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Patriot League Men’s Basketball Recap Presented by PenFed Credit Union (2.9.22)

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IN BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (17-9, 8-5 PL) 75, ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS (13-12, 7-6 PL) 74
Case Gym / Boston, Mass. 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BOSTON –Grad student forward Sukhmail Mathon’s old-school three-point play with a second left in regulation time gave Boston University a 75-74 victory over Army West Point at Case Gym on Wednesday evening.
* Two points behind in time, Mathon received a pass from graduate student guard Javante McCoy in the paint, scored, fouled and made the ensuing free throw to give BU the dramatic victory . Mathon finished with nine points and eight rebounds.
* Terriers forward Walter Whyte scored a season-high 21 points on 5-for-8 3-pointers, and McCoy added 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help BU split the season series with Army West Point.
* Sophomore guard Daman Tate scored 12 points to lead a BU bench unit that outscored Army Reserves, 24-4.
*Senior guard Josh Caldwell and second-year guard Jalen Rucker each scored 19 points for the Black Knights. Rucker finished with five assists, while Caldwell added five steals.
*Junior forward Chris Mann had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while sophomore forward Chris Peterson added 11 points.
RECAP: ARMY WEST POINT | UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON

AT HOLY CROSS CRUSADERS (7-16, 5-6 PL) 68, LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (13-11, 7-6 PL) 64
Hart Center/Worcester, Mass. 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
WORCESTER, Mass. –First-year guard Kyrell Luc went 4-for-4 from the free throw line in the final 30 seconds of the game to help Holy Cross hold off Loyola Maryland in a 68-64 win at Hart Center on Wednesday night.
*Luc finished with 18 points, seven assists and three steals, while senior forward Gerrale Gates scored a team-high 23 points to help the Crusaders share the season streak with the Greyhounds.
* Sophomore Bo Montgomery finished with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and pulled out five rebounds for Holy Cross.
* Loyola Maryland junior guard Cam Spencer scored a game-high 27 points to go along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals.
* Freshman forward Veljko Ilic added 11 points and senior guard Kenneth Jones contributed 10 points and four assists.
RECAP: LOYOLA MARYLAND | THE HOLY CROSS

AT COLGATE RAIDERS (13-11, 9-2 PL) 78, LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (9-16, 7-6 PL) 62
Cotterell Court/Hamilton, NY 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
HAMILTON, NY –Senior guard Nelly Cummings led three Raiders in double figures with 19 points as Colgate beat Lehigh 78-62 to help Matt Langel become the winningest coach in program history.
* Langel, a three-time Patriot League Coach of the Year, earned his 166th career win as Colgate extended his winning streak to five games.
* Senior guard Tucker Richardson had 17 points and eight rebounds, and junior forward Keegan Records had 13 points and six boards to help the Raiders share their season streak with the Mountain Hawks.
*Senior center Nic Lynch led the Mountain Hawks with 18 points and nine rebounds.
* Lehigh senior forward Jeameril Wilson and freshman goaltender Keith Higgins Jr. finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
RECAP: LEHIGH | COLGATE

AT BUCKNELL BISON (6-19, 3-10 PL) 68, AMERICAN EAGLES (6-17, 2-9 PL) 66
Sojka Pavilion/Lewisburg, PA 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
LEWISBURG, Pa. –Sophomore forward Andre Screen matched his career high with 20 points to lead Bucknell to a 68-66 win over American at Sojka Pavilion.
* Connected screen on 9 of 13 from the ground to help the Bison share the season streak with the Eagles.
* Bucknell shot 68% from the floor and 55% from beyond the arc to take a 39-28 halftime lead.
*Senior guard Andrew Funk and junior guard Xander Rice finished with 16 and 11 points as the Bison held off the American’s late run.
* Graduate student Stacy Beckton Jr. scored nine of 18 points in the final six minutes of the game to bring the Eagles within two points after trailing to 16 points in the second half.
*American finished the game on a 15-2 streak, beating Bucknell 38-29 in the second half.
* Sophomore forward Matt Rogers and senior guard Jaxon Knotek scored 12 and 10 points respectively for the Eagles.
RECAP: AMERICAN | BUCKNEL

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