Colgate beats Bucknell 94-80 for Patriot League title
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Colgate survived Hurricane Mackenzie and now the Raiders are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1996.
Jordan Burns had a career-high 35 points and Will...
Bucknell faces Colgate in Patriot League finals
No. 2 seed Bucknell (21-11, 15-5) vs. No. 1 seed Colgate (23-10, 15-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Championship, Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m....
Navy faces Colgate in Patriot League semis
No. 5 seed Navy (12-18, 9-10) vs. No. 1 seed Colgate (22-10, 14-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Sunday, 11 p.m. EDT
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman had a season-high 26 points as Colgate defeated Boston University 81-69 in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Conference Tourney on Thursday...
BU meets Colgate in Patriot League quarters
Boston University (15-17, 8-11) vs. No. 1 seed Colgate (21-10, 13-5)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas had 15 points as Colgate stretched its winning streak to eight games, topping Lafayette 76-70 on Saturday.
Colgate looks to extend streak vs Lafayette
Colgate (20-10, 12-5) vs. Lafayette (10-18, 7-10)
Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colgate looks for its eighth straight conference win...
Colgate looks to extend streak vs Holy Cross
Holy Cross (15-14, 6-10) vs. Colgate (19-10, 11-5)
Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colgate looks for its seventh straight conference win against...
Burns, Rayman lead Colgate past Navy 93-71
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 27 points on 10-of-17 shooting with eight assists and Colgate beat Navy 93-71 on Saturday for its six straight win.
Colgate looks to extend streak vs Navy
Navy (9-17, 6-9) vs. Colgate (18-10, 10-5)
Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colgate looks for its sixth straight conference win against Navy....
Ivanauskas scores 21 to lift Colgate past Bucknell 75-64
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas had 21 points as Colgate defeated Bucknell 75-64 on Tuesday night.
Tucker Richardson had 11 points for Colgate (18-10, 10-5 Patriot League), which...
Burns scores 20 to lead Colgate over American 83-81 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Burns had 20 points as Colgate beat American 83-81 in overtime on Saturday.
American closed to 82-81 on Sa'eed Nelson's free throws with four seconds to play before Will Rayman made 1 of 2 free throws and Sam Iorio's 3 at the buzzer missed. American led 36-31 at halftime and Colgate's Francisco Amiel tied it at 71 with a 3-pointer to force overtime.
Burns made 6 of 9 3-pointers and added six assists.
Colgate tops Loyola (MD) 75-72
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman and Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 24 points apiece as Colgate edged past Loyola Maryland 75-72 on Saturday.
The 24 points were a season high for Rayman, who hit all six of his shots from deep. Ivanauskas also had 10 rebounds for the Raiders.
Dana Batt had 10 points for Colgate (15-10, 7-5 Patriot League). Jordan Burns added 4 points and 12 assists.
Ivanauskas, Batt lead Colgate past Lafayette
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 13 points, Dana Batt had 12 points with eight rebounds and Colgate defeated Lafayette 57-47 on Wednesday night.
Will Rayman had 10 points and Tucker Richardson contributed five points, eight rebounds and five assists for Colgate (12-8, 4-3 Patriot League). The Raiders played without leading scorer Jordan Burns, who was out with a lower leg injury.
Ivanauskas leads balanced Colgate past BU 77-56
BOSTON (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 17 points with 10 rebounds, and five players scored nine or more, as Colgate defeated Boston University 77-56 Saturday.
Will Rayman scored eight of his 12 points as the Raiders (11-8, 3-3 Patriot League) ended the game on a 19-7 note over the last 8½ minutes. Colgate shot 7 for 10 in that span to the Terriers' 1 for 7.
Jordan Burns added 15 points, four assists and two steals for Colgate and Malcolm Regisford scored 11 with nine rebounds.
Funk’s 25 points helps send Army past Colgate 91-81
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tommy Funk scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting and Army beat Colgate 91-81 on Wednesday night.
