2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Schedule Changes Announced for Saturday’s Athletic Events
    January 17, 2019
    With Winter Storm Harper forecasted to move into the Mid-Atlantic region this coming weekend, The University of Scranton has announced changes to the start times for Saturday’s athletic contests.
  • Second Half Push Lifts River Hawks Past Royals in Landmark Conference Men’s Basketball Action
    January 16, 2019
    Visiting Susquehanna scored 14 straight points over a four-minute span early in the second half of Wednesday night’s Landmark Conference men’s basketball game at The University of Scranton to flip a seven-point deficit into a seven-point advantage and the River Hawks led the rest of the way, defeating the Royals 87-76 in the John Long Center.
  • Bailey Nets University of Scranton Athlete of the Week Honors
    January 14, 2019
    Sophomore Logan Bailey (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) of The University of Scranton men’s basketball team enjoyed a huge week for the Royals as the team split a pair of Landmark Conference games last week. For his performance, he has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Old Alums Edge Young Alums in Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
    January 14, 2019
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team held its alumni game on Saturday prior to the Royals’ Landmark Conference doubleheader against Catholic in the John Long Center.
  • Bailey, DeVerna Power Men’s Basketball Past Catholic, 71-63
    January 12, 2019
    Sophomore Logan Bailey (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) and junior Kyle DeVerna (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) combined for 44 points to lead The University of Scranton to a 71-63 victory over Catholic in a Landmark Conference men’s basketball game televised live by Fox 56 Sports on Saturday in the John Long Center.
  • Fox 56 Sports to Televise Saturday’s Landmark Conference Basketball Doubleheader vs. Catholic
    January 10, 2019
    Fox 56 Sports will televise Saturday’s Landmark Conference basketball doubleheader between The University of Scranton and Catholic live from the John Long Center. The action will start at 2 p.m. with the women’s game followed by the men’s contest at 4 p.m.
  • Bailey’s Big Night Not Enough as Men’s Basketball Stumbles at Moravian, 80-67
    January 09, 2019
    BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Sophomore Logan Bailey (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) recorded his first career double-double with game-highs of 35 points and 11 rebounds on Wednesday night at Moravian, but the Royals were doomed by turnovers in an 80-67 loss to the defending Landmark Conference champion Greyhounds.
  • Elizabethtown Deals Men’s Basketball First Setback With Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer
    January 05, 2019
    ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – Connor Moffatt hit a long three-pointer at the buzzer to lift host Elizabethtown to a 67-64 victory over The University of Scranton in Landmark Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday as the Blue Jays dealt the 25th ranked Royals their first setback of the season.
  • Men’s Basketball Rings in New Year With 71-59 Triumph Over Gettysburg
    January 02, 2019
    The University of Scranton improved to 12-0 on the season on Wednesday night, winning their first game of 2019 by defeating visiting Gettysburg, 71-59, in the John Long Center. Sophomore Logan Bailey (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Prep) scored a game-high 20 points to pace the Royals in their final non-conference game of the regular season.
  • Men’s Basketball Grinds Past King’s, 75-72, to Win Cross County Challenge
    December 30, 2018
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The University of Scranton men’s basketball team battled to a 75-72 victory over host King’s on Sunday afternoon to win the Cross County Challenge, capping a 2-0 weekend against local non-conference foes from Luzerne County while improving to 11-0 on the season.
  • Men’s Basketball Sinks Wilkes at Cross County Challenge to Move to 10-0
    December 29, 2018
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Junior Kyle DeVerna (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) scored a career-high 23 points on Saturday to lead The University of Scranton men’s basketball team to a 74-64 victory over Wilkes in the opening game of the Cross County Challenge at King’s College.
  • Men’s Basketball Rallies Past TCNJ, 82-79, to Remain Undefeated
    December 20, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team remained undefeated in the 2018-19 season with an 82-79 non-conference victory over The College of New Jersey on Thursday in the John Long Center, overcoming a 19-point first half deficit to improve to 9-0 on the season.
  • Men’s Basketball Routs Manhattanville, 106-75; Reaches Century Mark For First Time in Over a Decade
    December 17, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team has been lighting it up offensively this season, averaging 85.1 points per game through its first seven games. The Royals took that production to another level on Monday, reaching the century mark of the first time in nearly 12 years in a 106-75 rout of Manhattanville in the Long Center.
  • Mancuso Honored as National Jesuit Player of the Week
    December 11, 2018
    Junior forward Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) of The University of Scranton men’s basketball team is enjoying an outstanding season, leading the Royals to seven straight wins to open the season. On Tuesday, his efforts were recognized across the country as he was named the National Jesuit Player of the Week.
