Lackawanna Men's Basketball Announces Their 2018-19 Schedule
(Scranton, PA) – The Lackawanna College Men's Basketball team are looking forward to another season and it begins away on Thursday November 15th at 7pm against Sullivan CC. The first home game isn't far behind, as two days later Del Tech will make their way to the Student Union for a 3pm start on Saturday 11/17/18. The overall schedule will include 29 games, 15 away and 14 home.
Experience will be a big factor for the Falcons this year. Brian Coyle will be entering his 3rd season as head coach. Two major returning players include Keyon Faulkner-Smith (First Team All-Conference) and Ransford Agyeman.
"This season we look to play as competitive as possible. After breaking out last year, we want to strive to be an elite level team. I have so much confidence in our returners as well as our recruiting process. We are bringing fast, athletic basketball to the Student Union this season." – Coach Coyle
The competition will be intense this year as some high end games include;
-Home 11/27/18 against DIV 1 JUCO, Harcum College.
-A midseason DIV 2 Tourney against Monroe CC and former National Champion, McComb MI on 12/8/18 and 12/9/18 in New Rochelle, NY.
- A rematch against Top 5 JUCO, Monroe CC, on 1/24/18 at home.
There will be a special treat for fans on 1/23/18 as the Falcons will play Bergen CC at the Barclays Center in New York City. Tickets will include a chartered bus, Bergen CC vs Lackawanna game, and tickets for the Orlando Magic vs Brooklyn Nets at 7:30pm. We will have more information coming soon.
Last season the Falcons went 24-5 (15-1) on the season. They look to continue their success this season as they will start off with four scrimmages against Chestnut Hill, University of Sciences, University of Scranton, and Bloomsburg University.
Lackawanna Men's Basketball Schedule
|10/28/2018||Sun||U of Sciences||Home||3pm|
|11/3/2018||Sat||U of Scranton||Home||3pm|
|1/5/2019||Sat||West Chester, NY||Home||3pm|
|3/2/2019||Sat||Regional Playoff- Semi||TBA|
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