Men’s basketball keeps win streak alive behind career night from Justin Jaworski

After a nine day break, the Lafayette men’s basketball team showed no signs of rust with their third consecutive win, 94-71, and highest scoring output of the season against St. Joseph’s.  “We played very well,” said head coach Fran O’Hanlon. “To score 94 points like we did, obviously our offense was clicking and we were […]

Men’s basketball wins season opener after Myles Cherry’s late putback

The Lafayette men’s basketball team opened their season with a close home win over Columbia University, 65-63, on Tuesday night. Senior forwards Myles Cherry and Lukas Jarrett were the only Leopards to score in double figures, recording 14 and 10 points respectively. Cherry grabbed 11 rebounds to notch his third career double-double for Lafayette, and […]

Mike Anekwe ’22 fosters love of basketball in Nigeria through self-funded foundation

After growing up in Nigeria with few opportunities, Mike Anekwe ’22 knew he “wanted to give back to an underprivileged community.” In March 2019, the Lafayette basketball player, 19, put his thoughts into a plan for action by starting the Anekwe Foundation, with the goal of growing “the game of basketball, not just in Nigeria […]

‘Jawsdropping’ performance: Justin Jaworski closes season second nationally in three-point shooting, third team all-conference

Sophomore guard Justin Jaworski was named to the All-Patriot League Third Team after shooting 48.8 percent on three-point attempts this season, the second most efficient mark in the country among Division I players. Jaworski, nicknamed “Jaws” by his teammates, has evolved into a star for the Leopards. This past season, he led the team in […]

Men’s basketball ends season with loss in first round of Patriot League Tournament

The Lafayette men’s basketball team failed to cap off a comeback win as the seventh-seeded Leopards ended their season with a 79-74 loss to tenth-seeded Holy Cross on Tuesday. Last Saturday, the team honored co-captains Paulius Zalys and Auston Evans in a pregame ceremony on Senior Day before being defeated by first place Colgate 76-70.  Against […]

Men’s basketball extends season-best winning streak to five as playoffs near

The men’s basketball team extended their season-best winning streak to five games with wins over Loyola and American last week. The Leopards beat the Greyhounds last Sunday, 69-64, and then won again against the Clawed Eagles on Wednesday in a thriller, 70-68.  In the American game, the Leopards clawed their way back from a six […]

Men’s basketball loses to Army, drops overtime thriller to rival Lehigh

The Lafayette men’s basketball team suffered a 69-63 defeat to Army West Point last Saturday before losing to rival Lehigh in overtime on Wednesday during the “team takeover day,” where both teams wore customized jerseys with player nicknames. The loss moves the Leopards to 6-14 overall and 3-6 in Patriot League play. The Lehigh game […]

Men’s basketball drops OT contest to Cornell, wins close game over FDU after second half surge

Lafayette men’s basketball team managed to force OT but ultimately fell to Cornell, 63-58 this past Wednesday. The Sunday before, the team staged a second-half comeback to narrowly beat Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) by a score of 80-76. In the FDU game, the Leopards were led by the inside-out combination of sophomore guard Alex Petrie, who […]