The Cabrini College Men’s Basketball Team was ranked 3rd in the NCAA Division III Middle Atlantic Region Standings posted on February 28th.
The Cavaliers finished the NCAA Tournament with an overall record of 24-6. Cabrini met the College of Wooster in the Sweet 16 matchup and fell 94-77.
The Cavaliers’ Season
The Cavaliers season came to an end in the Sweet 16 matchup with the College of Wooster as the Cavaliers lost 94-77. Wooster led by as much as 17 in the first half. Cabrini started the second half with a 6-0 run trimming the deficit to six points with a score of 48-42.
This was not enough as Wooster went on a 25-14 run and owned a 73-56 cushion with 6:36 left in the game. Cabrini wouldn’t get any closer than this. Although Cabrini wasn’t able to make it to the Elite Eight they can still claim a 24-win season, along with the Colonial States Athletic Conference Championship title. Head Coach Marcus Kahn leads the Cavaliers but relies on Corey Lemons and Dom Farrello for success.
About The Team
Head Coach Marcus Kahn is in his third season with Cabrini College. Kahn has led Cabrini to its third consecutive 20-win season and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament for the second year in a row. He has a 67-16 overall record at Cabrini and a regular season record of 45-7.
With Kahn at the helm, Cabrini also holds the longest active home conference win streak in the nation with 32 wins. Since he began at Cabrini he has been recognized as the Colonial State Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, and this season is no different.
Kahn has been recognized as a three time CSAC Coach of the Year, two time Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association Coach of the Year and NABC Coach of the Year for his incredible achievements with the Cavaliers.
Sophomore Corey Lemons was named CSAC Player of the Year, All-CSAC First Team, ECAC South Region Second Team All-Star, and NABC Mid-Atlantic Region First Team. Lemons led the CSAC with 6.4 assists per game and a 2.4 assist-turnover ratio. He averaged 15.8 points per game and 51.7% from the field and 40.5% from three-point land.
Lemons also scored in double figures in 19 of 24 games and matched the program’s single-game record for assists with 13. Senior Dom Farrello was also named to the All-CSAC First Team. He averaged 18 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Farrello was named CSAC Player of the Week twice and has scored in double figures 23 of 24 games. Farrello can also boast of having scored 1,256 career points. Both players were named to the D3Hoops.com Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team.
About The School
Cabrini College is located in Radnor, PA and is a coeducational Catholic College near Philadelphia where students from a variety of backgrounds come together to create a close-knit learning community offering challenging academics and a foundation in values. Cabrini also strives to provide an education that prepares students not just for career success, but for lives of dignity and purpose as well.