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Three Thoughts: Saint Francis U. 73, Rutgers 68

Saint Francis U. upset Rutgers 73-68 Saturday. The Red Flash are now 6-4, coming off good wins against Duquesne and Rutgers.

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Iona Best School From Smaller Conference According To Value Add

Note: This is a guest post by John Pudner

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New York City Power Poll: Dec. 15 Edition

Now that we’re almost a month into the season it’s time for the first Big Apple Buckets Power Poll! This season we’ve invited all of Big Apple Buckets’ growing editorial staff along with A Daly Dose of Hoops’ Jaden Daly to contribute their top 10 for the city and it’s nearby surroundings.

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Three Thoughts: Seton Hall 67, Saint Peter’s 52

Saint Peter’s put up a fight against Seton Hall, but late in the first half, the Pirates started to pull ahead. The Hall went on for the 67-52 victory. The Peacocks won their first game against Seton Hall in a long time last season, but a win was not in the cards in this showdown. The Peacocks […]

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Quinnipiac senior Ousmane Drame (photo courtesy: Quinnipiac Athletics)

Tempo-Free MAAC: December Weekend Edition

I meant to write this on Thursday, but you know, life and stuff got in the way. Now though the MAAC December weekend is finished and we’ve now got a robust (hah!) two-game sample size with which to judge every MAAC school. Did we learn anything?

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Quick Thoughts As Kentucky Defeats Columbia, 56-46

Tonight Columbia went to Rupp Arena and played the No. 1 team in the country — a team some hot takes even have beating the Philadelphia 76ers… And Kentucky didn’t take the lead until 13:18 remained in the game, but eventually won 56-46. It was a gutsy effort from an incredibly game Lions squad and […]

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NEC Recap — Dec. 9

Four NEC teams were in action tonight, but all were on the road. Alas, that meant no NEC Front Row, but it didn’t stop a couple of teams from getting solid victories. Here’s what happened.

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Saturday Roundup – Dec. 7

Big Apple Buckets covered five games last night, but we couldn’t be everywhere on a busy Saturday that included 116 games Division I games. Here are some thoughts from a few of the other games involving local teams.

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Three Thoughts: Lehigh 80, LIU Brooklyn 76

Five minutes at the end of the first half dropped a young LIU team into a hole they couldn’t climb out of against Lehigh Saturday at the Wellness Center. The Blackbirds were unable to ever capture the lead in the second half and fell 80-76 to the Mountain Hawks.

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The Final Play Of Wagner’s Heartbreaking Loss

Wagner went to Maine last night and lost 82-81 in overtime. The Black Bears are playing their first season under new head coach Bob Walsh and the final play he drew up was excellent. Watch it below.

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