2012-13 Men's Basketball News

May 23, 2013
Frain Commits to Wesley For Men's Hoops
Sam Frain, a guard out of Kent County High School in Chestertown, Md., has committed to play men’s basketball at Wesley College during the 2013-14 season, it was announced by head coach Jerry Kobasa on Thursday afternoon.

May 14, 2013
Men’s Hoops Adds Grier for 2013-14
Xavier Grier, a six-foot-two guard out of Valley Stream, N.Y., has committed to play men’s basketball at Wesley College in the 2013-14 season, head coach Jerry Kobasa announced on Tuesday afternoon.

May 1, 2013
Wesley Holds 2012-13 Senior Honors Banquet
Sosthene Kapepula of the football team was named the Wesley College Male Athlete of the Year while field hockey/golf's Madison Leone and five-sport athlete Tristin Burris shared Female Athlete of the Year honors, it was announced at the Annual Senior Honors Banquet held at the Outdoor Amphitheater on campus Wednesday night.

April 12, 2013
Zimmerman Commits to Play Men’s Basketball
Coming off its first-ever 20-win season and their third trip to the NCAA Tournament, head coach Jerry Kobasa and the Wesley College men’s basketball team have started quickly forming next year’s roster. In doing so, they received its first commitment for the 2013-14 season in Evan Zimmerman, a sharpshooting guard out of Lebanon, Pa.

March 28, 2013
Reynolds Earns D3hoops.com All-America Honors
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds was named a Fourth Team All-American by D3hoops.com, it was revealed on Hoopsville by the website on Wednesday night.

March 25, 2013
Reynolds, Lennon Honored Once Again
Wesley College men’s basketball players Paul Reynolds and Wayne Lennon added more honors in recognition of their 2012-13 seasons with the Wolverines.

March 23, 2013
Reynolds Helps East All-Stars To Victory
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds scored 20 points to help the East All-Stars to a 124-102 victory over the West All-Stars at the Reese’s Division III Men’s Basketball All-Star Game on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.

March 21, 2013
Reynolds Named NABC All-American
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been named a Second Team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), it was announced by the organization on Thursday morning.

March 19, 2013
Reynolds To Play in Reese’s D3 All-Star Game
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been selected to play in the 2013 Reese’s Division III College All-Star game, which will be played as part of the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship, it was announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Tuesday morning.

March 18, 2013
Reynolds Named NABC First Team All-District
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been named to the All Middle-Atlantic First Team, it was announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Monday morning.

March 14, 2013
Kobasa Inducted Into BlueGold Hall of Fame
Wesley College head men's basketball coach Jerry Kobasa was inducted into the Blue Gold Basketball Hall of Fame at the 2013 Blue Gold All-Star Basketball Banquet, presented by Best Buddies at the Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center on Thursday night.

March 13, 2013
Lennon, Reynolds Earn D3Hoops Regional Honors
Wesley College’s Wayne Lennon was named the D3Hoops.com Middle Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year and Paul Reynolds was named First Team All-Region, it was announced by the website on Wednesday morning.

March 8, 2013
Reynolds Named ECAC South Player of the Year
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball South Region Player of the Year, it was announced by the league office on Friday afternoon.

March 2, 2013
Men’s Hoops Edged by #8 Williams in NCAA 1st Round

February 26, 2013
Men’s Hoops Takes On #8 Williams in NCAA 1st Round
For the third time in program history, the Wesley College men's basketball team has earned a bid to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. The Wolverines will head to No. 7 Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., for the first round on Saturday, March 2.

February 26, 2013
Reynolds, Lennon Headline All-CAC Awards
After helping Wesley College’s men’s basketball team set a program-record for wins, senior forward Paul Reynolds and freshman swingman Wayne Lennon have been named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, respectively, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon.

February 23, 2013
Men’s Hoops Edged in OT at CAC Title Game
Despite a game-high 27 points from Paul Reynolds, the Wesley College men's basketball team fell at #14 St. Mary's (Md.), 79-78 in overtime at the Capital Athletic Conference Championship Game.

February 21, 2013
Men’s Hoops Advances To CAC Title Game
Paul Reynolds scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Wesley College men’s basketball team to a 73-66 victory over Salisbury University in a Capital Athletic Conference Semifinal on Thursday night at Wentworth Gymnasium.

February 16, 2013
#25 Men’s Hoops Drops 2OT Thriller
Despite narrowly outshooting the opposition, the No. 25 Wesley College men’s basketball team dropped a double-overtime thriller to Salisbury University, 83-78, in a Capital Athletic Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium.

February 13, 2013
Kobasa To Be Inducted Into BlueGold HOF
Best Buddies Delaware and the BlueGold All-Star Basketball Games will induct Wesley College head men’s basketball coach Jerry Kobasa into the BlueGold Basketball Hall of Fame at the All-Star Banquet on March 14 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.

