Worcester 78s News
Welcome to the official news center for the city’s professional basketball team, Worcester 78s.
Here you will find the latest news produced by the team’s staff as well as external media about the 78s and the American Basketball Association.
The Most Recent News
Tony Gallo led with 40 points and 14 rebounds while Jose Cruz, Maurice Horton and Dimitri Floras all added double-doubles to close out the 78s fifth straight
Behind 27 points each from Lee Vazquez and Sam Longwell and 26 points and 16 rebounds from Maurice Horton the 78s completed a 3 game season sweep of the Kings
The 78’s got out front early and held on in the end win their third straight in what may have been the best overall team performance of the season.
News related to the 78’s organization
Training camp ran from September 23 through October 7. See some of the players competing for roster spots and get excited for the season starting November 10
Today the Worcester 78s are proud to announce an agreement to host its 2018-19 home games at the Wellness Center on campus at Worcester State University.
News related to 78s players
The 78s roster version 2.1 is complete. See the final four players added to the opening day roster and a brief review of all 16 players to start the season
Today the 78’s announced two important players from last season’s team, a defensive and rebounding specialist and a player with a motor that never stops.
The 78s announced four more players added to its roster including three players with division one experience and two key returners.
78s Team Podcast
Podcast 78 Episode 4: Guard Naadir Tharpe In episode five of Podcast 78 one of this year new additions to the team, Naadir Tharpe, sat down to talk about his career path, playing at one of the most prestigious basketball schools in the country, playing in the NBA G...
In Episode 4 of Podcast 78 head coach and director of player personnel Anthony Leonelli stopped in the studio to discuss the upcoming season.
Episode 3 of Podcast 78 with Sam Longwell who is entering into his third pro season, his second with the 78s. He is former captain of the WPI men’s basketball team.
Articles and news coverage from external sources
Worcester 78s Announce Leading Scorer Gallo Will Return for 2018-19 Season
Go Local Worcester
August 24, 2018
Worcester 78s, in second ABA season, sign Maurice Horton, Naadir Tharpe
October 4, 2018