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Columbia Bends, Doesn’t Break In 48-45 Ivy-opening Win Over Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. — Jeff Coby clenched his fists, flexed his arms, and stared up at the Newman Arena fans.

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Three Thoughts On Stony Brook After Its 70-61 Win At Columbia

Stony Book picked up its fifth straight win, and second straight road win by defeating Columbia (7-6), 70-61 at Levien Gym on Tuesday night. It was the final non-conference for the Seawolves (10-6, 1-0 America East).

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Five Thoughts: Columbia 82, Hofstra 77

Columbia (6-3) defeated Hofstra (7-3) 82-77 in its signature win of non-conference season. Here are five thoughts following Saturday’s contest at Levien Gym.

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Fridriksson Carries LIU Brooklyn To Third Straight Win

Elvar Fridriksson didn’t let the desperate Florida International defenders redeem their mistake.

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Delaware State’s Amere May Scores 48 In Win At St. Francis

Glenn Braica screamed for Chris Hooper to turn around. Hooper was facing the basket as he ran down the court on Delaware State’s fast break. He had no idea that Amere May was getting ready to pull up for a 25-foot 3-pointer.

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Columbia’s Smith Makes Statement With Tough Schedule

Columbia head coach Kyle Smith said that the 2014-2015 season will be about going from good to great.

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St. Joseph’s 67, St. Bonaventure 48

All season it was St. Bonaventure’s calling card. Fast-paced, high scoring, entertaining basketball. But on Saturday, the same run-and-gun style of play that had been prevalent the majority of the 2013-2014 season fell completely flat in the second half, as the Bonnies managed to make just four shots.

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St. Bonaventure 71, Saint Louis 68

Jordan Gathers has never hit a game-winning shot before in his life, but when he saw his final heave leave his hands as time expired, he had no doubt that this was going to be his first.

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Fordham 70, George Mason 67

Tom Pecora took the Jostens catalog that sits untouched in his drawer and gave it to Branden Frazer.

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Mount St. Mary’s Overcomes Hurdles To Reach NEC Championship

Mount St. Mary’s wasn’t even supposed to be here.

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