2016-17 UMA Men's Basketball News

  • 10 Student-Athletes graduate from the University of Maine at Augusta
    May 17, 2017
    AUGUSTA - The 49th University of Maine at Augusta commencement was held on Saturday, May 14th, celebrating 400 hundred students receiving their respective degrees. In the graduating class, there were 9 student-athletes that received their degrees at the Civic Center before their friends, family, and faculty.
  • Dustin Simpson-Bragg named to YSCC Second Team
    February 21, 2017
    SOUTH PORTLAND— The Yankee Small College Conference hosted their annual awards banquet Friday afternoon where it was announced that Dustin Simpson-Bragg was named to the YSCC second team.
  • Moose defeat Unity and head to YSCC Elite 8 Championships
    February 14, 2017
    UNITY, ME – The UMA men’s basketball team took advantage of a break in the snow over the weekend to travel to Unity to face the Rams in the last game of the regular season.
  • NHTI slips past Moose on Senior Night
    February 10, 2017
    AUGUSTA, ME – After a change in date due to snowy conditions on Tuesday, the UMA men’s basketball team faced NHTI (11-2, YSCC) in an important conference matchup Wednesday night. UMA hosted their Senior Night and started the evening by honoring senior Nick Bragg for his commitment to UMA basketball as well as for his achievements in the classroom.
  • Clippers edge past Moose in final seconds
    February 03, 2017
    MACHIAS, MAINE – The UMA men’s basketball team traveled to Machias to face the defending Yankee Small Conference Champions on Thursday night.
  • Dustin Simpson-Bragg YSCC Player of the Week
    January 27, 2017
    Dustin Simpson-Bragg was named YSCC Player of the Week. In two games this week, Simpson-Bragg averaged 38 points per game and was 9-13 from three-point land.
  • Men struggle with CSJ
    January 22, 2017
    UNITY, ME—The UMA men’s basketball team traveled to Unity to host a 5-3 YSCC opponent College of St. Joseph Sunday afternoon.
  • Moose Add Lawrence Grads
    January 17, 2017
    Dominique Lewis, a 2016 graduate from Lawrence High School joins the Moose for second half of the 2016-2017 season. In high school, Lewis was a tri-sport athlete excelling in basketball, field hockey, and softball.
  • Moose top Rams
    December 09, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME—Thursday, December 8th marked the last home game of the fall semester for the UMA men’s basketball team. The Augusta Civic Center was buzzing with anticipation for a big conference match up between UMA and the Unity College Rams.
  • Moose Defeated by Norwich Cadets, 97-63
    December 03, 2016
    NORTHFIELD, VT -- The UMA Men's Basketball team traveled to Vermont to participate in the Ed Hockenbury Classic hosted by Norwich University. The Moose opened the tournament against the Cadets with a steal followed by a dunk from Dustin Simpson-Bragg.
  • UMA falls to Dean College, 71-109
    December 01, 2016
    UNITY, ME -- The UMA men’s basketball team faced off against the Dean College Bulldogs in Unity, ME on Thursday, December 1st. This matchup was the second of four straight NCAA Division III competitions for the Moose this seasons.
  • Dustin Simpson-Bragg had a career high 43 points in loss to Pine Manor College
    November 30, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME— The Moose faced off against Pine Manor College of Newton, Massachusetts at the Augusta Civic Center last night. The Moose set the tone in the first half, with Noah Thompson, Dustin Simpson-Bragg, and Jordan Holmes combining for 36 points and 9 rebounds.
  • Seawolves edge out victory against Moose 77-74
    November 23, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME—The UMA Men’s basketball team took on 8-1 Southern Maine Community College for the first time this season at the Augusta Civic Center. The Seawolves opened the game with a 6-0 run until Jordan Holmes drained his first 3 of the night leading to a back and forth throughout the first half of play.
  • Moose fall short to Lynx
    November 21, 2016
    CONCORD, NH—The Moose tipped off against YSCC Conference opponent NHTI on Sunday, November 20th for the Championship game of the NHTI Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tournament. A strong first half showing from Dustin Simpson-Bragg and Jordon Holmes were not enough to fend off the Lynx who outscored the Moose 61-43 in the first half.
  • West Nets Seven Three's
    November 16, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME— The Moose were back in conference action last night to take on the University of Maine at Machias Clippers. The Moose set the tone in the first half, with co-captain Dustin West lighting up from beyond the arc. West connected for 5 three’s in the first half, contributing 20 points.
  • Moose come up short against Mustangs
    November 15, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME—The UMA men’s basketball team took on Central Maine Community College in their home opener at the Augusta Civic Center. Sharp shooting from CMCC allowed them to take on the early lead against the Moose.
  • Moose Sail Past Herons
    November 08, 2016
    PORTSMOUTH, NH-- The UMA men’s basketball team traveled to Portsmouth, NH on Tuesday to take on the Great Bay Community College Herons. This matchup between the two Yankee Small College Conference teams promised to be electrifying as both teams have similar styles of play; capitalizing on speed and athleticism.
  • Moose fall against Knights
    November 07, 2016
    AUBURN, ME-- The UMA men’s basketball team began their regular season against the Vermont Tech Knights in Auburn, ME on Saturday, November 5th. The Moose were on fire right out of the gate; going on a 10-0 run to start the game.
  • Two Student-Athletes Recognized as Rising Scholars
    September 16, 2016
    AUGUSTA, ME--Nick Bragg and Caitlin LaFountain were recognized on Friday, September 16th as Rising Scholars at UMA’s Convocation for both academic achievement and promise.
  • 4 Moose named USCAA Academic All-Americans
    The USCAA accepts nominations for its National All-Academic Team for each sport offered by a member institution.
  • Plummer and Simpson-Bragg named to All-American Teams
    The USCAA offers coaches the opportunity to vote on nominations for USCAA All-Americans every season and this year Jamie Plummer and Dustin Simpson-Bragg were both selected.
  • Men's NHTI Holiday Inn New Year's Classic
    CONCORD, NH –The UMA men’s basketball team traveled to the NHTI Holiday Inn New Year's Classic where they faced off against Berkley NYC to open tournament weekend. 
  • Moose Prevail Against Wyverns
    CONCORD, NH—In the first out of conference match-up for the Moose, the team traveled to NHTI for the Hogan Camps Thanksgiving Tournament where they matched up against Quinsigamond Community College. The Moose were sparked by early scoring from Dustin Simpson-Bragg who dropped in 10 of his 24 points in the first half.