• Register: 2018 Stags Basketball Alumni Game
    September 11, 2018
    All Stags Basketball alumni are invited to join the current team to play in an alumni game in Roberts Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 3. Register here.
  • Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Announced for CMS
    July 23, 2018
    Five new members are going to be inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Alumni Association Hall of Fame as part of CMS’ 28th Hall of Fame induction class.
  • Season In Review: 2017-18 Stags Basketball
    July 05, 2018
    2017-18 turned out to be a season of two stories as the team struggled early to find itself and then went on a run that never had been seen before in the 60-year history of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags Basketball. Relive some of the highlights of the 2017-18 season by reading the Season In Review by Mike Haas (CMC '79).
  • CMS has another record year in the Directors’ Cup standings
    May 31, 2018
    Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics is ranked third in the 2017-18 Division III Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, the program’s highest finish ever. This is the second-straight year that CMS has finished in the top-5 in the country.
  • CMS Claims 10th-Straight SCIAC All-Sports Trophy
    May 09, 2018
    For the 10th-straight year and 30th time in program history, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department claimed the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Combined All-Sports Trophy. The Athenas earned 94 points this season and won the All-Sports Trophy on the women’s side by a 19-point margin, claiming their eighth-straight and 23rd overall. The Stags finished third in the standings on the men’s side with 65.5 points. Pomona-Pitzer won the men’s All-Sports Trophy.
  • Three Student-Athletes Named NSCA All-Americans
    April 12, 2018
    The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) announced the All-American Athletes of the Year Awards for the 2017-18 school year and of the 500 named from 230 schools across all divisions, three Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletes earned the honor. The award recognizes athletic accomplishments and dedication to strength and conditioning. Football’s Mackenzie Cooney (CMC), men’s basketball’s Maxwell Kirsch (CMC), and lacrosse’s Corie Hack (CMC) were all honored with the award.
  • Scarlett Earns Pair of All-American Honors, Including First Team from D3Hoops
    March 20, 2018
    Over the weekend, Michael Scarlett (CMC) added to his list of postseason accolades with a First Team All-American honor by D3Hoops.com. The accolade comes on the heels of a Third Team All-American nod by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) just last week. Earlier this month, Scarlett was named First Team All-District by the NABC and First Team All-Region by D3Hoops.com.
  • D3Hoops and NABC honor Scarlett with First Team Regional Awards
    March 13, 2018
    Michael Scarlett (CMC) earned a pair of season-end accolades this week with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and d3hoops.com naming him First Team All-West. Scarlett was named First Team All-District by the NABC on Monday before earning First Team All-Region by d3hoops.com on Tuesday.
  • Stags Push No. 1 Blues to OT, Tourney Run Ends in Second Round
    March 03, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team and the No. 1 Whitman Blues were feeling a little bit of déjà vu on Saturday night. For the second year in a row, the CMS Stags and Whitman Blues squared off on the Blues’ home floor in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. While Saturday’s game had its own twists and turns, the ending felt eerily similar as well. The Blues narrowly edged the Stags, 89-84 to escape with a five-point victory and advance to the Sweet Sixteen. At the same time, the Stags’ season ends in heartbreaking fashion for the second-straight year in Walla Walla, Wash.
  • Survive and Advance: Stags Top No. 2 Whitworth, Move to NCAA Second Round
    March 02, 2018
    It was a back-and-forth, heavyweight battle that's normally reserved for much later in the tournament. Unfortunately for one team, Friday's thriller was the end of the line in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. For the second year in a row, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team squared off with the No. 2 Whitworth Pirates in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. The Stags and Pirates traded the lead 16 times in the contest with neither team holding more than a seven-point advantage, but when the dust settled after 40 minutes it was the Stags who earned the hard-fought 83-82 victory and a trip to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. CMS will move on to face the No. 1 Whitman Blues on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.
  • For Second-Straight Year, Stags Battle No. 2 Whitworth to Open NCAA Tourney
    February 28, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team is making their second-straight trip to the NCAA Tournament and 14th appearance in program history. Just like last season, this year's journey begins in Walla Walla, Wash. on the campus of Whitman University with one of the toughest pods in the country. The grouping features three of the same teams as last year's First and Second Round including the No. 1 Whitman Blues and the No. 2 Whitworth Pirates. Along with the Stags, the Schreiner Pirates round out the group of four teams in Walla Walla for the weekend.
