Hope Flying Dutchmen

All times Eastern
Overall: 18-9 - Conference: 12-2
11/16 vs. College of Faith (Ark.) W, 118-20 BX
@ North Central, Ill.
11/17 at North Central (Ill.) L, 60-49 BX
11/23 vs. Cornerstone L, 87-80 BX
11/24 vs. Aquinas W, 66-63 BX
11/30 at Carthage W, 82-70 BX RC
@ Wheaton (Ill.)
12/1 at Wheaton (Ill.) L, 79-75 BX RC
12/7 vs. Covenant W, 87-73 BX RC
12/8 vs. Spring Arbor L, 77-73 BX
12/20 at Mississippi College • L, 83-72 BX RC
@ Orlando, Fla.
12/22 vs. Illinois Wesleyan L, 68-67 BX
@ Orlando
12/29 vs. Aurora W, 96-85 BX
1/3 vs. Alma * • W, 83-69 BX
1/5 at Adrian * • W, 81-72 BX
1/9 at Albion * • W, 68-64 BX RC
1/12 vs. Kalamazoo * • W, 97-67 BX
1/16 at Calvin * • L, 75-49 BX RC
1/19 at Olivet * • L, 68-65 BX
1/23 vs. Trine * • W, 76-61 BX RC
1/26 at Alma * • W, 92-74 BX
1/30 vs. Adrian * • W, 67-53 BX
2/2 vs. Albion * • W, 97-73 BX
2/6 at Kalamazoo * • W, 82-55 BX
2/9 vs. Calvin * • W, 73-70 BX RC
2/13 vs. Olivet * • W, 87-65 BX
2/16 at Trine * • W, 81-72 BX RC
2/21 vs. Trine W, 76-63 BX RC
2/23 at Calvin L, 77-57 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 18-9 - Conference: 12-2
1/3 vs. Alma * • W, 83-69 BX
1/5 at Adrian * • W, 81-72 BX
1/9 at Albion * • W, 68-64 BX RC
1/12 vs. Kalamazoo * • W, 97-67 BX
1/16 at Calvin * • L, 75-49 BX RC
1/19 at Olivet * • L, 68-65 BX
1/23 vs. Trine * • W, 76-61 BX RC
1/26 at Alma * • W, 92-74 BX
1/30 vs. Adrian * • W, 67-53 BX
2/2 vs. Albion * • W, 97-73 BX
2/6 at Kalamazoo * • W, 82-55 BX
2/9 vs. Calvin * • W, 73-70 BX RC
2/13 vs. Olivet * • W, 87-65 BX
2/16 at Trine * • W, 81-72 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)

2012-13

Calvin 13-1 26-4
Hope 12-2 18-9
Adrian 7-7 18-8
Trine 7-7 14-12
Olivet 6-8 11-14
Kalamazoo 5-9 8-17
Alma 4-10 9-16
Albion 2-12 6-20

Past Records

2013-14 (20-8, 13-1 MIAA)
2012-13 (18-9, 12-2 MIAA)
2011-12 (27-2, 14-0 MIAA)
2010-11 (23-7, 12-2 MIAA)
2009-10 (21-8, 11-3 MIAA)
2008-09 (21-8, 11-3 MIAA)
2007-08 (28-4, 13-1 MIAA)
2006-07 (26-5, 13-1 MIAA)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Matthew Neil
Conference: MIAA

Hope

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 3191
Location: Holland, MI
Colors: Orange, Blue
Region: Great Lakes
Arena: DeVos Fieldhouse (3400)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

