Patriot League Men’s Basketball Recap presented by PenFed Credit Union (1.10.22)

AT COLGATE RAIDERS (5-10, 1-1 PL) 76, ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS (9-7, 3-1 PL) 57
Cotterell Court / Hamilton, NY 6 p.m. (ESPN +)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
HAMILTON, NY – Fifth-year goaltender Jack Ferguson led five double-digit Raiders with 14 to give Army West Point their first league loss of the season in a 76-57 decision at Cotterell Court.
* Ferguson eclipsed 1,000 career points by logging on 4 of 8 from Beyond the Arc. He also added eight rebounds, a career-high five steals and three assists.
* Second-year center Jeff Woodward posted his first college double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Woodward knocked down four of the Raiders’ 13 offensive boards, helping Colgate maintain a 17-7 lead on Second Chance points.
* Head guard Tucker Richardson added 13 points and seven rebounds, second-year guard Ryan Moffatt registered 12 points and head guard Nelly Cummings finished with 10 points for a Colgate team that outscored the Black Knights 46-30 in the second half.
* West Point senior army guard Josh Caldwell scored 16 points, a team-high, and delivered six assists.
* Junior forward Chris Mann added 13 points to the Black Knights. Second-year forward Charlie Peterson caught eight boards, a team-high, and senior guard Aaron Duhart finished with seven assists.
SUMMARY: ARMY WEST POINT | COLGATE

HELPERS OF THE NAVY (11-4, 4-0 PL) 69, AT LAFAYETTE LEOPARDS (3-10, 0-2 PL) 55
Kirby Sports Center / Easton, PA 7 p.m. (ESPN +)
THE SCORE OF THE BOX
EASTON, Pennsylvania. Senior Navy guard John Carter Jr. scored 19 points, a game-high, and picked up six rebounds to lead the contenders to a 69-55 victory over Lafayette to remain undefeated in the championship.
* Junior forward Tyler Nelson added 11 points for a balanced attack by the Mids who had 10 players in the scoring column.
* Young goalie Patrick Dorsey finished with a team-high seven rebounds and four steals for a Navy team that scored 18 points on 15 Lafayette turnovers.
* The Navy once again received significant production from its bench unit, surpassing the Leopards’ reserves, 21-7.
* Lafayette senior guard Tyrone Perry and junior forward Neal Quinn led the Leopards with 14 points each.
* Quinn recorded his fourth double-double of the season adding 10 rebounds.
SUMMARY: NAVY | LAFAYETTE

AT LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (9-6, 3-1 PL) 71, BUCKNELL BISON (3-13, 0-4 PL) 67
Reitz Arena / Baltimore, Maryland 7 p.m. (ESPN +)
THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BALTIMORELoyola Maryland junior guard Cam Spencer scored a high 26 points on 11 of 18 shots to lead the Greyhounds to a 71-67 victory over Bucknell on Monday night at Reitz Arena.
* Spencer, the Patriot League’s leading scorer, also added six rebounds, three assists and two steals to help the Greyhounds secure their third win in four League games.
* Senior goaltender Jaylin Andrews added 19 points on 7 of 13 shots from the ground to help the Greyhounds connect on 51.7% of their attempts from the ground.
* Bucknell’s senior guard Andrew Funk, the League’s second-leading scorer, finished with a high 21 points and helped the Bison clear a double-digit deficit to stay within two possessions for the final seven minutes of Game.
* Junior forward Jake van der Heijden and junior center Alex Timmerman scored 11 and 10 points respectively, and second-year center Andre Screen posted a game-high eight rebounds to go along with his nine points and two interceptions.
SUMMARY: BUCKNELL | LOYOLA MARYLAND

AT LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (5-11, 3-1 PL) 77, HOLY CRUSADERS (3-13, 1-3 PL) 69
Stabler Arena / Bethlehem, PA 7 p.m. (ESPN +)
THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania.Lehigh fifth-year goaltender Marques Wilson scored 17 points, a team-high, and junior goaltender Evan Taylor posted a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Mountain Hawks to a victory of 77-69 against Holy Cross at Stabler Arena.
* Freshman guard Keith Higgins Jr., named Patriot League Rookie of the Week earlier today, added 12 points. Second-year center Dominic Parolin scored 12 points and collected nine rebounds to help Lehigh move to 3-1 in the league.
* Holy Cross senior forward Gerrale Gates scored 21 points, a game-high, and had nine rebounds to lead the Crusaders.
* First-year goaltender Kyrell Luc finished with 17 points and seven rebounds, and second-year goaltender DaJion Humphrey added 15 points for the Crusaders.
SUMMARY: HOLY CROSS | LEHIGH

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (11-6, 2-2 PL) 79, AT AMERICAN EAGLES (4-10, 0-2 PL) 53
Bender Arena / Washington, DC 7 p.m. (CBSSN)
THE SCORE OF THE BOX
WASHINGTON Boston University graduate guard Javante McCoy scored a high 25 points on 11 of 18 shots to lead the Terriers to a 79-53 victory over American University in a televised game at the nationwide on CBS Sports Network.
* The Terriers got double doubles from graduate student forward Sukhmail Mathon, who finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and senior forward Walter Whyte, who added 17 points and 10 rebounds to help end the game. a streak of two consecutive losses in the League.
* Second-year US forward Matt Rogers led three double-digit Eagles with 13 points. Rogers connected on 6 of 9 from the floor while adding four rebounds and three assists.
* Senior forward Josh Alexander added 12 points, and second-year guard Colin Smalls finished with 10 points for the shorthanded Eagles.
SUMMARY: AMERICAN | UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON

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