2012-13 VWC Men's Basketball

May 21, 2013
State and region awards for VWC's Astorga, Woodmore
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Another highly successful season for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team has been recognized through state and regional awards for a Marlin duo.

March 16, 2013
Williams' late run ends season for VWC in NCAA tourney
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Williams College's Ephs outscored Virginia Wesleyan College's Marlins 8-2 in a late three-minute span to open up a 77-72 lead en route to a 84-75 victory in an NCAA third round game at Williams Chandler Arena on Saturday.

March 15, 2013
Marlins ready for third round NCAA game at Williams
VIRGINIA BEACH -- NCAA Division III tournament action moves to Williamstown, Massachusetts, on Saturday, March 16 for the Virignia Wesleyan College men's basketball team.

March 9, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan moves on to Sweet 16 with win over Christopher Newport
VIRGINIA BEACH -- That adage about bending, but not breaking held true for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team on Saturday.

March 5, 2013
Tickets for NCAA game beween VWC and CNU on sale Wednesday
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Tickets for the NCAA Division III second round men's basketball game between host Virginia Wesleyan College and Christopher Newport University will go on sale beginning Wednesday, March 6.

March 2, 2013
Ford, Woodmore help guide Marlins past DelVal in NCAA first round game
VIRGINIA BEACH -- It was enough of a patented Virginia Wesleyan College spurt to give the men's basketball Marlins a cushion that turned into an impetus to a 76-61 victory over the Delaware Valley College Aggies in Saturday's NCAA Division III first round tournament game at a noisy Jane P. Batten Student Center.

February 24, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan denied ODAC title by Randolph-Macon
SALEM, Va. -- One team was hot, the other was not.

February 23, 2013
Marlins advance to ODAC title game with win over Randolph
SALEM, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College has earned the opportunity to defend its Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championship.

February 22, 2013
Teasley tallies career-high 28 to lead No. 21 past Eastern Mennonite
SALEM, Va. -- Senior Chris Teasley scored a career-high 28 points Friday to lead the top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins to an 83-65 victory over ninth-seeded Eastern Mennonite University at the Salem Civic Center.

February 20, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan takes over No. 1 spot in South rankings
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Road victories over a pair of Top 20 teams in a span of nine days has paid off for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team.

February 16, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan clinches No. 1 seed with victory over Lynchburg
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College put together one of its patented runs in the first eight minutes of the second half Saturday to leave Lynchburg College's Hornets reeling.

February 13, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan pins loss on No. 11 Hampden-Sydney
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- It was "Senior Night" at Hampden-Sydney College on Wednesday and it was a senior who helped put the final touches on a thrilling victory on the basketball court at the Kirby Fieldhouse.

February 9, 2013
VWC scores first and never trails in victory at Guilford
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Chris Teasley hit the game's first jumper on Saturday giving Virginia Wesleyan College a lead it would never lose as the visiting Marlins pinned a 70-62 Old Dominion Athletic Conference loss on the host Quakers of Guilford College.

February 6, 2013
Four in double-figure scoring a Virginia Wesleyan wins at EMU
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Seniors Chris Astorga and Tre' Ford both made pressure-packed free throws in the final 43 seconds of Wednesday's Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball game at Eastern Mennonite University where the visiting Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins posed a 70-65 victory.

February 4, 2013
Hampton Roads bragging rights stay with VWC in road win over No. 16 CNU
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Hampton Roads' Division III basketball bragging rights will belong to Virginia Wesleyan College for an incredible 11th consecutive year.

February 2, 2013
Astorga nets 24 points as Virginia Wesleyan defeats Emory & Henry
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Emory & Henry College's Wasps have a history of being a thorn in the side of the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins.

January 31, 2013
Randolph-Macon holds on to pin upset on Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- There was a span of time in the closing seconds of Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball game on Wednesday when it seemed as though the Marlins were headed toward one of those thrilling finishes that spiced the Marlins success through the years.

January 26, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan suffers first league loss at WLU
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Virginia Wesleyan College missed two shot attempts, one a three-pointer, in the final 25 seconds Saturday and suffered a 69-68 upset loss to the host Generals of Washington and Lee University.

January 23, 2013
Depth dominates as Virginia Wesleyan rolls to sixth straight victory
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College head men's basketball coach Dave Macedo utilized a deep bench all the way Wednesday as 18 Marlins played in an 84-51 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory over Shenandoah University at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.

January 19, 2013
VWC completes impressive comeback for victory at Roanoke
SALEM, Va. -- Roanoke College's Maroons were well on their way to a major upset in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Saturday with a 62-44 lead and 12:44 remaining in the game.

January 15, 2013
VWC improves to 7-0 in conference with victory over Eastern Mennonite
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's Marlins appeared to be headed for a blowout against Old Dominion Athletic Conference rival Eastern Mennonite University on Tuesday at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.