Funk's 3-pointer with 14:17 left broke a 54-all tie to start a 14-0 run and Army led by double digits for most of the remainder.
Colgate knocks off last unbeaten Patriot League team
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 23 points and had a career-high 12 assists Saturday to lead Colgate to a 91-78 win over Lehigh, the last unbeaten team in Patriot League play.
Mackenzie scores 25 to lift Bucknell past Colgate 84-81
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 25 points as Bucknell edged past Colgate 84-81 on Wednesday night.
Mackenzie hit 13 of 16 free throws.
Nate Sestina had 15 points and nine rebounds for Bucknell (8-7, 2-1 Patriot League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Avi Toomer added 12 points. Jimmy Sotos had six assists for the hosts.
After falling behind 40-36 at the half, Bucknell outscored Colgate 48-41 in the second half to earn the 3-point victory.
Burns proves big in critical times; Colgate downs American
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 18 points with 10 assists and six rebounds and Colgate beat American 73-69 on Sunday.
Sa'eed Nelson put American up 68-67 with 67 seconds left. Following a Colgate timeout, Burns buried a pullup jumper with 46 seconds left and the Raiders (9-6, 1-1 Patriot League) led the rest of the way. Mark Gasperini missed with 23 seconds left and Marvin Bragg missed on a 3-point shot attempt with eight seconds left. Jordan made a pair of foul shots for a 71-68 lead.
Kiernan sparks Navy past Colgate in Patriot opener, 72-66
ANAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — George Kiernan scored 20 points, including a 3-pointer to give Navy the lead down the stretch, and the Midshipmen played their first home game in a month to open Patriot League play, holding off Colgate 72-66 on Thursday night.
Six of the last seven Navy-Colgate contests have been decided by single digits and the Midshipmen snapped a three-game losing streak to the Raiders.
Burns, Rayman lead Colgate over Marist, 82-66
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 24 points with six assists and Will Rayman scored a season-high 21 to lead Colgate to an 82-66 victory over Marist on Saturday.
Dana Batt added 10 points and Rapolas Ivanauskas grabbed 12 rebounds to go with nine points for the Raiders (8-4), who shot 50 percent and made 24 of 30 free throws in winning their eighth straight home game, four this season.
Ivanauskas’ double-double leads Colgate past Binghamton
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 17 points with 12 rebounds and Colgate beat Binghamton 76-68 Monday night to close out the Central New York Hoops Classic.
Owners of a four-game win streak, Colgate is 4-1 for the first time since the 2007-08 season. It's the Raiders' first win against Binghamton since the 2014-15 season.
Ivanauskas powers Colgate past D-III Nazareth, 84-68
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas posted a double-double and Colgate picked up its sixth straight win at home with an 86-68 win over Division III Nazareth in a Central New York Classic contest Wednesday night.
Ivanauskas scored a career-high 30 points with 12 rebounds to help power the Raiders to their third win in four starts. The 6-foot-10 forward averages almost 16 points and more than 11 rebounds per game.
Burns scores 30 as Colgate cruises past Monmouth 87-74
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns poured in 30 points, knocking down 5 of 10 shots from 3-point range, and Colgate picked up its first victory of the year with an 87-74 win over Monmouth on Friday night.
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman scored 22 points and No. 2 seed Colgate defeated No. 6 Holy Cross 62-55 on Sunday to advance to the Patriot League championship game for the first time since 2007-08.
The Raiders (19-12), setting a program record with their 19th victory, play at top-seeded Bucknell on Wednesday. Bucknell defeated No. 5 seed Boston University 90-59 on Sunday.
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored 18 on 7-of-11 shooting and Will Rayman added 16 points and 12 rebounds to power second-seeded Colgate to a 76-54 victory over No. 7 seed Lafayette in the Patriot League Tournament on Thursday.
