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ALUMNI REPORT: D-I basketball

Monday’s National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I schedule involved two District 2 graduates.

Here is a recap of how each did:


6-foot-7 senior forward from Scranton Prep

Monday’s result

Lafayette (0-3) lost at St. Joseph’s (1-1), 63-59.

Individual statistics

Started, played 21 minutes; 1/3 FG, 1/3 on 3-pointers, 2/3 FT, 5 points; 1 offensive, 1 defensive, 2 total rebounds; 1 assist; 3 turnovers; 1 steal; 1 block.


Lafayette trailed 36-26 at the half. … Monday’s matchup against St. Joseph’s is the third of five games away from home to open the 2022-23 season. The Leopards will play 11 of their 13 non-conference games on the road.

Up next

Lafayette travels to Baltimore this weekend. The Leopards face University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Friday at 2 p.m. and Central Connecticut State University Saturday at noon.


Head coach from Abington Heights

Monday’s result

Buffalo (1-1) defeated host Stonehill (0-3), 62-56.


Tonight’s victory marks the first for Burke as the University at Buffalo head coach…Her career record is 114-56 in her seventh season as a head coach. … ”I can’t say enough about how proud I am of this team,” Burke said, according to a recap posted on the school’s athletic website. “I saw a ton of growth both offensively and defensively tonight, especially when we faced some adversity. This is a big step in the right direction for us. We are a team that’s a steady work in progress and they are getting better every day.” … Stonehill has entered a four-year transition to full NCAA Division I membership.

Up next

Buffalo plays its home opener at Alumni Arena Saturday at noon against Princeton.

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