February 27, 2017 NCAA TOURNAMENT: Endicott Earns At-Large Bid; Will Battle No. 20 Salisbury On Friday In Pennsylvania BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott men's basketball team will take on the No. 20 Salisbury University Sea Gulls on Friday, March 3 in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA DIII Men's Basketball Tournament inside The Mirenda Center in Aston, Pa. at Neumann University at 5:30 p.m. Full Story
February 25, 2017 CCC CHAMPIONSHIP: Endicott Falls To Nichols, 67-64 DUDLEY, Mass. — It was a battle of two of the best teams in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), as the No. 2 seed Endicott men?s basketball team fell just short, 67-64, Saturday afternoon inside the Nichols Athletic Center against the top-seeded Bison. Full Story
February 24, 2017 CCC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: No. 2 Endicott and No. 1 Nichols To Clash In Title Game BEVERLY, Mass. — The No. 2 seed Endicott men's basketball team has earned the right to compete for the chance to three-peat for the second time in program history with a berth into the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Championship game this Saturday at No. 1 seed Nichols College. Full Story
February 24, 2017 Endicott Men's Basketball CCC Semifinals Highlights vs. Eastern Nazarene BEVERLY, Mass. - Steve Liss' video highlights from the Endicott men's basketball CCC semifinals matchup versus Eastern Nazarene on 2/23/17. Full Story
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2016-17 Endicott Men's Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Cl. Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School Major
Joel Villa full bio 1 Joel Villa G Jr. 6-0 182 Bronx, N.Y. / Proctor Academy Business Management
Kamahl Walker full bio 2 Kamahl Walker G Sr. 5-11 170 Worcester, Mass. / Bridgton Academy Sport Management
Rob O'Brien full bio 3 Rob O'Brien G So. 6-3 170 Rindge, N.H. / Cushing Academy Sport Management
Daquan Sampson full bio 4 Daquan Sampson F Sr. 6-6 200 Germantown, Md. / Lawrence Academy Exercise Science
Joe Shehadi full bio 5 Joe Shehadi G So. 5-10 170 Dorset, Vt. / Burr and Burton Academy Finance and Business Management
Drew Sawyer full bio 11 Drew Sawyer G Sr. 5-10 175 Norwalk, Conn. / King School Sport Management
Mathew Catizone full bio 12 Mathew Catizone G Fr. 6-0 185 Woburn, Mass. / Woburn Memorial Finance
Stephen Basden full bio 13 Stephen Basden G Sr. 6-3 195 Lynn, Mass. / Governor's Academy Business Marketing
Karlens Joas full bio 15 Karlens Joas F Fr. 6-4 183 Malden, Mass. / Malden Catholic Bioengineering
Jimmy Campbell full bio 20 Jimmy Campbell F Fr. 6-4 200 South Hamilton, Mass. / Deerfield Academy Accounting
Vinny Clifford full bio 21 Vinny Clifford G So. 6-4 195 Danvers, Mass. / Danvers Sport Management
Nick Thibeault full bio 22 Nick Thibeault F So. 6-7 210 Gorham, Maine / Gorham Exercise Science
Keith Brown full bio 23 Keith Brown G Fr. 6-2 195 Pelham, N.H. / Pelham Finance
Chris Lipscomb full bio 24 Chris Lipscomb F Sr. 6-2 205 West Springfield, Mass. / West Springfield Sport Management
Brendan Johnson full bio 33 Brendan Johnson G Fr. 6-0 185 Weare, N.H. / Holderness School Business Management
Matt Vargas full bio 40 Matt Vargas G Jr. 6-3 180 Reading, Mass. / Reading Memorial Exercise Science
Christien Morneweck full bio 44 Christien Morneweck F Jr. 6-5 205 Burlington, Mass. / Burlington Marketing
Max Motroni full bio 55 Max Motroni G Sr. 5-10 175 West Warwick, R.I. / Milton Academy Entrepreneurship
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2016-17 Endicott Men's Basketball Schedule

