Alex Geli Staff Writer Two days before Thanksgiving, stomachs were rumbling, turkeys were trembling and parents were cooking, but how about the Millersville’s men’s basketball team? They were rolling – for their third straight game. . . .
The men’s basketball team struggled to find success in the two games this week, falling to both Cheyney and Bloomsburg. The team now has a record of 8-17 overall and is currently in last place in the PSAC East with a division record of 3-9. . . .
On Monday night the men’s basketball team broke their five game losing streak by defeating the Shippensburg Red Raiders’ 79-71 at home in Pucillo Gymnasium.
The game was dominated by three-point shooting from both teams. In the first half Shippensburg got out to an early lead, but Millersville was able to hold off the Raiders offense. . . .
Millersville men’s basketball head coach Fred Thompson posted his 200th career victory on Saturday as the Marauders defeated the Bloomsburg Huskies in dramatic fashion. For the third time this season, Millersville found themselves needing extra minutes to decide the outcome of a game as they won in overtime 61-57. . . .
The Millersville Marauders jumped out to a good start this basketball season with a 4-1 record. With wins over Penn State Abington, C.W. Post, the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and Lock Haven, the . . .
Millersville’s men’s basketball team survived two potential meltdowns last week en route to winning both of their games, improving their record to 10-15 overall and 4-8 in conference play. Despite having double-digit leads in the second half in games against Cheyney and Bloomsburg, the Marauders managed to hold off late charges and pull away with victories keeping their slim playoff hopes alive. . . .
What a difference a year makes. At this point in the season last year, the Millersville men’s basketball team was 13-5 and in good position to make it to the postseason for a second consecutive year. . . .