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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 13, 2017

Now it’s getting real. There is just a month until Selection Sunday and the resumes are starting to solidify.

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How To Fail At Scheduling 101: Northwestern

I don’t write much about my graduate alma mater on this site, because well, Northwestern isn’t in New York City. (Though the Wildcats are coming to the Barclays Center this season.) But today Chris Collins has provided the college basketball community with a great example of what not to do in non-conference scheduling.

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Three Thoughts: Saint Francis U. 73, Rutgers 68

Saint Francis U. upset Rutgers 73-68 Saturday. The Red Flash are now 6-4, coming off good wins against Duquesne and Rutgers.

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Rutgers' Kadeem Jack shoots over the Jaspers defense on Sunday (photo courtesy: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Strong First Half Carries Rutgers Past Manhattan

Rutgers shot nearly 60% from the field in the first half, building a cushion which would help the Scarlet Knights fend off the Manhattan Jaspers 63-55 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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Three Thoughts: Rutgers 76, St. Francis Brooklyn 73

St. Francis Brooklyn led numerous times at the RAC against Big Ten opponent Rutgers in a back-and-forth show in the second half. The Terriers ended up losing 76-73 in the final seconds though after a missed three point shot by Brent Jones, when St. Francis was only down by two. St. Francis is now 0-3 […]

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Northwestern Teaches Brown Some Things

For 12 seasons, Bill Carmody brought a bit of deception and slight of hand to Northwestern basketball. A 1-3-1 defense here, an offense that ran through a three-point shooting center there, Carmody knew he was going to have trouble – due to academic standards and just a general lack of historic success in his program […]

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How Rutgers Escapes the Big Ten Cellar

Eddie Jordan’s first season as a college head coach was far from successful.

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