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Hofstra Unveils New Practice Facility

Hofstra showcased its brand new basketball practice facility at media day last week. The impressive court serves as an exclusive area for Hofstra’s men’s and women’s basketball programs to train year round.

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Hofstra Ready to Enter a New Era

“It’s a new time and a new team.” Officially, that was the slogan of last year’s Hofstra team. A team in transition. A team with a new head coach. A team that routinely played with a short lineup.

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Do Returning Possession Minutes (RPMs) Explain Anything?

When looking at preseason projections one thing we’ve tended to use here at Big Apple Buckets is returning possession minutes (RPMs). The idea of the statistic, which is calculated by adding up the total of each player’s minutes percentage and possession percentage, is that it really tells you what’s coming back.

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Early CAA Team Rankings

It’s time for the second installment of my CAA 2014-15 season preview. Part two is a look at key players for each team and their season outlook, as well as predicted final standings of the conference.

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Early All-CAA Teams

Ed Note: It’s time to start thinking about the CAA again. Here’s Matt Schorr — making his Big Apple Buckets debut — on the ten best players in the conference. Next week in Part 2 he’ll do a team-by-team breakdown of the projected conference standings.

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Players on Their Future at the Gotham Hoops Invitational

Earlier this month, Gotham Hoops hosted the inaugural Gotham Hoops Invitational at Farmingdale State College. The event was a showcase for over two dozen Men’s College Basketball seniors in the Tri-State area. Participants included a diverse array of players from local Division I, II, and III schools. The players were separated into four teams and […]

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After Year One, Future is Bright at Hofstra for Mihalich

Just over a year ago when Joe Mihalich inherited the job at Hofstra, he knew year one would be a major overhaul.

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Trying To Predict The CIT Quarterfinals

One of the most interesting things about the Tournament is that we don’t know the match ups before the prior round finishes. Unlike the NCAA tournament, which is locked into a Dayton-Stanford Sweet 16 game, the CIT reconfigures its bracket after each round.

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New York City Round Up: March 8

Almost every team in America was playing today thanks to either the wrapping up of conference season or tournaments. We’ve got tons of coverage from the MAAC tournament and the recap of Wagner’s semifinal loss. Here’s what else happened for New York City teams.

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Drexel 77, Hofstra 74

Frantz Massenat posted a career-high with 32 points and fell just one assist shy of a double-double as he powered Drexel to a 77-74 victory over Hofstra Wednesday night at the Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. Zeke Upshaw led the Pride with 27 points, but it was not enough to get past Drexel and […]

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