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Patriot League

The Patriot League is a college athletic conference comprising private institutions and two United States service academies of higher education based in the Northeast United States. Outside of the Ivy League, it is the most selective group of higher education institutions in Division I and has the second highest student-athlete graduation rate following the Ivy League.

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Patriot League - Literature
... The Patriot League was profiled in the John Feinstein book, The Last Amateurs ... The title is derived from the belief that the Patriot League was the last Division I basketball league which functions as a place for student-athletes, rather than functioning as a de facto minor professional ... In it, Feinstein followed all the league's men's basketball teams during the 1999–2000 season ...
Lehigh Mountain Hawks Football
... as the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision level as members of the Patriot League ... Since 1986, Lehigh has been a charter member of the Patriot League, formerly called the Colonial League ... Lehigh has won ten Patriot League titles and has played in 20 post season games, winning 10 of the contests ...
Lafayette Leopards - Varsity Sports - Men's Basketball
1990, when they left as a founding member of the Patriot League, their current affiliation ... Up until 2006, Lafayette was the only team outside of the Ivy League that did not award athletic scholarships in men's basketball ... Other Patriot League teams did not award scholarships, but the policy was gradually dropped by fellow Patriot League schools, leaving Lafayette the lone hold out ...
Sean Conover - College Career
... as senior, started all 11 games and repeated as First-team All-Patriot League selection ... As junior, Conover started all 11 games and named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year ... Also earned First-team All-Patriot League, George Rieu Award as Bucknell's top defensive lineman and Tom Gadd Coaches' Award ...
Lehigh Mountain Hawks Football - Lafayette Rivalry
... Lehigh has won 9 of the last 11 at Goodman, and 16 of 25 since Patriot League play began ... His teams captured four PL championships and went 30-9 in league play ... Lembo’s team promptly went 11-0 and won the Patriot League ...

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