November 22, 2014
Hope men's basketball falls to No. 7 Wisconsin-Stevens Point 77-66
Guard Jordan Denham scored a career-high 14 points for the Hope College men’s basketball team...
November 18, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Edged By No. 1 Wisconsin-Whitewater
The Hope College men’s basketball team pushed top-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater to the limit...
July 3, 2014
Hope names new men's basketball coach
Greg Mitchell, who played under longtime coach Glenn Van Wieren, will get his shot to run the Hope...
May 14, 2014
Matt Neil out as Hope men's coach
After just four seasons succeeding longtime coach Glenn Van Wieren, Matt Neil and Hope College...
March 7, 2014
Penn State Behrend Knocks Out Hope In OT
It was a suspenseful, still nonetheless frustrating, exit for the Hope College men's basketball team...
March 1, 2014
No. 24 Hope men's basketball loses to rival in MIAA Tournament finale
The Hope College men's basketball team lost 78-53 to Calvin College in the championship game of the...
February 26, 2014
Wednesday: Survive and advance
Moravian edged Catholic in the Landmark semifinals and Hunter eliminated CUNYAC top-seed CSI. Plus...
February 26, 2014
Hope Beast Trine In Overtime, Advances to MIAA Finals
The Hope College men’s basketball team rallied for a 65-62 overtime win against Trine...
February 22, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Beats Adrian, Earns MIAA Title Outright
Forward Caleb Byers scored a career-high 19 points to help the Hope College men's basketball team...
February 15, 2014
Hope Outlasts Alma For 70-67, Keeps Sole Possession Of MIAA Lead
Center Nate VanArendonk scored a team-high 21 points as the Hope College men's basketball team held...
February 8, 2014
One-Handed Dunk Highlight Of Hope's 88-73 Win Vs. Albion
Brock Benson's one-handed dunk off a missed 3-pointer was one of many highlights for the Hope...
February 5, 2014
Men's wrap: Point taken down
UW-Whitewater edged UW-Stevens Point in overtime and ended the Pointers' bid to run the table in the...
February 5, 2014
Hope Starts Fast, Cruises Past Calvin In 187th Edition Of The Rivalry
The Hope College men's basketball team routed Calvin College 83-65, Wednesday night in front of...
February 3, 2014
Alex Eidson's Career-Hgh 27 Lifts Hope Past Kalamazoo; Calvin next
Guard Alex Eidson tied a DeVos Fieldhouse-record with six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 27...
February 1, 2014
Grant Neil, Hope Defeat Trine 67-56 On The Road
Forward Grant Neil hit a shot from three-quarter-court at the halftime buzzer as the Hope College...
January 15, 2014
Flying Dutchmen Beat At Albion, Suffer First MIAA loss
The Hope men's basketball team saw its five-game win streak snapped on Wednesday with a 67-49 loss...
January 11, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Downs Calvin 71-63 In 186th Edition Of The Rivalry
As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Hope center Nate VanArendonk slapped five with fellow...
December 31, 2013
Hope Men's Basketball Tops Thomas More 83-80 On New Year's Eve
Guard Ben Gardner scored four points in the final 11 seconds to lift the Hope men’s basketball...
December 30, 2013
Hope Defeats Centre, Ky., In Thomas More Tournament Opener
Guards Alex Eidson and Ben Gardner both scored a game-high 21 points as the Hope men’s...
December 21, 2013
Hope Loses to No. 3 Illinois Wesleyan 91-83 In Sentinel/DeVette Tournament Title Game
The Hope men’s basketball team dropped the title game of its Holland Sentinel /Russ DeVette...
December 20, 2013
Hope Tops Lake Forest; Faces No. 3 Illinois Wesleyan Next
Guard Alex Eidson scored 14 points and forward Harrison Blackledge added a career-high 13 points as...
November 30, 2013
Hope Men's Basketball Falls Late To Cornerstone
Center Grant VanArendonk scored a season-high 16 points for the Hope men's basketball team in a...
November 29, 2013
Flying Dutchmen Down Aquinas On Coach's Birthday
The Hope men's basketball team made sure head coach Matt Neil enjoyed his 53rd birthday as the...
November 23, 2013
Hope Men's Basketball Loses At No. 4 Wisconsin-Stevens Point
The Hope men’s basketball team lost at fourth-ranked Wisconsin-Stevens Point 82-62 on Saturday...
November 14, 2013
Hope Men's Basketball Loses Exhibition at Division II Grand Valley State
Guard Corey McMahon scored a team-high 21 points for the Hope men’s basketball team during a...
February 9, 2013
Men's wrap: Hope wins rivalry game
Hope ended Calvin's two-month winning streak, Scranton knocked off No. 8 Catholic and more in...
March 13, 2012
Full D-III All-Star Game rosters announced
The National Association of Basketball Coaches today announced rosters for the 2012 Reese’s&re...
February 25, 2012
Men's wrap: Survival of the fittest
No. 1 Hope will enter the NCAA tournament undefeated against D3 foes...barely. Plus three teams...
February 11, 2012
Men's wrap: Jeffs win again
No. 6 Amherst knocked off No. 2 Middlebury, meaning top-ranked Hope is the only top four team...
February 8, 2012
Wednesday wrap: Ranked and ready to roll
A few hours after the NCAA released the first men’s regional rankings, several teams in those...
February 5, 2012
Pausing before the stretch run
The first regional rankings are released this week, so we're officially in the stretch run. Who has...
February 2, 2012
Learning from the tough time
Everything is coming up roses (or tulips, perhaps) for Hope men's basketball these days. Our debut...
February 1, 2012
No worries for road warriors
The road was a good place to be for ranked teams, including the Hope and UW-Whitewater men and the...
January 18, 2012
Wednesday wrap: Rivalry night
CMS and Pomona-Pitzer had another epic battle in their cross-street rivalry, while Hope and Calvin...
December 2, 2011
Hope wins D3 debut
The Hope men played their first Division III opponent of the season and it was a good one. Plus...
January 5, 2011
Macalester ends 52-game MIAC losing skid
The Scots hadn't won a conference game in nearly 36 months, but went to St. John's and took down the...
June 10, 2010
Assistant gets call to replace Van Wieren
Matthew Neil has been Glenn Van Wieren's assistant since the 1980s. Now he'll get the opportunity to...
April 14, 2010
Ready for the next chapter
After 33 years, 660 victories and 17 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association men's basketball...
March 4, 2008
No. 1: Is that bad?
Hope's men moved into the No. 1 spot in the D3hoops.com Top 25 this week after Amherst and Centre...
March 1, 2008
2008 tournament preview
In this preview, we pick a Cinderella story (a road team likely to make the Sweet 16) and a team...

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