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NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision
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61,746 USD (2022 – 23)
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@fullname - Men's Basketball - Bucknell University Athletics (2024)

Key frontcourt player who is using his fifth year of college eligibility as a graduate student this year ... joined the Bucknell program prior to the 2010-11 season after transferring from the University of Pennsylvania ... sat out that season due to NCAA transfer rules, but was able to practice with the team ... made a successful debut in 2011-12, when he was typically the first post player off the bench ... excellent offensive rebounder, which leads to many of his points ... most of his scoring comes around the basket, but he does have good shooting range ... entered the program in excellent physical shape ... tireless runner who is a hard-nosed rebounder and defender.

2012-13
Once again a key reserve in the Bison frontcourt ... played in 33 games, averaging 2.2 ppg and 1.6 rpg ... missed part of preseason camp after off-season wrist surgery, but returned in time for the opener ... strong off bench in win over George Mason, hitting 5 FTs and grabbing 4 reb. in 2nd half ... played a strong 7 min. vs. La Salle, totaling 2 pts., 4 reb. ... stepped up with Joe Willman in foul trouble at Cornell and had 4 pts., 2 asst., in 15 min. ... recorded 6 pts., 5 reb., all in 1st half, at Colgate ... played a critical role in Bucknell’s win at Lehigh ... had 6 pts., 9 reb. in 1st half with Mike Muscala out with early foul trouble ... finished with career-high 10 reb. in 13 min. ... went 2-2 FG in Patriot League championship game win over Lafayette ... grabbed 2 reb. in NCAA Tournament game vs. Butler.

2011-12
Was an extremely valuable member of the reserve unit in his first eligible season at Bucknell ... played in all 35 games off the bench, averaging 11.8 mpg ... averaged 3.9 ppg and 3.4 rpg ... shot 63.3% from field and 79.2% from FT line ... blocked 7 shots ... made Bucknell debut on opening night at Minnesota, producing 2 pts., 2 reb. in 9 min. ... scored career-high 10 pts. in 10 min. off bench (3-3 FG, 4-4 FT) at Vanderbilt ... tallied 5 pts. in 8 min. at Marist ... added 5 pts. in home win over Princeton ... had 7 pts., 3 reb. at George Mason ... equalled career high with 10 pts. (4-5 FG) along with 5 reb. in win at Boston University ... played major role in win over Cornell, recording 7 pts., 9 reb. in season-high 21 min. ... had 8 pts. (3-3 FG, 2-2 FT), 7 reb. in win at Army ... recorded 9 pts., 9 reb. in just 16 min. in home win over Holy Cross ... had 8 pts. (3-3 FG, 2-3 FT) in PL quarterfinal win over Navy, then added 8 pts. (4-4 FG), 5 reb. in semifinal win over Lafayette.

2010-11
Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules.

2009-10
Played in 17 games off the bench as a freshman at Penn, averaging 9.2 mpg ... recorded 2.4 ppg and 1.5 rpg while making 16-39 FG (.410) ... best game came against Big-5 foe Saint Joseph’s, when he had 8 pts., 9 reb. ... had 8 pts. vs. Monmouth, 7 at Duke, 5 at Davidson.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL
Full name is Brian Edward Fitzpatrick ... born Nov. 6, 1989 in Bethpage, N.Y. ... parents are Ed and Maureen Fitzpatrick ... has five siblings: Alana, Deirdre, Kevin, Maura and Eamon ... Alana played soccer at Western Connecticut ... attended Xavier High School in Middletown, Conn., then did a postgraduate year at Northfield Mount Hermon ... At NMH was a NPSAC All-Star ... helped Xavier to three SCC Division titles ... 2008 all-conference and all-state academic pick ... team captain as a senior ... Connecticut Coaches Association All-Star ... New England Elite 75 invitee ... New Haven Tap-off Club All-Academic Team ... Connecticut Top 20 ... Middletown Press All-Area ... Also lettered in track and was All-New England in the 400 meters at NMH ... National Honor Society and Latin Honor Society member ... Brother Celestine Award for academic excellence ... played AAU ball for CT Gold ... double major in history and psychology as an undergraduate ... studying college student personnel as a graduate student ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

@fullname - Men's Basketball - Bucknell University Athletics (2024)

FAQs

What sport is Bucknell known for? ›

Bucknell competes in NCAA Division I sports, and our football team competes in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision. Bucknell is a founding member of the Patriot League, where it has won the league's all-sports trophy, the Presidents' Cup, more times than any other school.

What conference is Bucknell basketball in? ›

Men's Basketball - Patriot League.

Who is Bucknell's basketball coach? ›

What division is Bucknell? ›

Is Bucknell a hard school to get into? ›

The acceptance rate at Bucknell is 32.6%.

This means the school is very selective.

How many Jews are at Bucknell? ›

Today there are 197 self-identified Jewish students on campus, served by the well-appointed Berelson Center for Jewish Life, which has two kitchens, one kosher, the other kosher style; an active, student-run Hillel; and most important, Rabbi Jessica Goldberg.

Is Bucknell University a good school? ›

According to U.S. News college rankings, Bucknell ranking in U.S. News is #37 among National Liberal Arts Colleges. The Bucknell ranking in U.S. News is so high primarily because of its strong academic programming and experiences, first-year experiences, commitment to innovation, and overall value.

How much is Bucknell tuition? ›

Is Bucknell an Ivy League school? ›

Bucknell is considered one of the "Hidden Ivies", an institution reputed to provide an education comparable to that of Ivy League institutions.

Who is Bucknell's football coach? ›

David Cecchini - Head Football Coach.

Where is Tom Thibodeau coached? ›

Thomas Joseph Thibodeau Jr.

(/ˈθɪbədoʊ/ THIB-ə-doh; born January 17, 1958), nicknamed "Thibs" (/ˈtɪbz/ TIBZ), is an American basketball coach who is the head coach for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Who is Villanova QB coach? ›

Chris Boden - Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Coach - Villanova University | LinkedIn.

Who is Bucknell biggest rival? ›

Lehigh leads the all-time series with Bucknell, 48-33-3, and has won six of the past 10 meetings.

Is Bucknell a top 50 school? ›

Bucknell University's ranking in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #30. Its tuition and fees are $64,772.

Is Bucknell a dry campus? ›

University-funded events must receive permission from the Dean of Students to have alcoholic beverages served and must meet specific requirements. A signed Alcohol Permission Form must be on file with Bucknell University Catering prior to your event. University events must have a bartender.

What is Bucknell most known for? ›

Bucknell offers top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs in three distinct colleges: Arts & Sciences, Engineering and the Freeman College of Management.

Is Bucknell a little ivy? ›

In addition to Bucknell University, other Little Ivies institutions include Amherst College, Colgate University, Hamilton College, Swarthmore College, Wesleyan University, and Williams College.

What is the stereotype of Bucknell? ›

It has been said that Bucknell has a very preppy, hom*ogeneous student body. I won't deny that I sometimes embody this stereotype.

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