Marietta Pioneers

All times Eastern
Overall: 19-7 - Conference: 14-4
11/15 vs. Ohio Christian W, 84-83 BX RC
11/16 vs. Piedmont W, 79-58 BX
11/20 at Waynesburg W, 78-65 BX RC
11/23 at Denison W, 91-75 BX RC
11/27 vs. Wooster L, 81-78 BX RC RC
12/4 at Otterbein * • W, 109-72 BX RC
12/7 vs. Wilmington * • W, 98-77 BX RC
12/14 at Heidelberg * • W, 82-80 BX RC
12/18 vs. Muskingum * • W, 79-70 BX RC
12/29 vs. Ohio Wesleyan L, 79-74 BX RC
@ Defiance
12/30 vs. Albion W, 76-73 BX RC RC PH
@ Defiance
1/8 at Ohio Northern * • L, 78-73 BX PH
1/11 vs. Baldwin Wallace * • W, 97-86 BX RC
1/15 at Mount Union * • L, 73-72 BX
1/18 at John Carroll * • W, 78-70 BX RC
1/22 vs. Capital * • W, 82-72 BX
1/25 at Wilmington * • W, 78-76 BX RC
1/29 vs. Otterbein * • W, 104-68 BX
2/1 vs. Ohio Northern * • W, 76-71 BX RC
2/6 at Muskingum * • W, 78-66 BX
2/8 vs. Heidelberg * • W, 76-56 BX
2/12 at Capital * • L, 75-55 BX
2/15 at Baldwin Wallace * • W, 91-80 BX
2/19 vs. Mount Union * • L, 81-77 BX
2/22 vs. John Carroll * • W, 94-87 BX
2/27 vs. Wilmington L, 91-82 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 19-7 - Conference: 14-4
12/4 at Otterbein * • W, 109-72 BX RC
12/7 vs. Wilmington * • W, 98-77 BX RC
12/14 at Heidelberg * • W, 82-80 BX RC
12/18 vs. Muskingum * • W, 79-70 BX RC
1/8 at Ohio Northern * • L, 78-73 BX PH
1/11 vs. Baldwin Wallace * • W, 97-86 BX RC
1/15 at Mount Union * • L, 73-72 BX
1/18 at John Carroll * • W, 78-70 BX RC
1/22 vs. Capital * • W, 82-72 BX
1/25 at Wilmington * • W, 78-76 BX RC
1/29 vs. Otterbein * • W, 104-68 BX
2/1 vs. Ohio Northern * • W, 76-71 BX RC
2/6 at Muskingum * • W, 78-66 BX
2/8 vs. Heidelberg * • W, 76-56 BX
2/12 at Capital * • L, 75-55 BX
2/15 at Baldwin Wallace * • W, 91-80 BX
2/19 vs. Mount Union * • L, 81-77 BX
2/22 vs. John Carroll * • W, 94-87 BX

(* Conference; • Region)
/conf/OAC/Men/2013-14/standings-div1 : /conf/OAC/Men/2013-14/standings-div2 : /conf/OAC/Men/2013-14/standings

2013-14

Mount Union 15-3 20-6
Marietta 14-4 19-7
Wilmington 13-5 19-9
Ohio Northern 12-6 16-10
John Carroll 9-9 18-11
Baldwin Wallace 9-9 14-13
Capital 9-9 12-14
Muskingum 3-15 8-17
Heidelberg 3-15 7-18
Otterbein 3-15 4-22

Past Records

2015-16 (25-4, 17-1 OAC)
2014-15 (28-4, 16-2 OAC)
2013-14 (19-7, 14-4 OAC)
2012-13 (20-8, 14-4 OAC)
2011-12 (17-9, 12-6 OAC)
2010-11 (27-4, 15-3 OAC)
2009-10 (10-16, 6-12 OAC)
2008-09 (12-14, 7-11 OAC)
2007-08 (6-19, 2-16 OAC)
2006-07 (5-20, 1-17 OAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Jon VanderWal
Conference: OAC

Marietta

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1396
Location: Marietta, OH
Colors: Navy Blue, White
Region: Great Lakes
Arena: Ban Johnson Arena (1457)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

