Author Archives: Vincent Simone

About Vincent Simone

Vincent is a 2012 graduate of Quinnipiac University and covers the University’s men’s basketball program for Big Apple Buckets. You can email him at vtsimone828@gmail.com

Quinnipiac’s New Pieces Prepared For Test In Paradise Jam

For the first time since 2012, Quinnipiac will take part in the Paradise Jam tournament. Unfortunately when the Bobcats tip off against Colorado in their opening-round game later this evening, sandy beaches and palm trees won’t be waiting just outside the doors. Continue reading

MAAC Weekly Recap – Opening Week Ups and Downs

Less than a week into the season is the perfect time for overreactions, right? Continue reading

Shortened Hofstra Lineup Gets Past Army On Opening Night

Hofstra opened its season with a win for the fourth consecutive season as the Pride held off Army West Point 77-74 despite trotting out a lineup of just seven players Friday night. Continue reading

34 Teams in 34 Days: Niagara

Niagara

Outlook: Finally benefitting from stability in the offseason, the Purple Eagles have the pieces to make a jump into the upper echelon of the MAAC. Continue reading

2017-18 MAAC Preseason Predictions

This evening the MAAC will announce its preseason all-league teams and rankings. In advance of that announcement, here is the official NYC Buckets prediction and analysis for team rankings and all-league squads. All selections are provided in alphabetical order: Continue reading

34 Teams in 34 Days: Monmouth

Monmouth

Outlook: After winning the regular season title but falling short of the NCAA Tournament each of the last two seasons, the torch passes to Micah Seaborn and others to lead the Hawks forward after the graduation of Justin Robinson. Continue reading