  • Stags Begin NCAA Tournament Journey in Walla Walla
    February 26, 2018
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released today the bracket for the Division III Men's Basketball Tournament, and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags were selected to travel to Walla Walla, Wash. for the opening weekend. The Stags will oppose Whitworth University in the First Round in a rematch of the Stags’ 2017 First Round match. The Stags won last year’s meeting 78-73. Squaring off in the other game in Walla Walla, is the host Whitman College playing Schreiner University. The winners from Friday’s games will play in the Second Round on Saturday.
  • Stags Score Emphatic Victory in SCIAC Tourney, Punch Ticket To NCAAs
    February 24, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament with an emphatic 86-62 victory over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens in the SCIAC Tournament Final. Scott Lynds (CMC) and Michael Scarlett led the way for the Stags with 51 combined points on the night. The duo went 9-18 from downtown as the Stags shot 46.2% (12-26) from beyond the arc in the game. Lynds was named the Tournament’s MVP after a 29-point performance. He also collected two rebounds, two assists, and two steals in the big victory.
  • Men's Basetball Set to Host SCIAC Semifinals Tonight
    February 23, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team enters the 2018 SCIAC Tournament as the top seed and winners of their last 14 games. CMS claimed their 20th SCIAC Championship this season with a conference record of 15-1. The Stags will tip-off the SCIAC Semifinals on Friday night against the No. 4 Chapman Panthers. The Stags and Panthers will play in Roberts Pavilion on 7:00 p.m. The winner of Friday’s semifinal between CMS and Chapman will square off with the winner of No. 2 Occidental vs. No. 3 Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday night. Should the Stags win on Friday, CMS will host on Saturday, thanks to their top-seed status.
  • Scarlett Tabbed as POY, Morris and Lynds Named All-SCIAC
    February 23, 2018
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released their All-Conference men’s basketball teams on Friday morning. The two teams, made up of 13 student-athletes, included a trio of Stags seniors. Michael Scarlett (CMC) headlined the awards season for the Stags, earning his second-straight David Wells Play of the Year honor. Scarlett was also recognition on the First Team alongside teammate Kendrick Morris (CMC). Fellow senior Scott Lynds (CMC) earned his first All-SCIAC honor with a Second Team nod. In addition to the trio named All-SCIAC, head coach Ken Scalmanini and his staff repeated as SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year.
  • Stags Top Panthers, Set-Up Sixth Street Clash for SCIAC Tourney Title
    February 23, 2018
    The top-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team is headed to the SCIAC Tournament Championship Game after defeating the No. 4-seeded Chapman Panthers on Friday night 83-72. The Stags will face their rivals from across the street, the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Pavilion in a battle for the SCIAC Tournament Title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Saturday’s meeting will be the fifth time the two rivals have met in the Tournament Championship game. CMS will be making their ninth trip to the title game in its 11-year existence.
  • Kirsch Brothers Lead Stags Over Beavers In Regular Season Finale
    February 20, 2018
    On Tuesday night, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 75-68 victory over the Caltech Beavers. With the 2017-18 SCIAC Championship and top-seed in the SCIAC Tournament already locked up, the Stags used the game to showcase their depth and the talent of their bench. Brothers, Maxwell Kirsch (CMC) and Mitchell Kirsch (CMC) led the way for the Stags with 17 and 16 points respectively. Mitchell finished just shy of a double-double, grabbing nine rebounds to go along with his 16 points. Maxwell grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists. The brothers combined to go a perfect 15-15 from the free throw line.
  • Stags Come from Behind in Senior Night Win Over Chapman
    February 17, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team used a big second half to come from behind and take down the Chapman University Panthers on Saturday after celebrating Senior Night. Kendrick Morris (CMC) led both the offense and the defense, notching a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Michael Scarlett (CMC) dropped 18 points and Scott Lynds (CMC) added 14.
  • Stags Roll Whittier, Earn At-Least Share of 20th SCIAC Championship
    February 14, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team took an early lead over the Whittier Poets on Wednesday night and held a comfortable cushion throughout the contest en route to an 85-65 road victory. The win clinches the Stags at least a share of their 20th SCIAC Championship program history and their eighth in the last 10 years. CMS also locks up the top seed in next weekend’s SCIAC Tournament.
  • Stags Outlast Occidental, Open Two-Game Conference Lead
    February 12, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team squared off with the Occidental Tigers for the second time in 10 days Monday night. The Stags claimed their 11th-straight victory with a 68-62 win to remain in first-place in the SCIAC. The Tigers made in tight late in the game, as CMS clung to as little as a three-point lead with less than two minutes remaining in regulation, but Scott Lynds (CMC) and Michael Scarlett (CMC) closed out the game by scoring the final nine points for CMS and the Stags took the six-point victory.