December 8, 2016
Hoopsville: The Undefeateds
The season has started fast and for some teams they still haven't lost. Not unexpected for some,...
December 6, 2016
Strong start puts Marietta coach at ease
The Marietta Way calls for reloading. Despite graduating three starters and facing a grueling...
December 6, 2016
No. 3 Marietta stays perfect with 79-54 win at Otterbein
WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Dillon Young drained five three-pointers and finished with 19 points as...
December 3, 2016
Saturday men: Steady as they roll
No. 2 Babson rode a big game from Joey Flannery to a victory over No. 3 Tufts while No. 4 Marietta...
December 3, 2016
Huge second half catapults #4 Marietta past #20 Baldwin Wallace 84-64
BEREA, Ohio — It wasn’t easy, but the No. 4 ranked Marietta College men’s...
December 1, 2016
Surprise, surprise!
The Division III basketball season is only a little over two weeks old, but there have already been...
November 27, 2016
Richardson leads #17 Marietta over Bethany 87-71
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College had its hands full with an athletic Bethany College team as...
November 24, 2016
Traveling is the right call
When the NCAA changed how it counts games for postseason selections, it spurred some teams to travel...
November 23, 2016
No. 17 Marietta wallops No. 7 Wooster 99-70
MARIETTA, Ohio — In a span of just four days, the No. 17-ranked Marietta College Men’s...
November 19, 2016
Day 2: Marietta wins the Hoopsville Classic
Since it isn't a tournament, the Hoopsvile Classic technically doesn't have a winner. But Marietta...
November 19, 2016
Saturday: Up for grabs
When the first Top 25 poll of the regular season is released on November 28, lots of No. 1 votes...
November 19, 2016
#17 Marietta torpedoes #2 Christopher Newport 74-50 to close Hoopsville Classic
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — In the feature game of the Hoopsville National Invitational Classic No. 17...
November 18, 2016
No. 17 Marietta rolls to 74-56 win over Albright in Hoopsville Classic
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Marietta College scored the first 12 points of the game and never looked...
November 3, 2016
2016-17 preseason men's All-America team
The preseason D3hoops.com All-America team represents the anticipated top players in Division III...
August 29, 2016
Caps, Pios and powers headline Hoopsville Classic
Christopher Newport, Marietta and defending ODAC champs Lynchburg are headed to Stevenson this...
March 4, 2016
Gwynedd Mercy stuns No. 6 Marietta 86-85
MARIETTA, Ohio — Gwynedd Mercy’s Brian Hennessey didn’t play exceptionally well,...
February 27, 2016
#12 John Carroll edges #4 Marietta 87-85 for OAC Tournament crown
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College failed to get a last second shot off before the buzzer...
February 25, 2016
No. 4 Marietta reaches OAC Championship game with 17th straight win
MARIETTA, Ohio — It will be a battle of the top two teams in the Ohio Athletic Conference as...
February 23, 2016
#4 Marietta downs Wilmington 93-78 in OAC Tournament quarterfinals
MARIETTA, Ohio — Not every win is pretty.
February 20, 2016
#4 Marietta closes regular season with 97-73 victory at Ohio Northern
ADA, Ohio — No. 4-ranked Marietta College easily dispatched Ohio Northern University 97-73...
February 17, 2016
#4 Marietta captures OAC Regular Season Crown
WESTERVILLE, Ohio — No. 4-ranked Marietta College easily defeated Otterbein University 80-56...
February 16, 2016
Pioneers surge to top of the OAC pack
In front of a sellout crowd, Marietta claimed sole possession of first place in the OAC. The victory...
February 13, 2016
Saturday men: A new team on top
Marietta sent John Carroll to its second consecutive loss and took over the OAC lead, while F&M...
February 13, 2016
No. 8 Marietta drops No. 3 JCU 86-81 for first place in OAC
MARIETTA, Ohio — The capacity crowd inside Ban Johnson Arena was rocking as Marietta College,...
February 11, 2016
Hoopsville: Rankings and Carnage
On Thursday night's Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talked about the first Regional Rankings and the carnage...
February 10, 2016
#8 Marietta pounds #23 Mount Union 106-81
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College took a major step towards the Ohio Athletic Conference...
February 6, 2016
Garcia's career day leads No. 8 Marietta past Wilmington 98-85
