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)
/conf/MIAA/Men/2012-13/standings-div1 : /conf/MIAA/Men/2012-13/standings-div2 : /conf/MIAA/Men/2012-13/standings

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

2015-16 (20-2, 10-1 MIAA)
2014-15 (18-9, 10-4 MIAA)
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

February 10, 2016
No. 7 Hope Men's Basketball Uses Stalwart Defense, Downs Trine
The seventh-ranked and MIAA-leading Flying Dutchmen held their third consecutive opponent under 60...
February 9, 2016
A milestone for Morehouse
The Flying Dutch continued their perfect season and earned head coach Brian Morehouse his 500th...
February 6, 2016
Saturday men: Babson sends WPI reeling
The Beavers handed the Engineers their third straight loss, while Tufts handed Amherst a loss and...
February 6, 2016
No. 7 Hope Men's Basketball Wins Rematch With No. 12 Alma For Share Of MIAA Lead
The seventh-ranked Hope College men's basketball team is back atop the Michigan Intercollegiate...
February 3, 2016
No. 7 Hope Men's Basketball Shoots Way Past Olivet For 94-58 Win
Guard Alex Eidson deferred credit, but the seventh-ranked Hope College men’s basketball team...
February 2, 2016
A barnburner atop the NCAC
Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan split their regular season series in thrilling fashion. They could meet...
January 30, 2016
No. 8 Hope Men's Basketball Holds Off Albion Down The Stretch
Center Brock Benson made up for lost time in the waning minutes at Albion on Saturday. The senior...
January 27, 2016
No. 8 Hope Men's Basketball Surges Past Calvin In Second Half
A boost of defensive intensity and detail paid immediate dividends for the Hope College men’s...
January 23, 2016
No. 9 Hope men's basketball beats Kalamazoo, caps reunion celebration
A come-from-behind win against a pesky opponent capped a special day for the Hope College men’...
January 20, 2016
No. 9 Hope men's basketball fends off Adrian on the road
Guard Chad Carlson answered the call when the ninth-ranked Hope College men’s basketball team...
January 20, 2016
No. 9 Hope men's basketball fends off Adrian on the road
Guard Chad Carlson answered the call when the ninth-ranked Hope College men’s basketball team...
January 16, 2016
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Clamps Down On Trine, Wins 74-51
The fourth-ranked Hope College men’s basketball team responded to a frustrating loss with a...
January 13, 2016
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Drops MIAA Showdown At Alma
The Hope College men’s basketball team could not summon another memorable comeback this time....
January 6, 2016
Timed out in regulation, No. 5 Elmhurst wins in OT
Elmhurst's tip-in at the end of regulation came just after the buzzer, but the Bluejays recovered in...
January 6, 2016
No. 3 Hope Men's Basketball Rallies To Edge Albion In MIAA Opener
Brock Benson and the nationally ranked Hope College men’s basketball team happily sweated out...
December 30, 2015
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Downs Beloit For RDV Sportsplex D3 Classic Title
Guard Ben Gardner and the nationally ranked Hope College men’s basketball team are ready for...
December 29, 2015
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Surges Past Messiah At RDV Sportsplex D3 Classic
Center Brock Benson and the nationally ranked Hope College men's basketball team obliterated a...
December 22, 2015
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Sets Season-High In Assists, Beats Grace Bible
The Flying Dutchmen recorded season-highs in assists and points en route to a 98-83 win against...
December 21, 2015
No. 4 Hope Men's Basketball Rallies To Top Hanover In Overtime
The Hope College men’s basketball team fended another upset bid at DeVos Fieldhouse, rallying...
December 12, 2015
No. 5 Hope Men's Basketball Holds Off Wisconsin-Platteville At Home
Second-half free throws paved the way for the nationally ranked Hope College men’s basketball...
December 5, 2015
Sam Otto Sinks Record 7 3-Pointers, Vaults No. 5 Hope Men's Basketball Past Carthage
Sam Otto drilled a DeVos Fieldhouse record seven 3-pointers to boost the nationally ranked Hope...
December 4, 2015
No. 5 Hope Men's Basketball Outlasts Wheaton In 2OT
The Flying Dutchmen willed their way to an 88-83 double-overtime win against Wheaton, Illinois...
November 29, 2015
Hoopsville: Stuffed Start
The season has certainly started with a lot of stuff. Rule changes, upsets, hot and cold starts, and...
November 28, 2015
No. 16 Hope Men's Basketball Edged By NAIA D-II Top-Ranked Cornerstone
The nationally ranked Hope College men’s basketball team pushed host Cornerstone to the brink...
November 27, 2015
