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About Last Night: March 18, 2017

Behind the scenes of the NCAA Tournament there was some CIT and NIT action yesterday as well, including a matchup of two programs that like to run and play offense (and haven’t known this type of winning for awhile).

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About Last Night: March 16, 2017

Mount St. Mary’s played an incredible half against Villanova and there was lots of other action around the country on a big day for the college basketball postseason.

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About Last Night: March 15, 2017

It was a light night for the conferences we cover, but that all changes tomorrow! A quick look at some excellent CollegeInsider.com Tournament action.

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(photo courtesy: UMBC Athletics)

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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(photo courtesy: Steph Crandall)

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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