Chris Casey on First Year at Niagara

It was exactly one year ago today that Chris Casey was hired to be Niagara’s 21st head coach in school history.

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America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen on NJIT, State of League

It’s hard to forget that just one of the 351 Division I men’s basketball schools this past season had no conference affiliation. It doesn’t appear that school, NJIT – which went 13-16 under Jim Engles last season, will find a new home in the America East Conference.

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Tom Moore on Quinnipiac’s First Season in the MAAC

This postseason I sat down with Quinnipiac head coach Tom Moore reflecting on his team’s first year as a member of the MAAC.  The Bobcats vastly outperformed expectations, finishing third in league play after being picked to finish seventh in the preseason coaches poll.  Despite recording their third 20-win season in the last five years […]

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All-MET Award Winners Announced

The All-MET award winners have been announced and D’Angelo Harrison of St. John’s is the recipient of this season’s Haggerty Award. The award is given to the best Division I men’s basketball player in the New York City area as voted upon by the media. Full award winners and my personal vote are below.

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UMass Lowell’s Pat Duquette Facing Brand New Challenges in Season Two

After the first season in the school’s Division I history ended on February 27 with a victory over Maine, UMass Lowell head coach Pat Duquette knew that his program’s challenge next season would be almost as difficult as their first season.

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Hartford Books Foreign Trip to Australia

For the second time in head coach John Gallagher’s tenure, the Hartford Hawks will be heading down under.

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Rich Ensor on the MAAC Tournament Moving to Albany in 2015

Three is a very pertinent number for the next Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament site.

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Too Early Projected MAAC and NEC Standings Using RPM

Using a similar methodology to how I figured out just how much Penn underperformed last season I went ahead and built predictor models for specific conferences using returning possession minutes (RPM) data.

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Transfers Key for Rider in 2015

Three key transfers are on the way for Rider and they should help head coach Kevin Baggett improve his team’s overall depth and efficiency.

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Stakes Rising for Stony Brook, Steve Pikiell

Stony Brook has become one of the best programs in America East under Steve Pikiell. The team has won 48 games over the last two seasons. That’s not enough.

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