over McDaniel.

January 16, 2013
Pupelis tallies 17, 9 and 5
Evan Pupelis led the Green Terror with a season high-tying 17 points, including hitting all seven of his free-throw attempts. He also pulled down nine rebounds and dished out a career-high five assists. Swarthmore scored five straight points late in overtime on its way to a 75-71 victory over McDaniel.

January 14, 2013
Merlo named Player of the Week
Andrew Merlo, a sophomore, has been named the Centennial Conference Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13.

January 12, 2013
Merlo leads way with 25
Andrew Merlo recorded his second 20-point outing of the season to lead the Green Terror with 25 points. Phillip Perry chipped in a career-best 18 points. McDaniel hit its first six 3-pointers of the second half to build a 17-point lead on its way to a 90-76 victory over Ursinus.

January 10, 2013
Merlo records 17 points
Andrew Merlo capped his 17-point night for the Green Terror with five points during the game-clinching burst. After seeing Haverford rally from a 10-point deficit to take the lead, McDaniel responded with a 9-0 run to regain an eight-point lead en route to a 61-54 victory.

January 7, 2013
Rudd leads balanced attack
Tyler Rudd led a balanced attack for the Green Terror, netting 16 points. An 18-7 first-half run gave McDaniel its first double-digit lead en route to an 82-61 victory over Penn State-Brandywine.

January 5, 2013
Rudd tallies 19 and 13
Tyler Rudd recorded his fourth double-double of the year with 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Green Terror. Muhlenberg built a 20-point advantage over the final 11:05 of the first half to down McDaniel, 74-53.

January 2, 2013
Rudd pours in 27
Tyler Rudd registered a career-best 27 points for the Green Terror. McDaniel raced out to a 15-2 lead in the game’s first 3:06 en route to an 85-63 victory over Penn State-Mont Alto.

December 30, 2012
Merlo nets career-high 27
Andrew Merlo led the Green Terror with a career-high 27 points. McDaniel hit 17 of its 20 free-throw attempts, including going 7-for-8 in the final minute to secure a 64-55 victory over FDU-Florham.

December 29, 2012
Perry records 15
Phillip Perry tallied a career-high 15 points to lead the Green Terror. McDaniel built a 17-point lead midway through the first half en route to a 70-53 victory over Trinity (Conn.).

December 16, 2012
Martin hit driving layup for winner
The game featured 14 ties and 15 lead changes. It was the final of those 15 lead changes – a Nic Martin driving layup with 41.7 seconds left that lifted McDaniel to its third straight victory, defeating Elizabethtown, 70-68.

December 8, 2012
Rudd nets 22, grabs 11 boards
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror to its second straight conference win, netting his first career 20-point game. He added 11 rebounds to his 22 points. In a game that featured 11 ties and 12 lead changes, McDaniel did not trail in the final 12 minutes to defeat Washington (Md.), 70-66.

December 5, 2012
Pupelis scores career-high 17
Evan Pupelis led the Green Terror to its first conference win of the season with a career-high 17 points. McDaniel built a 10-point first half and responded to a second-half Johns Hopkins rally to notch a 74-64 victory.

December 1, 2012
Rudd scores career-high 19
Tyler Rudd registered a career-best 19 points to lead four players in double figures for the Green Terror. Franklin & Marshall built a 15-point lead before withstanding a McDaniel rally for an 80-70 victory.

November 29, 2012
Merlo scores 15
Andrew Merlo paced the Green Terror with a career-high 15 points. Tyler Rudd added his second straight double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Dickinson withstood a furious McDaniel rally, ultimately scoring 10 of the game’s final 13 points to notch a 74-68 victory.

November 20, 2012
Rudd records 18 and 10
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror with a career-high 18 points and added 10 rebounds for his second career double-double. Trailing by nine midway through the second half, Ursinus put together a 22-2 run to defeat McDaniel, 85-74.

November 17, 2012
Rudd tallies 15 to earn all-tournament nod
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror with 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals to earn a spot on the all-tournament team. McDaniel outscored Pitt-Titusville 28-10 over the final 9:09 of the first half to take a 41-25 lead into the break and carried that momentum to a 92-53 victory.

November 16, 2012
Rudd scores 13
Tyler Rudd led the Green Terror with 13 points and seven rebounds Wilmington (Ohio) closed the second half on a 24-5 run to topple McDaniel, 69-54.

November 15, 2012
2012-13 Men's Basketball Media Day
McDanel play-by-play voice Tim Murray sat down with head coach Kevin Curley and selected Green Terror players to preview the upcoming men's basketball season.

November 12, 2012
Centennial Conference Tip-Off Event coming
The Centennial Conference will kick off the 2012-13 basketball seasons with an innovative multimedia event on Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 1 p.m. both days. The women’s tip-off event will be held on Tuesday while the men’s event is one day later on Wednesday.

October 21, 2012
2012 Midnight Madness
A video montage of the Midnight Madness happenings

October 20, 2012
ICYMI: Coach Curley halftime interview
In case you missed it during the Oct. 20 football broadcast, Coach Curley spent some time at halftime with Tim Murray, talking the 2012-13 season.