April 07, 2006

Please note: You are viewing an archived Bucknell University news story. It is possible that information found on this page has become outdated or inaccurate, and links and images contained within are not guaranteed to function correctly.

[X] Close this message.

LEWISBURG, Pa. - Add a couple more nuggets to the history-making 2005-06 Bison basketball season: a No. 25 national ranking in the final ESPN/USA TODAY Coaches' Poll and coach Pat Flannery being named "mid-major" coach of the year.

It is the second time this season Bucknell has been nationally ranked. On Feb. 13, the Bison were ranked No. 24, making them the first team in school and Patriot League history to earn a national ranking.

For Bucknell, the ranking punctuates the finest season in the 111-year history of the program. The Bison won 27 games, a school and league record, and became the first team in Patriot League history to go unbeaten (14-0) in conference play. They won the Patriot League championship for the second straight year, earned a best-ever No. 9 seed at the NCAA Tournament, and defeated Arkansas in the first round in Dallas. Complete story.

Meantime, Coach Pat Flannery won the 2006 Hugh Durham Award as the top "mid-major" coach of the season. Complete story.

Posted April 6, 2006


Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.