WILMINGTON, Ohio — Senior Luis Garcia poured in a career-high 34 points to lead No. 8 ranked...
February 3, 2016
No. 8 Marietta cruises past Capital 77-63
MARIETTA, Ohio — Four Pioneers scored in double figures as No. 8 ranked Marietta College...
January 30, 2016
No. 10 Marietta buries Baldwin Wallace 90-70
BEREA, Ohio — No. 10 ranked Marietta College cruised to a 90-70 win over Baldwin Wallace...
January 27, 2016
No. 10 Marietta defeats rival Muskingum 108-97
NEW CONCORD, Ohio — The No. 10 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team eclipsed...
January 26, 2016
OAC, NCAC team up to honor Goodwin
Members of the Ohio Athletic Conference and North Coast Athletic Conference are teaming up this week...
January 23, 2016
No. 11 Marietta downs Heidelberg 82-71 for seventh straight victory
MARIETTA, Ohio — The No. 11 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball kept the pressure...
January 20, 2016
Men's wrap: Keeping pace in the OAC
Marietta jumped out to a huge lead on Mount Union, but they didn't pick up any ground in the...
January 20, 2016
Huge first half leads No. 11 Marietta over No. 18 Mount Union
ALLIANCE, Ohio — No. 11 Marietta College led start to finish as the Pioneers defeated No. 18...
January 16, 2016
No. 10 Marietta dominates Otterbein 109-58
MARIETTA, Ohio — No. 10 ranked Marietta College totally dominated Otterbein University while...
January 13, 2016
No. 10 Marietta uses balanced attack to defeat Capital 78-74
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The No. 10 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team defeated...
January 9, 2016
No. 10 Marietta holds off Ohio Northern 72-71
MARIETTA, Ohio — Ohio Northern University’s last second shot was off the mark as No....
December 30, 2015
No. 8 Marietta claims Wooster Tourney title with 72-57 win over the Scots
WOOSTER, Ohio — No. 8 ranked Marietta College downed the College of Wooster by the score of...
December 29, 2015
Young's 20 second half points leads No. 8 Marietta over Mount St. Joseph 83-80
WOOSTER, Ohio — Dillon Young scored 20 second half points as No. 8 ranked Marietta College...
December 19, 2015
No. 10 John Carroll upsets No. 8 Marietta 82-78
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio — No. 10-ranked John Carroll University held off No. 8 Marietta...
December 16, 2015
Marietta stings the Yellow Jackets 93-78
MARIETTA, Ohio — The No. 8-ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team stayed perfect...
December 12, 2015
Free throw shooting leads Marietta to road victory
TIFFIN, Ohio — No. 8 ranked Marietta College sank 27 free throws en route to a 79-72 win at...
November 24, 2015
Back for more
Thomas More opened its title defense without reigning National Player of the Year Sydney Moss. The...
November 24, 2015
Saint Vincent downs No. 11 Marietta 85-80 in overtime
LATROBE, Pa. — Saint Vincent scored the final seven points of the game to upset No. 11...
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
Last second shot lifts No. 11 Marietta over No. 6 Catholic
MARIETTA, Ohio — Dillon Young hit a short jumper with one second left on the clock to lift No....
November 20, 2015
No. 11 Marietta defeats Methodist 79-64
MARIETTA, Ohio — The Marietta College men’s basketball team was just too much for...
November 17, 2015
Marietta corrals Bison 78-65
BETHANY, W.Va. — The No. 11 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team defeated...
November 13, 2015
Marietta opens season with 100-82 win over Westminster
MARIETTA, Ohio — Five different Pioneers scored in double figures as the Marietta College...
March 13, 2015
ODAC sets up rematch; Babson survives
All four host schools advance, while we'll have a rematch of the ODAC final in the Elite Eight....
March 13, 2015
Marietta downs St. Olaf 79-72 to advance into sectional final
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Turns out that Friday the 13th was good luck for the No. 12 ranked...
March 7, 2015
Final-minute frenzy
Augustana, Marietta, Emory and Dickinson pulled out victories in the closing seconds of their second...
March 7, 2015
Marietta advances to Sweet 16 with thrilling win over Wooster
MARIETTA, Ohio — The smile on Jon VanderWal’s face said it all.
March 6, 2015
Marietta buries Medaille with record-setting three-point shooting
MARIETTA, Ohio — For about two minutes, Marietta coach Jon VanderWal had a legitimate reason...
