Gannon, Mercyhurst open PSAC seasons with success

   November 21, 2013 2:04 am

It was a busy night of early-season college basketball as the Gannon and Mercyhurst teams combined to go 4-0 in PSAC West openers Wednesday. • The Gannon men tipped off their season with a 59-51 victory against Cal at the Hammermill Center. Adam Blazek’s 20 points led the Knights in front of 1,215 fans at the ‘Mill….

Vote for Mercyhurst’s Ouegnin in Final 4 of dunk contest

   April 30, 2013 7:34 am

Mercyhurst University basketball player Jonathan Ouegnin has made the Final Four. Actually, the 6-foot 4-inch junior guard has made the semifinals of a national college dunk of the year contest being conducted online by the website hoopsmanifesto.com. Ouegnin made a spectacular dunk (check out the video below) Feb. 20 during the Lakers’ win over rival Gannon. ESPN’s Sportscenter show…

Website nominates Mercyhurst’s Ouegnin for college dunk of year

   April 16, 2013 10:17 am

The website hoopsmanifesto.com has nominated Mercyhurst University basketball player Jonathan Ouegnin in a College Dunk of the Year contest. Ouegnin, a 6-foot 4-inch junior guard, made his spectacular play Feb. 20 during the Lakers’ win over rival Gannon. ESPN’s Sportscenter show featured the dunk in its Top 10. Fans can vote for the dunk by going to the…

Gannon, Edinboro, Mercyhurst fare well among PSAC West all-stars

   March 5, 2013 10:55 am

Mercyhurst University’s Luis Leao has been named PSAC West men’s basketball player of the year today and Gannon University’s John Reilly claimed PSAC West coach of the year. Leao, a senior forward, was one of four players from area colleges to make all-PSAC West first team. He is joined by Gannon senior forward Darrell Blanton,…

Dunk by Mercyhurst’s Ouegnin makes ESPN’s top 10

   February 22, 2013 9:13 am

Check out this spectacular dunk by Mercyhurst University’s Jonathan Ouegnin against Gannon Wednesday. It’s getting national play from ESPN.