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The unknown future of NCAA revenue in college hoops

The unknown future of NCAA revenue in college hoops

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under Beyond the Bison, SPORTS

Every year as March approaches, basketball fans wait in anticipation for the NCAA Tournament. Fans fill out brackets in quixotic hopes of making a perfect entry, school rivalries and comraderies surface, and scouts look at the talent for future NBA players as they play in the most significant games o...

Men’s lacrosse defeated by Boston University 13-9

Maggie Wyngowski, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s lacrosse team lost to the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 13-9 on March 16 at Nickerson Field in Boston. The Orange and Blue displayed a strong first half, leading 5-3 at halftime. However, in the second half, the Bison lagged behind Boston’s 10-goal scoring burst and...

Women’s basketball claims PL Championship title and NCAA Bid

Women’s basketball claims PL Championship title and NCAA Bid

Kaelyn Long, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Top Stories, Women

The Bison women’s basketball team will be going dancing as they captured the 2019 Patriot League Championship title with a win against American University on March 17 at Sojka Pavilion. The top-seeded Bison claimed their victory with a 66-54 win against the No. 2 Eagles. The team enters the NCAA...

Men’s basketball falls short in Patriot League Championship against Colgate

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison men’s basketball team came up short of a third-straight bid to the NCAA Tournament, falling to Colgate 94-80 in the Patriot League championship game on March 13 in Hamilton, N.Y. After the Orange and Blue held a 5-4 lead 3:50 minutes in, the Raiders overwhelmed the Bison with a sharp shooting...

Women’s lacrosse beats American in Patriot League opener

Dani Kaufman, Senior Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Women

The Bison women’s lacrosse team (2-6) beat the American University Eagles 11-8 at home on March 17 in their first Patriot League game of the season. Morgan Steinhacker ’21 had a hat trick, while Jamie DeWitt ’19 made 13 saves in goal.   Eve Calabria ’21 got the Bison on the board with...

Women’s water polo goes 3-1 in LMU Invite

Brittany Willwerth, Sports Co-Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Water Polo, Women

The Bison women’s water polo team traveled to Loyola Marymount University (LMU) to compete in the LMU Invite held from March 15-16. The team collected wins against Pomona-Pitzer, No. 19 San Jose State, and Cal State East Bay, while falling to No. 12 Loyola Marymount.   On the first day of...

Softball goes 2-2 at the Saint Mary’s Tournament

Sarah Dimock, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Women

The Bison softball team (10-15) spent their spring break playing a total of 13 games against challenging opponents in California. In their second leg of the trip, on March 15, the team kicked off the Saint Mary’s Tournament in Moraga, Calif. The Orange and Blue led off the first day with a 5-3 win...

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19, Women’s Lacrosse

Athlete of the Week: Jamie DeWitt ’19, Women’s Lacrosse

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, SPORTS

The Bison women’s lacrosse team started Patriot League play on a positive note in an 11-8 victory against American University on March 17. In a season that featured a tough out-of-conference schedule, the win gave the team a new energy as they prepare for their upcoming games. In their win against...

Baseball swept by Navy in Patriot League opening series

Jack Donovan, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men, SPORTS

The Bison baseball team traveled to Annapolis, Md. on March 16-17 to kick off Patriot League play in a set of doubleheaders against Navy at Terwilliger Brothers Field. The team lost the first two games on March 16 by scores of 9-4 and 15-2, respectively. On March 17, the Bison kept the scoring close...

The case for a four-point line in the NBA

Caleb Paasche, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SPORTS

When the NBA introduced the three-pointer in the 1979-80 season, the idea was so outrageous that then-Warriors owner Franklin Mieuli complained that “changing the two-point basket is immoral… We have separated ourselves from the main body of basketball by tampering.” While such an opinion seems...

Offensive explosion propels men’s basketball to victory over Lafayette

Offensive explosion propels men’s basketball to victory over Lafayette

Justin Schaumberger, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Bison men’s basketball team was ready from the opening tip and did not let up during a 118-76 win over Lafayette at Sojka Pavilion on Feb. 24. Despite this burst, the Orange and Blue fell to Navy on Feb. 27 by a score of 64-53, putting them in a three-way tie for first place in the Patriot League....

Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Athlete of the Week: Charlie McFarland ’19, Men’s Swimming and Diving

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Bison Athlete of the Week, Men, SPORTS, Swimming & Diving

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted the 2019 Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championship meet on Feb. 20-23. The men’s team finished third with 397 points. Charlie McFarland ’19 was a key contributor to his team’s success. He broke the 31-year-old record for...

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