Royal Review: November 19-25 (No. 13 in a weekly series)

Men’s basketball (3-0)

The University of Scranton men’s basketball team went on the road and posted a 60-57 victory at Misericordia University on Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Dallas, Pa.

The Royals, who are ranked 18th in the D3hoops.com poll, overcame a 13-point halftime deficit by going on an 18-4 run early in the second half. Sophomore guard Ross Danzig (Clarks Green, Pa./Abington Heights/Blair Academy, N.J.) led the Royals with 24 points in the win. Senior guard Travis Farrell (Middletown, N.J./Christian Brothers Academy) added seven points, seven steals and six rebounds.

Scranton returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 27, when they host 10th-ranked Cabrini College in the Long Center at 8 p.m.

Women’s basketball (3-0)

The University of Scranton women’s basketball team posted a 64-59 victory over King’s College in its home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the John Long Center.

Senior forward Erin Boggan (Danbury, Conn./Danbury) had a double-double with 18 points and 11 points as the Lady Royals overcame a four-point halftime deficit. Sophomore forward Meredith Mesaris (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) scored a game-high 20 points to go along with six rebounds, and junior guard Alison Sweeney (Wall, N.J./Saint Rose) added 12 points and six rebounds.

Scranton returns to action on Monday, Nov. 26, when it travels to cross-town rival Marywood for a 7 p.m. game.

This Week in University of Scranton Athletics

Monday, Nov. 26
Women’s basketball – at Marywood (7 p.m.)

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Women’s basketball – vs. Cabrini (6 p.m.)
Men’s basketball – vs. Cabrini (8 p.m.)

Friday, Nov. 30
Men’s swimming & diving – at Diamond City Invitational, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Women’s swimming & diving – at Diamond City Invitational, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Saturday, Dec. 1
Women’s basketball – vs. Susquehanna (2 p.m.; Wall of Fame Day)
Men’s basketball – vs. Susquehanna (4 p.m.; Wall of Fame Day)
Men’s swimming & diving – at Diamond City Invitational, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Women’s swimming & diving – at Diamond City Invitational, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

--ROYALS--

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