NEPA Sports Nation

More basketball coverage

Former Dunmore teammates went head-to-head in a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I women’s basketball game Wednesday night in New Jersey.

Victoria Toomey played for Rider against the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Maddie Martin.

That story, as well as some of the details on Holy Cross graduate Abby Anderson’s 20-point, 17-rebound effort in the University of Scranton’s win at Catholic University in a meeting between NCAA Division III top-25 teams, can be found both here on NEPASportsNation and on

For more basketball coverage, however, there are additional items available at

Recent coverage posted there includes:

An Alumni Report on former Scranton High School and Lackawanna College guard Ciaira Loyd winning a conference award and leading California of Pennsylvania into the top 25 among NCAA Division II teams.

A report on Sukhmail Mathon, a former Dallas player, scoring 50 points in a span of 3 Boston University games.

The game recap of a victory by King’s women over Misericordia. Updates on alumni are included, led by information on the third 31-point game of Holy Redeemer graduate Samantha Rajza’s career at King’s.

The game story from Misericordia men defeating King’s. The story includes information on contributions by Kevin Lazdowsky from Scranton at Misericordia, Tyler Faux from Tunkhannock at King’s and other local alumni.

A game story from Keystone men defeating Clarks Summit University in a Colonial States Athletic Conference opener in which West Scranton graduate Jalen Gregory grabbed 10 rebounds for the Giants.

The recap from the Clarks Summit women defeating Keystone in a key CSAC game behind 19 points and 16 rebounds from Elizabeth Singleton.

A full-length game story from Saturday’s Marywood victory over King’s in overtime, led by big second halves from Cole Johnson and Trevor Seitz, and covered by’s Tom Robinson and Ben Magnotta. The coverage includes quotes from Marywood coach Enrico Mastroianni and information on alumni from nine different District 2 high schools who played in the game.

An Alumni Report on the latest game in the five-game winning streak at Bucknell University, which has including four double-figures scoring efforts from Scranton Prep’s Cecelia Collins, who had 14 in the Friday game.

Coverage of a busy Saturday in NCAA Division I basketball with six games in which former District 2 players saw action, including saw action, including Mathon, Scranton Prep’s Rachael Rose and Hazleton Area’s Bobby Planutis all scoring in double figures in wins.

An Alumni Report from Sunday’s double-overtime game between the men at New Jersey Institute of Technology and Lafayette College, each of which has a District 2 graduate on the roster.

Follow us on social media