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, […]

Leopards prepare to take the court: A preview of men’s and women’s basketball

Men: 2016 Season Record: 9-21 (4-13 in conference) Players to watch: Senior forward Matt Klinewski returns after leading the team last season in points per game (ppg) and rebounds per game, with 16 and 6 respectively, while playing 27 minutes per game. Another player to look out for is sophomore guard Kyle Stout. He ranked […]

Bouncing Back: Men’s Basketball defeats Holy Cross to end losing skid

After losing nine straight games, the Leopards got back into the winning column against Holy Cross with a 69-59 victory. The Leopards currently hold a record of 7-17 and 3-10 in the conference. Their only two conference victories came against Loyola and Army before their victory against the Crusaders. Prior to their win against Holy Cross, […]