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Three Thoughts: Central Connecticut 56, Hartford 47

Howie Dickenman, at 68 years young, has been dealt some tough hands the last couple of seasons at Central Connecticut. This, his 19th at the table with CCSU, looked like it could hold some winning cards,none more valuable than his ace, senior Kyle Vinales, who was a first-team preseason pick and the leading returning career […]

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Three Thoughts: Yale 69, Hartford 57

For a nine-minute span to start the second half, Yale showed why Hartford coach John Gallagher was able to say afterward, “I know people are going to say Harvard, but I think Yale is the best basketball team in the Ivy League right now.” After slogging through a first half and being stymied at every […]

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Hartford’s Second Trip To Quinnipiac Better Than First

Score one for not taking performances in early-season games too much to heart, I guess. When they came into the TD Bank Sports Center on Nov. 14, Hartford was full of pith and confidence, picked second in America East, full of veteran players (six seniors and returning all five starters), and led by All-America East […]

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This Week in America East GIFs: Nov. 24

The America East racked up wins over the MAAC, Ivy League and NEC over the past week. Here are some of the top plays of the week in animated form. Let us know which plays you like the most as we go through some of the most dynamic plays the conference offered this past week.

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America East Stock Watch: Nov. 18

The America East picked up a grand total of three wins over the season’s first four days. However, that doesn’t mean there haven’t been positive signs from some of the league’s best teams. Providence currently leads the conference standings with victories over Albany and Binghamton, if only they played in the league full time. Meanwhile, Vermont […]

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Hartford, Saint Peter’s Struggle with Expectations Early

With great expectations comes great pressure. Or something like that. It’s hard to call the expectations Saint Peter’s and Hartford “great” this season, but maybe “greater” might do the trick. And while Hartford escaped with a 51-50 victory at the Chase Family Center Sunday afternoon, neither team left the opening weekend brimming with confidence.

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Three Thoughts: Sacred Heart 71, Hartford 53

Sacred Heart stunned Hartford in the final game of the Connecticut 6 triple header, controlling the game throughout and blowing out the Hawks with a decisive 71-53 victory.  

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NEC Recap – November 14, The Opening Night

With eight NEC programs beginning their 2014-15 season tonight, we summarized all of the opening night action. Going in, it wasn’t expected to be a strong night for the conference — according to KenPom, five of the eight teams were overwhelming underdogs (10% chance to win or less) with only Robert Morris considered as a moderate […]

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Hartford Embracing Expectations For Season

Expectations are high in Hartford, after all the Hawks were picked second in the America East’s preseason poll and received two first place votes.

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Hartford’s Sikma and Moore Ready at the Right Time

Hartford head coach John Gallagher held out Nate Sikma on the team’s trip to Australia and hoped that the senior would be ready for the season.

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