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Sunday, March 4, 2001

MBB: Hawks end Lafayette's title reign
The Express-Times /By Corky Blake
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Patriot League will crown a new Men's basketball champion this week.

WBB: Tierney proves her worth as Lehigh knocks off Lafayette at Patriot tourney
Of The Morning Call /By Don Bostrom
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Lafayette coach Pat Fisher gave her Patriot League Women's Player of the Year vote to Lehigh sophomore center Anne Tierney. Tierney showed why she's the most indispensable player in the league by collecting game highs of 26 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Mountain Hawks (15-13) to a 60-52 quarterfinal win over arch rival Lafayette (7-21) Friday night at Alumni Hall.

Saturday, March 3, 2001

WBB: Tierney takes over as Lehigh ousts Lafayette
The Express-Times /By Corky Blake
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Lafayette playing a tremendous first half and spinning its post-season magic. Lehigh regrouping and finding its franchise, 6-foot center Anne Tierney, in the second half. Lehigh 60, Lafayette 52.

Friday, March 2, 2001

MBB: Leopards have Bieg shoes to fill in tourney
mccall.com/By Paul Reinhard
Lafayette -- It was as close to a sure thing as you could ask for -- Tim Bieg driving to the basket for a layup. But as he planted his left foot prior to takeoff, his sneaker dug harder than usual into the Kirby Sports Center playing surface.

MBB: Leopards are defending champs - 0-2 vs. Lehigh
The Express-Times By Corky Blake
Lehigh defeated Lafayette twice this season - both by 10 points - to stop a nine-game losing streak at the hands of its bitter rival.

MBB: Can Lehigh pull off hat trick and defeat Lafayette a 3rd time?
Of The Morning Call /By Don Bostrom
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Navy coach Don DeVoe and Colgate coach Emmett Davis are old school. They believe in respect and honor. That's why both paid proper homage to Lafayette on the eve of the 10th annual Patriot League men's basketball tournament that begins Saturday at Navy's Alumni Hall.

Thursday, March 1, 2001

WBB: 'Pards out to settle old score
The Express-Times /By Corky Blake
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Is there a more intriguing first-round matchup in the Patriot League women's basketball tournament than No. 3 Lehigh against No. 6 Lafayette?

Sunday, February 25, 2001

MBB: Bieg Career, Bieg Injury - Big Decision
The Express-Times /by Paul Sokoloski
EASTON, Pa. - When Lafayette senior point guard and co-captain Tim Bieg went down with a torn ACL in the first half of the Leopards' victory over Navy on Feb. 11, many surrounding the three-time defending Patriot League champions thought it was a career-ending injury.

Wednesday, February 21, 2001

MBB: Lafayette's Ben Saxton '04 Featured In Hometown Newspaper
The Times Herald-Record /By Justin Rodriguez
Middletown, N.Y. -Ben Saxton never contemplated leaving Lafayette. But he admits his first few months at the Patriot League school were difficult. "There are no real words to describe it," said Saxton, a 2000 Pine Bush graduate. "It was a difficult time in my life."

Saturday, February 3, 2001

MBB: Sweeping Lafayette no easy task for Lehigh
mccall.com /By Terry Larimer
One key way Lehigh University's coaches are judged is by their ability to beat teams from rival Lafayette College. But while it can take wins over Lafayette to prevent pink slips in most sports, Lehigh basketball coaches are pretty much granted exemptions.

Thursday, January 31, 2001

MBB: Lafayette's Tim Bieg '01 Featured In The Morning Call of Allentown, Pa.
Morning Call /By Paul Reinhard
ALLENTOWN, Pa.- Lafayette senior point guard Tim Bieg, a co-captain on this season's men's basketball team, was featured in today's edition of the Allentown Morning Call by columnist Paul Reinhard. Bieg focuses in on what the Leopards need to do this season to turn things around and back to the winning ways he is accustomed to.

MBB: Bieg burning to turn 'Pards' season around
mccall.com /By Paul Reinhard
ALLENTOWN, Pa.- Tim Bieg didn't have to think long or hard when someone asked him when he last went through a basketball season in which his team lost 11 games. "Never," the Lafayette point guard shot back.

Monday, January 21, 2001

MBB: Lafayette's Tim Bieg '01 Featured In Camden Courier-Post Article
Camden Courier-Post/By Kevin Callahan
Camden, NJ - Lafayette senior point guard Tim Bieg, a co-captain on this season's men's basketball team, was featured in today's edition of the Camden (N.J.) Courier-Post by columnist Kevin Callahan. Bieg looks back on his career at Lafayette and Camden Catholic High School, and discusses how he is dealing with the unfamiliar losing streak the Leopards are currently experiencing.

Friday, January 18, 2001

MBB: Brian Burke Featured in USATODAY.com Article
USATODAY.com /by Jess Strelitz
EASTON, Pa. - USATODAY.com sports writer Jess Strelitz takes an up-close look at Brian Burke's battles off the court, struggles that have no doubt led to the type of player he is on the court.