About Ryan Restivo

Ryan Restivo covers the MAAC, the America East and Hofstra for Big Apple Buckets. E-mail him at rrestivo [at] nycbuckets.com.
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Manhattan Not Optimisitc Samson Usilo will Play This Season

Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello may be without one of his key newcomers this season.

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Stony Brook Picked First in America East Preseason Poll

The America East men’s basketball preseason rankings are out and there is plenty to dissect as we look forward to an exciting 2014-15 season. Stony Brook was picked as the favorite for the first time in school history, while also landing two players on the first team for the second straight season.

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Niagara Even Younger In Year Two Of Chris Casey

Entering his second season, Niagara head coach Chris Casey has quickly remade the roster.

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Siena’s Marquis Wright Knows How To Improve In 2nd Season

Sophomore Marquis Wright led the Saints in more ways than one last season.

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UMass Lowell Seizes Opportunity With Graduate Transfer Marco Banegas-Flores

UMass Lowell head coach Pat Duquette has been adamant that he would like to build his program from the ground up.

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Hart, Lewis Adjusting To Mike Maker’s System At Marist

Marist senior Chavaughn Lewis and redshirt sophomore Khallid Hart have been getting used to changes in the way they play.

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Canisius Zach Lewis Taking On Mentorship Role

Considering the Canisius roster, sophomore Zach Lewis is a grizzled veteran. After all, he is the team’s returning leading scorer after a senior-laden team graduated.

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Albany Working On Building Chemistry With New Group

As two of the key parts of Albany’s last two America East championship runs, senior Sam Rowley and redshirt junior Peter Hooley know what it takes to win a title.

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Canisius Jim Baron on His Sons

This season will be the first one in a long time where Jim Baron won’t be coaching one of his sons. 

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Roster Questions Abound for UMass Lowell’s Pat Duquette

As UMass Lowell opens their second season in Division I, the main question head coach Pat Duquette has is who will play when they open the season at Ohio State.

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