2003-04 Season Highlights

Oct. 14, 2004

  • MIT had one of the stingiest defenses in the NEWMAC, ranking second in scoring defense, allowing 64.7 points per game. The squad also finished second in field goal percentage defense, with its opponents shooting .418.
  • The Engineers picked up a trio of NEWMAC post-season accolades. Sophomore Mike D'Auria, who paced the Conference in assists per game (3.8) was selected to the All-Conference Second Team, while senior Andrew Tsai and sophomore Rahman Kandil earned All- Academic honors.
  • Mike D'Auria was the only player in the NEWMAC to rank in the top 15 in points, rebounds, and assists per game.
  • MIT picked up its first NEWMAC playoff win since the 1999-00 season by defeating Clark.
  • Against Brandeis, junior Adam Gibbons tallied an MIT season-high 28 points on 9-for-9 shooting from the floor.
  • Head Coach Larry Anderson earned his 100th career win against Clark University on Feb. 10, 2004, making him the second coach in Institute history to crack the century mark.
  • Senior Kyle Doherty became the 19th player in the history of the program to reach 1,000 points in a career. He finished his stint with the Engineers ranking second in career blocks (113), third in career field goal percentage (.546) and 16th in All-Time Scoring (1,045).
  • Playing against Eastern Nazarene in his final career home game, men's basketball tri-captain Andrew Tsai connected on an Instituterecord 8-of-12 field goals from three-point range, all in the final 20 minutes. Tsai also set new marks for three-point field goals made in a season (98) and three-point field goal percentage in a season (.419). Nationally, he finished eighth in the nation in three-point field goals made per game.