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Quarterfinal Recap: 2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Men’s Basketball Championship

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BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – The top four seeds of the 2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Men’s Basketball Championship protected the home court and advanced to Sunday’s semifinal. Both semi-final matchups will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

No. 1 Colgate puts his 13-game winning streak on the line against No. 4 Lehigh, who handed the Raiders one of their two league losses this season. Live coverage between the Raiders and Mountain Hawks begins at 2 p.m. from Cotterell Court in Hamilton, NY

No. 2 Navy returns to the semifinals for the first time since 2018-19 and will host No. 3 Boston University, the 2020-21 League champions. Live coverage begins at 4 p.m. from Alumni Hall in Annapolis, Md.

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DATED MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP | ROUND | BLANKET TIME

(every hour ET)
Sunday March 6 No. 4 Lehigh to No. 1 Colgate | Semi-finals | CBSSN 2 p.m.
Sunday March 6 Boston University No. 3 at Navy No. 2 | Semi-finals | CBSSN 4 p.m.
Wednesday March 9 2022 PenFed Credit Union Championship Game | CBSSN 7:30 p.m.

TO NO. 1 COLGATE RAIDERS (21-11, 16-2 PL) 96, NO. 9 BUCKNELL (9-23, 5-13 PL) 68
Cotterell Court/Hamilton, NY 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
HAMILTON, NY – Fifth-year guard Jack Ferguson scored a career-high 28 points to lead four double-digit Raiders, as No. 1 Colgate picked up a 96-68 victory over No. 9 Bucknell to advance to the semi-final of the Patriot League Championship for the fifth consecutive season.
* Ferguson connected 10 of 12 from the floor, including 7 of 8 from long range to help the Raiders win their 13th straight game. He had 17 points in the first half to help the Raiders open a 13-point lead at the break.
* Senior guard Nelly Cummings finished with 15 points, four assists and three steals, while sophomore center Jeff Woodward added 11 points and five rebounds off the bench. Junior center Keegan Records contributed 10 points.
* Colgate, the No. 5 3-point shooting team in the NCAA DI, connected 68.4 percent (13 for 19) from beyond the arc.
* Bucknell junior guard Xander Rice led the Bison with 17 points, six assists and two steals.
*Senior guard Andrew Funk, who was named Patriot League Men’s Basketball Scholar of the Year on Wednesday, finished with 13 points and seven assists.
SUMMARY: BUCKNEL | COLGATE

TO NO. 2 NAVY FRIENDSHIPS (20-10, 12-6 PL) 71, NO. 10 AMERICAN EAGLES (10-22, 5-13 PL) 64
Alumni Hall / Annapolis, Maryland 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
ANNAPOLIS, Md.Senior guard John Carter Jr. led three mids in double digits with 21 points, as the No. 2 Navy beat the No. 10 USA, 71-64 at Alumni Hall.
* Carter Jr. connected on 4 of 9 from 3-point range and knocked down four boards to lead Navy to the semifinals for the first time since 2018-19.
* Junior forward Daniel Deaver and senior guard Greg Summers finished with 12 and 11 points respectively off the bench. Deaver added eight boards and four assists, while Summers finished with seven rebounds, two steals and two blocks.
* Navy Reservists outscored the American bench, 35-6.
* Sophomore American forward Johnny O’Neil recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. He also recorded a pair of flights.
* Sophomore forward Matt Rogers finished with 12 points and six rebounds, while sophomore guard Colin Smalls added 11 points and four assists.
* Senior guard Stacy Beckton Jr. filled the stat sheet with 10 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks.
RECAP: AMERICAN | MARINE

TO NO. 3 BOSTON UNIVERSITY TERRIERS (21-11, 11-7 PL) 76, NO. 6 LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (14-16, 8-10 PL) 64
Case Gym “The Roof” / Boston, Mass. 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BOSTONGraduate student guard Javante McCoy scored 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting from the floor to help No. 3 Boston defeat No. 6 Loyola Maryland, 76-64, advancing to the Patriot Championship semifinals. League.
* Patriot League Player of the Year graduate student forward Sukhmail Mathon recorded his 17th double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Leading hitter Walter Whyte finished with 19 points and six boards for the Terriers.
* The Terriers offense shot 63.8% (30 for 47) from the floor to go around four for the first time since winning the League title in 2019-20.
* Loyola Maryland junior guard Cam Spencer scored a season-high 28 points on 11-of-20 shooting from the field.
*Senior guard Kenneth Jones and Jaylin Andrews added 11 and 10 points respectively. Jones, the League’s assists leader, handed out five cents for the Greyhounds.
RECAP: LOYOLA MARYLAND | UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON

TO NO. 4 LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (13-18, 10-8 PL) 91, NO. 5 DARK KNIGHTS WEST POINT ARMY (15-16, 9-9 PL) 77
Stabler Arena/Bethlehem, PA 7 p.m. (ESPN+)

THE SCORE OF THE BOX
BETHLEHEM, Pa.Senior forward Jeameril Wilson scored a career-high 23 points to lead four Mountain Hawks starters by double digits, as No. 4 Lehigh beat No. 5 Army West Point, 91-77, to advance. for the semi-final.
*Wilson scored 19 points in the first half to help the Mountain Hawks take a 42-33 lead before the break.
* Junior guard Evan Taylor scored 13 of his 20 first-half points and nine boards.
* Freshman guards Tyler Whitney-Sidney and Keith Higgins Jr scored 15 and 10 points, respectively. Whitney-Sidney added eight assists. Higgins Jr. contributed six rebounds and four assists for the Mountain Hawks.
* Sophomore guard Jalen Rucker led five Black Knights in double figures with 26 points. He also added five assists, four rebounds and two steals.
* Senior guard Josh Caldwell, the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year, finished with 12 points, five rebounds and three steals. Junior forward Chris Mann also scored 12 points for the Black Knights. Senior guard Aaron Duhart and second-year forward Charlie Peterson each contributed 11 points.
SUMMARY: ARMY WEST POINT | THE TOP

ABOUT THE PATRIOT LEAGUE

The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of academic and athletic achievement, continually demonstrating that student-athletes can excel both academically and athletically without sacrificing high standards. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved as its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and graduating student-athletes who are academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League institutions is considered an important part of a well-rounded education.