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Three Thoughts: St. John’s 74, Fordham 53

Bevon Robin was at Madison Square Garden. Not in person, though the former Fordham guard may have caught his Rams take on St. John’s in the stands. What I mean is that the Johnnies’ play, early in the first half of Sunday’s game, was so uninspired that the intra-city match-up had the makings of a […]

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A tough loss to Fordham has Siena head coach Jimmy Patsos (center) searching for answers.

Photo Gallery: Fordham 69, Siena 67

Fordham held on, after leading by as many as 13, to beat Siena 69-67 on Monday night thanks to Eric Paschall’s block of Brett Bisping’s layup.

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Marquis Wright scores one of his 13 first half points

Three Thoughts: Fordham 69, Siena 67

Siena, who trailed by as many as 13, had a chance to tie the game with just seconds left. Patrick Cole drove the ball and tossed it down low to Brett Bisping, The 6’8” junior went up with it, but it was blocked by freshman Eric Paschall to end the game and Siena’s chance at […]

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Over And Underperforming KenPom Teams

UMass Lowell, Cornell and Hofstra are just some of the surprises of the young college basketball season.

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The Key to Fordham’s Resurgence? A Rebuilt Defense

Fordham’s Tom Pecora does not do tumultuous. His teams are never racked by transfers, or continually beset by suspensions. Since arriving at Fordham in 2010, Pecora always seems to have a tightest of handles on his Rams, so this offseason was an unusual one.

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7 Ways You Can Make Big Apple Buckets Even More Awesome

We’re officially in the doldrums of summer and still more than 100 days away from the start of college basketball season. But the team at Big Apple Buckets is already thinking about how the 2014-15 season can be the site’s best ever.

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All-MET Award Winners Announced

The All-MET award winners have been announced and D’Angelo Harrison of St. John’s is the recipient of this season’s Haggerty Award. The award is given to the best Division I men’s basketball player in the New York City area as voted upon by the media. Full award winners and my personal vote are below.

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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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NYC Stat Nuggets From Hoop-Math

If you really want to dig into college basketball statistics a subscription to KenPom has become a must have. Another site is quickly becoming a go-to for me. Hoop-math.com is run by Jeff Haley and it has some really interesting information. You can subscribe for just $15. (I already have.)

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Big Apple Buckets Weekly Awards – Dec. 30

Due to the holiday schedule this week we’re going to change things up a bit and not name a Team of the Week. Most teams only played one game – if any – and the one team that played two – Fordham – managed a home split, which is exactly what we’d expect.

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