2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Goes Cold in Loss at Maryville
    January 21, 2018
    MARYVILLE, TENN -- The Pfeiffer men's basketball team (11-2) suffered its second straight loss this afternoon, dropping an 84-59 contest at Maryville (12-4). The Falcons were held well below their season average in scoring a shot a season-low 32.9 percent.
  • Men's Basketball Suffers First Loss of the Season; Ends 24 Game Regular Season Win Streak
    January 20, 2018
    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, GA  -- For the first time this season, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (11-1) suffered a loss, falling at Covenant (8-7) by a final score of 105-101 on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons were held to a season-low 101 points and suffered their first regular season loss since dropping 109-99 contest at Limestone over one year ago.
  • Tonight's Men's and Women's Basketball Games Postponed
    January 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Tonight's men's and women's basketball games, as well as this afternoon's JV men's basketball game, have been postponed due to weather. 
  • Falcons Ranked No. 1 by BennettRank
    January 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the second time this season, a Division III college basketball poll has ranked Pfeiffer as the top team in the nation. BennettRank, a ranking done by HeroSports, has selected the Falcons as the nation’s top team.
  • Calhoun Named to Bevo Francis Award Top 100 List
    January 15, 2018
    Baldwin City, Kan. -- Small College Basketball announced its first Watch List for the 2018 Bevo Francis Award which consists of 100 men's basketball players in the country who compete in the affiliations of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA. The Falcons Josh Calhoun was selected to the list as the senior’s scorching start to the season has people taking notice.
  • Falcons Defeat Carolina Christian 124-66; Run Win Streak to 11
    January 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the second time this season, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (11-0) put a hurting on Carolina Christian (6-6), this time it was a 124-66 thumping on Saturday afternoon. Just over a month ago, Pfeiffer beat the Centurions 129-73.
  • Dominating First Half Leads Pfeiffer Past Columbia International
    January 11, 2018
    The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team put on another clinic tonight as they defeated Columbia International (3-11) 120-68. The Falcons (10-0) continue their red hot start to the season as they keep their undefeated streak alive. Pfeiffer was led by Josiah Avington, Josh Calhoun, and freshman Luke Storey who all had 15 points each on the night.
  • Whitener's Double-Double Helps Falcons Complete the Sweep of Averett
    January 09, 2018
    DANVILLE, VA – For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team has won its first nine games of the season with a 109-77 victory over Averett (6-5) on Tuesday evening. The ’03-’04 Falcons hold the record for most wins in a season with 31 so the current edition of Pfeiffer’s basketball team is in elite company.
  • Men's Basketball Improves to 8-0 as Calhoun Drops 35 Points
    January 06, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the first time since the 2006-07 season, Pfeiffer won its eighth consecutive game to start the season as the undefeated Falcons handed Berea (3-8) a 117-83 defeat on Saturday afternoon inside Merner Gymnasium. Josh Calhoun stayed red-hot with 35 points on 13-of-19 shooting and seven made 3-pointers.
  • Men's Basketball Ranked No. 1 in Division III by StatGeek Analytics
    January 04, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team is off to one of the hottest starts in program history and is now ranked as the No. 1 team in all of Division III by StatGeek, an analytics company that specializes in statistics and advanced metrics.
  • Falcons Improve to 7-0 With 103-62 Drubbing of Ferrum
    January 03, 2018
    FERRUM, VA – Senior Josh Calhoun stayed red-hot as the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (7-0) ran its win streak to seven in a row to open the 2017-18 campaign with a dominant 103-62 victory over Ferrum (2-7) on Wednesday night. Calhoun followed up his 46-point outburst on Saturday with a 30-point showing tonight as the Rockingham, NC native went 9-of-12 from the field and 8-of-11 from long range. Over his last two contests, Calhoun has converted a staggering 18 3-pointers.
