Bill Carmody announces retirement

After more than 40 years of coaching at the collegiate level, Holy Cross head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody has announced his retirement. Carmody has served as the Crusaders’ head coach for the last four years and has posted a career record of 342-308. In 2016, he led Holy Cross to the Patriot League Tournament title and the school’s first NCAA Tournament victory since 1953…

Sestina, Mackenzie lead first-place Bucknell past Boston University, 82-76

Seniors Nate Sestina and Kimbal Mackenzie combined for 45 points, with both players going over 20 for the third game in a row, to lead Bucknell to an 82-76 victory over Boston University on Saturday afternoon at Sojka Pavilion. The Bison maintain sole possession of first place in the Patriot League, improving their record to 10-2 in conference play and 16-8 overall. The Terriers are now 11-14 on the season and 4-8 in league contests…

First-half struggles prove too much to overcome; Lehigh loses to Colgate

The Lehigh men’s basketball team couldn’t get much going on Monday evening in Stabler Arena as Colgate jumped out to a 25-point halftime lead, proving too much for the Mountain Hawks to overcome in an 84-62 final. Senior Lance Tejada led the offense with 16 points, while freshman Jeameril Wilson tied a career-high 11 points on a perfect 4-of-4 shooting. Freshman Joe Foley filled up the stat sheet with six points, three assists, two rebounds, a block and steal…

Lehigh storms back from 18 down with 13 minutes remaining to beat Army, 75-70

Trailing by as many as 19 in the first half and 18 more than six minutes into the second half, the Lehigh men’s basketball team responded by outscoring Army West Point, 38-15 over the game’s final 13:26 for a thrilling 75-70 win on Saturday afternoon at Christl Arena. The 19-point comeback marked the largest comeback in Brett Reed’s 12 seasons as head coach, besting the 18-point comeback earlier this season at Holy Cross…

Bucknell runs away from Lafayette, 94-66

Senior Kimbal Mackenzie scored a career-high 31 points, and classmate Nate Sestina poured in 22 more on 10-for-12 shooting to send Bucknell past Lafayette 94-66 on Saturday at Kirby Sports Center. Freshman Andrew Funk tallied a career-high 15 points off the bench, and Bruce Moore logged a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bison (14-8, 8-2) remain in a first-place tie in the Patriot League…

Navy pulls away in last minute to top Loyola (MD)

Loyola University Maryland closed what had been a 21-point deficit to one on two occasions with under two minutes to play, but the U.S. Naval Academy scored the next six points and finished with a 71-68 Patriot League victory in Alumni Hall…

Big first half leads Lehigh past Boston University, 94-78

Behind a career-high 32 points from junior Jordan Cohen and career-high 21 from sophomore James Karnik, the Lehigh men’s basketball team picked up an impressive 94-78 win over Boston University on Saturday afternoon in Stabler Arena. The Mountain Hawks (13-6, 6-2 Patriot League) scored a season-high 57 first-half points, shooting 79.3 percent from the field and finishing the contest at 67.3 percent, missing just 17 field goal attempts all game. The 67.3 percentage is the 13th best percentage by any team in the nation this season…

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