As we near conference play, the picture in the America East is finally starting to sort itself out as teams play on a regular basis. Every AE team played at least two games this past week. Vermont and Albany are the top contenders, but Stony Brook, UMBC and Binghamton all look like worthy challengers (and a tough out on any given night). Continue reading
The Stony Brook Seawolves defeated Columbia 76-66 at Levien Gymnasium on Thursday night behind 30 points from Akwasi Yeboah and a lock-down second half defensive performance. Continue reading
After losing games in the final minute at UConn and Albany to finish a season-opening seven-game road trip, the Columbia Lions returned home to Levien Gymnasium to play Quinnipiac. And lost in the final minute.
Rich Kelly’s layup with 4.4 seconds remaining on the clock gave Quinnipiac an 89-87 victory in a shootout over the Lions. Columbia is now 1-7 on the season, while the Bobcats are 3-6 in Baker Dunleavy’s first season.
Welcome to another America East weekly recap! The top of the conference took a few losses this past week, but other teams showed some improvements. Continue reading
Considering we’re still only three weeks into the season, projecting an NIT bracket remains a fool’s errand. At least now we have some semblance of an idea about how a team is going to perform. (Along with a tiny track record representing between a third to a tenth of a total schedule.) Continue reading
The NYC Buckets coverage area poll is back! Now that we’re into December we’re running out newest edition. Seton Hall and St. John’s are still the favorite, but there has been some shakeup undearneath. Continue reading
I typically contain my missives about Northwestern into tweets, but after watching last night’s narrow loss to Georgia Tech and reading the discussion online I wanted to share some extended thoughts about the Wildcats. Continue reading
Welcome to the first America East weekly recap. The title may be a slight misnomer, but I hope to provide routine coverage of the league (mostly from my online viewing) on a weekly basis. Continue reading
A young St. Francis Brooklyn team is learning how to win. After falling to Manhattan in overtime on Wednesday the Terriers came back home to Brooklyn Heights and held on for a 77-74 victory over Brown on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading
The wait was worth it for Manhattan fans on Wednesday night at Draddy Gymnasium. The Jaspers survived their season-opener against St. Francis Brooklyn, 80-79, in overtime. Continue reading