Credit Score

Patriot League Men’s Basketball Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (2.12.22)

LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (8-15, 5-7 PL) 73, AT LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (9-17, 7-7 PL) 69
Stabler Arena/Bethlehem, PA Noon (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania. –Senior guard Tyrone Perry had three free throws in the final 10 seconds to help Lafayette outlast Lehigh in a 73-69 victory Saturday afternoon at Stabler Arena.
*Perry finished with 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals, while junior forward Neal Quinn scored a game-high 22 points to go with six rebounds for the Leopards.
* Sophomore forward Kyle Jenkins’ deep 3-pointer with 1:52 remaining in regulation time put the Leopards ahead for good to help resist Lehigh’s comeback in the second half.
* Jenkins finished with nine points and six boards, while junior forward Leo O’Boyle added 17 points on 3-of-4 shooting from deep.
* The Leopards took advantage of 15 turnovers from Lehigh, finishing with 29 turnover points.
* Fifth-year guard Marques Wilson and junior guard Jake Betlow came off the bench to lead the Mountain Hawks with 15 points each, while senior center Nic Lynch added 12 points.
* Betlow scored their 15 points in the second half, connecting on 4 of 5 from 3 points.
* Wilson’s 3-pointer at 9:33 in the second half capped a 17-4 run by the Mountain Hawks to erase a 13-point deficit, tying the score at 55.
* The Mountain Hawks reserves outscored Lafayette Bank, 42-0.
RECAPS: LAFAYETTE | THE TOP

IN BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (18-9, 9-5 PL) 85, AMERICAN EAGLES (6-18, 2-10 PL) 67
Case Gym / Boston, Mass. 1 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BOSTON –Graduate student guard Javante McCoy scored a game-high 25 points to lead Boston University to an 85-67 win over the American on Saturday at Case Gym.
* McCoy shot 9 of 14 from the floor and knocked down six boards to lead BU to their third straight victory.
* Graduate student forward Sukhmail Mathon and senior forward Walter Whyte finished with 13 and 11 points, respectively. They each grabbed eight boards to help the Terriers past the Eagles 33-24.
* Sophomore guard Daman Tate and senior guard Jonas Harper also hit double figures, scoring 14 and 10 points for the Terriers, respectively.
*The Terriers shot 56% (32 for 57) from the floor.
*First-year goaltender Elijah Stephens led four American players in double figures with 15 points.
* Graduate guard Stacy Beckton Jr. scored 11 points, while sophomore guard Colin Smalls and senior guard Jaxon Knotek added 11 points apiece.
RECAP: AMERICAN | UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON

NAVY FRIENDSHIPS (17-8, 10-4 PL) 52, DARK KNIGHTS AT ARMY WEST POINT (13-13, 7-7 PL) 49
Christl Arena/West Point, NY 1:30 PM (CBSSN)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
WEST POINT, NY. –Marine junior forward Tyler Nelson scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Mids to a 52-49 win over Army West Point to split the season series.
* Junior forward Daniel Deaver came off the bench to score 10 points and knock down a team-high eight boards, while junior guard Sean Yoder scored his five points in the final two minutes to help Navy survive the Black Knights.
* The Mids’ defense kept Army West Point 29.6 percent from the ground and 14.3 percent from beyond the arc, both season lows for the Black Knights.
*This is the third time Navy has held a league opponent to less than 50 points this season.
* Sophomore guard Jalen Rucker was the only Black Knight to hit double figures, finishing with a game-high 18 points.
* Senior guard Josh Caldwell added eight points, eight rebounds and two steals, while junior forward Chris Mann had seven points and five rebounds.
RECAPS: NAVY | ARMY WEST POINT

CRUSADERS OF THE HOLY CROSS (8-16, 6-6 PL) 78, TO BUCKNELL BISON (6-20, 3-11 PL) 72
Sojka Pavilion/Lewisburg, PA 2 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
LEWISBURG, Pa. – Senior forward Gerrale Gates recorded his 10th double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Holy Cross to a 78-72 win over Bucknell at Sojka Pavilion
* Gates and sophomore guards Bo Montgomery and Judson Martindale combined to shoot 6-on-6 from the free-throw line in the final 17 seconds of the game to hold off a late Bison run. Montgomery and Martindale finished with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
* Freshman guard Kyrell Luc added 14 points, six assists and four rebounds, while freshman forward Caleb Kenney added 10 points and six boards to help Holy Cross win its fifth game in its last six trials.
* Bucknell junior guard Xander Rice scored 21 points in 24 minutes, connecting on 6 of 10 from the floor and 3 of 5 from long range.
*Senior guard Andrew Funk added 16 points and four assists, while second-year forward Jake van der Heijden had 10 points.
* Sophomore forward Andrew Screen contributed eight points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots for Bucknell, and junior forward Malachi Rhodes tied a game-high with 10 boards.
RECAPITULATIONS: SAINTE-CROIX | BUCKNEL

COLGATE RAIDERS (14-11, 10-2 PL) 64, TO LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (13-12, 7-7 PL) 56
Reitz Arena/Baltimore, Md. 5 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BALTIMORE –Junior forward Keegan Records posted 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots to help extend Colgate’s winning streak to six in a 64-56 decision at Loyola Maryland on Saturday night.
* Records shot 6 of 7 from the floor with five of his nine boards coming on the offensive glass. He also delivered two assists.
* Senior guard Tucker Richardson finished with 13 points, six boards and three assists, while fifth-year guard Jack Ferguson added 11 points for the Raiders.
* Senior guard Oliver Lynch-Daniels, the Patriot League leader in 3-point field goal percentage, went 3-for-5 from beyond the arc for nine points. He connected at a long-range .516 clip this season.
* Loyola Maryland senior guard Jaylin Andrews scored a game-high 19 points to go along with eight rebounds.
* Junior forward Golden Dike added seven points and 10 rebounds for the Greyhounds.
RECAP: COLGATE | LOYOLA MARYLAND

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