  • Calhoun's 46-Point Outburst Leads Falcons to Sixth Straight Win
    December 31, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Senior guard Josh Calhoun had one of the greatest games in Pfeiffer basketball history, dropping 46 points to lead the Falcons (6-0) to a 43-point win over William Peace (2-7) on New Year's Eve inside Merner Gym. Calhoun came just four points shy of tying Tony Smith's all-time mark of 50 points in a game and he tied the program mark for most made 3-pointers in a game with 10. 
  • Basketball Is Back With A Pair of Home Weekend Contests
    December 28, 2017
    Basketball is back in the Village with a pair of games this weekend. The women’s team (3-1) hosts Columbia (SC) at 2 p.m. Saturday and the men (5-0) play William Peace on Sunday at 4.
  • Sawyers Breaks Record for Field Goal Percentage as Pfeiffer Remains Unbeaten
    December 13, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (5-0) used a record-breaking performance from Marcus Sawyers to defeat Greensboro (2-4) by a final score of 113-85 on Wednesday evening. Sawyers broke the program record for highest field goal percentage in a game with his 11-for-12 (91.6 percent) performance. Sawyers knocked down all four of his attempts from long range and topped the previous mark for the highest percentage of made field goals with a minimum of eight made shots. The record of 88.9 percent (8-of-9) was set by Jerod Wallace on Feb. 12, 2013, against Barton.
  • Currier Earns 100th Head Coaching Win in One-Sided Affair
    December 10, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Pfeiffer Head Coach Jeremy Currier earned a milestone victory in Pfeiffer's (4-0) 129-73 dismantling of Carolina Christian (6-7) on Sunday afternoon. The win was number 100 in the young coaching career of Currier with 93 of those wins coming as the leader of the Falcons program.
  • Men's Basketball Improves to 3-0 with 123-107 Victory over Averett
    December 09, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – In an offensive explosion, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (3-0) remained unbeaten with a 123-107 victory over Averett (5-2) on Saturday evening inside Merner Gymnasium. Josh Calhoun scored a team-high 31 points in the victory and Brendan Jones dropped a career-high 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting.
  • Falcons Dismantle Barber Scotia, 105-54
    November 19, 2017
    CONCORD, N.C. – In game two of the StatGeek Tip Off Classic, Pfeiffer (2-0) dismantled Barber Scotia (3-5) by a final score of 105-54 on Sunday afternoon. Once again, 14 players scored in the victory led by 15 apiece from Josh Calhoun and Eric Ambrosio.
  • Men's Basketball Opens 2017-18 Season with Barber Scotia
    November 15, 2017
    The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team kicks off its 2017-18 campaign tonight with a home game against Barber Scotia in the StatGeek Tipoff Classic.
  • Falcons Dominate Barber Scotia in Opener; Break Program Record with 85 First Half Points
    November 15, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer men's basketball team (1-0) dominated Barber Scotia (3-3) in the season opener on Wednesday evening, beating the Sabers by a final score of 137-100 inside Merner Gymnasium. The Falcons scored 85 points in the first half, breaking the program record for most points in a half which was set in 2010 when Pfeiffer dropped 77 in a half against Barton. Pfeiffer also shattered the record for most steals in a game, recording 33 thefts. The previous record of 23 had stood since 1992. 
  • Men's Basketball Announces 100-Point Promotion
    November 13, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The highest scoring team in Divisions I and II from a season ago, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team is ready to score its fans some free ice cream. Today, the Falcons and Wendy’s announced a promotion for the 2017-18 men’s basketball season that when they score 100 or more points at home, selected fans in attendance will get a voucher for a free frosty.
  • Dave Feinstein Added to Falcons Basketball Staff
    October 02, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Pfeiffer University head basketball coach Jeremy Currier announced the hiring of Dave Feinstein as an assistant basketball coach.
  • Men's Basketball Announces 2017-18 Schedule
    September 26, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Fresh off a 2016-17 Conference Carolinas regular season championship and a trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team has announced its 2017-18 schedule.