No. 16 Hope Men's Basketball Races Past Aquinas In GR Sports Hall Of Fame Classic Opener
One of the Hope College men’s basketball team’s highest-scoring games in the 21-year...
November 24, 2015
Back for more
Thomas More opened its title defense without reigning National Player of the Year Sydney Moss. The...
November 21, 2015
Saturday men: Hope tops Stevens Point
In a Mid-March worthy matchup No. 16 Hope defeated No. 9 UW-Stevens Point 68-56 to cap a 2-0 weekend...
November 21, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Downs Defending Champ Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Guard Ben Gardner and the Hope College men’s basketball team never trailed from start to...
November 20, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Wins At Wisconsin-LaCrosse In Season Debut
Senior guard Ben Gardner of Carmel, Indiana (Carmel HS) scored nine of his team-high 13 points in...
February 28, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Loses Heartbreaker In MIAA Tournament Title Game
Calvin College denied the Flying Dutchmen a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title on...
February 18, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Beats Kalamazoo, Earns MIAA Tournament Berth
Senior Corey McMahon scored a career-high 15 points to help the Flying Dutchmen defeat Kalamazoo...
February 14, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Suffers A Rare Loss To Alma
Junior Brock Benson of Willowbrook, Illinois (Hinsdale HS), matched his career-high with 26 points,...
February 11, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Starts Fast, Defeats Olivet 108-72
Senior Corey McMahon matched his career-high with 14 points as the Flying Dutchmen moved into a...
February 7, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Rallies To Claim 70-64 Win At Albion
Junior Brock Benson scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Flying Dutchmen on Saturday, while...
February 4, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Falls At Calvin In Rivalry's 190th Game
Sophomore Harrison Blackledge scored a team-high 24 points for the Hope College men’s...
January 31, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Tops Trine In OT, Grabs Share Of MIAA Lead
Sophomore Harrison Blackledge scored a career-high 27 points as the Hope College men’s...
January 28, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Wins At Adrian, Stays On MIAA Co-Leaders' Heels
Senior guard Alex Eidson led Hope with a team-high 16 points during a 68-58 win on Wednesday.
January 24, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Races To 83-65 Win At Kalamazoo
Junior Alex Eidson matched his season-high 22 points as the Hope College men’s basketball team...
January 21, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Fends Off Alma For 75-63 MIAA Win
Center Brock Benson recorded his second double-double of the season on Wednesday with 20 points and...
January 14, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Dunks Albion 80-55 For First MIAA Win
Center Brock Benson scored a game-high 21 points to lead the the Flying Dutchmen on Wednesday at...
January 10, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Falls To Calvin 189th Edition Of The Rivalry
Sophomore Harrison Blackledge of Canton, Ohio, scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead...
January 7, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Edged In MIAA Opener At Trine
Harrison Blackledge netted a career-high 22 points for the Flying Dutchmen in a 65-62 defeat on...
January 3, 2015
Men's wrap: Emory wins big, Stockton survives; OWU downed
It was a big day in men's basketball, with a Top 10 battle, an upset in the Top 10 and another...
January 3, 2015
Hope Men's Basketball Routs No. 10 Ohio Wesleyan 87-61
Guard Alex Eidson tied a DeVos Fieldhouse shooting record to help the Hope College men’s...
December 30, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Edged By No. 14 Wooster 78-75, Win Streak Snapped
Junior center Brock Benson scored a career-high 26 points for the Flying Dutchmen in Tuesday's road...
December 20, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Downs Mount Union For Sentinel/DeVette Classic Title
Center Brock Benson scored a career-high 19 points to lead the Flying Dutchmen to a 79-71 win in the...
December 19, 2014
Hope Routs Pittsburgh-Greensburg 121-73 In Sentinel/DeVette Classic.
The Flying Dutchmen improved to 4-3 overall by matching the 10th-highest scoring game in team...
November 28, 2014
Hope Men's Basketball Downs NAIA-ranked Cornerstone For Season's First Win
The Flying Dutchmen clamped down defensively in the second half to earn a 77-63 win against...
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...