February 28, 2015
Mount Union upsets Marietta for OAC Tournament Championship
MARIETTA, Ohio — When Marietta and Mount Union clash in men’s basketball, the two...
February 26, 2015
No. 9 Marietta advances to OAC Tournament Championship game
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College advanced to the championship game of the Ohio Athletic...
February 24, 2015
No. 9 Marietta advances into OAC semifinals
MARIETTA, Ohio — Top-seeded Marietta College blew a close game wide open in the second half en...
February 22, 2015
No. 9 Marietta claims OAC regular season crown
MARIETTA, Ohio — No. 9 ranked Marietta College defeated Ohio Northern by the score of 74-65...
February 18, 2015
No. 9 Marietta clinches share of OAC Regular Season crown
MARIETTA, Ohio — The No. 9 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team defeated...
February 14, 2015
No. 3 Marietta falls on the road to John Carroll
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio — John Carroll University used a full court pressing defense and...
February 11, 2015
Mount Union knocks off No. 3 Marietta
ALLIANCE, Ohio — It was raining three’s as the University of Mount Union knocked off No....
February 7, 2015
No. 3 Marietta downs Wilmington for school record 21st straight victory
MARIETTA, Ohio — 21-0. The No. 3 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team downed...
February 4, 2015
No. 3 Marietta ties school record with 20th straight win
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The No. 3 ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team won its 20th...
January 31, 2015
Ewing leads No. 3 Marietta over baldwin Wallace 84-81
MARIETTA, Ohio — No. 3 ranked Marietta College held on to defeat visiting Baldwin Wallace...
January 28, 2015
Wednesday wrap: Streak makers and breakers
No. 1 UW-Whitewater won its 11th consecutive game with late heroics from a familiar face. Marietta...
January 28, 2015
No. 3 Marietta breezes by Muskingum 93-77
MARIETTA, Ohio — No. 3 ranked Marietta College easily dispatched rival Muskingum University by...
January 24, 2015
Saturday men's wrap: Marietta remains unbeaten
Heidelberg made it tough on the No. 5 Pioneers, while Bethel made it even tougher on St. Olaf and...
January 24, 2015
No. 5 Marietta holds off a scrappy Heidelberg team 80-74
MARIETTA, Ohio — No. 5 ranked Marietta College jumped out to a big lead early and then had to...
January 21, 2015
No. 5 Marietta rallies to beat Mount Union 86-82
MARIETTA, Ohio — In a battle befitting the top two teams in the Ohio Athletic Conference, No....
January 17, 2015
No. 7 Marietta overpowers Otterbein 105-66
WESTERVILLE, Ohio — No. 7 ranked Marietta College led start to finish as the Pioneers...
January 14, 2015
Capital no Match for No. 7 Marietta
MARIETTA, Ohio — The Marietta College men’s basketball team entered uncharted waters...
January 10, 2015
Young's career day propels No. 9 Marietta over Ohio Northern
ADA, Ohio — Freshman Dillon Young hit six three-pointers and scored a career-best 18 points to...
January 8, 2015
Hoopsville: Halfway point
The Division III basketball season has hit the halfway point and Dave McHugh talks to a few of the...
January 6, 2015
Garcia helps fuel Marietta's run
It wasn't easy for Marietta standout Luis Garcia to go the Division III route to play college...
December 31, 2014
No. 24 Marietta sails by Mass. Dartmouth 83-63
MIAMI, Fla. — The No. 24-ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team closed out 2014...
December 30, 2014
Tuesday: Wooster wins a classic
Wooster and Hope haven't played each other often, but they had a thrilling game at the Scots' Mose...
December 30, 2014
Ewing dunk lifts #24 Marietta over #19 Eastern Connecticut
MIAMI, Fla. — Trailing by one, RaNeal Ewing took the inbounds pass, raced the length of the...
December 20, 2014
Recap: Beating the holiday rush
A handful of teams enter the Christmas break on a high note after posting victories on Saturday....
December 20, 2014
Marietta aerial assault sinks John Carroll 82-68
MARIETTA, Ohio — Playing its first home game in over a month, the No. 24 Marietta College...
December 17, 2014
Richardson's career night leads Marietta over Baldwin Wallace
BEREA, Ohio — Sophomore point guard Keith Richardson scored a career-high 22 points to lead...
December 13, 2014
No. 25 Marietta stays perfect with 83-77 win at Heidelberg
TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Eddy Grenert poured in a career-high 23 points as No. 25-ranked Marietta...
December 6, 2014
Marietta downs Wilmington 71-69 to improve to 7-0 on the season
WILMINGTON, Ohio — The frontcourt duo of Eddy Grenert and Garrett Stephenson combined for 24...
December 3, 2014
Marietta opens OAC play with 84-74 win at Muskingum
NEW CONCORD, Ohio — Four Pioneers scored in double figures as the Marietta College men’s...
November 22, 2014
Marietta defeats LaRoche 66-51
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Marietta College Men’s Basketball team opened a six-game road...
November 18, 2014
Marietta swats the Yellow Jackets 96-44
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College erupted for 62 second half points to rout Waynesburg...
November 16, 2014
Marietta declaws the Bearcats 72-60 to claim Shrine Tourney crown
MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College shot 54% from the floor and was perfect, 11-for-11, at the...
February 1, 2014
Marietta rallies past Ohio Northern 76-71
MARIETTA, Ohio – Marietta College scored the final eight points of the game to come from...
January 18, 2014
Marietta downs John Carroll 78-70
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio – Marietta College outscored John Carroll University 11-2 over the...
January 11, 2014
No. 19 Marietta downs Baldwin Wallace 97-86
MARIETTA, Ohio – Junior Andy Dollman poured in a career-high 24 points off the bench to lead...
December 30, 2013
No. 15 Marietta escapes Albion 76-73
DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Marietta College men’s basketball team escaped with a 76-73 win...
December 29, 2013
Ohio Wesleyan knocks off No. 15 Marietta in first round of Defiance Tournament
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University outscored Marietta College 9-4 over the final 1:43...
December 18, 2013
No. 15 Marietta downs rival Muskingum 79-70
MARIETTA, Ohio – It wasn’t pretty, but the No. 15-ranked Marietta College men’s...
December 14, 2013
Saturday: Close encounters
Late shots sent Merchant Marine to overtime, Concordia (Wis.) to victory and Mary Washington to...
December 14, 2013
Marietta stays perfect in OAC play with 82-80 win at Heidelberg
TIFFIN, Ohio – The No. 17-ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team held off a...
December 7, 2013
Marietta wallops Wilmington 98-77
MARIETTA, Ohio – The No. 22-ranked Marietta College men’s basketball team blew open a...
December 4, 2013
Marietta posts impressive 109-72 win over Otterbein in OAC opener
WESTERVILLE, Ohio – No. 22-ranked Marietta College rolled over Otterbein University 109-72...
November 27, 2013
No. 3 Wooster escapes No. 23 Marietta with narrow 81-78 victory
MARIETTA, Ohio – No. 3 ranked Wooster withstood two last second three-point attempts by...
November 23, 2013
Denison no match for Marietta College
GRANVILLE, Ohio – Post players Eddy Grenert and Andy Stegman combined for 28 points off the...
November 20, 2013
Marietta moves to 3-0 with 78-65 win over Waynesburg
WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Marietta College men’s basketball team went on the road for the...
November 15, 2013
Marietta holds on to defeat Ohio Christian 84-83
MARIETTA, Ohio – A last second shot by Lawrence Parsons rimmed out as Marietta College held on...
June 10, 2013
Marietta assistant hired at Heidelberg
Andrew Bucheit has been named head men’s basketball coach at Heidelberg, replacing Anthony...
February 23, 2013
Pioneers capture OAC crown earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament
MARIETTA, Ohio - Jon VanderWal doesn't know how to explain it, but there's definitely something...
February 21, 2013
Men's wrap: Cap topped, Point countered
It took a few days, but the conference playoffs finally produced some surprising upsets with the top...
February 15, 2012
Wednesday's men: WIAC shakeup
A day after D3sports.com broke news about a WIAC hockey shakeup, Stevens Point and River Falls both...
January 28, 2012
Men's wrap: No. 1 Midd holds on
The top-ranked Panthers survive a buzzer beater attempt, William Paterson gets blown out on the...
November 29, 2011
Marietta goes 4 and OH
No. 4 Marietta defeated No. 17 Wittenberg in a battle of ranked Ohio teams. The Southern Maine women...
November 10, 2011
Let's get this started
Marietta came in poised to repeat as OAC champs and make another run into the NCAA Tournament, but...