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Wittenberg and Juniata upped their record to 8-0 with impressive wins while No. 8 UW-Oshkosh won a close game at Calvin. Elsewhere the OAC race is turning into a dog fight, Augustana stayed above the fray in the CCIW and Salem State stayed hot.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team saw its four-game winless streak come to an end as the Eagles defeated visiting Goucher 58-52 on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. The win evens JC’s overall record at 12-12 and improves its Landmark record to 4-9. The Gophers slip to 5-19 ad 2-11.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Juniata men’s basketball team was out to exact some revenge on Landmark rival Catholic for an earlier loss this month on their home floor. The Eagles were able to follow through as they defeated the Cardinals 81-71 on Saturday afternoon at the Raymond A. Dufour Athletic Center. It was the first road win for JC at Catholic since February 2009.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa.- Juniata men’s basketball built up an 18-point lead at halftime but had to withstand a Elizabethtown rally as it defeated the Blue Jays 72-65 on Wednesday night. The victory ends JC’s three-game winless streak at three as it improves to 10-8 overall and 2-5 in the Landmark. The Blue Jays fall to 4-13 and 1-6.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Memorial Gymnasium was packed on Wednesday night as the Juniata men’s basketball team welcomed Landmark rival Susquehanna. The River Hawks got out to a big lead in the first half and despite a JC comeback in the second, the Eagles in the end dropped a 74-59 decision to SU.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Four Eagles reached double figures in scoring but visiting Drew got 29 points from Riley Collins as the Rangers took down Juniata 88-73 on Saturday night at Memorial Gym. The loss brings JC’s record to 9-6 overall and 1-3 in the Landmark while Drew improves to 8-7 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
TOWSON, Md.- Juniata shot a season-best 66% from the floor and used a late second half run to pull away from Goucher and win 75-61 on Wednesday night. It was the first Landmark win of the season for the Eagles as they improve to 9-5 overall and 1-2 in the conference. The Gophers drop to 3-11 and remain winless in conference play at 0-3.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Catholic’s Louis Khouri converted a layup with under a second left as the Cardinals walked away with a 65-64 over Juniata on Saturday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The win improves Catholic’s record to 10-3 and 2-0 in the Landmark while the Eagles drop to 8-5 and 0-2 in the conference.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- An uneven first half effort gave way to a strong performance in the second as the Juniata men’s basketball team took down Lancaster Bible 77-55 on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The victory improves the Eagles’ record to 8-4 while the Chargers fall to 2-6.
CENTER VALLEY, Pa.- Juniata used an 18-4 run in the second half to pull away as it defeated St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn 65-54 in the consolation game of the Al Senavitis Memorial Tournament hosted by DeSales University on Friday night. The Eagles finish the 2016 portion of their schedule with a record of 7-4.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata thwarted a late Carnegie Mellon run in the second half as it defeated the Tartans 62-58 on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The win gives the Eagles a record of 4-2 while CMU falls to 4-3 overall.
THE HEADLINE: Juniata men's basketball hosted Washington and Jefferson College on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The Eagles led for most of the game as they cruised to an 85-59 victory. Juniata improves to 3-1 overall while the Presidents fall to 0-4.
CENTER VALLEY, Pa.- The Juniata and DeSales men’s basketball teams met in the opening round of the ECAC South Tournament on Wednesday night at the Bulldogs’ Billera Hall. Juniata had an eight point lead late in the second half but host DeSales went on a 14-0 run to go ahead and went on to defeat the Eagles by the score of 72-66.
WASHINGTON, D.C.- A 10-0 run late in the second half by Catholic gave the Cardinals a lead they would not let up as the Juniata men’s basketball was downed 79-66 in the Landmark Semifinals on Wednesday night at the Dufour Athletic Center. CUA sank 13 free throws in the final three minutes to seal the game.
