In a highly-anticipated local men’s basketball matchup Wednesday night between the top-two teams in the league, it came down to the final shot with fifth-ranked Nova Southeastern University stealing an 87-85 Sunshine State Conference victory from 17th-ranked Lynn University. Jamal Palmer and Darius Moore each poured in 28 points to lead the Fighting Knights scoring attack.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team came in at No. 17 on both the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D2SIDA National Media polls yesterday. The Fighting Knights have now been nationally ranked for six consecutive weeks.
The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team opened up Saturday afternoon’s Sunshine State Conference game on an 18-3 blitz, but defensive adjustments by Florida Tech slowed down the Fighting Knights’ offensive outburst. The Blue and White fought off the Panthers down the stretch, securing a 59-57 victory while staying undefeated at home.
The 21st-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season last Saturday, going on the road Wednesday night and holding off the Embry-Riddle Eagles for a 78-74 Sunshine State Conference win. Michael Baez, Jamal Palmer and Brandon Bornelus combined to score 64 of the team’s 78 points.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season over the weekend, but the National Association of Basketball Coaches deemed the Fighting Knights’ 11-1 start to the 2018-19 campaign Top-25 worthy for the first time this year. The Blue and White debut in the NABC National Rankings this week at No. 21, the sixth poll of the season.
The 15th-ranked Lynn University’s men’s basketball team fell to seventh-ranked Florida Southern in an 88-84 Sunshine State Conference overtime battle on Saturday night, giving the Fighting Knights their first loss of the season. Four Fighting Knights scored in double figures in the contest while senior Jamal Palmer recorded the 1,000th point of his Lynn career.
A trio of impressive individual scoring performances guided the 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team to an 84-76 Sunshine State Conference victory on Wednesday night, improving the Fighting Knights’ record to 11-0 on the season. Michael Baez, Darius Moore and Brandon Bornelus all scored 18+ points.
The accolades continue to mount for both Lynn University basketball programs in the 2018-19 campaign as Kelsi Fizer and Rasheed Worrell were named the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Women’s and Men’s Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, as announced on Monday.
The 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team defeated Eckerd College on the road for the first time since 2014-15 as the Fighting Knights improved to 10-0 on the season Saturday with a 71-62 Sunshine State Conference triumph over the Tritons.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team held its post at No. 15 on the D2SIDA National Media Poll announced on Thursday. It is the sixth release of the poll this season and the third consecutive featuring the Fighting Knights.
The kid from Pompano Beach did it again. Following a huge Daniel Cooper offensive rebound, sophomore point guard Brandon Bornelus knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer with ice in his veins as time expired Wednesday night to give the 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team a thrilling 65-63 nonconference victory over Caldwell University.
Long-range shooting woes troubled the Fighting Knights throughout but the 15th-ranked Lynn University men’s basketball team pulled through in the end for a 75-63 nonconference victory over Bluefield State College on Monday morning. The Blue and White improve to 8-0 for the first time since 1998-99.
A 7-0 start to a season is something the Lynn University men’s basketball team has not seen in quite some time, and the No. 15 Fighting Knights achieved just that in dominant fashion following a 104-54 thrashing over Johnson & Wales (FL) on Tuesday night. The Blue and White are 7-0 to start the year for the first time since the 2004-05 season.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team is nationally ranked for the first time since the 2014-15 season with the announcement of the D2SIDA National Media Poll on Tuesday afternoon. The Fighting Knights are slotted at the No. 18 spot.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team went on the road for the first time this season, verifying it’s home streak was no joke as the Fighting Knights improve to 6-0 on the season with a 90-80 Sunshine State Conference victory at Rollins College on Saturday afternoon. Lynn broke a school record with 17 made 3-pointers as a team.
The Fighting Knights didn’t let 33 fouls called against them get in the way of a wire-to-wire victory as the Lynn University men’s basketball team defeated Palm Beach Atlantic Wednesday night, 86-70, in both team’s Sunshine State Conference opener.
Following a slow first half Sunday afternoon, Lynn University’s men’s basketball team opened up the scoring in the second 20 minutes as the Fighting Knights improved to 4-0 on the season with a 71-61 nonconference triumph over Ave Maria.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team took a comfortable 11-point lead into the locker room at halftime Friday night, but long-range shooting woes and increased defensive pressure plagued the Fighting Knights in the second half. The Blue and White escaped with a 59-56 nonconference victory over Saint Augustine’s University to improve to 3-0 on the season.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team is off to a good start in 2018-19 with a 2-0 record and the Fighting Knights are already adding pieces for the future as head coach Jeff Price announced the signing of DeAndre Pinckney to a National Letter of Intent.
Florida National University came out with guns blazing on Friday night, putting the Lynn University men’s basketball team in an immediate hole. The Fighting Knights slowly chipped away, taking a halftime lead before holding off the Conquistadors for an 89-78 nonconference triumph. Michael Baez poured in a career-high 25 points.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team opened up its 2018-19 campaign in exciting fashion inside a packed de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center on Friday night, defeating a talented Clark Atlanta University squad in nonconference action with a persistent second-half comeback, 74-69.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team was ultimately outmatched and outsized Tuesday night as the Blue and White fell in exhibition action at NCAA Division I University of Maryland, 100-67. Four Fighting Knights scored in double figures to lead the offensive efforts.
Lynn University’s men’s basketball team got a bit of revenge on Saturday afternoon, defeating cross-town and NCAA Division I foe Florida Atlantic University in exhibition action, 92-87. Senior Michael Baez displayed an impressive double-double to lead the Fighting Knights to victory.
The preseason gets started for Lynn University’s men’s basketball team this weekend as the Fighting Knights prep for the 2018-19 campaign with a pair of road exhibition games at NCAA Division I institutions.
Lynn University's men's basketball team picked up a postseason academic accolade on Tuesday as Daniel Cooper was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2017-18 Honors Court. It is Cooper’s first career academic award.
We are pleased to share the student-athletes’ success in the classroom as the Fighting Knights earned a 3.27 department GPA for the semester. An impressive 38 students posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the spring. The Fighting Knights shined in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year with a department GPA of 3.32, while 210 student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better.