Overall Pct. Conf. Pct. Streak Home Away Neutral
22-6 .786 15-3 .833 Lost 1 12-1 7-5 3-0
Games Pts per game FG % 3PT % FT % Reb per game Ast per game
28 81.4 44.7 35.1 75.6 40.5 15.8
Date Opponent Notes Result Status Links
Sat. 19 vs. Anna Maria @ Babson Park, Mass. Babson Tip-Off W, 86-56 Final
Sun. 20 at No. 3 Babson Babson Tip-Off L, 72-60 Final
Sun. 27 at No. 24 Middlebury W, 93-89 Final
Wed. 30 Curry * W, 85-56 Final
Sat. 3 at Eastern Nazarene * W, 72-68 Final
Tue. 6 at U. of New England * W, 78-65 Final
Thu. 8 Salem St. W, 82-64 Final
Sat. 10 Bridgewater St. L, 86-82 Final
Thu. 29 vs. Southern Me. @ Salem, Mass. Salem State Holiday Classic W, 73-62 Final
Fri. 30 vs. Regis (Mass.) @ Salem, Mass. Salem State Holiday Classic W, 79-67 Final
Tue. 3 Wentworth * W, 76-67 Final
Thu. 5 Gordon * W, 84-83 Final
Sat. 7 at Western New Eng. * L, 74-70 Final
Wed. 11 at Salve Regina * W, 82-66 Final
Sat. 14 Nichols * W, 93-80 Final
Tue. 17 at Roger Williams * L, 73-66 Final
Sat. 21 Eastern Nazarene * W, 80-67 Final
Wed. 25 at Curry * W, 100-59 Final
Sat. 28 at Wentworth * W, 67-61 Final
Tue. 31 U. of New England * W, 81-53 Final
Sat. 4 at Gordon * W, 82-65 Final
Wed. 8 at Nichols * L, 92-87 Final
Sat. 11 Roger Williams * W, 101-71 Final
Tue. 14 Salve Regina * W, 79-44 Final
Sat. 18 Western New Eng. * Senior Day! W, 84-72 Final
Tue. 21 Salve Regina % Game 3 - CCC Quarterfinals W, 110-64 Final
Thu. 23 Eastern Nazarene % Game 6 - CCC Semifinals W, 84-66 Final
Sat. 25 at Nichols % Game 7 - CCC Championship L, 67-64 Final
Fri. 3 vs. No. 20 Salisbury % @ Aston, Pa. NCAA First Round 5:30 PM
* Conference
% Postseason
Bold: Home event
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Thank you for your interest in Endicott College and our men's basketball program. Our coaching staff is looking forward to learning more about you as a student-athlete and as an individual. Endicott, as a whole, firmly believes that dedicated people and strong culture will elevate us towards our goals in the upcoming years. We actively recruit student-athletes who commit themselves to getting better every day, both on the field and in the classroom. The men's basketball coaching staff pursues program excellence by guiding our student-athletes through a collegiate experience that focuses on high standards of hard work, discipline and desire to be great. 

To begin your recruiting process with Endicott, please fill out the recruiting questionnaire above. If you have film or a recruiting website, please attach a link directly to the form. If you are playing in any upcoming tournaments or camps, please also forward along your schedule.

As you continue your research, please explore the College website to familiarize yourself with our institution, academic offerings, internship program, and study abroad opportunities as well as important information about student life including student support services, residence life, dining, and other activities on campus. 

If you would like to schedule a visit to Endicott, please call the Office of Admission directly at (978) 232-2021. If there is anything we can do to assist you through the college search process please feel free to reach out to any member of our coaching staff. 

Go Gulls!

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Quick Facts

  • 42-17 (28-8 CCC) record through two seasons under current head coach Kevin Bettencourt
  • Eight-time champions of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (1999, 2000, 2004-06, 2012, 2015-16)
  • Seven NCAA Tournament appearances (2000, 2004-06, 2012, 2015-16)
  • NCAA Second Round appearance in 2016; won 84-76 over No. 22 Catholic in First Round
  • Five CCC Players of the Year; Four CCC Rookies of the Year; Four CCC Coaches of the Year; Two Conference Senior Scholar-Athletes
  • 43 All-Conference; seven All-Region winners
  • Two CoSIDA Academic All-District (2x Max Motroni '17); 23 Academic All-Conference; 37 Endicott Academic Varsity Club members
  • 15 members of the 1,000-point club (Kamahl Walker '17 all-time leading scorer with 1,746 points and counting)

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