No.2 Colgate defeats No.9 Loyola Maryland and wins ticket to NCAA Males’s Basketball Match
HAMILTON, NY – No.2 Colgate beat No.9 Loyola Maryland, 85-72, to win the 2021 PenFed Credit score Union Patriot League males’s basketball championship at Cotterell Courtroom on Sunday. Head Coach Matt Langel’s Raiders gained the League title for the second time in three seasons and the fourth time in program historical past.
Senior guard Jordan Burns completed with 16 factors and 4 assists to win the Patriot League Championship MVP for the second time in his profession, after receiving the distinction in 2019. Burns is the fourth scholar. – Males’s basketball athlete in League historical past to win the Championship MVP title twice, becoming a member of Bucknell’s Charles Lee (2005, 2006), Garrison Carr (2008, 2009) and Bucknell’s Mike Muscala (2011, 2013).
Colgate junior guard Tucker Richardson scored a team-high 17 factors, and senior guard Jack Ferguson added 16 factors on 3 of 4 pictures from past the arc, whereas second-year ahead Keegan Data added eight factors and 4 attracts to say match honors. .
“It is a squad as united as ever,” Langel stated after the sport. “With every thing occurring on the earth, they had been in a position to have troublesome conversations and develop as a gaggle. Within the midst of (COVID-19) and all of the obstacles we have encountered, they maintain coming again for extra. They love one another and I am actually proud to be part of it as a Colgate males’s basketball coach.
Loyola Maryland junior guard Jaylin Andrews scored a document 20 factors, whereas second-year ahead Santi Aldama added a game-high 13 factors and 7 tables to clinch the match honors.
Bucknell senior ahead John Meeks was additionally a part of the All-Match workforce after averaging 27.0 factors and eight.0 rebounds to guide the Bison to the semifinals.
Colgate will study the destiny of his NCAA males’s basketball match tonight on the NCAA Match Choice Present at 6 p.m. ET on CBS.
PenFed Credit score Union Patriot League Males’s Basketball Championship 2021 MVP
Jordan Burns, Colgate, Sr. G
PenFed Credit score Union Patriot League 2021 Males’s Basketball Match Group *
Jordan Burns, Colgate, Sr., G
Jack Ferguson, Colgate, Father, G
Tucker Richardson, Colgate, Jr., G
Keegan Data, Colgate, So., F
Santi Aldama, Loyola Maryland, So., F
Jaylin Andrews, Loyola Maryland, Jr. G
John Meeks, Bucknell, Sr., F
*Extra winner of all tournaments resulting from a tie in voting
PenFed Credit score Union Patriot League 2021 Males’s Basketball Championship Recreation
TO NO. 2 COLGATE RAIDERS (14-1, 11-1 PL, 11-1 North) 85, NO. 9 LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS (6-11, 4-10 PL, 1-5 South) 72
Cotterell Courtroom / Hamilton, NY Midday (CBSSN)
THE SCORE OF THE BOX
HAMILTON, NY – Junior guard Tucker Richardson led 5 double-digit Raiders with 17 factors, as No.2 Colgate downed No.9 Loyola Maryland, 85-72, to win his second Patriot males’s basketball title League over the previous three years.
* Colgate shot 60.9 % (14 for 23) at 3 factors, with senior guards Jordan Burns and Jack Ferguson scoring 16 factors every on a 5-for-8 mixture from lengthy distance.
* Sophomore guard Ryan Moffatt and junior guard Nelly Cummings scored 11 and 10 factors respectively for the Raiders.
* Loyola Maryland junior guard Jaylin Andrews scored a excessive 20 factors on 9 of 12 pictures from the ground. Sophomore ahead Santi Aldama completed with 13 factors, seven rebounds and three assists.
* Colgate has by no means lagged behind as Richardson opened the sport with a pair of three pointers. He shot 5 of 8 from the ground and 4 of 5 from past the arc within the first half to guide the Raiders to a 38-33 lead at halftime.
* Loyola Maryland chained 7 of 14 from a distance of three factors within the first half, whereas head goaltender Isaiah Hart punctuated a balanced assault from the Greyhounds with 9 factors within the first half. Aldama and Andrews added seven every.
* Aldama introduced Loyola Maryland to inside three factors firstly of the second half, however Burns scored 14 factors within the second half on 5 of 6 pictures, together with 2 for 3 from deep. Cummings additionally scored his 10 factors within the second half.
* Andrews paced the Greyhounds within the second half with 13 factors on 6 of 8 pictures.
SUMMARY: LOYOLA MARYLAND | COLGATE
2021 PenFed Credit score Union Patriot League Males’s Basketball Championship
|DATED||MEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP | ROUND||GOAL|
|Wednesday March 3||# 10 Lehigh at # 7 Boston College | First spherical||Boston U., 69-58|
|Wednesday March 3||No. 9 Loyola Maryland at No. 8 Holy Cross | First spherical||Loyola advances|
|Saturday March 6||N ° 9 Loyola Maryland at N ° 1 of the Navy | Quarter-finals||Loyola, 76-68|
|Saturday March 6||No. 7 Boston College at No. 2 Colgate | Quarter-finals||Colgate, 77-69|
|Saturday March 6||N ° 6 Bucknell to N ° 3 Lafayette | Quarter-finals||Bucknell, 92-84|
|Saturday March 6||US # 5 to Military West Level # 4 | Quarter-finals||Military, 89-66|
|Wednesday March 10||# 9 Loyola Maryland at # 4 Military West Level | Semi finals||Loyola, 67-63|
|Wednesday March 10||# 6 Bucknell to # 2 Colgate | Semi finals||Colgate, 105-75|
|Sunday March 14||# 9 Loyola Maryland at # 2 Colgate | Championship match||Colgate, 85-72|
Extra info on the 2021 Males’s Basketball Championship
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