It was exactly one year ago today that Chris Casey was hired to be Niagara’s 21st head coach in school history.
About Ryan RestivoRyan Restivo covers the MAAC, the America East and Hofstra for Big Apple Buckets. E-mail him at rrestivo [at] nycbuckets.com.
It’s hard to forget that just one of the 351 Division I men’s basketball schools this past season had no conference affiliation. It doesn’t appear that school, NJIT – which went 13-16 under Jim Engles last season, will find a new home in the America East Conference.
After the first season in the school’s Division I history ended on February 27 with a victory over Maine, UMass Lowell head coach Pat Duquette knew that his program’s challenge next season would be almost as difficult as their first season.
For the second time in head coach John Gallagher’s tenure, the Hartford Hawks will be heading down under.
Three is a very pertinent number for the next Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament site.
Three key transfers are on the way for Rider and they should help head coach Kevin Baggett improve his team’s overall depth and efficiency.
Stony Brook has become one of the best programs in America East under Steve Pikiell. The team has won 48 games over the last two seasons. That’s not enough.
After a second place finish during his first season, Kevin Baggett’s Rider Broncs appeared ready to capture that momentum and contend for a top-five seed in MAAC play in 2014.
The Stags were the 31st youngest team in all of college basketball this season and, at plenty of times, their inexperience showed.
Despite graduating two 1,000 point scorers, Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell said he believes he has the talent stocked to make another run at an America East championship in 2015.