Binghamton men’s basketball head coach Tommy Dempsey has had his contract extended through the 2018-19 season, Director of Athletics Patrick Elliott announced Thursday. The two-year extension comes in the middle of Dempsey’s original five-year contract, signed in 2012, and will not alter any of its terms and conditions.
Ten days after falling to Stony Brook in the America East quarterfinals in a highly contested, heartbreaker of a loss that elicited all the wrong feelings out of freshman forwards Romello Walker and Willie Rodriguez, and the Binghamton men’s basketball team is heading back into the grind.
The Binghamton men’s basketball team’s season may have come to a disappointing close on Wednesday night, but its future is bright. The No. 6 Bearcats and No. 3 Seawolves competed down to the wire in their quarterfinal matchup, hosted by Stony Brook at Island FCU Arena. Though the Seawolves eventually captured the game, 62-57, it was by no means a sure thing coming.
Behind five goals from junior attack Sophia Racciatti, the Binghamton women’s lacrosse team captured its home opener, 10-7, over Lafayette on Wednesday. In the winning effort, Binghamton improved to 2-1 on the season while Lafayette fell to 1-5.