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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
The end of finals seems to have unburdened many of the area’s college basketball teams as Manhattan, Stony Brook, St. John’s and others put together impressive performances this week in a number of venues.
If you were just watching who comes in and out of an Army basketball game you might think that you accidentally went to the wrong arena. Complete line changes make it seems like a hockey game has broken out. The Black Knights’ Zach Spiker has a 12-man rotation and it’s not uncommon to see five […]
Finals week took a big bite of the action during the past seven days, so the pool for our weekly awards is a little thinner than normal. Still, there were some superb performances, including one that keeps the dream of a two-bid Ivy League alive.
Well, basketball season heated up and the weekly KenPom movement rankings fell by the wayside, that changes today as we’re back with a vengeance to update you on how teams have fared over the past month.
St. John’s beat Fordham in game two of the Holiday Festival by a 104-58 final at Madison Square Garden. Below is a photo gallery from Saturday’s game. Ryan Restivo covers the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and America East conference for Big Apple Buckets. You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanarestivo or contact Ryan at rrestivo[at]nycbuckets.com.