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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Emile Blackman Motivated To Prove He Belongs In MAAC Elite

Niagara junior Emile Blackman keeps a list in his wallet of the All-MAAC teams revealed in March. The main reason he keeps the list is because his name is not among the MAAC’s best three teams.

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Vermont Set To Have Ernie Duncan For Start Of Practice

Vermont will get an added boost when redshirt freshman Ernie Duncan, who was last on the floor for the Catamounts on Nov. 26, will be ready as the beginning of official practice begins on the NCAA calendar.

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Monmouth Banking On Depth To Help Propel Them To MAAC Contention

Following Rice’s MAAC tournament semifinal loss last season, coach King Rice was adamant: the Hawks are going to be considered amongst the best programs in the conference.

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Niagara Set To Build Around Emile Blackman

All summer long, Chris Casey has been campaigning for Emile Blackman, his redshirt junior, to get more recognition.

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Rider Broncs Motivated To Continue Their Winning Ways

Rider head coach Kevin Baggett knows his team will not sneak up on anybody this season. 

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Steve Masiello Preparing For Another Manhattan Championship Reinvention

Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello knows that his team will be different this coming season.

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New Hampshire’s Matt Miller Denied 6th Year, Joins Coaching Staff

Head coach Bill Herrion confirmed that Matt Miller, who had applied for a sixth year of eligibility, has been denied a waiver by the NCAA and exhausted his eligibility.

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How Will Marist Replace Chavaughn Lewis?

Marist head coach Mike Maker has a big challenge on his hands this season.

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Niagara’s Chris Casey Shows No Remorse For Roster Flux

Niagara head coach Chris Casey has seen plenty of roster turnover as he enters his third season on the job, but that has hardly been a detriment to the kind of program he wants to build.

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Fairfield’s Sydney Johnson Embracing Change In Year Five

Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson has embraced change as the Stags look to reverse a trend of two straight losing seasons.

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