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2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Men’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals Tonight

2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Men's Basketball Championship Quarterfinals Tonight

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – The 2022 PenFed Credit Union Patriot League Men’s Basketball Championship continues tonight with four quarterfinal games beginning at 7 p.m. on ESPN+.

No 1 Colgate begins the defense of their 2020-21 League title when they host No 9 Bucknell. Navy No. 2 welcomes American No. 10. No. 3 Boston University hosts No. 6 Loyola Maryland and No. 4 Lehigh takes on No. 5 Army West Point.

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DATED MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP | ROUND | BLANKET TIME

(every hour ET)
Thursday March 3 No. 9 Bucknell at No. 1 Colgate | Quarter-finals | ESPN+ 7 p.m.
Thursday March 3 No. 10 American to No. 2 Navy | Quarter-finals | ESPN+ 7 p.m.
Thursday March 3 No. 6 Loyola Maryland at No. 3 Boston University | Quarter-finals | ESPN+ 7 p.m.
Thursday March 3 No. 5 Army West Point to No. 4 Lehigh | Quarter-finals | ESPN+ 7 p.m.
Sunday March 6 Winner of 9/8/1 vs. Winner of 5/4 | Semi-finals | CBSSN 2 p.m./4 p.m.
Sunday March 6 Winner of 10/7/2 vs. Winner of 6/3 | Semi-finals | CBSSN 2 p.m./4 p.m.
Wednesday March 9 2022 PenFed Credit Union Championship Game | CBSSN 7:30 p.m.

NO. 9 BUCKNELL (9-22, 5-13 PL) AT NO. 1 COLGATE RAIDERS (20-11, 16-2 PL)
Cotterell Court/Hamilton, NY 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
LOOK | LIVE STATS | SPECTATORS POLICY | CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM
SEASON SERIES: Colgate swept the season streak with Bucknell.
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD: Bucknell leads the all-time series 69-50.
FIRST GAME (January 19): Junior guard Ryan Moffatt led five Raiders in double figures with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including 5-of-6 from beyond the arc, in a 75-56 win over Bucknell at Sojka Pavilion. Senior guards Nelly Cummings (16), Tucker Richardson (14) and Oliver Lynch-Daniels (13) all hit double the Raiders. Junior forward Keegan Records added 10 points and five boards. Bucknell junior guard Xander Rice posted game highs of 20 points and seven assists in the loss, while freshman forward Ian Motta added 10 points for the Bison.
SECOND GAME (February 2): Moffatt scored a career-high 24 points on 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range to lead Colgate to an 83-69 win over Bucknell at Cotterell Court. Fifth-year guard Jack Ferguson finished with 16 points and six rebounds, while Richardson added 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Bucknell’s Rice scored a team-high 18 points and had three interceptions, while senior guard Andrew Funk added 17 points and four assists.
PREVIEWS: BUCKNEL | COLGATE

NO. 10 AMERICAN EAGLES (10-21, 5-13 PL) AT NO. 2 Midshipmen (19-10, 12-6 PL)
Alumni Hall / Annapolis, Maryland 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
LOOK | LIVE STATS | CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM
SEASON SERIES: Navy swept the season series with American.
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD: The contenders lead the all-time series, 50-49.
FIRST GAME (January 29): Senior guard John Carter Jr. scored eight of his team-high 14 points in the final 10 minutes of the game to help Navy hold the American, 47-45, at Alumni Hall. Senior USA guard Stacy Beckton Jr. finished with a team-high 19 points and five rebounds, becoming the 33rd Eagle to surpass 1,000 career points.
SECOND GAME (February 16): Junior forward Tyler Nelson led the Midshipmen with 14 points and eight rebounds as Navy beat the American, 55-46, to complete the season sweep. Carter Jr. added 10 points. Beckton Jr posted a team-high 13 points and nine rebounds for the Eagles.
PREVIEWS: AMERICAN | MARINE

NO. 6 LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (14-15, 8-10 PL) AT NO. 3 UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON (20-11, 11-7 PL)
Case Gym “The Roof” / Boston, Mass. 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
LOOK | LIVE STATS | SPECTATORS POLICY | CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM
SEASON SERIES: Boston University and Loyola Maryland shared the season series, with each team winning on the other’s field.
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD: The Terriers hold a 14-7 series lead against the Greyhounds.
FIRST GAME (January 7): Junior goaltender Cam Spencer led three Greyhounds in double figures with 19 points to lift Loyola Maryland to a 66-58 win over Boston University, their first home-court win for the Terriers in nine tries. Senior guard Jaylin Andrews finished with 12 points, four steals, three assists and two steals, while senior guard Kenneth Jones added 10 points and five assists for a Loyola Maryland team that never trailed. Boston University graduate student forward Sukhmail Mathon led the Terriers with 18 points, six rebounds, two blocks and two steals. Senior forward Walter Whyte has become the 40th Boston University men’s basketball player to eclipse 1,000 career points. He finished with nine points and six rebounds.
SECOND GAME (January 19): Mathon recorded his ninth double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead Boston University to a 67-50 win over Loyola Maryland at Reitz Arena. Whyte and second-year guard Caelan Jones led the Terriers with 15 points apiece. Loyola’s Spencer finished with 19 points, four rebounds and three steals. Freshman forward Milos Ilic had nine points and four boards.
PREVIEWS: LOYOLA MARYLAND | UNIVERSITY OF BOSTON

NO. 5 DARK KNIGHTS OF WEST POINT ARMY (15-15, 9-9 PL) AT NO. 4 LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS (12-18, 10-8 PL)
Stabler Arena/Bethlehem, PA 7 p.m. (ESPN+)
LOOK | LIVE STATS | SPECTATORS POLICY | CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM
SEASON SERIES: Lehigh and Army West Point shared the series of the season, each winning on its own ground.
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD: The Black Knights hold a 67-47 advantage over the Mountain Hawks.
FIRST GAME (January 7): Sophomore guard Jalen Rucker scored a game-high 22 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists to help Army West Point defeat Lehigh, 77-55, at Christl Arena. Senior guard Aaron Duhart finished with 11 points and sophomore forward Charlie Peterson added 10 points and seven rebounds. Junior guard Evan Taylor and freshman guard Keith Higgins Jr scored 13 points apiece to lead Lehigh.
SECOND GAME (January 26): Freshman guard Tyler Whitney-Sidney scored 19 points to lead five Mountain Hawks by double figures in Lehigh’s 84-71 victory over Army West Point at Stabler Arena. Junior forward Evan Taylor finished with 16 points and seven rebounds, while freshman guard Keith Higgins Jr. added 13 points. Rucker led Army West Point with 18 points, junior forward Chris Mann added 16 points and senior guard Josh Caldwell had 15 points.
PREVIEWS: ARMY WEST POINT | THE TOP

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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.