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New Hampshire 94, UMBC 90 (2OT): Programs On The Rise

The America East has a reputation for being soft at the bottom, and those are not alternative facts or fake news, the bottom three teams that will compete in next week’s conference tournament are 331, 313, and 334 in KenPom, respectively. The facts also say, however, it was worse last season when the final four […]

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Stony Brook 66, Hartford 54: Woodhouse, Seawolves With Amazing Turnaround

After a home loss to NJIT (currently 9-18) on Dec. 28, Stony Brook stood 4-8 and apparently needing at least a season of transition after last year’s run to the America East title, graduating a strong senior class including all-time great Jameel Warney, and seeing the coach the built them basically from scratch (Steve Pikiell) […]

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New Hampshire 81, Hartford 56: Wildcats Built From The Bottom

Had they been wearing different uniforms, New Hampshire might have been taken a little more seriously this season. The America East coaches knew better, of course, picking the Wildcats second behind Vermont, with three of the eight who were not Bill Herrion putting New Hampshire first. That, of course, is a long, long way from […]

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Hartford 54, Maine 44: Two Programs Trying To Build Something

Maine and Hartford have been in Division I basketball for a combined six decades (Maine joined in 1977, Hartford in 1984), and have a grand total of zero NCAA Tournament appearances between them, so while many coaches and programs talk about “upholding the tradition”, what do you do when there’s not much to work with? […]

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NJIT 64, Stony Brook 61: Damon Lynn Just Keeps Scoring

Roland Nyama, perhaps Stony Brook’s best defender, walked through the bowels of Island Federal Credit Union Arena after Wednesday night’s game where he ran into NJIT’s Damon Lynn. Nyama had spent the better part of 40 minutes trying to chase Lynn all over the court earlier, but could do nothing but flash a big smile […]

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UMBC Scores 120 Points, Defeats Citadel In Double-Overtime

By Corey Johns, So Much Sports Baltimore — Coming off perhaps the most physically grueling game of their season just two days prior (Towson), UMBC put together a masterful performance against the excessively fast-paced Citadel Bulldogs to earn a record-breaking 120-111 victory in double-overtime.

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Hofstra Routs Stony Brook To Claim Long Island Crown

The Battle of Long Island could better be described as a massacre.

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Early Thoughts on America East

A few weeks are now in the books, so here is an early look around America East.

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Three Thoughts About Albany and Siena After the Albany Cup

Albany defeated Siena 81-72 at SEFCU Arena on Sunday night, taking back the Albany Cup. The Saints fell behind by 18 at halftime, and then mounted a furious second half scoring assault that fell just a bit short. Foul trouble and defense bedeviled Siena, while Albany improved to 4-2 behind David Nichols’ 29 points and Joe Cremo’s […]

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About Last Night: Nov. 20, 2016

The road was a tough place to be for most of the local teams on Sunday. Hopefully Feast Week can give every team some much needed home cooking.

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