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Men’s basketball assistant coach Joe Meehan receives national recognition

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

Bison men’s basketball assistant coach Joe Meehan was named to the 2016-2017 Under Armour 30-Under-30 honors list. The list recognizes the top young men’s college basketball coaches in the country. Meehan played college basketball at Lebanon Valley College, where he was a three-year captain and three...

Men’s basketball get knocked out first round of March Madness

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

The Orange and Blue went dancing this year in the NCAA Tournament. After winning the Patriot League Championship and a berth to March Madness, the No. 13 seed Bison traveled to Buffalo, N.Y. on March 16 to face No. 4 seed West Virginia University (WVU). The team played one of its best games in a stadium...

All we do is win: Men’s basketball advances to March Madness

All we do is win: Men’s basketball advances to March Madness

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

More than 4,200 Bison fans packed the stands at Sojka Pavilion on March 8 for the Patriot League Championship game against Lehigh. It was the sixth-largest crowd in Sojka’s history, filled with handmade signs and raucous chants taunting the Lehigh fans, who filled a meager portion of the stands. Our...

Bison basketball sweeps major League awards

Elise Covert, Sports Co-Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Basketball, SPORTS

At the conclusion of regular season play, the Patriot League announces major individual awards and all-league honors. Bison basketball had a strikingly successful year, sweeping individual awards for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year. Nana Foulland ’18 and head coach Nathan Davis represented ...

Men’s basketball concludes season at No. 1 with Senior Day celebration

Men’s basketball concludes season at No. 1 with Senior Day celebration

Becky Chambers, Senior Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team wrapped up regular-season play at home on Feb. 25, trampling Navy by a final score of 82-60. Before the game, Ben Oberfeld ’17, D.J. MacLeay ’17, and John Azzinaro ’17 were all honored at the Senior Day Ceremony. Afterwards, MacLeay reflected on his time in a Bison uniform. “As...

Bison clinch top seed in Patriot League Tournament

Scott Goldstein, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

After suffering a one point loss to Loyola, the Bison men’s basketball team was able to rebound and defeat Boston University to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Patriot League tournament for the third straight season. The Orange and Blue traveled to Baltimore on Feb. 15 to take on the Loyola Greyhounds....

All eyes on the prize: Patriot League basketball playoffs preview

All eyes on the prize: Patriot League basketball playoffs preview

Michael Caruso & Elise Covert, Contributing Writer, & Sports Co-Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Features, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

Men's One look at the Patriot League stats and standings will tell you just how dominant the Bison men’s basketball team has been this season. The Bison are currently first in the standings with a league record of 13-3 and an overall record of 21-8. This is the 13th time in program history that th...

Men’s basketball bounces back from Lehigh loss with home win over Colgate

Men’s basketball bounces back from Lehigh loss with home win over Colgate

February 16, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

Michael Caruso, Contributing Writer The Orange and Blue continued to thrive in league play when they posted a notable 75-58 win over Colgate on Feb. 13, bringing their season record to 20-7 overall and 12-2 in the Patriot League. It is the 13th 20-win season in program history. Stephen Brown ’18...

Men’s basketball continues momentum with dominating Holy Cross victory

Men’s basketball continues momentum with dominating Holy Cross victory

Michael Caruso, Contributing Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

The Bison men’s basketball team, who are 19-6 overall and 11-1 in Patriot League play, posted a dominant home win against Holy Cross on Feb. 6, with a final score of 82-68. Zach Thomas ’18 contributed heavily to the win, scoring a career-high 27 points. This win ties a school record of seven consecutive double-digit...

Men’s basketball takes down West Point with commanding road win

Michael Caruso, Contributing Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

The Orange and Blue pulled off an impressive win over the Army West Point Black Knights on Jan. 28 in West Point, N.Y., with a final score of 96-75. Kimbal Mackenzie ’19 had a game-high 23 points to aid in the dominating road performance, extending the Bison’s win streak to five straight, a season...

Foulland records career accomplishments, leads Bison to back-to-back wins

Foulland records career accomplishments, leads Bison to back-to-back wins

Scott Goldstein, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Top Stories

The Orange and Blue men’s basketball team defeated both Loyola University (Md.) and Boston University by double digits on Jan. 18 and Jan. 21, respectively, strengthening the Bison’s hold over the first place spot in the Patriot League. The two games featured career highlights for standout Nana...

Men’s basketball declared “upper division” champions

Kim Ghahramani, Contributing Writer
December 1, 2016
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team attended the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational over Nov. 19-25 where they finished with a record of 3-1. The team saw a loss to Butler, but followed the loss with three consecutive wins over Vanderbilt, Norfolk State, and Northern Colorado. Zach Thomas ’18 and...

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