Patriot League Women’s Basketball Notebook Presented by PenFed Credit Union (2.15.22)

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – This week’s Patriot League women’s basketball schedule features five conference games, with five games on Wednesday, Feb. 16 and five games on Saturday, Feb. 19.

Current ranking














PL PCT. Globally PCT.
the holy cross 10-3 0.769 16-8 0.667
Boston University 10-3 0.769 14-10 0.583
Lehigh 9-3 0.750 17-6 0.739
American 8-4 0.667 15-7 0.682
Bucknell 8-5 0.615 17-7 0.708
Army 7-6 0.538 13-10 0.565
Lafayette 4-9 0.308 8-15 0.348
Marine 4-9 0.308 7-16 0.304
Colgate 3-10 0.231 5-19 0.208
Loyola 1-12 0.077 4-19 0.174

Schedule to come
















Wednesday February 16
Lehigh to Bucknell 6 p.m. ESPN+
St. Croix at Boston U. 6 p.m. ESPN+
american in the navy 7 p.m. ESPN+
Lafayette to Loyola MD. 7 p.m. ESPN+
Army at Colgate 7 p.m. ESPN+
Saturday February 19
Navy at Sainte-Croix Midday CBSSN
american in the army 1 p.m. ESPN+
Colgate at Boston U. 1 p.m. ESPN+
Loyola MD in Lehigh 2 p.m. ESPN+
Bucknell to Lafayette 2 p.m. ESPN+

Full schedule

Bison leads the league in NCAA Women’s Basketball NET Rankings

Bucknell leads the Patriot League at No. 106 in the latest NCAA women’s basketball NET rankings. Lehigh ranks 134, followed by Boston U. (149) and Holy Cross (175). The American completes the League’s top five with 207. Full Rankings

Overall stat leaders in the Patriot League
Navy’s Jennifer Coleman leads the league in points per game (22.8), rebounds per game (11.0), steals per game (2.7), total assists (109) and minutes per game (38.0). Boston University’s Sydney Johnson is averaging 16.0 points per game, while Lehigh’s Mackenzie Kramer is averaging 15.8 points per game. Loyola Maryland’s Lex Therien ranks second in rebounds per game (10.8), followed by Army West Point’s Sabria Hunter in third (9.6).

As a team, Lehigh is averaging 72.5 points per game, followed by Army (64.) and Boston U (62.7). The Black Knights lead the league in offensive rebounds per game (14.8), followed by Holy Cross (11.8). The Mountain Hawks are No. 1 in the league in defensive rebounds with 29.0 per game while BU (26.9) comes in second.

Patriot League GEICO Women’s Basketball Weekly Rewards (2.14)
Lehigh sophomore guard Mackenzie Kramer was named GEICO Patriot League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season, while Colgate freshman guard Taylor Golembiewski received Rookie of the Week honors for the first time. Kramer averaged 23.0 points per game, shooting 60.7 percent from the field and 52.9 percent from beyond the arc with nine triples in the team’s 2-0 week. Golambiewski averaged 17.5 points in a 1-1 week for Colgate.
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Patriot League Announces PenFed Credit Union to Return as Presenting Sponsor of Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships
The Patriot League announced that PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, will return as presenting sponsor of the 2021-22 Patriot League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. In 2020-21, PenFed Credit Union became the first presenting sponsor of the Patriot League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in League history. The agreement also makes PenFed Credit Union the official credit union of the Patriot League.
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Patriot League ranks among NCAA leaders in graduating rate report
The Patriot League recorded a graduate pass rate (GSR) of 96% and a federal graduation rate (FGR) of 86% in data released by the NCAA on Thursday. The League ranked in the top two NCAA Division I conferences in both measures of student-athlete academic achievement. The Patriot League women’s basketball programs had the highest FGR score (94) among NCAA Division I conferences, with Colgate and Lehigh posting perfect scores. The League’s women’s basketball programs finished 17th with a GSR score of 95%. Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh and Loyola Maryland recorded perfect GSR scores.

Fans can visit the official Patriot League website – www.patriotleague.org – for up-to-date information on men’s and women’s basketball schedules in addition to the other 22 League sports. Almost all Patriot League men’s and women’s basketball can be seen on ESPN+ – www.patriotleague.tv. International viewers can visit www.patriotleague.org/watch for League coverage. Additionally, select Patriot League basketball games will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.



ABOUT THE PATRIOT LEAGUE
The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of academic and athletic achievement, continually demonstrating that student-athletes can excel both academically and athletically without sacrificing high standards. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved as its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and graduating student-athletes who are academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League institutions is considered an important part of a well-rounded education.



 

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