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Too Early Projected MAAC and NEC Standings Using RPM

Using a similar methodology to how I figured out just how much Penn underperformed last season I went ahead and built predictor models for specific conferences using returning possession minutes (RPM) data.

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Simulating the NIT

Well, the NIT bracket is set! Now it is time to actually play the game. Predicting the NIT can be hazardous for all sorts of reasons, but it’s still fun. I gave it a shot. And you should too.

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Final NIT Bracketology

Well today is the end of the journey for bracketology. The bracketologists who project the NCAA tournament and the few of us that toil away with the NIT will learn the answers to the test in a few hours. This is my final shot at NIT bracketology for 2014.

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NIT Bracketology: March 15

MY FINAL OFFICIAL NIT BRACKET HAS BEEN RELEASED. YOU CAN VIEW IT HERE. This is my last NIT bracket until all the dust settles. Considering the Atlantic 10 final could include St. Bonaventure and Georgia St. still needs to win two games in the Sun Belt to avoid cashing in its NIT automatic bid the […]

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NIT Bracketology: March 13

There’s a new bracket out! There will be 1 more tomorrow (Selection Sunday). There’s a lot of discussion about mid-major conference tournaments going on right now. Most of the focus is on the fact that the teams that were the No. 1 seeds won’t get to play in the NCAA tournament, where they could’ve represented […]

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Three Thoughts: Manhattan 71, Iona 68

Three thoughts from Manhattan’s MAAC championship game 71-68 victory over Iona on Monday night in what could be the final MAAC tournament game in Springfield.

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Manhattan 71, Iona 68

For the first time in ten years, the Manhattan Jaspers are headed to the Big Dance. Manhattan defeated New York rival Iona 71-68 in the MAAC championship game Monday night, avenging their own three-point loss in the same championship game last year.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 75, Canisius 72

Three Thoughts from Iona’s 75-72 victory over Canisius to advance to the MAAC championship game on Monday night.

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Iona 75, Canisius 72

With the first semifinal in the MAAC tournament tied at 70 and just over a minute left, the Iona Gaels put the ball in the hands of sophomore A.J. English.

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Iona’s Tim Cluess on his Contract Extension

It appears everything has come full circle for Iona head coach Tim Cluess in his working relationship with first year athletic director Rick Cole Jr. The fourth-year head coach, prior to the MAAC tournament, agreed to a contract extension which runs his deal until the 2018-19 season.

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