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History-making 2004-05 Hoops Team Takes Center Stage at Bucknell

May 12, 2015 03:09PM ● By Kevin

Holland Mack takes it to the hoop at the Alumni Game. Photo by Joel Turrell, courtesy of

Abe Badmus ’07Dozens of Bucknell University men's basketball alumni - both players and coaches - returned to Lewisburg for the program's annual alumni golf outing this past weekend; however, this year's event was an extra special one.

The Bisons celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its 64-63 upset of third seeded Kansas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. In honor of the iconic performance, alumni and fans alike viewed a replay of the game at The Campus Theatre - Lewisburg, PA. Tickets were just $5.

"Rising senior Chris Hass and his father Cliff, and rising junior Ben Oberfeld and his father Mike teamed up to win the golf scramble with a score of 12-under-par 58 at the Bucknell Golf Club," a recent release by Bucknell said.

"Behind 23 points, including five three-point baskets, from former Patriot League Player of the Year Cam Ayers ’14, the Blue Team prevailed 90-73 in the 2015 Men’s Basketball Alumni contest on Saturday morning," the release continued.

Alumni in attendance included:

  • Abe Badmus ’07
  • Donald Brown ’07
  • Matt Fiery ’10
  • Kevin Bettencourt ’06
  • Jeremiah Bennett ’04
  • Stephen Tyree ’10
  • Andrew Morrison ’08
  • Ed Sigl ’84
  • Darryl Shazier ’11
  • Holland Mack ’06
  • Darren Mastropaolo ’08
  • Current Bucknell assistant coach John Griffin ’08
  • Boakai Lalugba ’03
  • Bryan Bailey ’02
  • Rob Thomas ’08
  • Chris Niesz ’05
  • Jason Vegotsky ’09
  • Chuck Carroll ’68
  • Kim Onsdorff ’69
  • Pat Flannery ’80
  • Steve O’Brien ’80
  • Doug Allen ’88
  • Grant Tormey ’89
  • Mike Joseph ’90
  • Tarik Viaer-McClymont ’06
  • John Clark ’07

Wonderful Memories Relived During Men's Basketball Alumni Weekend

2005 NCAA Basketball First Round - Bucknell vs Kansas

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