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Smooth Road Hits Holy Cross Wall, But Army Not Quite Done

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Army basketball team seemed to hit every bump and pothole in the road the last two seasons, derailing one of the best senior classes ever to play at West Point.

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Hartford head coach John Gallagher (photo courtesy: Steph Crandall)

Holy Cross 90, Hartford 68: Injuries Doom Hawks

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Bill Carmody and turnovers don’t get along much. So much so that Carmody’s Northwestern teams – even against Big 10 competition – did a remarkable job of not giving the ball away without at least getting up a shot. How good? Here are the national turnover rate ranks for Northwestern from […]

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Holy Cross 69, Sacred Heart 60 : Welcome Back, Bill Carmody

WORCESTER, Mass. – The past, of course, is an extremely poor place to live, but if you’re a mid-major fan, particularly the Ivy League, you couldn’t help but root for Bill Carmody at Northwestern. For 12 seasons, he tried mixtures of magic potions and illusions that seemed to rival the Copperfields and Blaines of the […]

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Manhattan's Rhamel Brown dunks against Adelphi

17 Super Players To Watch In The Tournament’s Super 17

The Basketball Tournament is a crazy combination of Hoosiers, $1 million, ESPN and a ton of basketball dreams.

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Patriot League Tournament Recap: Quarterfinals

For a few minutes Thursday evening, it looked as if the Patriot League quarterfinals might have little drama. All four home teams led by multiple possessions at halftime, and three extended their advantages to double digits early in the second half. But this year’s Patriot League has found excitement at every turn, and its postseason […]

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Patriot League Tournament Recap: 1st Round

Favorites reigned in the Patriot League on the first night of college basketball’s postseason: 7. Navy 56, 10. Army 52 — The Midshipmen missed their first nine three-point attempts on Tuesday, but Zach Fong swished the 10th, wide open off a kick-out from Brandon Venturini, to break open a tied game in the final minute. […]

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Bucknell and head coach Dave Paulsen could make their third NCAA tournament in five years if they win this season. (photo courtesy: Bucknell athletics)

Patriot League Tournament Preview (With Fearless Predictions)

Those papers in the trash across the room are the discarded Patriot League scripts for the 2014-15 season. With some irony, I mentioned in my preview just before conference play started that the non-conference campaign had pretty much gone according to plan.

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Malcolm Miller Carries Holy Cross in Patriot League Finale

At Agganis Arena on Saturday afternoon, it didn’t seem to matter where Malcolm Miller was shooting from. A tough floater in the lane, or a bank shot from a crafty angle? Both good. An NBA-range three-pointer through contact? Straight and pure. A step-back 26-footer, with the shot clock low, over Cedric Hankerson’s outstretched arm? Nothing but net.

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Once You Thought You Had Patriot League Figured Out …

Trying to make sense the Patriot League this season is surely a lost cause by this point, but a more constructive pursuit may be explaining how inexplicable it really is.

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Call To The Post As Patriot League Race Set To Begin

Yes, there has been some variety, but unlike many other conferences this season the Patriot League has played fairly close to form in the non-conference slate. Perhaps because of that, you can make a case for several horses in the field of 10 to cross the wire first at the end of the league race, […]

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