BETHLEHELM, Pa.- Needing a victory to clinch a spot in the Landmark Tournament, the Juniata men’s basketball team stepped up to the challenge. Four of five starters reached double-digit figures as the Eagles defeated Moravian 67-58 to secure fourth place in the conference and punch their ticket to the playoffs.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Five Eagles reached double figures as the men’s basketball teams halted its four game winless streak with an 86-69 win over Merchant Marine on Saturday afternoon. The victory improves Juniata’s record to 15-8 overall and 8-6 in the Landmark. For JC, it is the first sweep over the Mariners since the Eagles joined the conference in 2007.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- A three-point play by visiting Susquehanna put the Crusaders ahead by three points with just over six seconds left to play as SU held on to a 74-71 win over Juniata on Wednesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. Justin Fleming’s (Richmond, Va./Benedictine College Prep) potential game-tying three-point shot at the buzzer hit off the rim in the waning seconds.
MADISON, N.J.- The Juniata men’s basketball team recovered from a first half deficit to force overtime and held a lead in the extra period but host Drew battled back to go ahead in the final seconds as the Rangers held off the Eagles 79-78 on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops Juniata to 14-6 overall and 7-4 in the Landmark Conference.
TOWSON, Md.- Juniata had a double-digit lead late in the first but host Goucher battled back as the Gophers won 60-54 over the Eagles on Wednesday night at the Decker Sports and Rec Center. The loss snaps a three-game winning streak for JC as their record now stands at 14-5 overall and 7-3 in the Landmark.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- After being pushed back two days, the Juniata and Moravian men’s basketball teams finally got together on Monday night at Memorial Gymnasium. Marcus Lee (Carroltown, Pa./Bishop Carroll) scored a season-high 26 points as the Eagles took care of the Greyhounds with a 79-62 victory.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- A combination of a pressuring defense and timely offense proved to be a winning formula for the Juniata men’s basketball team as they defeated visiting Catholic 79-67 on Wednesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The win was significant for Juniata head coach Greg Curley as it was the 200th victory of his career.
KINGS POINT, N.Y.- Playing at a place that they have not had much success at, the Juniata men’s basketball team turned in one of its best performances of the season. The Eagles had four players score in double figures and recorded season highs in overall and three-point percentage as Juniata won 85-67 on Saturday afternoon at Liebertz Gym. It is Juniata’s first win in Kings Point since 2008.
SELINSGROVE, Pa.- Juniata men’s basketball faced off against undefeated and #11 Susquehanna on Wednesday night at Houts Gymnasium. The Crusaders led by as much as 18 points early in the second half and the Eagles could not recover as they fell 60-55. The loss drops JC to 11-4 overall and 4-2 in the Landmark. SU remains perfect at 15-0 and 6-0 in the conference.
ST. DAVIDS, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team held a 15 point lead late in the first half but host Eastern came back with a big rally as they knocked off JC 73-68 on Saturday afternoon. The loss gives Juniata a record of 11-3 while Eastern improves to 7-6.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team trailed at halftime but used a big run in the second half to win 60-46 at Elizabethtown on Thursday night. The Eagles sweep the season series from the Blue Jays for the first time since the 2006-07 season when both teams were in the Mid-Atlantic Conference.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Trailing by nine points early in the second half, the Juniata men’s basketball team needed a big run against Goucher to take the lead. The Eagles’ 17-3 run gave them the lead they needed to push ahead and got another late run to come out with a 69-62 victory over the Gophers on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team returned the court after a two week hiatus as it faced Drew at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. The Rangers led for all but 36 seconds of the game as they held off the Eagles 78-71. The loss now gives Juniata an overall record of 9-2 and 2-1 in the Landmark. Drew improves to 6-5 and 3-0 in the conference.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata men’s basketball team hosted its final game of 2015 on Saturday afternoon against Pitt-Bradford. The Eagles used a big run in the second half to overtake the Panthers and come out with a 63-51 victory. JC improves its record to 9-1 overall while Pitt-Bradford falls to 2-6.
HUNTINGDON, Pa.- Juniata led 34-20 after the first half but visiting Randolph outscored the Eagles 45-19 in the second frame as the Wildcats won 65-53 to claim the 24th annual Doc Greene Tournament at Memorial Gymnasium. JC falls from the ranks of the unbeaten as their record goes to 8-1 while Randolph improves to 7-1.