Franciscan University Basketball to play University of Kentucky May 15, 2013 Franciscan University Barons Men's Basketball Team will play the 2012 NCAA DI Champions, the University of Kentucky Wildcats, in an exhibition game in Nov. 2014. [read more]
Strong Finish to Season Not Enough For a Baron Win February 16, 2013 BRADFORD, Pa. - Baron basketball finished this 2012-13 season with an improved effort against Pitt-Bradford. Big man Joe Rhine had his tenth double-double of the year as FUS lost to the Panthers 67-52. [read more]
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February 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Honor Murray in Senior Day Loss In lone Baron senior Frank Murray’s final home game of his collegiate playing career, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team fell to the Medaille College Mavericks, 83-62.
February 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Follow Bad Start With Aggressive Second Half PITTSBURGH, Pa. - After only scoring 17 points in the first half, Franciscan men's basketball found their offensive groove scoring 42 second half point. The effort was too little too late, however, as the Barons lost to LaRoche College 92-59.
January 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Can't Hold Second Half Lead The Franciscan University men's basketball team had an eight-point lead in the second half of Saturday's game against D'Youville College, but let the lead slip away late as they fell to the Spartans, 68-57.
January 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball First Half Lead Slips Away from Barons Despite a strong first half performance, Franciscan University’s men’s basketball team suffered a frustrating loss to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg tonight with a final score of 66-54.
January 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Final Five Minutes Sees Game Slip Away From Barons HAMBURG, NY - A game that saw FUS only down by 5 with under 10 minutes left, eventually slipped away from the Barons. Franciscan lost to Hilbert College, one of the top four teams in the conference, 63-44.
January 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Improve Rebounding and Ball Control In Loss ALTOONA, Pa. - In a game that saw Baron basketball force more turnovers than it committed and make more baskets than it's opponents, losing the battle from behind the arc cost FUS a 7-point loss to Penn St. - Altoona.
January 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Despite Rine's Double-Double, Barons Fall to Mounties Big man Joseph Rine had another big game for the Franciscan University men's basketball team, putting up a stat line of 17 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks, and three assists, but it wasn't enough as the Barons fell to the Mount Aloysius Mounties, 87-57.
January 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Baron Basketball Improves Offense in Loss BUFFALO, NY - A higher shooting percentage and tough defense weren't enough positives to overcome a slew of turnovers as Franciscan Basketball lost to Medaille College 56-82.
January 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Defense Stays Strong in Loss to La Roche The Franciscan University men’s basketball team played a close game with La Roche College this Wednesday night, maintaining a tight score throughout, but eventually falling 59-48.
January 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Exceptional First Half Defense Not Enough for Barons The Franciscan University of Steubenville's men's basketball team came out with tenacious defense for the second straight day, but it also struggled to score. They trailed the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford by a score of 20-19 at halftime, but ended up losing the game by double-digits due to their difficulty of putting points on the board.
January 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Watch Women's and Men's Basketball LIVE Online STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Watch Women's and Men's Basketball LIVE today as they take on Penn St. - Behrend.
January 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Barons Adjust To New Roster in Loss to Muskingum STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — In its first contest of 2013 the Franciscan University men’s basketball team lost to the Muskingum University Muskies by a final score of 73-62.
December 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Struggle With Limited Roster WAYNESBURG, Pa - A limited roster of only seven available players made the Baron basketball team's last game before Christmas particularly tough as they lost to Waynesburg College 95 - 44.
December 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Rine's Big Night Not Enough for Barons Despite having first-year big man Joseph Rine gobble up 20 rebounds and score in double digits for the second straight game, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team is still looking for it’s first win of the season as it fell to the Ohio University Eastern Panthers, 77-55.
December 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Last Second Bucket Sinks Barons at D'Youville BUFFALO, NY - Two first year Baron players posted double-doubles against D'Youville College in a game that saw FUS take a lead into halftime and into game's final minute.
December 5, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Score Highest Point Total In Loss GREENSBURG, Pa - A strong offensive performance from Baron basketball was overshadowed by some defensive struggles against conference opponent Pitt. - Greensburg.
December 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Foul Trouble Causes Problems for Barons in Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Despite a 22 point game from freshman Justin Horstman, the Barons struggled again conference opponent Hilbert College, lossing 87 - 51.
