When the 2023 Patriot League males’s basketball event suggestions off on Tuesday evening, loads of groups presently on the event bubble might be watching with earnest.
Colgate enters the Patriot League event because the favorites, with a 23-8 document general, and a formidable 17-1 document within the Patriot League. These 17 wins set a brand new convention document. Whereas the Raiders began the season with a 6-7 document, together with dropping of their solely sport in opposition to a ranked opponent, they took off as soon as their convention schedule started.
They’re additionally the most effective workforce within the nation from behind the three-point line:
Who may pose the most important problem to Colgate? That could be Navy, who misplaced to the Raiders by simply 4 factors within the season finale. Colgate’s lone convention loss got here to American earlier this month, however the Eagles would wish to win three video games simply to get a crack on the Raiders within the Convention Championship Recreation.
Right here is the bracket, together with the schedule of video games.
2023 males’s Patriot League event bracket
2023 males’s Patriot League event schedule (all video games on the Greater Seed)
February 28 First Spherical
Recreation 1: Loyola (MD) 73, Holy Cross 69
Recreation 2: American 64, Bucknell 59
March 2 Quarterfinals
Recreation 3: Military 71, Boston College 69
Recreation 4: Colgate 92, Loyola (MD) 73
Recreation 5: American 52, Navy 51
Recreation 6: Lafayette 71, Lehigh 64
March 5 Semifinals
Recreation 7: Colgate 91, Military 74
Recreation 8: Lafayette 84, American 76
March 8 Championship
Recreation 9: Colgate 79, Lafayette 61