Noah Shatzer - Staff Writer
The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team split its two-game slate against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) competition this week, picking up a home win against Mansfield University on Wednesday and falling to West Chester University on the road on Saturday.
The No. 20-ranked Shippensburg University men’s basketball team improved to 8–0 over the weekend, opening Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) play with hard-fought wins over the Seton Hill Griffins and the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats.
Despite subpar shooting from beyond the arc and the free throw line, the Shippensburg University men’s basketball team ended the Thanksgiving break with a gritty 61–58 victory over the California University of Pennsylvania (CalU) on Sunday.
With the holiday season upon us, Shippensburg University men's basketball coach Chris Fite has plenty to be thankful for.
No matter how easy or hard, a win is a win in the mind of Shippensburg University men’s basketball coach Chris Fite after the Raiders’ 101-74 drubbing of the Wilson College Phoenix on Wednesday night.
Despite a poor night of shooting, the Shippensburg University men’s basketball team out-hustled and out-gritted the Virginia Union Panthers to open its 2018-2019 campaign with a 65–60 victory.
If the questions surrounding the Shippensburg University men’s basketball team roster had not been answered in its season-opening win against the Virginia Union Panthers, then perhaps its hard-fought 79-69 victory against the Lincoln University Lions provided some clarity.
The Raiders ended the season 23–7 behind PSAC East Athlete of the Year and Shippensburg University men’s basketball all-time leading scorer Dustin Sleva, earning the fifth seed in the NCAA Division II Tournament.
The Raiders went 7-21 last season despite the efforts of then-freshman phenom Ariel Jones.