  • Scarlett Drops 32 to Lead Stags in Sixth Street Victory
    February 07, 2018
    Michael Scarlett (CMC) went off for 32 points in a 72-60 victory for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team over the rival Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens on Wednesday night. After a slow start for both teams, the Stags started pulling away early in the second-half and led by as many as 17 points late, before claiming their second victory over the Sagehens this season. The victory extends the Stags’ winning streak to 10 games. In addition to Scarlett’s stellar night, Kendrick Morris (CMC) finished the contest with a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing a game-high 11 rebounds.
  • How to be a Better Freshman with Mitchell Kirsch
    February 06, 2018
    This past week it was 10 degrees Fahrenheit in my hometown of Atkinson, NH. While my parents and sister were bundling up by the fire, my teammates and I enjoyed a rest day exploring Laguna Beach. As I watched the sun set over the Pacific Ocean it dawned on me that a year ago I was helping my dad shovel the snow off the driveway. What a difference a year makes!
  • Stags Move Into First Place With Victory Over Oxy
    February 03, 2018
    With first place in the SCIAC on the line, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team hosted the Occidental Tigers on Saturday evening. CMS handed Occidental their first conference loss of the season, defeating the Tigers 70-60 in Roberts Pavilion. Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the Stags with 20 points in the contest. Miles President (HMC) and Kendrick Morris (CMC) joined Scarlett in double figures with 14 and 12 points respectively. Jack Ely (CMC) owned the glass, grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds in the 10-point win.
  • Morris' Third-Straight Double-Double Propels Stags to Victory
    January 31, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team went on the road and cruised to a 72-53 victory over the La Verne Leopards on Wednesday night. For the third consecutive game, senior center Kendrick Morris (CMC) posted a double-double, leading the Stags with 22 points and 13 rebounds. The Stags return home on Saturday for a battle with the SCIAC leading Occidental College Tigers. CMS and Occidental will square-off twice in the next 10 days with the top-spot in the conference on the line. Game time on Saturday is slated for 5:00 p.m.
  • Stags Run Away from Kingsmen with Big Second-Half
    January 27, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team used a strong second-half to defeat the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen 76-57 on Saturday afternoon for their seventh-straight victory. Miles President (HMC) scored 16 points after the break and 19 in the game to lead four double-digit scorers for the Stags. Kendrick Morris (CMC) scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season and his second in a row.
  • Stags Hold Off Bulldogs to Make it Six Straight
    January 24, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team avenged their only conference loss this season with a win over the Bulldogs from the University of Redlands by an 80-66 final on Wednesday night. Senior guard Michael Scarlett (CMC) dropped 24 points to lead the Stags’ offense and Kendrick Morris (CMC) posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. With the victory, the Stags improve to 9-7 overall and 7-1 in SCIAC play.
  • Stags Hold Off Pesky Beavers in Roberts Pavilion
    January 20, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team held off the Caltech Beavers on Saturday evening en route to a 66-56 victory in Roberts Pavilion. Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the effort for CMS with 19 points on a 7-13 shooting effort. Jack Ely (CMC) collected his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win moves the Stags to 8-7 on the season and 6-1 in the SCIAC. CMS will next take the floor Wednesday when they host Redlands at 7:00 p.m.
  • Balanced Scoring Effort Propels Stags Past Poets
    January 17, 2018
    All five starters scored at least 14 points in an 86-76 victory for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team over the Whittier Poets on Wednesday night. The Stags and Poets were tied 69-69 with five minutes to play, but a strong final push from CMS lifted the Stags to their fourth-straight SCIAC victory. The win improves the Stags to 5-1 in the conference and moves them back to .500 overall with a 7-7 record.
  • Stags Hold Off Panthers, Top Chapman on the Road
    January 13, 2018
    The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 12 points in the opening half, but battled back to take a lead at the break and eventually held off the Chapman Panthers on the road 70-63. Scott Lynds (CMC) and Michael Scarlett (CMC) led the Stags on the afternoon, pouring in 41 combined points with Scarlett dropping 21 and Lynds accounting for 20.
  • Scarlett Scores His 1,000th as Stags Hold Off Cal Lu
    January 08, 2018
    he Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's basketball team led the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen 36-31 at the half, but a fast start to the second stanza quickly pushed the Stags lead up 52-33. The Kingsmen battled back and closed the gap to as few as five points late in the contest, but the Stags held on for the 80-72 victory to improve to 3-1 in the SCIAC. It was a historic night for Michael Scarlett (CMC). The senior guard led the Stags offensively with 21 points and collected his 1,000th career point with a free throw late in the second-half.
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