February 11, 2013
Men’s Hoops Back in the Top 25
With a pair of victories last week, the Wesley College men’s basketball team re-entered the D3Hoops.com Top 25 Poll at No. 25 as the poll was released on Monday afternoon.

February 9, 2013
Selby Goes Off In Men's Hoops 19th Victory
Junior Eric Selby scored a career-high 20 points to lift the Wesley College men's basketball team to a 69-61 win at Capital Athletic Conference rival York (Pa.) on Saturday afternoon.

February 6, 2013
Reynolds Sets Record in Men’s Hoops’ Victory
Paul Reynolds set the school-record for career rebounds as the Wolverines men’s basketball team defeated Mary Washington, 67-52, in Capital Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night at Wentworth Gymnasium.

February 2, 2013
#24 Men’s Hoops Bounces Back With Win
Paul Reynolds and David Langan both recorded double-doubles to lead the No. 24 Wesley College men’s basketball team to an impressive, 69-49 win over Capital Athletic Conference rival Frostburg State on Saturday afternoon.

January 30, 2013
#24 Men’s Hoops Falls at #14 St. Mary's
The 24th-ranked Wesley College’s men’s basketball team’s 11-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday night when it fell at No. 14 St. Mary’s, 74-63 in Capital Athletic Conference action.

January 30, 2013
Kobasa Named DIII News Coach of the Month
Wesley College head men’s basketball coach Jerry Kobasa has been named the DIII News/Schelde North America Coach of the Month for January, it was announced by SmallCollegeHoops.com on Wednesday morning.

January 28, 2013
Men's Hoops Enters National Rankings At 24
For the first time in program-history, the Wesley College men’s basketball team is ranked in the D3Hoops.com Top 25 Poll. The Wolverines (16-4, 6-1 CAC) enter the poll ranked 24th in the Nation.

January 26, 2013
Men's Hoops Matches Its Longest Win Streak
Wesley College's men's basketball team won its 11th-straight game with a 68-45 victory at Capital Athletic Conference rival Marymount (Va.) on Saturday afternoon at the Saints' Verizon Sports Arena.

January 16, 2013
Ten Straight Wins for Men’s Hoops
The Wesley College men’s basketball team won its tenth-straight game and took over first place in the Capital Athletic Conference with a 70-64 victory over Salisbury University on Wednesday night. Winners of 12 of their last 13 games, the Wolverines improve to 15-4 overall and 5-1 in the CAC.

January 15, 2013
Men's Hoops Gets Most Poll Votes In Its History
Winners of nine-straight and 11 of its last 12 games, the Wesley College men's basketball team received nine votes in the latest D3Hoops.com Top 25 poll. The nine votes are the most the Wolverines have ever received since becoming a Division III program for the 1986-87 season.

January 14, 2013
Pettiford Named CAC Co-Player of the Week
For the first time in his career, Wesley College’s Quincy Pettiford has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

January 12, 2013
Men's Hoops Takes Down #9 St. Mary's
Behind a career-high 24 points from sophomore Quincy Pettiford, the Wesley College men’s basketball team won its ninth-straight game, rallying to beat No. 9 St. Mary’s 68-54, in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium.

January 9, 2013
Reynolds Leads Men’s Hoops Past Frostburg and Jackson
A showdown between two of the Capital Athletic Conference’s elite players lived up to the hype, but Paul Reynolds and the Wesley College men’s basketball team defeated Christian Jackson and Frostburg State, 75-67, on Wednesday afternoon.

January 7, 2013
Reynolds Shares CAC Weekly Honors Again
For the second time this season, Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office Monday afternoon. Reynolds shares the honors with St. Mary’s guard Nick Laguerre.

January 5, 2013
Men’s Hoops Wins Seventh Straight
The Wesley College men’s basketball team won its seventh-straight game with a 65-48 victory over Mary Washington in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the Anderson Center.

January 2, 2013
Men’s Hoops Opens 2013 With A Win
Wesley College’s men’s basketball team made 24-of-26 free throws and outrebounded Cabrini College, 45-23 in a 92-77 victory on Wednesday night at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines (11-4), who scored a season-high point total for the second-straight game, have now won six straight games and eight of their last nine while the Cavaliers fall to 7-4.

January 1, 2013
Looking Back At 2012
The 2012 calendar year was a special one for the Wesley College athletic program. Below is a list of the Top 5 Moments for the Year, 2012.

December 24, 2012
Langan Earns CAC Weekly Honors
Wesley College’s David Langan has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday morning. This is the first time that Langan has ever received CAC weekly honors.

December 22, 2012
Men’s Hoops Flys Past Fisher
Paul Reynolds matched his career high with 32 points to lead the Wesley College men’s basketball team to a 90-55 victory over Fisher College on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium.

December 20, 2012
Pettiford Hits Game-Winner to Beat #1 Va. Wesleyan
The Wesley College men’s basketball team hung on to defeat No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan, 72-70, on Thursday night at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines (9-4) have now won four-straight games and six of its last seven while the Marlins fall to 7-2.