November 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Lose Back and Forth Battle STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- After losing the first four games of the regular season by double-digits, Baron basketball kept its first Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference contest much closer. However, the Barons were still on the losing side as they struggled to hit foul shots and capitalize on mistakes, falling to Penn State Altoona, 73-69.
November 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Fight Through Inexperience in Loss to Oberlin STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Strong scoring performances from Joe Rine and Justin Horstman weren't enough for Baron basketball to take down Oberlin College. FUS lost to the Yeomen 69 - 57.
November 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Limited Roster and Limited Rest, Catch Up With Barons OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Playing three games in four days with a depleted roster took its toll on the Barons at the Hoopsville Invitational Classic as Franciscan lost to Gallaudet 85-72. The worn-out Barons came out slow against the Bison and found their rhythm too late in the game.
November 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Battle Beacons But Come Up Short OWINGS MILLS, Md. - What was a back and forth contest got out of hand late for Baron Basketball, as the team lost to the UMass Boston Beacons 87-71. Despite great shooting from Tim Schenk and Christian Duke, turnovers and poor rebounding led to the loss.
November 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Lose Momentum After Strong First Half, Lose to Bethany STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - After shooting well in the first half, Baron basketball struggled to find their groove in the second half, lossing to the 26th ranked team in the nation 96-46. FUS also lost its only senior, Frank Murray, to a left knee injury.
November 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball New Season Brings Fresh Hope for Baron Basketball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — With seven incoming players and a new and improved training program, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team looks forward to the 2012-2013 season, hopeful to build on last year’s foundation and rise to a new level competitiveness.
October 10, 2012 Baron Hoops Set to Participate in Inaugural Tip-Off Tourney OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Franciscan University will join seven other schools in the inaugural season of the Hoopsville National Invitational Classic, one of the largest Tip-Off Tournaments in Division III men's hoops.
June 11, 2012 Franciscan Clinches Multiple Peak Performance Winners STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference recently released its fall, winter, and spring winners of the 2011-12 AMCC Peak Performer teams. Franciscan was honored more than any of the other ten schools in the conference, with five teams receiving recognition.
May 25, 2012 New Basketball Camps Directed by Top Coaches STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – It may seem like a year of firsts for Franciscan University’s head basketball coaches, but that couldn’t be more farther from the truth. Coaches John Lamanna and Suzy Delaney bring their seasoned expertise and an athletics-minded, character-development vision to their first-ever summer basketball camps.
March 3, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Lay Foundation in 2011-12 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The 2011-12 season was one of perseverance for the Franciscan University men’s basketball team, and despite not winning a game all year, the Barons laid the groundwork for what the future of Baron Basketball is going to be.
March 5, 2012 Albrecht Is Co-Newcomer of the Year STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Baron Basketball standout throughout 2011-12 was freshman Nolan Albrecht. The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference took notice of his performance and named him Co-Newcomer of the Year.
February 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Young Talent Shines in Season-Ending Loss BUFFALO, N.Y. – Coming off the heels of a nail-biting overtime loss to La Roche College on Wednesday, the Franciscan University Barons had one more chance to notch their first win of the season as they traveled to D’Youville College on Saturday. Despite a strong first half effort, stellar rebounding and offensive contribution from young players, Franciscan ultimately fell to the Spartans, 79-62.
February 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Fall in Overtime Thriller STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The crowd was as loud as it has been all season for the final home game of the 2011-2012 Baron basketball season, and the 150 in attendance witnessed the best game of the year, Wednesday. The Franciscan University men’s basketball team took the number two team in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference into overtime, ultimately losing, 64-57.
February 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Turnovers Plague Barons in Loss to Behrend STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Barons struggled protecting the ball as they committed 20 turnovers on the night, en route to a 55-35 loss to Penn State Behrend.
February 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Strong Second Half Effort Not Enough ALTOONA, Pa.— Franciscan University traveled to Penn State Altoona Wednesday night to take on the Lions. Although the Barons outscored the Lions in the second half, they were unable to come back from large deficit and lost, 60-49.
February 4, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Struggle To Find Momentum On The Road HAMBURG, N.Y.— Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Baron basketball team struggled to find momentum both offensively and defensively Saturday afternoon, losing 89-32 on the road versus the Hilbert College Hawks.
