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America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen on NJIT, State of League

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.

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UMass Lowell’s Pat Duquette Facing Brand New Challenges in Season Two

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.

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Hartford Books Foreign Trip to Australia

For the second time in head coach John Gallagher’s tenure, the Hartford Hawks will be heading down under.

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Stakes Rising for Stony Brook, Steve Pikiell

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.

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Roland Nyama and Incoming Freshmen Mean Bright Future for SBU

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.

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Darren Payen to Transfer to Vermont

Darren Payen, who received his release from Hofstra University less than a week ago, has found a home at the University of Vermont.

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Maine Fires Ted Woodward

The University of Maine bought out the contract of head coach Ted Woodward effective immediately, athletic director Karlton Creech announced today.

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UMass Lowell’s Kerry Weldon to Return for his Final Season

While the River Hawks might graduate Akeem Williams and America East Sixth Man of the Year Antonio Bivins, one senior will be returning to the program. UMass Lowell head coach Pat Duquette confirmed that Kerry Weldon will return to the team to exercise his final season of eligibility.

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Returning Possession Minutes and Mid-Majors

Why hasn’t someone hired Steve Prohm away from Murray State yet? That’s the question I’ve come to lately.

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NCAA tournament Preview Between Albany and Mount St. Mary’s

The first game of the NCAA tournament will feature two teams we’ve covered extensively this season here on Big Apple Buckets – Mount St. Mary’s and Albany. Both were seeded fourth in their respective conference tournaments, and yet, here they are as the last members standing for the America East and NEC. So rather than […]

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