men’s basketball

Tony Johnson '13 leads SPM Shooters in minutes per game (29.1) and is sixth in the league in assists (3.8 apg).

January 27, 2014

House on the Hill: Tony Johnson ’13 Plays Professional Basketball in Holland

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When he gets fouled these days, they’re more forceful and physical. Tony Johnson ’13 had a feeling that was coming. And when he and his teammates went to a Dutch farm to get accustomed to the culture in Holland, he enjoyed experimenting on a rope course and trying a zip line. Then he was asked [...]

Jared Mintz

July 25, 2013

Jared Mintz ’11 Receives Victory Scholarship to Study and Play Basketball in Ireland

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Jared Mintz ’11 will study and play basketball at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, during the 2013-14 academic year through a Victory Scholarship from the Sports Changes Lives Foundation. The foundation allows student-athletes to continue their athletic and academic careers by playing on a collegiate team and studying in a graduate program at an [...]

PARDees student-athletes

May 24, 2013

Four Student-Athletes Honored for Excellence

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The PARDees, Lafayette’s senior student-athlete awards ceremony, were held Thursday evening at the Williams Center for the Arts. More than 100 student-athletes and their families celebrated the close of the Class of 2013′s competitive careers. Four seniors stood out from the pack. Tony Johnson (Folsom, Calif.), Deanna DiCroce (Doylestown, Pa.), Blake Fink (Westhampton, N.J.) and Emily Valeo (Norristown, Pa.) took home the top honors as [...]

Tony Johnson '13

May 17, 2013

Lafayette Sports Network Nominated for College Sports Media Award

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The Lafayette Sports Network (LSN) has been named a finalist for a College Sports Media Award.  The awards are presented by the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). LSN’s broadcast of the Lafayette men’s basketball game vs. Bucknell is a nominee for Best Live Game and Event [...]

Seth Hinrichs '15 drives to the basket.

March 14, 2013

Men’s Basketball’s Season Ends in Conference Championship Game

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Lafayette’s season and seven-game winning streak came to an end with a 64-56 loss to Bucknell in the Patriot League Championship game Wednesday night at Sojka Pavilion. View a photo gallery from the game Trailing 10-8 after a Seth Hinrichs ’15 jumper, Bucknell put together a 10-2 run that included a pair of three-pointers by [...]

Tony Johnson '13

March 7, 2013

Men’s Basketball Team Overwhelms Holy Cross in Playoff Opener

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A complete team effort saw the men’s basketball team complete a 77-54 rout of Holy Cross in the Patriot League quarterfinal Wednesday night at Kirby Sports Center. The victory vaults Lafayette into the semifinal round against No. 3 Lehigh 2 p.m. Saturday. Kirby Sports Center will host the nationally televised game on CBS Sports Network [...]

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March 6, 2013

Three Men’s Basketball Players Earn All-Patriot League Honors

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Point guard Tony Johnson ’13 and guard Seth Hinrichs ’15 have been selected All-Patriot League First and Second Team, respectively, while Bryce Scott ’16 played his way onto the Patriot League All-Rookie Team, the league has announced. Johnson finished the regular season as the conference’s leader in shooting percentage, after knocking down 55.7 percent (147 [...]

Tony Johnson '13

March 1, 2013

Ticket Information: Men’s Basketball Will Host Patriot League Quarterfinal March 6

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The men’s basketball team will play Holy Cross in a Patriot League Tournament quarterfinal game 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Kirby Sports Center. The Leopards (17-14, 10-4 Patriot) finished the season second in the league behind Bucknell and secured the second seed in the tournament. If Lafayette beats Holy Cross, the team will also host [...]

photo of Lafayette men's basketball player passing the ball

August 22, 2012

Rob Delaney ’12 and Rob Willen ’12 Will Play Pro Basketball in Denmark

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Rob Delaney ’12 and Ryan Willen ’12 have signed professional basketball contracts with Denmark’s Aalborg Vikings. “I think it’s tremendous for Rob and Ryan,” says Lafayette men’s basketball head coach Fran O’Hanlon. “They will be able to continue their playing careers and it will be a great cultural opportunity as well. They’ve worked so hard over the past [...]

Lafayette women's basketball player Sarah McGorry '12 looks to shoot against Lehigh

June 30, 2012

Sarah McGorry ’12 and Jim Mower ’12 Receive Victory Scholarships to Study in Europe

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Sarah McGorry ’12 and Jim Mower ’12 have each received Victory Scholarships to continue their basketball-playing careers as graduate students in Europe. The Victory Scholarship, sponsored by the nonprofit Sport Changes Lives, is an opportunity to play and coach basketball while participating in a one-year, post-graduate program at an Irish or Northern Irish university. McGorry [...]