  • Mancuso Named University of Scranton Athlete of the Week
    December 10, 2018
    Junior forward Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) of The University of Scranton men’s basketball team has been a force for the Royals this season and posted his fifth double-double of the year last Wednesday to lead Scranton to an 87-68 victory at York (Pa.). As a result, he has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
  • Men’s Basketball Cruises Past York, 87-68, to Move to 7-0
    December 05, 2018
    YORK, Pa. – For the first time since the 1991-92 season, The University of Scranton men’s basketball team is undefeated through its first seven games as the Royals posted an impressive, 87-68 non-conference victory at York (Pa.) on Wednesday night.
  • Men’s Basketball Rolls Past Goucher in Landmark Conference Opener, 85-66
    December 01, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team improved to 6-0 for the first time since the 2012-13 season on Saturday, leading wire-to-wire in an 85-66 victory over Goucher in the John Long Center in the Landmark Conference opener for both teams.
  • Late Surge Carries Men’s Basketball Past Cabrini, 90-80
    November 28, 2018
    Trailing 74-73 with four and a half minutes remaining in Wednesday night’s non-conference men’s basketball game against Cabrini in the John Long Center, The University of Scranton closed the game with a 17-6 run to defeat the Cavaliers, 90-80, to remain unbeaten on the season.
  • Mancuso Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
    November 26, 2018
    Junior forward Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) of The University of Scranton men’s basketball team recorded game-highs in scoring and rebounding on Tuesday night to lead the Royals to a victory over Widener. As a result of this effort, he has been honored as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week for the second time in three weeks.
  • Men’s Basketball Battles Past Widener, 84-74, to Remain Unbeaten
    November 20, 2018
    Junior Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) continued his strong start to the season on Tuesday night, posting game-highs of 25 points and nine rebounds while three other Royals posted double-figure scoring efforts to lead The University of Scranton to an 84-74 victory over Widener in a non-conference men’s basketball contest in the John Long Center.
  • Mancuso Takes MVP Honors, as Men’s Basketball Storms Past St. Lawrence, 82-68, to Take Hilton Scranton Invite Title
    November 18, 2018
    SCRANTON, Pa. - Junior forward Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) led all scorers with 21 points to earn most valuable player honors, as the University of Scranton men’s basketball team used a second half rally to pull away from St. Lawrence in an 82-68 win in the championship game of the 2018 Hilton Scranton Invitational.
  • Balanced Offense Leads Men’s Basketball Past Hartwick in Hilton Scranton Invitational
    November 17, 2018
    Four players netted double-figure points on Saturday night to lead The University of Scranton to an 82-67 victory over Hartwick in the opening round of the Hilton Scranton Invitational at the John Long Center.
  • Men’s Basketball’s Hilton Scranton Invitational Moved to Saturday and Sunday
    November 15, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team will have to wait an extra day to return to the court as the winter storm sweeping through the region on Thursday and Friday has forced the postponement of the Hilton Scranton Invitational.
  • Mancuso Honored as Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    Junior forward Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) of The University of Scranton men’s basketball team enjoyed a strong start to his season, posting a double-double to lead the Royals to a win at Stevenson in Saturday’s season opener. For his performance, he has been selected as the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week.
  • Men’s Basketball Topples Stevenson in Season Opener, 86-65
    November 10, 2018
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The University of Scranton men’s basketball team had all five starters reach double-figures on Saturday as the Royals used a big second half to pull away with an 86-65 victory at Stevenson in the season opener for both teams.
  • Royals Eye Return to Top of Landmark Conference in 2018-19
    November 09, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball has a long and storied tradition of success which fosters high expectations year in and year out.
  • Connelly, DeVerna, Mancuso Named Men's Basketball Captains
    October 25, 2018
    University of Scranton men’s basketball coach Carl Danzig announced on Wednesday night that senior Jack Connelly (Ellington, Conn./Ellington) and juniors Kyle DeVerna (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Kellenberg Memorial) and Matthew Mancuso (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) have been named captains for the 2018-19 season.
  • Men's Basketball Online Team Store Now Open
    October 15, 2018
    The basketball season is right around the corner, which means it's time to get the latest in University of Scranton men's basketball gear. The online team store features the perfect gear for the upcoming season and will be open through Wednesday, Oct. 24.
  • Seventh Heaven! Men's Basketball Golf Outing Won By Familiar Foursome
    September 11, 2018
    The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics built NBA dynasties at one time, and the Golden State Warriors have been pretty good in recent years. But no team can compare to the one that has dominated The University of Scranton men's basketball team's golf outing over the past seven years.
  • Hilton Scranton Invitational, Tough Non-Conference Schedule Highlight Royals' 2018-19 Slate
    August 16, 2018
    The University of Scranton men’s basketball team is no stranger to facing tough competition. The 2018-19 season will be no different.
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