2014-15 Chapman Men's Basketball Headlines

  • Men's basketball seniors travel to Italy with All-Star team
    June 03, 2015
    Recent Chapman University graduates and men’s basketball standouts Colin Zavrsnick, Taylor Hamasaki and John Joyce have been selected to participate in a senior all-star team that is traveling to play four professional Italian Teams (two in Rome/two in Florence) now through June 8.
  • Chapman Athletics reveals five Senior Award recipients
    May 08, 2015
    Chapman University celebrated another outstanding year in athletics with its annual Jog-a-thon and Sports Appreciation Day at Wilson Field on Friday afternoon. In addition to celebrating the University’s first-ever SCIAC football and men’s basketball (co) championships and recognizing retiring Director of Athletics David Currey, the Panthers honored five seniors with the Department of Athletics’ annual awards including co-Male Athletes of the Year for the first time in Chapman history.
  • D3 Week Student-Athlete Profile: Garrett James, Basketball
    April 09, 2015
    The family ties run deep in the James family, and it’s obvious. One of the reasons Garrett chose Chapman was for the opportunity to play for his uncle. And not only does Garrett always have the largest cheering section in the Hutton Center on game nights (filled with aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.), but he plans to pursue his career in the family business. Family and camaraderie was a big reason why Garrett earned the SCIAC’s Ducey Award for character and leadership this postseason.
  • NABC tabs Zavrsnick as first Panther ever on All-District team
    March 31, 2015
    Chapman University senior basketball player Colin Zavrsnick has been selected as the first Panther in school history to earn National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) Division III All-West District team, announced earlier this month.
  • Winter athletes recognized on SCIAC All-Academic teams
    March 25, 2015
    Fourteen Chapman University winter sports student-athletes have been recognized for their achievement in the classroom by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference which named its All-Academic teams by sport on Wednesday. Leading the way for the Panthers was women’s swimming and diving with six athletes honored.
  • Zavrsnick earns D3hoops All-Region honors
    March 16, 2015
    Chapman University senior guard Colin Zavrsnick has been named to the D3hoops.com All-West Region team on Monday for the first time in his career. The senior becomes the first Panther since Justin Riley (2011) to earn All-Region honors.
  • Men's basketball trio earns All-SCIAC honors
    March 05, 2015
    A trio of Chapman University men’s basketball players have earned All-SCIAC honors for the 2014-15 season, as selected by the coaches. The conference co-champions had three seniors: Colin Zavrsnick, Taylor Hamasaki and Garrett James each honored for their play this year.
  • Men's hoops falls to CMS in SCIAC Tournament Finals
    February 28, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s basketball team fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 71-66 on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center in the SCIAC Tournament Final. The Stags will advance to the playoffs, while the Panthers fate rest in the hands of the NCAA.
  • Panther men return to SCIAC Tourney final
    February 27, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s basketball advanced to the SCIAC Postseason Tournament championship game with an 83-66 win over visiting Whittier College at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night. The Panthers shot nearly 67 percent from the field in the second half and avenged a 16-point loss to the Poets just two weeks earlier on the same floor.
  • Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Whittier (SCIAC Tournament)
    February 27, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s basketball advanced to the SCIAC Postseason Tournament championship game with an 83-66 win over visiting Whittier College at the Hutton Sports Center on Friday night. The Panthers shot nearly 67 percent from the field in the second half and avenged a 16-point loss to the Poets just two weeks earlier on the same floor. Senior G Taylor Hamasaki scored a career-high 36 points in the win.
  • Panthers clinch first SCIAC crown (tie) in school history
    February 24, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s basketball team clinched a share of its first-ever SCIAC championship, defeating visiting Caltech 86-64 at the Hutton Sports Center on Tuesday night – the final night of the regular season. The Panthers wind up in a three-way tie for first place in the standings with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Cal Lutheran University, but own tiebreakers against both schools and will be the No. 1 seed in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament which begins on Friday.
  • Men go on 39-2 run in first half and handle La Verne 81-40
    February 21, 2015
    A huge first-half offensive explosion by the Chapman University men’s basketball team, along with a long cold spell by visiting University of La Verne led to an 81-40 win by the Panthers at the Hutton Sports Center on Saturday night.
  • Big win keeps SCIAC championship hopes alive
    February 19, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s basketball team kept its SCIAC championship hopes alive with a victory over visiting Cal Lutheran University 86-70 at the Hutton Sports Center on Thursday night. The Panthers are now tied with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps for second place in conference standings and remain one game back from first-place Cal Lutheran with two games left to play in the regular season.
  • Home winning streak snapped with upset loss to Poets
    February 10, 2015
    On a night when the Chapman University men’s basketball team could have clinched a berth in the SCIAC Tournament, the No. 18-ranked Panthers suffered an upset defeat to visiting Whittier College 79-63 at the Hutton Sports Center on Tuesday night.
