Tag Archives: Patriot League

Lafayette holds off Lehigh in 77-71 win

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Dating back to last season, Lafayette has seem to have had Lehigh’s number, especially within the confines of Kirby Sports Center. Things didn’t change this time around in the second contest between the two Lehigh Valley … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 14

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come: Brotherly Love in One Beantown Bunch The … Continue reading

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Lafayette uses strong second half to top Loyola (Md.)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – After a closely contested first half, Lafayette really found their stride in the second stanza. The Leopards opened the second half on a 24-8 run en route to a 61-44 win over Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Lafayette gets their first Patriot League win

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – It’s been a turbulent season for Lafayette, but the Leopards took a step in the right direction on Saturday afternoon. After falling in a close contest with Colgate, Lafayette handled Navy on its way to a … Continue reading

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Lehigh wins another close one, beats Bucknell 66-63

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Over the course of the past week, Lehigh has had its fair share of closely contested games. Fortunately for the Mountain Hawks, they’ve able to keep calm in key moments. That continued on Wednesday, as they … Continue reading

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Lehigh survives despite late Lafayette rally

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lafayette owned Lehigh throughout the 2012-2013 season, which culminated in a Patriot League tournament semifinal victory by the Leopards. After leading by seven points early in the second half, Lafayette was trailing by three points with … Continue reading

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Brennan has American rolling in Patriot play

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Even in a wide-open Patriot League, American seemed a longshot to make a run at a conference title. Coming off a 10-20 (5-9 Patriot) season, the Eagles struggled out of the gates this year under first-year … Continue reading

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Lehigh drops another close game, 65-63, to American

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One could say that American University forward Tony Wroblicky beat Lehigh single-handedly on Wednesday night. The 6-foot-10 senior knocked down a pair of free throws with 15 seconds remaining after Darius Gardner missed the front end of … Continue reading

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BU’s Watson emerging as a sophomore star

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Maurice Watson, Jr. has learned how to deal with negativity. He always heard it from those who said he was too small, that a 5-foot-9 guard from Boys’ Latin couldn’t be successful in college. From those who … Continue reading

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CoBL’s Winter Term Grades: Patriot League

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – With all of the area teams in the middle of finals season for the fall semester, we figured we would look around the various leagues that CoBL covers and grade each of the teams on their … Continue reading

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Lehigh downs Quinnipiac in balanced effort

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Despite a rough start to the season, Lehigh was able to use a balanced offensive attack to subdue a talented Quinnipiac team and defend their home court in a 69-58 victory on Saturday evening. The win … Continue reading

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Lehigh Preview: Quinnipiac (Dec. 22)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Quinnipiac (6-3) vs. Lehigh (6-5) When: Saturday, December 21, 7:00 PM Where: Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, PA In a sentence… With only two games left before the Patriot League schedule begins, Lehigh looks to keep the positive … Continue reading

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Lehigh Preview: UMBC (Dec. 7)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lehigh (4-5) vs. UMBC (3-6) When: Saturday, December 7, 2 PM Where: Stabler Arena In a sentence… After winning three out of their last four games, Lehigh attempts to reach the .500 mark against UMBC. Getting … Continue reading

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Lafayette Preview: Wagner (Dec. 3)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lafayette (1-5) @ Wagner (4-4) When: Tuesday, December 3, 7 PM Where: Spiro Sports Center In a sentence… Lafayette tries to build off the Penn victory with their first of four consecutive games away from home … Continue reading

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Lehigh cruises past Sacred Heart for easy win

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – In a majority of Lehigh’s games this season, the Mountain Hawks have fallen behind early and really put themselves at a supreme disadvantage. Fortunately on Sunday afternoon, the Mountain Hawks jumped out to an early lead … Continue reading

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Lafayette edges Penn for first win

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – After finding new ways to give games away, Lafayette found a way to win one as the Leopards edged Penn 79-76 at the Kirby Center on Saturday afternoon. Quakers forward Fran Dougherty, who had 26 points … Continue reading

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Lafayette Preview: Penn (Nov. 30)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Penn (2-3) @ Lafayette (0-5) When: Saturday, November 30, 2 PM EST Where: Kirby Sports Center In a sentence… After a heartbreaking buzzer beater loss at the hands of Yale, Lafayette tries to get its first … Continue reading

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Late 3-pointer lifts Yale over Lafayette

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lafayette held yet another second half lead on Tuesday evening against Yale. As the script has gone, the Leopards have lost in both regulation and overtime. Unfortunately, Yale added one in gut-wrenching fashion as guard Javier … Continue reading

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Lafayette Preview: Yale (Nov. 26)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Yale (2-3) vs. Lafayette (0-4) When: Tuesday, November 26, 7 PM EST Where: Kirby Sports Center, Lafayette In a sentence… Coming off a pair of overtime losses, Lafayette returns to Easton seeking their first win against … Continue reading

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Lehigh fades in final minutes against Houston

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Despite holding a four-point lead with 7:41 remaining in the second half, Lehigh faded down the stretch and overcome Houston in a 80-66 loss in the Legends Classic on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars received a monster … Continue reading

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Lehigh’s comeback attempt falls short at Fordham

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Despite suffering through periods of a stagnant offensive effort, the Lehigh had a chance to come away with a win on the road against Fordham on Friday evening. With the Mountain Hawks trailing 73-67 in the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Preview: Fordham (Nov. 15)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lehigh (1-1) at Fordham (1-1) When: Friday, November 15, 7 PM Where: Rose Hill Gymnasium, Bronx, NY In a sentence… Lehigh travels to the Bronx to face a former Patriot League foe in the hopes of … Continue reading

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Lehigh cruises past Rider in home opener

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – After a strong second half against Minnesota on Friday, Lehigh returned home to the friendly confines of Stabler Arena where they preceded to shoot extremely well from the outside. The Mountain Hawks shot 58.8 percent from … Continue reading

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Lehigh Preview: Rider Broncs (Nov. 12)

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Lehigh (0-1) vs. Rider (0-0) When: Tuesday, November 12, 7 PM Where: Stabler Arena, Bethlehem In a sentence… Lehigh proved that they have some young, talented pieces and will look to build momentum with some home … 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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