As published in the Campus Times
On Nov. 21, the men’s basketball team tipped off its 2008 basketball season in front of a Palestra packed with 1,050 fans.
With the graduation last spring of stars Jon Onyiriuka, Uche Ndubizu and Robert Dominiak, among other key players from last season, there were many uncertainties as to what the future held.
But the ‘Jackets’ 5-1 record in the past two weeks has proven that they have not lost the high level of intensity that they possessed last year.
In its opening game a first-round match-up in the Chuck Resler Tournament UR scored a dominating 78-62 victory over University of Pittsburgh Bradford. Senior forward Mike Chmielowiec and sophomore guard Mike Labanowski stepped up to the plate with career-high performances.