Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, and Albany just may be the team to beat in America East with or without Peter Hooley. For the second time in four days, the Great Danes went on the road against a team picked above them in the preseason conference coaches’ poll and systematically took […]
There are few positive things that come from being ineligible for the NCAA Tournament for a Division I basketball coach, but one of them might be a little ease on the pressure that most of their other brethren in the coaching fraternity feel. This is doubly so for UMass Lowell coach Pat Duquette, whose team […]
Always positive after games, Hartford coach John Gallagher did his best impression of Lou Holtz at Notre Dame after Wednesday night’s 69-59 victory over Binghamton at the Chase Family Arena. Holtz, if you’re too young to remember, would profusely praise each of Notre Dame’s opponents, no matter what the gap in ranking or talent might […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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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