Men’s hoops ends season “outworked” by Colgate in Patriot League Tournament

The men’s basketball team closed their 2017-2018 season in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament, where they fell to Colgate 76-54. Despite having swept Colgate in regular-season play, the Leopards could not pull together a strong offensive force. After a first round win over American (93-86) at home on Feb. 27, the seventh-seed Leopards traveled […]

Students shave heads, raise money for childhood cancer research during basketball game

During halftime of the men’s basketball game, many Lafayette students, alumni and families from the Easton community gathered in the Kirby atrium for another important battle – to help defeat childhood cancer. This was Lafayette’s sixth annual Shave for the Brave fundraiser, which raised money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organization which aims to raise money […]

Men’s hoops comes back in the second half against American

Last Saturday, men’s basketball faced off against the American University Eagles in Washington D.C.. The Leopards finished the game strong, scoring 40 points in the second half to defeat the Eagles 63-52. “The second half we locked in defensively and played really well,” freshman Justin Jaworski said. “The team moved the ball well and didn’t […]

How Alabama Almost Pulled Off the Greatest Win in NCAA History

The 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers topped the 25th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide 89-84 on Nov. 25, marking Alabama and coach Avery Johnson’s first loss of the young NCAA basketball season. Normally, this would hardly be noteworthy at all. Higher ranked teams are supposed to beat lower ones, especially on a neutral court, as this game was […]

Timeout with…Basketball forward Matt Klinewski ’18

This week The Lafayette takes a timeout with senior co-captain Matt Klinewski, who just scored his 1000th college career point. Matt Benusa: You’ve only missed one three pointer on eight attempts from beyond the arc this year, but you only shot four three-pointers before this year. What’s with the change? Matt Klinewski: I have more […]

Men’s basketball hosts hurricane relief exhibition game: $7k raised in fundraising efforts

The men’s basketball team hosted Penn State on November 4 in an exhibition game, where they raised $7,000 for hurricane relief. The proceeds raised from donations and attendance fees at the 102-80 loss went to the One American Appeal, a foundation that is helping Texas, Florida and the Caribbean recover and rebuild from hurricanes Harvey, […]