Basketball at The University of Scranton
The University of Scranton has a strong academic tradition and a
long and noteworthy athletic history. The basketball program has roots
that stretch back to 1916 when the University of Scranton was St. Thomas
College and the "Royals" were the "Tommies." The history of basketball
at the university is well documented: the following links trace
basketball from the beginning through the Royals first Middle Atlantic
Conference championship in 1969.