December 18, 2012
Men’s Hoops Handles Washington College
Four players scored in double figures as the Wesley College men’s basketball team defeated Washington College, 81-73, on Tuesday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines (8-4) have now won three straight and five of their last six games while the Shoremen fall to 0-9.

December 17, 2012
Reynolds Named CAC Player of the Week
Wesley College’s Paul Reynolds has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Co-Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. Reynolds shares the weekly honor with York’s Julian Watson.

December 15, 2012
Reynolds Carries Men’s Hoops In OT Victory
Paul Reynolds scored all six of the team’s points in overtime as the Wesley College men’s basketball team defeated Bridgewater (Va.), 68-65, on Saturday afternoon in the Eagles’ Don Glick Classic at Nininger Hall. Reynolds finished with a game-high 24 points and was then named the Tournament Most Valuable Player.

December 14, 2012
Men’s Hoops Rallies For Overtime Win
After rallying from 11 points down, Wesley College’s men’s basketball team defeated Eastern Mennonite, 75-73 in overtime on Friday night at Nininger Hall in the opening game of the Don Glick Classic, hosted by Bridgewater College.

December 8, 2012
Men’s Basketball Rally Comes Up Short
A furious second-half rally for the Wesley College men’s basketball team came up just short as it fell to York (Pa.), 77-69, on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines fall to 5-4 on the year while the Spartans move to 2-5. Both teams now have identical 1-1 records in Capital Athletic Conference play.

December 1, 2012
Men’s Hoops Pulls Away From Marymount
In its Capital Athletic Conference opener, Wesley College’s men’s basketball team defeated Marymount (Va.), 73-59, on Saturday afternoon at Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines are now 5-3 on the year while the Saints fall to 1-4.

November 29, 2012
Men's Hoops Tames Penn St.-Harrisburg
Paul Reynolds did not miss a single shot in his double-double and Jacquard Hagan scored a game-high 19 points as Wesley College's men's basketball team defeated future Capital Athletic Conference member, Penn St.-Harrisburg, 83-68 on Thursday night.

November 27, 2012
Men’s Hoops Falls In Hot-Shooting Affair
Wesley College’s men’s basketball team narrowly outshot Hampden-Sydney, but it was the Tigers that came away with an 83-75 victory over the Wolverines on Tuesday night at Wesley’s Wentworth Gymnasium. The Wolverines fall to 3-3 on the year while the Tigers improve to 4-1.

November 25, 2012
Men's Hoops Edged By #12 Birmingham Southern

November 24, 2012
Men’s Hoops Falls in 4OT Thriller
The Wesley College men’s basketball team dropped a 81-79 quadruple overtime contest at Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon at the Captains Point Plaza Invitational.

November 20, 2012
Langan’s Career Night Lifts Men’s Hoops
David Langan poured in a career-high 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds for a double-double to lead the Wesley College men’s basketball team to a 68-60 victory over Neumann University on Tuesday night at Wentworth Gymnasium.

November 20, 2012
Bring Canned Food Tonight, Receive Free Admission
All fans who bring a canned food to tonight’s men’s basketball home opener against Neumann at 6 pm will receive free admission to the game.

November 17, 2012
Men’s Hoops Wins Widener Tourney, Reynolds MVP
Paul Reynolds scored a game-high 21 points and Jacquard Hagan added 20 more as the Wesley College men’s basketball team defeated Delaware Valley, 78-72, on Saturday night to win the Widener Tip-Off for Autism Awareness Tournament at Skibo Gym. Reynolds was later named the Tournament MVP after averaging 19 points and seven rebounds in the two games.

November 16, 2012
Men's Hoops Rallies For Season Opening Win
Wesley College's men's basketball team rallied from a ten point halftime deficit and opened the season with a 54-51 win over Widener University in the Pride's Tip Off for Autism Awareness Tournament. The Wolverines will take on the winner of the Delaware Valley/Skidmore matchup on Saturday, November 17, at 5 pm.

August 19, 2012
Men's Hoops' Tour of Canada Blog
Several Wesley College men's basketball players will do a daily blog of their experience in Canada as the Wolverines take on several collegiate and club teams from our northern neighbors.

August 7, 2012
Men’s Basketball Finalizes Recruiting Class
Head Coach Jerry Kobasa has completed his recruiting class for the 2012-13 season with the addition of seven players, including three junior college transfers and an All-State selection from Delaware.

July 24, 2012
Wesley College Anti-Hazing Policy
DOVER, Del. – Several Wesley College student-athletes, in conjunction with the Athletic Department, took time this summer to produce a video on the school’s anti-hazing policy.

June 27, 2012
WESLEY ANNOUNCES 2012 HALL OF FAME CLASS
DOVER, Del. - Membership in Wesley College’s Athletic Hall of Fame will expand from 96 to 110 when 14 newly-elected members are inducted in a ceremony on Homecoming Weekend on October 12 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.