  • Four Panthers post double-digits in victory over Tigers
    February 07, 2015
    The Chapman University men's basketball team kept a hold on first-place in SCIAC with its 94-66 victory over Occidental College on Saturday at the Hutton Sports Center. Chapman finished the game with four athletes recording double-digits for the Panthers second win in a row.
  • Chapman University men's basketball vs. Occidental College
    February 07, 2015
    The Chapman University men's basketball team kept a hold on first-place in SCIAC with its 94-66 victory over Occidental College on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Hutton Sports Center. Chapman finished the game with four athletes recording double-digits for the Panthers second win in a row.
  • Big first half paces Chapman men to 21st straight regular season win
    January 24, 2015
    Carrying momentum over from a big come-from-behind win against La Verne on Tuesday night, the Chapman University men’s basketball team extended its unbeaten season record with an 83-63 win over visiting University of Redlands on Saturday afternoon at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Victory marks record-setting 13-0 start for men's hoops
    January 13, 2015
    In 93 years of Chapman basketball, no team has ever achieved what the 2014-15 team accomplished on Tuesday night. This season's Panthers set an all-time school record by winning their first 13 games, eclipsing the 1937-38 team which began the season 12-0.
  • Men's hoops extend winning streak to 12-0
    January 10, 2015
    In an early SCIAC showdown, the Chapman University men’s basketball team handed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps its first conference loss in a 73-68 battle on Saturday night at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
    January 10, 2015
    The Chapman men's basketball team ran its unbeaten start to 12-0 with a win over defending SCIAC champs CMS, 73-68, behind 18 points from senior G Colin Zavrsnick and eight assists from senior PG Garrett James.
  • Men's Basketball defeat Bears in overtime to continue hot streak
    December 30, 2014
    The Chapman University men's basketball team continued its nine-game winning streak after defeating St. Joseph’s College (N.Y) 75-68 in overtime on Tuesday at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Men's hoops equals '09 start with eighth straight win
    December 29, 2014
    The Chapman University men's basketball team ran its season-opening winning streak to eight games with a 72-50 win over visiting Oberlin College (Ohio) on Monday afternoon at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Bokosky gets career win No. 400 as Panthers run record to 7-0
    December 22, 2014
    Chalk up Chapman University head coach Mike Bokosky's 400th career victory as one little in doubt. The Panthers defeated host La Sierra University 81-58 on the road Monday night to give the Chapman's leader his milestone victory and the team a seven-game winning streak to begin the season.
  • Another milestone night for Chapman as Zavrsnick hits 1,000
    December 13, 2014
    For the second straight game, a Chapman University men’s basketball player reached the career milestone of 1,000 points and the Panthers defeated visiting La Sierra University 89-72 at the Hutton Sports Center on Saturday night. Senior G Colin Zavrsnick led all scorers with 26 points, including reaching four digits with back-to-back three-pointers with 3:10 left in the second half.
  • Men's Basketball Highlights vs. La Sierra
    December 13, 2014
    Senior G Colin Zavrsnick reached the career milestone of 1,000 points and the Panthers defeated visiting La Sierra University 89-72 at the Hutton Sports Center. Zavrsnick led all scorers with 26 points, including reaching four digits with back-to-back three-pointers late in the second half.
  • Hamasaki reaches 1000 points, Panthers win fifth in a row
    December 05, 2014
    The Chapman University men's basketball team extended its winning streak to five after defeating Bristol University 85-65 on Friday at the Hutton Sports Center.
  • Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Bristol
    December 05, 2014
    Chapman ran its regular-season winning streak to 10, including a 5-0 start to this season with an 85-65 home win over Bristol University. Senior G Taylor Hamasaki eclipsed the 1,000 career points plateau with 23 in the game. Senior G Colin Zavrsnick finished with 16, including three three-pointers.
  • Men's hoops wins big in home debut
    November 22, 2014
    The Chapman University men’s basketball team made its 2014-15 home debut on Saturday night, treating the Hutton Center crowd to a 34-point victory over visiting St. Katherine College with an 86-52 final. Four of Chapman’s five starters scored in double figures as the Panthers improved to 2-0 this season.
  • Men's Basketball Highlights vs. St. Katherine
    November 22, 2014
    The Chapman University men's basketball team made its 2014-15 home debut, treating the Hutton Center crowd to a 34-point victory over visiting Saint Katherine College with an 86-52 final. Four of Chapman's five starters scored in double figures as the Panthers improved to 2-0.
  • Men's Basketball opens Wednesday with veteran lineup
    November 18, 2014
    Expectations are high for the Chapman University men’s basketball team which will tipoff its 2014-15 season at West Coast Baptist College at 7:30 p.m on Wednesday night. The defending SCIAC Tournament champs return four of five starters following an 18-10 season that led to its third NCAA Division III playoff in five years.
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