It is not by accident that the Manhattan-Iona matchup keeps getting on TV.
After finishing in second place during Kevin Baggett’s first season as head coach, the Rider Broncs appeared to have figured out how to be a perennial contender.
As I showed last week, RPM projections aren’t perfect for the MAAC. Historically the model I’ve constructed has only been able to explain about 47% of a team’s rating. Still, 47% is better than nothing. Also, this will give us a chance to dive into some of the places where the system is weak.
For a group that returns all but 11 points from last year’s team, Siena still appears to have one question mark.
This season could be a season of freshmen for the America East. The conference will add plenty of young talent and almost every team has a player capable of making an impact on the league this season. Here are the top five freshmen to watch, listed in alphabetical order.
Junior Zedric Sadler is happy to have his sophomore season behind him.
Remember how just a few days ago I wrote about how returning possession minutes (RPM) don’t do a great job of predicting the NEC? Well, this season is a perfect example.
The one difference on Hartford’s 11-day trip to Australia came from a familiar face.
It’s difficult not to play the expectations game at Siena.
Hartford went to Australia this offseason for the second time under John Gallagher, this time though the results were a little different.