Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Patriot League Goes Chalk

It was an uneventful first round in the Patriot Tournament with the top four seeds advancing into the semifinals.

Top seed, Bucknell cruised past Navy 58-42, while 2nd seed Lafayette took care of Holy Cross by a score of 77-54.

Meanwhile, 3rd seed Lehigh had the toughest test of the day against Colgate. They came away with a 71-64 victory. The Mountain Hawks overcame a 4 point deficit at half to advance in the tournament. Just last season, the Mountain Hawks shocked the NCAA Tournament eliminating Duke as a 15 seed in the tournament.

4th seeded Army, cruised past American University 65-44.

The semifinals will be played on Sunday and will pit Bucknell against Army, while Lehigh will square off against Lafayette.

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