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Last Build Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:41:18 EST


Men's Hoops Makes Saturday Trip to D.C.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:33:00 EST

Lafayette travels to Washington, D.C. on Saturday afternoon for the first of a pair of meetings with Patriot League foe American. Both sides carry 2-5 Patriot League records into the contest as the Leopards are trying to snap a four-game slide.

Buzzer-Beater Spoils Zalys’ Career Night

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:56:00 EST

Junior Paulius Zalys had arguably his best game as a Leopard on Wednesday evening at Kirby Sports Center, but Navy’s Bryce Dulin beat the buzzer from the right wing to spoil the night for the Lafayette men’s basketball team, sending the Mids to victory by a 75-72 final.

Leopards Look to Snap Skids Versus Navy

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:27:00 EST

The Leopards are looking to snap a couple different skids when they host Navy at Kirby Sports Center on Wednesday evening. Lafayette has lost three straight since back-to-back Patriot League victories to start off 2018. Additionally, Navy has won the last five meetings in the series with the Maroon and White.

Petrie Tabbed as Patriot League Rookie of the Week

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:57:00 EST

Freshman guard Alex Petrie of the Lafayette men’s basketball team was selected as the Patriot League Rookie of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. The honor is the first for Petrie in his young career and the second Rookie of the Week award for the Leopards this season, joining Justin Jaworski, the league’s top rookie on Dec. 4.

Feinstein Joins LSN Broadcast on Wednesday

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:47:00 EST

Best-selling author John Feinstein will serve as the Lafayette Sports Network color analyst for the men's basketball game on Wednesday against Navy. Feinstein will join Gary Laubach, who will be handling play-by-play duties, while John Leone will take over on the sideline. Feinstein has appeared intermittently for the Lafayette Sports Network as a Patriot League color commentator over the last several years

Loyola Slips Past Leopards in Baltimore

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:46:00 EST

Loyola’s Andre Walker proved too much to handle for the Lafayette men’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon, finishing one point shy of the school record with 43 as the Leopards fell on the road in Baltimore, 83-77.

Loyola Next Up for Men's Hoops Sunday

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:14:00 EST

Lafayette looks to pay back Loyola for ending its 2016-17 season on Sunday night when it travels to Baltimore, Md. for a battle with the Greyhounds at 2 p.m. The Leopards led for the majority of the game in the Patriot League Tournament a year ago, but let Loyola steal it at the end with a final of 67-64.

Leopards Can’t Follow Strong First Half at Army

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:24:00 EST

Following a first half that saw the Lafayette men’s basketball team up 17 at the break, it was Army that took control in the second as the Leopards couldn’t complete a winning effort on Thursday afternoon in West Point, N.Y., falling by an 81-71 final.

Men's Hoops Kicks Off Two-Game Road Trip at Army

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:36:00 EST

The Leopards will make the trip to West Point for a rare midweek matinee on Thursday, battling Army at noon inside Christl Arena. The Black Knights and Leopards enter the game with identical 2-2 marks in Patriot League play as the Maroon and White look to start a two-game road swing with a win.

Bucknell Outlasts Men’s Hoops in Overtime

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:14:00 EST

The Lafayette men’s basketball team did all it could on Monday evening to knock off defending Patriot League champion Bucknell, forcing overtime on a buzzer-beater from freshman guard Alex Petrie. But the extra period was handled by the Bison as the Leopards fell by an 80-75 score at Kirby Sports Center.

Klinewski Named Patriot League Player of the Week

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:04:00 EST

Senior co-captain Matt Klinewski of the Lafayette men’s basketball team was selected as the Patriot League Player of the week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. This is the first weekly honor for the Leopards this season.

Leopards Host Reigning Champ Bucknell Monday

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 14:17:00 EST

Lafayette looks to make it three straight victories for the first time this season when it hosts reigning Patriot League champion Bucknell at Kirby Sports Center on Monday evening. The Bison enter with an 8-8 overall record, going 2-1 to open Patriot League action.

Jaworski’s Winner Caps Comeback at Colgate

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:51:00 EST

Freshman Justin Jaworski pulled up from the left wing and drilled the biggest shot of his career to cap the second-half comeback with a 71-68 victory at Colgate on Friday evening in Hamilton, N.Y.

PL Road Opener Sends Men's Hoops to Colgate

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:37:00 EST

The Leopards hit the road for the first time during the Patriot League slate, traveling to Hamilton, N.Y. for a meeting with Colgate on Friday evening. The Raiders are unbeaten in conference action, defeating Holy Cross, 79-74, and American, 72-63, and sit at 7-6 overall on the year.

Petrie Fuels Leopards to First League Win

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 22:46:00 EST

Freshman Alex Petrie of the Lafayette men's basketball team had a night to remember to open 2018 at Kirby Sports Center on Tuesday, setting the Lafayette rookie scoring record with 29 points to send the Leopards past Holy Cross, 60-48.