Catholic Downs Scranton To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

By Jared Prenda The Catholic University of America Men’s Basketball team won a pivotal Landmark Conference matchup against the Scranton Royals 81-79 on Saturday, February 10th. The road win leapfrogged the Birds over the Royals into the fourth and final spot of the playoffs with only two games remaining in the regular season. The team Read More …

Men’s Basketball Takes Down Scranton and Susquehanna

By Jared Prenda Catholic University’s men’s basketball team is now winners in 4 of its last 5 outings as the Cardinals pulled out two strong conference victories this past week. These wins moved the squad up to second place in the Landmark Conference, and advanced Catholic’s record to 11-7 overall and 5-2 in conference play. Read More …

Catholic Hangs Tough at University of Maryland, 76-59

By Jimmy Cassidy  The Catholic University men’s basketball team took a break from studying on its first night of final exams and traveled just over six miles to take on the Division I opponent Maryland Terrapins. Going into the game, ESPN’s Basketball Power Index gave the Division III Cardinals a slim 0.1% chance of defeating Read More …

CUA Men’s Basketball Takes on Notre Dame in Memorable Season Opener

By Jimmy Cassidy  For its season-opening exhibition game, the men’s basketball team at Catholic University traveled to Notre Dame, Indiana to take on the Fighting Irish on Monday, November 7th. The contest featured a successful Division III team in Catholic and a Fighting Irish team that has reached the past two Elite 8s of the Read More …

Men’s Basketball Rallies to Defeat Goucher, 67-63

By Jimmy Cassidy  The most successful teams manage to find ways to win even after less than glamorous performances. In a tight victory over the Goucher College Gophers on Wednesday, February 11th, Catholic University’s men’s basketball team did just that. It was not pretty, the Cardinals trailed for most of the contest, and the shots Read More …

Men’s Basketball Knocks Off #12 Susquehanna, 101-80

By Jimmy Cassidy With wins over conference opponents Elizabethtown and Moravian in the past week, the midseason run of the men’s basketball team at Catholic University continues. Perhaps the most impressive victory of the Cardinals’ modest three game streak was the first one, against the nationally-ranked Susquehanna University Crusaders. The 12th-ranked Crusaders boasted an overall Read More …

Men’s Basketball Triumphs Over Rival Scranton

By Jimmy Cassidy A win over the University of Scranton Royals in Scranton was an impressive feat for the men’s basketball team at the Catholic University of America. On Saturday, January 16th, the seniors on the team earned a win they had not enjoyed in their careers at Catholic. It was another battle against a Read More …

Lady Cardinals Handle Juniata, Win 85-65

By Jimmy Cassidy The women’s basketball team at Catholic University trailed their opponents, the Juniata College Eagles, after giving up a jump shot early in their game on Wednesday, January 20th. The score was 5-4.  After answering with two made free throws to retake the lead, the Cardinals never looked back. They did not let Read More …