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March 1, 2019

Men's Basketball Set For NCAA Matchup With New Jersey City

For the first time in program history, the Arcadia men's basketball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament and is set to take on New Jersey City University on Friday, March 1 in the first round. The game, set to be played in Marietta, Ohio will begin at 5 p.m. Watch the Live Stream More About the...

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February 28, 2019

Men’s Basketball Dances in National Tourney

Led by tournament Most Valuable Player Josh Scott ’s 30 points, men’s basketball captured the program’s first MAC Conference title with a 92-56 victory over Widener University on Feb. 23 in the Kuch Alumni Gymnasium. The Knights continued their season with a 80-60 victory over New Jersey City...

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February 22, 2019

Feb. 23: Men’s Basketball Hosts Championship Game

Men’s basketball has some unfinished business this Saturday, Feb. 23 as they battle Widener University in the MAC Commonwealth Championship Game. Join the fight at 7 p.m. in the Kuch Gym by wearing white to show your support. This is only the second time in program history that the team has vied...

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February 18, 2019

Feb. 21: Men's Basketball Hosts Semifinals

Support men's basketball on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Kuch as they vie for a shot at the conference championship. Students: Stop by the Chat at 6:15 p.m. tonight and Wednesday for giveaways, music, and a selfie station with the Knight. Wear white for our "knight-outs" to be entered into a...

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November 30, 2017

Alum Hosts Men’s Basketball Team for Thanksgiving During Hawaii Tournament

Mike Rounds ’84MS and his wife, Marti, hosted the Arcadia men's basketball team, coaches, and parents for a Thanksgiving BBQ at their home on O'ahu, Hawaii during the team’s trip to compete in the Hoops in Hawaii Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 23. The Knights traveled to Honolulu over the...

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January 11, 2017

Dr. Ireland Publishes on Medieval Irish History and Culture

Dr. Colin Ireland , who directed Arcadia's programs in Ireland with The College of Global Studies for nearly 20 years, recently published articles on medieval Irish history, cosmology, and literature. In Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland ’s 27th volume, Dr. Ireland published “What...

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February 25, 2016

Men's Basketball Beats Lebanon Valley, Will Host MAC Championship on Saturday

With a thrilling 71-67 victory over Lebanon Valley College on Feb. 24, the Arcadia men's basketball team will host the MAC Commonwealth Conference Championship game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, against Lycoming College. This is the first time in program history that the men's basketball team...

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January 13, 2016

Justin Scott Named Assistant Athletic Director

Head men's basketball coach Justin Scott has been promoted to assistant athletic director, announced Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata on Jan. 8. Scott assumes this role in addition to his current duties leading the men's basketball program. As assistant athletic director, Scott...

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July 23, 2015

Student-Athletes Thrive in the Classroom With 3.32 Spring 2015 GPA

Arcadia University's nearly 300 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the Spring 2015 semester, earning a 3.32 combined grade point average (GPA). Student-athletes on 15 of the Knights' 16 varsity programs earned a combined GPA of at least 3.0, and 11 programs earned...

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June 11, 2015

Scott Leads St. Vincent and the Grenadines in FIBA Championship

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Justin Scott , head men’s basketball coach, isn’t afraid to take long shots. At Arcadia, Scott has turned around a struggling program, leading the team to its most successful season in a decade. In his three years at the helm, Scott earned Middle Atlantic Conference...

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March 9, 2015

Men’s Basketball Falls in ECAC Title Game, Finishes as Conference Runner-up

The men’s basketball team fell to Stevenson University 83-73 in the title game of the 2015 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship Tournament Sunday, hosted by Bethany College on March 8. The defeat ends the Knights’ 16-13 season and their first ECAC tournament...

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November 24, 2014

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus ’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram . With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

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November 24, 2014

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus ’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram . With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

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January 13, 2014

Basketball Player Brown ’15 Discusses the Evolution of His Jumpshot

Joe Brown ’15 never learned how to shoot properly (“my dad just advised me to do whatever felt good and went in the hoop”), but he still gets the job done for Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team. Earlier this season, the junior forward was named Commonwealth Conference Player of the Week ,...

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February 22, 2013

Basketball: Scott Named Coach of the Year

Justin Scott , head coach of Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team, was named MAC Commonwealth Coach of the Year by his peers in the league on Feb. 22. Scott led the Knights to a 16-11 record and to the semifinals of the MAC Tournament after being picked to finish ninth in the preseason poll...

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July 10, 2012

PoconoRecord.com: Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

PoconoRecord.com reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 10, 2012

PoconoRecord.com: Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

PoconoRecord.com reported on July 10 that Justin Scott was named Head Coach of Men's Basketball at Arcadia University after serving as an assistant coach and the department's Academic Coordinator for the last two seasons. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management from ESU in 2007 and...

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July 5, 2012

Local Basketball Star Justin Scott Named Head Coach of Men’s Basketball

Arcadia University has named Justin Scott as the new Head Coach for Men’s Basketball. Scott was Assistant Coach of the Arcadia Knights for two seasons and led a commitment to academic excellence as the department’s Academic Coordinator. This was the first appointment made by the University’s new...

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