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Lehigh’s Kempton, Ross take home top Patriot League honors

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Lehigh’s resurgence from a 1-4 start to the Patriot League’s third seed heading into conference tournament play can largely be attributed to the underclassmen duo of sophomore Tim Kempton and freshman Kahron Ross. And when the Patriot League announced … Continue reading

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Lehigh’s turnaround on full display as postseason looms

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Lehigh started its Patriot League slate by dropping four of its first five games in league play. With a young team starting three underclassmen and one with just three seniors, the season could have gone anywhere … Continue reading

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Lehigh, Lafayette’s Patriot League seedings still hazy

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Patriot League’s regular season has come down to two days. Each of the 10 teams is in action on both Wednesday and Saturday, in their final pairs of games before the Patriot League tournament gets … Continue reading

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Lafayette spoils Lehigh’s senior day, 63-61

Danny Newhart (@danny_newhart) – Senior day is designed to honor athletes who have spent four years playing a sport at their respective universities. It is generally scheduled late in the season as a home game, in the hope that the … Continue reading

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Lehigh clamps down early to escape American, 65-58

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BETHLEHEM, Pa.–When American and Lehigh met for the first time this season, Darius “Pee Wee” Gardner dropped in a 3-pointer with under a second remaining to will the Eagles to victory. The Mountain Hawks would make … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, February 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, February 4

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Jersey duo’s reunion at Rider spurring successful Broncs season

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Call it a lucky break. For Matt Lopez, for Anthony D’Orazio, and for Rider basketball. It was the spring of 2013, and Lopez–having just finished up a lackluster sophomore year at Utah State–was strongly considering leaving … Continue reading

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Goldsborough helping Lehigh make Patriot push

Dan Newhart (@danny_newhart) – EASTON, Pa. – With a win against Lafayette on Saturday afternoon, Lehigh extended its winning streak to three games and improved to 10-9 overall, including a 4-4 mark in the Patriot League. Two big reasons for … Continue reading

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Lehigh takes down Lafayette on the road, 75-71

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – EASTON, Pa.–The rest of the Patriot League already was worried about Tim Kempton. The 6-foot-11 sophomore with NBA bloodlines, known mostly for his post game and rebounding ability, was already considered one of the best big man in … Continue reading

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Lehigh wins second straight, downs Navy 61-47

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – There was a play with just under five minutes remaining that Lehigh fans may want to get used to. Though, if you were a Navy fan on this night, it’s a play that sent you home … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 21

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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What we’ve learned: Patriot League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – We’re now two weeks into the year 2015 which means conference play is starting to heat up and we’ll soon find out whose non-conference record’s were legit, and who had their 2014’s loaded with “cupcakes.” It’s … Continue reading

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Lehigh emerges victorious in triple-OT thriller at Arizona State

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – By the third overtime of Lehigh’s road matchup of Arizona State, both teams were gassed. Open shots weren’t falling. Free throws were clanking off the rim. It was all going to be whichever team could find … Continue reading

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Mountain Hawks hit the road and defeat LIU Brooklyn

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz) – (Ed. Note: Thanks to John Templon of Big Apple Buckets for his help with this story) Fueld by a big run to end the first half and clutch late free throw shooting, Lehigh was able to … Continue reading

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Schaefer leads Lehigh to 86-74 win at DePaul

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Corey Schaefer knows what it takes to knock off a high-major team. After all, the Lehigh senior was around when the Mountain Hawks knocked off Duke in the 2012 NCAA Tournament, one of the bigger upsets in … Continue reading

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Columbia keeps Lehigh winless, 54-44

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A career game by sophomore reserve Jeff Coby and a big first-half run provided Columbia all the cushion it needed against Lehigh in a 54-44 win at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, Pa. on Sunday afternoon. The … Continue reading

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Rider outlasts Lehigh, sinks Mountain Hawks 78-74

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – In a closely fought contest, Rider was able to knock down key free-throws and get big stops as they were able to hold off the Lehigh Mountain Hawks 78-74, in Rider’s home opener. VCU transfer Teddy Okereafor led … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Friday, November 21

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day of action as well as various other things … Continue reading

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Four Observations: Lehigh/Villanova

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Here are some observations from Villanova’s 77-66 win over Lehigh at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. on Friday night: ‘Nova reliance on long ball continues Last season was a live-and-die approach with the 3-point shot … Continue reading

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Villanova pulls away from Lehigh in second half

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – ALLENTOWN, Pa.– After a slow start, Villanova asserted itself as the superior team in the second half, pulling out a 77-66 season-opening win over Lehigh in the first game held at the new PPL Center in … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Friday, November 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) — Here are the game previews for Friday, November 14: ~~~ Lafayette (0-0) at Robert Morris (0-0) Where: Sewall Center, Moon Township, Pa. When: 7:00 PM Watch it: NEC Front Row The Lafayette Leopards open their season … Continue reading

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CoBL’s D-I Best Case/Worst Case Scenarios (Part 1)

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) The 2014-15 college basketball season is … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Patriot League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Patriot League, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant coaches … Continue reading

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2014-15 Patriot League Season Primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) If there’s one word to describe … Continue reading

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