January 12, 2013
Virginia Wesleyan pins first loss on No. 24 Randolph
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Twice after No. 24-ranked Randolph College edged in front of host Virginia Wesleyan College to take the lead late in the game, the visiting WildCats saw and Heard the host Marlins take it back.

January 8, 2013
Woodmore scores 24, Astorga adds 21 as Marlins defeat Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- DJ Woodmore nailed a pair of free throws with 9:13 remaining to be played in the first half Tuesday to give Virginia Wesleyan College the lead at Bridgewater College and the visiting Marlins never trailed again.

January 5, 2013
Balanced scoring helps No. 23 VWC to roll by Shenandoah
WINCHESTER, Va. -- A balanced scoring attack that featured four players in double-figure scoring helped guide No. 23 Virginia Wesleyan College to an 87-54 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory Saturday at Shenandoah University.

January 2, 2013
Astorga scores 32, but No. 23 Marlins lose to Apprentice
NEWPORTS NEWS, Va. -- A stellar scoring effort by Chris Astorga highlighted what tyrned out to be a disheartening night for the Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins on the road at The Apprentice School.

December 30, 2012
Third straight loss for VWC as Marlins fall in Atlanta
ATLANTA -- 2012 came to a screeching end for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team on Sunday as the Marlins dropped a 92-82 overtime decision to the host Eagles of Emory University.

December 20, 2012
Marlins stumble again, fall 72-70 at Wesley
DOVER, Del. -- Right now Virginia Wesleyan College head men's basketball coach Dave Macedo isn't really concerned about falling out of the No. 1 national ranking.

December 17, 2012
Salisbury stuns cold shooting No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Senior Chris Astorga came up big for Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team with 27 points on Monday, but it wasn't enough to help the No. 1 ranked Marlins.

December 11, 2012
2-0 week helps Marlins stay at No. 1 nationally
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- A 2-0 week that followed Virginia Wesleyan College's first No. 1 ranking in men's basketball this season keeps the Marlins in that lofty spot for another week.

December 8, 2012
Defensive pressure helps No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan to topple Guilford
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Pressuring defense had its rewards for the No. 1 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team on Saturday.

December 4, 2012
Woodmore surpasses 1,000 points as Marlins take down Lynchburg
LYNCHBURG, Va. -- While it was a big road win for the No. 1 ranked Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins on Tuesday, it was also a milestone night for junior All-American DJ Woodmore.

December 3, 2012
No. 1!!! Virginia Wesleyan takes over the top spot among the nation's leaders
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team is the No. 1 Division III team in the nation.

December 2, 2012
Teasley hits 1,000 point plateau as Marlins turn away Frostburg State
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Chris Teasley made his milestone basket an emphatic one on Sunday.

November 28, 2012
Teasley tallies 23 as No. 2 Marlins pin first loss on Roanoke
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Virginia Wesleyan College's No. 2 ranked men's basketball team got another lesson in the always expect the unexpected workbook.

November 27, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan retains the No. 2 spot in national poll
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team has retained its position as one of the top teams in the nation.

November 26, 2012
No. 1/2 Marlins return to action tonight at Methodist
FAYETTEVILLE, Va. -- It will almost be like a new season opener for the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team when the Marlins compete at Methodist University tonight at 7 p.m.

November 26, 2012
No. 1/2 Virginia Wesleyan passes first road test at Methodist
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A nine-day layoff, the first road game of the season, and a scrappy Methodist University team combined to give Virginia Wesleyan College's men's basketball team a test on Monday.

November 17, 2012
Thirteen Marlins score as No. 1/2 Virginia Wesleyan rolls past No. 10 Cabrini
VIRGINIA BEACH -- With stress fractures in both legs a year ago, Trent Batson sat patiently on the sidelines of the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball team.

November 16, 2012
Balanced scoring guides No. 1/2 Virginia Wesleyan past St. Vincent
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Four Virginia Wesleyan College players scored in double figures Friday to lead the Marlins to an 88-63 victory in the Marlins Tip-Off Tournament at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.

November 1, 2012
Virginia Wesleyan No. 1 in ODAC's preseason basketball poll
FOREST, Va. -- Defending Old Dominion Athletic Conference champion Virginia Wesleyan College tops the men's basketball preseason poll for a second consecutive season.

October 18, 2012
Marlins ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in preseason basketball polls
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Ranking season has begun for intercollegiate basketball and the nation's number one team according to DIII News is .... Virginia Wesleyan.

October 16, 2012
Ticket prices are set for 2006 National Champs vs. 2012-13 Marlins
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Ticket prices are set for the Battle at The Batten, as the 2012-13 Marlins take on the 2005-2006 national championship team on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.

September 16, 2012
Sparks joins VIrginia Wesleyan men's basketball staff
VIRGINIA BEACH -- Not only will there be new faces in the Virginia Wesleyan College men's basketball line-up this season, but there will also be a new face in a suit on the sidelines.