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Sotos scores last-second game-winner at Lehigh

Justin Schaumberger, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Subheadline: Bison take sole possession of first place in Patriot League It is every young kid’s dream to win a basketball game for their team with a last-second shot. On Jan. 19 that dream became a reality for Jimmy Sotos ’21, as his layup banked in with 1.2 seconds left to give the Bison ...

Q & A Mike Muscala '13

March 27, 2012

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer After finishing the 2011-2012 season with a regular-season Patriot League title and despite coming just five points away from advancing to the NCAA Tournament, the men’s basketball team took its talents west over spring break for its first-ever berth in the National Invita...

Basketball season filled with memories

March 22, 2012

Eric Brod Senior Writer When people think back on the 2011-2012 Bison men’s basketball season, many memories and performances will come to mind of a gritty, talented team that finished 25-10 overall and 12-2 in regular season league play. The team’s rivalry with Lehigh will certainly be one...

Basketball season recap

March 22, 2012

Chris McCree Sports Editor   After falling just short of a second consecutive NCAA tournament bid and Patriot League title in a devastating loss to Lehigh on March 7, the men’s basketball team emphatically responded by recording one of the biggest upsets in school history, knocking off top-seeded...

Men's basketball falls to Nevada in NIT to end season

March 18, 2012

Cooper Sutton Editor-in-Chief   Despite a record-tying double-double by Mike Muscala ’13, the men’s basketball team fell in the second round of the NIT to fifth-ranked Nevada, 75-67. Muscala’s 25 points and 15 rebounds gave him his 16th double-double of the season, tying the program record...

Men's basketball upsets No. 1 Arizona in NIT

March 15, 2012

Chris McCree Sports Editor   Falling just short of a second consecutive NCAA tournament bid and Patriot League title in a devastating loss to Lehigh last week, the men’s basketball team emphatically responded by recording one of the biggest upsets in school history, knocking off top-seeded Arizona ...

Heartbreak: Men's basketball falls to Lehigh in Patriot League Championship

March 8, 2012

Chris McCree Sports Editor Despite a 30-point, 14-rebound effort by Mike Muscala ’13, the men’s basketball team could not hold off a surging Lehigh squad in the Patriot League Championship Wednesday night, falling in heartbreaking fashion 82-77. Entering the game riding a four-game winning streak, the...

Male Athlete of the Year: Mike Muscala '13

April 22, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer To his opponents, both non-conference and in the Patriot League, he is a dominant man who won just about every award the conference had to offer in 2011. To the rest of the country, he is a YouTube sensation with a flair for the dramatic. To those closer to home, incl...

Basketball loses in tourney

March 23, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer Six years after pulling off one of the most memorable and lasting upsets ever in the Big Dance, the Bison men’s basketball team took the court last Thursday in this year’s NCAA Tournament against a highly-favored, major conference foe with an All-American candidate...

Bison defeat Lafayette to win Patriot League title

March 10, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer The weight of a five-year title drought was lifted off the collective shoulders of the men’s basketball team when the Bison hoisted the Patriot League Championship trophy in the air March 11 in front of the third largest crowd in Sojka Pavilion history. The Orange ...

Bison Biggest Fans: Cheerleaders

March 9, 2011

By Greg Stevenson Senior Writer With the Sojka Psychos standing just feet from the court for Bison basketball games, there is not much separating the fans from the players on the court. There is one group of Orange and Blue fans that sit even closer to the action—the Bison cheerleading team. E...

Lafayette comfortable in underdog role

March 8, 2011

By Eric Goldwein Special Contributor [Editor's Note: Eric Goldwein is Sports Editor for The Lafayette] The journey wasn’t smooth, by any means, but the Lafayette Leopards (13-18) are right back where they were a season ago when they lost to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in the Patriot League Championship ...

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