February 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Greensburg’s Post Presence Too Much For Barons STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference preseason player of the year David Palmer scored 19 points and ripped down 17 rebounds to help his University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Bobcats to an 88-52 victory over the Franciscan University of Steubenville Barons Wednesday night.
January 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Albrecht’s 20 Not Enough; Barons Fall to Mavs STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The story continued to be the same for the Franciscan University men’s basketball team, as it fell victim to yet another hot-shooting opponent, the Medaille College Mavericks. The Barons dropped the game, 85-48.
January 25, 2012 | Men's Basketball Three Barons See Double-Digit Scoring CRESSON, Pa.— The Franciscan University Barons used an offensive surge late in the first half to shrink a large deficit to just 12 at halftime, but ultimately let the momentum of the game slip toward Mt. Aloysius, as the Mounties came out victorious, 84-61.
January 21, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Fall Victim to Big Bradford Second Half STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – The Franciscan University Baron basketball team, still in search of its first win, hosted the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Saturday afternoon. Despite being down just seven early in the second half, the Barons were on the wrong end of a 38-12 stretch that followed, falling to the Panthers, 71-40.
January 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Fall To Redhawks But Improve Game Plan Execution PITTSBURGH — The men from Franciscan University of Steubenville traveled to La Roche College on Monday to take on the second-ranked team in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The Barons kept it close for the majority of the first half, but La Roche eventually broke free en route to an 85-47 victory.
January 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Fall To Hot Shooting Penn State Behrend ERIE, Pa.—The Franciscan University men’s basketball team continues to take steps toward its first victory of the season. However, it did not come on Saturday as the Barons fell to the Penn State Behrend Lions, 66-35.
January 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Barons Still Search For First Victory STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – With captain Frank Murray sidelined with an injury, the young Baron basketball squad noticeably missed his presence as they took on Penn State Altoona Wednesday night. Despite keeping pace for the majority of the game, the Franciscan University Barons fell to the Lions, 67-52.
January 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Foul Trouble Hurts Barons In Loss To DYC STEUBENVILLE, Ohio— By the end of Sunday’s game against the visiting D’Youville College Spartans, the Franciscan University Baron basketball team was forced to play with only four players due to four out of its eight active players fouling out. The Barons put up their biggest offensive night of the season but still fell to the Spartans, 100-86.
January 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Lamanna Reminds Barons To Keep Things In Perspective STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The Franciscan University Baron basketball team continues to work on keeping a good perspective after dropping its eleventh straight game, 77-39, Saturday. The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference loss to the Hilbert College Hawks leaves the Barons 0-11 on the season.
January 4, 2012 | Men's Basketball Rebounding Hurts Barons In Loss To Greensburg GREENSBURG, Pa.— Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference preseason Player of the Year David Palmer demonstrated why he was chosen for that prestigious award on Wednesday night. The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Bobcats used a dominating 18 point, 20 rebound performance from Palmer to take down the Franciscan University Barons, 65-50.
January 17, 2012 Free Basketball Clinics Continue To Be A Success STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – “It was an absolute blast working with all the kids,” said John Lamanna, Franciscan University’s head men’s basketball coach. “I was very pleased with the clinic turnout.” Over 50 boys and girls attended the University’s first free basketball clinic on Jan. 7, and Lamanna is looking forward to a repeat success at this weekend’s second free clinic.
December 15, 2011 | Men's Basketball Barons One Step Closer To Realizing Potential STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Baron basketball team tallied two season firsts on Thursday night while hosting Ohio Eastern University at home. The young Franciscan University team marked its first time in the lead at halftime and the first time it held an opponent under 30 points in the first half. Franciscan lost, 57-52, and head coach John Lamanna focused on the positives.
December 11, 2011 | Men's Basketball Barons Lose To Mavericks Buffalo, N.Y. — The Franciscan University Barons caught a tough break today with a conference game 67-39 loss against the Medaille College Mavericks. The team is now 0-8 on the season and 0-3 in the Allegheny Collegiate Mountain Conference.
December 7, 2011 | Men's Basketball Barons Struggle To Handle The Pressure STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s basketball team continued their early season skid tonight against the fast-paced Mt. Aloysius Mounties, falling by a score of 120-54.
December 3, 2011 | Men's Basketball Andrew Kay High Scorer Against Pitt-Bradford BRADFORD, Pa. — The Franciscan University Baron basketball team played their first conference game today against the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Panthers. In a close contest of skill, the Barons lost 66-52. The team is now 0-6 on the season.
