Patriot League Saturday Men’s Basketball League Reposted by PenFed Credit Union (1.21.23)

Colgate ties league winning streak; Boston University, Holy Cross, Lehigh and Navy all have wins

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (10-11, 3-5 PL) 66, LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (7-14, 2-6 PL) 53
Case Gym/Boston, Mass. 1 p.m. (ESPN+)
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POSTON – Walter Whyte scored 15 points, and senior guard Ethan Brittain-Watts had 13 points to lead Boston University to a 66-53 victory over Loyola Maryland at Case Gym.
*Whyte and Brittan-Watts combined to go 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the second half, while the Terriers connected on 13-of-14 from the charity stripe , all after the break.
*Graduate guard Jonas Harper added nine points to help snap the League’s only loss.
*Loyola Maryland graduate Kenneth Jones scored a game-high 16 points while adding 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
*Junior Alonso Faure finished with six points and six rebounds, while senior Golden Dike added seven points and four rebounds.
RULES: BOSTON UNIVERSITY | LOYOLA MARYLAND

MIDSHIPMAN NAVY (10-10, 3-5 PL) 77, TO ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS (11-10, 5-3 PL) 71
Christl Arena/West Point, NY 1:30 pm (CBSSN)
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WEST POINT, NY – Senior guard Christian Jones came off the bench to score a career-high 21 points, lifting Navy to a 77-71 victory over Army West Point in a nationally televised game on Saturday at Christl Arena.
*Jones connected on 7-of-9 from the floor and 4-of-6 from 3-point range to help the Midshipmen overcome an eight-overtime deficit.
*Seniors Tyler Nelson, Daniel Deaver and Sean Yoder scored double figures with 16, 14 and 13 points respectively.
*Army West Point junior forward Chris Mann scored a career-high 28 on 11-of-15 shooting from the floor. He also had a team-high eight boards.
*Junior guard Jalen Rucker finished with 15 points and seven boards, while freshman Ethan Roberts contributed 12 points and seven boards.
RULES: NAVY | WEST SIDE

HOLY CROSS (7-14, 4-4 PL) 80, AT BUCKNELL BISON (8-13, 1-7 PL) 73
Sixth Pavilion/Lewisburg, Pa. 2pm (ESPN+)
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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Freshman guard Will Batchelder scored a game-high 22 points to lead Holy Cross to an 80-73 win over Bucknell at Sojka Pavilion.
*Batchelder connected on 5-of-7 from 3-point range, while senior Gerrale Gates scored 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists to end the league’s three-game skid. Crusaders.
*Junior guard Bo Montgomery finished with 13 points on 2-of-3 3-point shooting, helping Holy Cross connect on 53 percent (10-of-19) from long range.
*Bucknell center Alex Timmerman led the Bison with 17 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two steals.
*Junior guard Jack Forrest and freshman Ruot Bijiek added 14 and 12. Bijiek pulled down seven rebounds.
RULES: HOLY SARUS | BUCKNELL

AT COLGATE RAIDERS (14-7, 8-0 PL) 62, AMERICAN EAGLES (12-7, 4-4 PL) 61
Cotterell Court/Hamilton, NY 2pm (ESPN+)
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HAMILTON, NY – Senior guard Tucker Richardson’s free throws with two minutes left in regulation proved to be the difference as Colgate beat American, 62-61, to earn their 23rd consecutive Patriot League victory. League.
*Senior Keegan Records blocked an Eagles attempt after timeout to help Colgate hold on for the win.
*The Raiders’ win matches Bucknell, who accomplished the streak from the end of the 2004-05 season through the start of the League in the 2006-07 season.
*Richardson finished with six points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and four steals, recording a team-high 18 points.
*Junior guard Colin Smalls led the U.S. with 15 points off the bench, while junior Johnny O’Neil added nine points, five rebounds and a block. there are two.
*Freshman Jermaine Ballisager Webb contributed nine points and four rebounds off the bench.
RULES: AMERICA | COLGATE

AT HIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (11-8, 6-2 PL) 61, LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (6-15, 4-4 PL) 49
Stabler Arena/Bethlehem, Pa. 7pm (ESPN+)
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BETHEREHAM, Pa. – Senior guard Evan Taylor recorded a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds to lead Lehigh to its sixth league victory in a 61-49 victory over Lafayette at Stabler Arena.
*Junior center Dominic Parolin scored a team-high 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor. Junior guard Jalin Sinclair and sophomore guard Keith Higgins Jr. each scored 10 points to help the Mountain Hawks finish second in the Patriot League standings.
*The Mountain Hawks dominated the first half, using a 27-11 run to take a 33-27 lead into the break. Parolin scored 11 of his 14 points in the first half.
*Sophomore guard TJ Berger led three Leopards in double figures with 14 points.
*Sophomore guard CJ Fulton had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists, while freshman Josh Rivera contributed 10, five boards, four assists, two blocks and two steals as broke the Leopards’ League streak.
RULES: LAFAYETTE | LEHI

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