Ken Brown has a look at a Saturday afternoon in sports
We preview the PSAC games starting with Bloomsburg's Thursday Night game against Shippensburg.
Fresh off the program's second NCAA playoff appearance in the last three years, the Bloomsburg University Huskies will have plenty of familiar faces on the field when spring practice.
Big send off for the Bucknell Bison on Tuesday afternoon, Bucknell leaving for Kentucky to get ready to play Butler on Thursday at 12:40 in the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament.
The Bloomsburg University women's basketball team saw its season come to a close on Friday with a 72-59 loss to Indiana, Pa. University (IUP) in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional championships on Friday. The Huskies end the season with a record of 24-6.
The Bucknell men's basketball team claimed its second Patriot League Tournament title in three years on Wednesday as it defeated Lafayette by a 64-56 score in Sojka Pavilion. The Bison, who were led by Mike Muscala's 22nd double-double of the season, earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. It will mark the program's sixth NCAA appearance.
The Bloomsburg University women's basketball team defeated Edinboro University 76-73 Friday night in front of a roaring Nelson Field House in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) semifinal game. With the win, Bloomsburg advances to the PSAC final Saturday night to face Gannon at 7 p.m.
East Stroudsburg University cut a 19-point deficit to six with just over two minutes left, but Slippery Rock held off the defending PSAC champion Warriors for a 68-59 win in the PSAC semifinals on Friday night at IUP's Kovalchick Center.
Mike Muscala recorded his 20th double-double of the season while becoming Bucknell's all-time scoring leader, and the top-seeded Bison advanced to the Patriot League Tournament semifinals with a 58-42 victory over eighth-seeded Navy on Wednesday night at Sojka Pavilion.
Facing a nationally ranked opponent in the first round of the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament didn't seem like a daunting challenge for The University of Scranton. After all, they had defeated three teams who were ranked in the top 25 during the regular season.
Danny Hale is one of the winngest coaches in Division II after 20 seasons as head football coach at Bloomsburg University he is retiring effective at the end of June, 2013. Assistant head coach Paul Darragh will assume the role of interim head coach for the 2013 season.
The King's College women's basketball placed three players on the 2013 All-Freedom Conference squad, which was released Thursday by the Middle Atlantic Conferences Office. Senior point-guard Katlin Michaels (Berwick/Berwick) was a first-team selection, senior shooting guard Celia Rader (Scranton/Scranton Prep) was a second-team choice, while senior forward Lindsay Atchison (Green Village, NJ/Chatham) earned honorable mention status.
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Bryson Johnson scored a game-high 19 points, but it was Bucknell's bench that was the difference in a key 61-55 win at Lehigh on Monday night. The Bison avenged a loss to the Mountain Hawks earlier in the year and took over sole possession of first place in the Patriot League at 9-2 (22-5 overall).
Bucknell with three players in the 1,000 club looking to make it four players from the senior class to score 1,000 career points.
Kulpmont native and Lourdes High School grad Bob Chesney was named football head coach at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass.
East Stroudsburg University is ranked No. 20 in this week's NABC Division II Coaches Poll, achieving a national ranking for the third season in school history, it was announced Tuesday.
Senior Jerald Williams leads the nation with 11.8 assists per game, has five of Division III's top 10 single-game performances this season.
Holy Redeemer grad Peter Alexis and Pottsville grad Nick Schlitzer both play for the first coach in NCAA history with 950 career wins Herb Magee.
Mike Muscala had another big night with 25 points, 10 rebounds, seven blocks and four assists, and brand new 1,000-point scorer Joe Willman made some clutch plays down the stretch to lift Bucknell to a hard-fought 73-59 road win over Colgate on Wednesday night at Cotterell Court. The Bison improved to 15-3 overall and 2-0 in the Patriot League.
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Misericordia will face Messiah in the national semifinals, Friday at 8:30 p.m. with the winner facing the Emory/Wheaton (IL) winner for the NCAA D-III crown, Saturday.
Jermaine Marshall scored 17 points, including a pair of contested 3-pointers at the end of shot clocks late in the game, and Penn State parlayed a big second half into a 60-57 victory over previously unbeaten Bucknell on Friday afternoon.
The Bloomsburg University football team saw its 2012 campaign come to an end Saturday afternoon as the Huskies dropped a 58-20 decision in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs at SU Student Association Field at Seth Grove Stadium.
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Senior center Mike Muscala collected 16 points and 15 rebounds, and his two game-clinching charity tosses with eight seconds remaining helped him break the Bucknell career record for made free throws while giving the Bison a hard-fought 61-56 victory over George Mason in their home opener Tuesday night at Sojka Pavilion. Bucknell is now 2-0 for the first time since the 2007-08 season
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Bucknell's vaunted senior class deservedly grabbed many of the preseason headlines, but perhaps overlooked was that the Bison have a pretty good set of juniors too. Led by a game-high 18 points from Cameron Ayers and a sturdy performance from Ryan Hill at the point, Bucknell was strong down the stretch and defeated Purdue 70-65.
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Wilkes University Football closed the first week of training camp with an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday. Eyewitness Sports has reaction from Head Coach Frank Sheptock and the Colonels.
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King's College Katlin Michaels dribbles her basketball skills overseas selected for a USA Collegiate Travel Squad.
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Binghamton University has hired Tommy Dempsey as its new head men's basketball coach, Director of Athletics Patrick Elliott announced on Thursday.
The Keystone College baseball team moved up three spots, coming in as the third ranked team in Division III baseball, according to the latest edition of the D3baseball.com/NCBWA Top 25.
Keystone College Baseball
The spring practice season will consist of 15 practices for the Huskies and will wrap up with the annual spring game on April 28 at 2 p.m. at Redman Stadium.
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Joe Willman scored 18 points and Bryson Johnson collected 15 on 5-for-7 shooting from long range, leading top-seeded Bucknell to an 87-63 rout of No. 8 Navy in a Patriot League Tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday night at Sojka Pavilion.
Misericordia Cougars in the NCAA Division III tournament
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Mike Muscala recorded 26 points and 14 rebounds and Bucknell got hot at the right time in a hard-fought 55-50 win at American on Thursday night. With the victory, the Bison have clinched the No. 1 seed and homecourt advantage throughout the Patriot League Tournament.
Misericordia Lady Cougars will face King's in the Freedom Championship Saturday. Misericordia Cougars will host Wilkes University for the Freedom Championship. The Landmark Conference is Scranton Lady Royals hosting Catholic. Scranton Royals hosts Moravian. Juniata faced Susquehanna and Lycoming faced Widener.
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