November 28, 2011 | Men's Basketball Baron Basketball Season Off To A Rocky Start LATROBE, Pa.—The Franciscan University Baron basketball team took on one of their toughest competitors of the season Monday night, falling 82-25 to the Saint Vincent College Bearcats. The defeat follows on the heels of last week’s brush with victory, as the Barons lost by a narrow margin of 67-63 to Penn State Fayette. Franciscan now sits 0-4 on the season.
November 28, 2011 Things Warm Up Between Barons And DPS Penn STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – For athletes and fans attending outdoor sporting events at Franciscan University of Steubenville, donning coats—as well as hats and gloves—has become de rigeur once again. With a cold and wet Ohio Valley winter just around the corner, DPS Penn is teaming up with Franciscan athletics to give back to the community through its Warm Hearts Warm People campaign.
November 22, 2011 | Men's Basketball Baron Coach Sees Progress Despite Home Loss STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Baron basketball team suffered a loss at the hands of Penn State Fayette in front of a small but enthusiastic crowd on Tuesday evening. The Barons were defeated by the Roaring Lions, 67-63.
November 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Barons Defeated in Turner Tip-Off Tournament ALBION, Mich.—The Franciscan University Baron basketball team competed Friday and Saturday in the Mike Turner Tip-Off Tournament hosted by Albion College. On day one, the Barons took on Albion, losing 69-36. Day two of the tournament was an 86-62 loss for Franciscan by the hands of the University of Akron-Wayne. The Barons are now 0-3 on the season.
November 17, 2011 | Men's Basketball Court Dedicated to Legendary Coach STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — This Kuzma Community Night was different than its three predecessors. The Finnegan Fieldhouse stands were full Wednesday evening as students and community gave a standing ovation to legendary coach Henry J. Kuzma. The new court, aptly named Kuzma Court, was dedicated during the fourth annual community event.
November 16, 2011 | Men's Basketball Barons Lose Season Opener on Kuzma Night STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Finnegan Fieldhouse was the site of the fourth annual Kuzma Community Night on Wednesday as the Franciscan University men’s basketball kicked off its season with a game against Waynesburg University. The stands were packed after Saturday’s Midnight Madness event stirred up excitement for the season, however, the Barons were ultimately defeated 84-53.
November 16, 2011 | Men's Basketball Legendary Coach to be Honored at Community Night STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – To everyone he is “Hank,” the legendary basketball coach who led the College of Steubenville Barons to a national championship title. To Franciscan University of Steubenville, he is the coach who has walked with the University through it all. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the new Kuzma Court will be dedicated to Henry J. Kuzma at the fourth annual Kuzma Community Night.
November 4, 2011 | Men's Basketball Lamanna Brings Division I System to Baron Basketball STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – With a new coach at the helm, a new logo at the center of the newly redesigned court, and a wealth of new players, the Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s basketball team is ready to begin a new era in the program’s young history.
August 19, 2011 | Men's Basketball Franciscan Announces New Head Basketball Coach STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—The wait is over. Franciscan University of Steubenville is proud to announce the hiring of John Lamanna as the new head men’s basketball coach.
August 17, 2011 Presenting the Newly Redesigned Baron Von Steubie Presenting the newly redesigned Baron Von Steubie Athletics logo for Franciscan University of Steubenville. Explore the primary mark, wordmarks and ligatures, and read about the research and inspiration behind it all. Designs by John Hartwell of Hartwell Studios.
July 25, 2011 Franciscan Athletics Enters Exclusive Adidas Contract STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—Franciscan University of Steubenville Athletics and Adidas have entered a three year agreement that will provide exclusive footwear and apparel for all Baron teams beginning this 2011-12 academic year.
April 7, 2011 Athletes Named to AMCC Academic All-Conference The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced Thursday that 670 varsity team members from its 10 member institutions have been named to the 2010-11 Academic All-Conference Team. Franciscan University of Steubenville represents 96 student-athletes on the team.
March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Season in Review Despite having a 20-win goal for the year and falling 16 wins short, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team battled every team they played and took some of the top teams in the conference right down to the wire.
Baron Ruggers Advance to Third Straight Conference Championship October 20, 2012
Lady Baron Soccer Takes on D'Youville on Senior Day October 13, 2012
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