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Albany junior Evan Singletary (photo courtesy: Steph Crandall)

Albany 88, Yale 54 : Three Thoughts

ALBANY, N.Y. – From his seat on the Yale bench, Justin Sears was constantly looking up the SEFCU Arena overhead scoreboard Sunday afternoon. Maybe he didn’t believe what he saw. Maybe he thought if he stared at long enough it would change. Or perhaps he just couldn’t watch what was actually happening on the court. […]

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John Carroll (photo courtesy: Steph Crandall)

Hartford’s John Carroll Ruled Out For The Season

Hartford confirmed the worst for John Carroll on Saturday, ruling the sophomore out for the season after he suffered what appeared to be a right knee injury on Tuesday.

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America East Weekly Roundup: Nov. 23

Only Binghamton and Maine have yet to win a game in the America East, but there have been plenty of ups and downs for these nine teams so far.

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Becker, Vermont Trying To Make Pieces Fit Early

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Even if there are large, shiny trophies involved, early-season college basketball games at the mid-major level are not exactly the life or death struggles they become in March, where it’s winner take all and loser go home (or to the CIT if you’re lucky). But Sunday’s 77-71 loss to Buffalo in the […]

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Three Thoughts: Vermont 85, Niagara 67

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – There’s no time for what could have beens for college basketball coaches and teams, but there has to be at least a moment or two where Chris Casey and Niagara fans wonder the last couple of seasons. Part of that isn’t reasonable, but consider this partial list of players who started their […]

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Gio McLean’s Debut Not Enough To Get Quinnipiac Past Vermont

Not even the debut of Gio McLean could lift Quinnipiac to their first win of the young season.

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Three Thoughts: UConn 85, New Hampshire 66

STORRS, Conn. – Every mid-major team that schedules a “guarantee game” always dreams of pulling the stunner, not only collecting the money for agreeing to play on the other team’s court but beating them there as well. With good reason, as we’ve seen already this season, it does happen from time to time.

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Boston University Defense Comes Alive, Edges Albany

A step forward on defense is the only thing standing between Boston University and a run at the Patriot League title. The Terriers were picked third in the preseason poll, thanks to their deep well of returning talent — but that talent ranked 317th nationally in defensive efficiency last year. In that light, it was […]

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Three Retriever Thoughts: St. John’s 75, UMBC 53

There were plenty of times where Aki Thomas’ team competed on Monday night against Big East foe St. John’s.

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First Impressions at the Connecticut 6

  You never get a second chance to make a first impression (might as well get all the cliches out of the way on Opening Day), but in the mid-major basketball world, particularly for the six teams competing at the Connecticut 6 Friday night, first impressions will mean very little in the end. Unless Yale […]

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