Reggie Witherspoon Carries The Torch At Canisius

Reggie Witherspoon is no stranger to the eleventh hour. Anyone would face a major challenge taking over for a retiring Jim Baron at Canisius midway through the offseason, but Witherspoon has faced tougher odds already.

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Jared Grasso An Expert At Juggling His Responsibilities At Iona

This is a guest post by Ronak Patel. The strongest attribute a Division I college basketball coach can have is their ability to multitask.

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Injuries, Especially Isaiah Blackmon’s, Derailed SFU Last Season

It’s that time of the year again. I’ve begun the process of researching each NEC program in order to write all 10 team previews for the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook. Last week I spoke with Saint Francis University coach Rob Krimmel. We discussed his 2016-17 roster, their prospects heading into next season, and the unfortunate 6-game slide that ruined […]

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Former Manhattan Stars To Battle Syracuse Alums In The Tournament

The Basketball Tournament keeps getting bigger and better. This season the 64 teams are playing for $2 million. The bracket was announced today and Basketball City will be taking on Boeheim’s Army in the first round in Philadelphia on July 16.

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5 Thoughts About The 2016 Attendance Figures

The NCAA released its annual look at college basketball attendance figures yesterday.

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How To Fail At Scheduling 101: Northwestern

I don’t write much about my graduate alma mater on this site, because well, Northwestern isn’t in New York City. (Though the Wildcats are coming to the Barclays Center this season.) But today Chris Collins has provided the college basketball community with a great example of what not to do in non-conference scheduling.

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Matt Grady’s Scribbles A Fixture At Manhattan

This is a guest post by Ronak Patel Manhattan College men’s basketball associate head coach Matt Grady can finally admit it now.

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Parker Executive Search And Stony Brook’s Head Coach

In 2014 Parker Executive Search helped bring Shawn Heilbron from Oregon State to Stony Brook University to be the new athletic director. Two years later, when he needed to find a head coach, Heilbron reached back out to Daniel Parker’s firm.

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Jim Baron Leaves Behind Successful 4-Year Run At Canisius

Jim Baron pulled off a number of surprises on the court for Canisius College during his tenure as men’s basketball head coach at the small, Jesuit institution in upstate New York. Baron amassed a 73-59 record over four seasons with Canisius, the third highest win total in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference during that period. […]

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Canisius Head Coach Jim Baron Retires

After four years at the helm of the Golden Griffins, Canisius head coach Jim Baron is calling it quits.

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