Colgate rallies to top Holy Cross 59-53, earns No. 2 seed
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored 12 of his 13 points in the second half, surpassing 1,000 for his career in the process, and Colgate overcame a miserable start to defeat Holy Cross 59-53 on Saturday and secure the No. 2 seed for the Patriot League Tournament.
Rayman scores 29, Colgate downs Army 87-83
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman scored 29 points, Dana Batt added a career-high 18 points, and Colgate beat Army 87-83 on Wednesday night to clinch a top-four seed in the Patriot League tournament.
Sean O'Brien scored 13 points with six assists for the Raiders (16-2, 11-6), who scored 24 points off 17 Army turnovers. Jordan Burns had seven of Colgate's 18 assists.
Colgate wins its 4th straight, posts 83-69 win over American
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns and Will Rayman combined to score 52 points and Colgate rode a 14-point, first-half lead to an 83-69 victory over American in a Patriot League contest Saturday afternoon.
The Raiders now have won four straight games for the second time this season.
Colgate pulls away late from Loyola (MD) in 77-72 win
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 20 points and Dana Batt made all seven of his shots and scored 16 and Colgate beat Loyola (MD) 77-72 on Saturday.
Andre Walker made a jumper and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions and the Greyhounds led 69-68 with 2:13 left. Jordan Swopshire countered with a pair of free throws, and Burns made a 3 with 52 seconds left and Colgate (10-9, 5-3 Patriot League) never trailed again. Colgate made 4 of 6 free throws in the last 27 seconds to wrap it up.
Scanlon has double-double, helps Boston U beat Colgate 72-58
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Scanlon had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Boston University beat cold-shooting Colgate 72-58 on Thursday night.
Boston U (8-8, 4-1 Patriot League) never trailed and a double-digit lead for most of the second half. Colgate (8-8, 3-2) made just 18 of 61 from the field (29.5 percent) and missed 28 shots from long range.
Swopshire, Burns lead Colgate to 72-63 win over American
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Swopshire had 18 points and freshman Jordan Burns scored 10 of his 14 points in the final five minutes to help Colgate beat American 72-63 on Tuesday night for its fourth win in a row.
Will Rayman hit 5 of 6 from the field, made 5 of 7 from the free-throw line and finished with 15 points for Colgate (7-6, 2-0 Patriot League). Sean O'Brien added six points, a career-high tying eight rebounds, six assists and three steals with no turnovers.
Swopshire leads Colgate past Holy Cross 79-74
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Swopshire scored a season-high 22 points and Will Rayman tallied 15 points and nine rebounds to help Colgate hold off Holy Cross 79-74 in a Patriot League opener on Friday.
Jordan Burns finished with 12 points and five assists for the Raiders (6-6), who picked up their first road win of the season in seven tries. Colgate earned its third straight win and beat the Crusaders (3-9) on the road for the first time since 2011.
O’Brien helps get Colgate back on track, beats NJIT, 87-76
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored 21 points to help Colgate snap a four-game losing streak heading into its 10-day break for exams, posting an 87-76 win over NJIT Tuesday night.
The Raiders had lost all four games on an in-state road trip, falling at Albany, Binghamton, Marist and Syracuse.
Colgate (4-6) shot 60 percent from the field (30 of 50) and was 21 of 25 from the free throw line to earn their fourth straight win at home.
Freshman Burns scores season-best 26, Colgate beats UMBC
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Jordan Burns made 12 of 15 shots for a career-high 26 points, Will Rayman hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and Colgate rallied in the second half to beat Maryland-Baltimore County 93-88 on Sunday.
Colgate scored 11 straight points, with 3-pointers by Rayman and Sean O'Brien, to take a 73-70 lead with nine minutes left.
Burns leads Colgate past Cornell, 72-61 in home opener
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Burns scored 14 and Colgate bounced back from a tough loss in its season opener at UConn to beat Cornell, 72-61 in its home opener Thursday night.
The Raiders stayed within five points of the Huskies through much of the second half only to see UConn pull away late for a 70-58 win.