After a big win this weekend on the road against top-seed Bucknell, Lafayette will now host defending Patriot League champion American in the Patriot League championship game Wednesday night. Win and Lafayette will go dancing looking to play the role of Cinderella with hopes the slipper will fit. With sophomore point guard Nick Lindner stepping up in a big way down the stretch, who knows just what story will unfold for Lafayette.
It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.
D.J. Newbill hit a three at the buzzer to lift Penn State over Minnesota on Sunday.
Penn defeated Cornell on Saturday night for their second straight win.
Jordan Price scored 21 points to lead La Salle to victory over Dayton.
Rhode Island rallied in the final period to beat Saint Joseph’s 78-68.
Temple picked up a big win on Saturday over UConn.
Villanova continued their winning ways on Saturday as they topped St. John’s.
Drexel blew a halftime lead to lose to Charleston in the first round of the CAA Tournament.
Penn ended their losing streak with a 54-46 win over Columbia.
Jim Boeheim has been punished by the NCAA for violations that spanned a decade.
Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.
Will Cummings led Temple over East Carolina on Thursday night.
With just two games remaining in the regular season for the Temple, the Owls are living on the bubble despite owning 20 wins. If the Owls are to play tournament basketball this month, senior guard Will Cummings will be a big reason why.
Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).