Going to be reviving this semi-regular feature to recap what happened around college basketball on big nights of the week. Considering there were 163 games on opening night, it seems like a great time to recap all the action. Continue reading
BRONX, N.Y. – Every loss counts the same in the standings, obviously, but Wednesday night’s 76-72 defeat in overtime to St. Bonaventure is going to sting a little longer than some of the others for Fordham. Continue reading
Fordham once again failed to string together a winning streak in Atlantic 10 play, dropping an 82-60 decision at home to Saint Joseph’s Saturday afternoon. Continue reading
Jeff Neubauer gave his team the goal of improving on defense and through conference play Fordham has shown the ability to shut down their opponents. Continue reading
AMHERST, Mass. – In an instant gratification society, baby steps are not much noticed and even less appreciated, even if they take place on national television.
Beating a UMass team that has had trouble getting out of its own way of late 78-72 in overtime before a small, mostly grumbling crowd at the Mullins Center will not send shockwaves through the land or turn Fordham into instant NCAA Tournament or even Atlantic 10 contenders.
For Fordham junior Jon Severe, it was easy to have a new mindset this season under first year head coach Jeff Neubuaer. Continue reading
For much of his life, Ryan Rhoomes’ potential was soaring. That is, until something he never considered an issue became such an impediment his future was nearly waylaid indefinitely. Continue reading
BRONX, N.Y. – Sometimes a battle of contrasting styles can produce the most entertainment value for your valuable hard-earned money, and Sunday’s Richmond-Fordham clash at Rose Hill was no exception.
One one side, you had the Spiders, coached by Pete Carill and Princeton educated (he does have a B.A. in English from the place) Chris Mooney, who values the basketball and movement off it above everything else. On the other, you had Fordham’s Jeff Neubauer, who played for a guy named Speedy (Morris) and was schooled as a coach under John Beilein (including five years at Richmond), where confusing and baffling opponents into turning it over and getting easy points is one of the primary objectives.
Jeff Neubauer promised a defensive transformation at Fordham and through the season’s first 12 games he has delivered on that promise. Continue reading