The Patriot League tournament has been paired down to eight teams (sorry Loyola and Navy) and the action continues this evening. To help make sense of the madness, John was kind enough to run 10,000 simulations for this tournament to determine who has the best chance at earning the NCAA’s automatic bid. But first, a […]
Two Saturdays ago American had just won their tenth straight Patriot League game under the direction of Mike Brennan. The Princeton offensive system was working! Or at least that’s what everybody waxed poetic about.
With six regular season conference games in the books, now is the perfect time to break out the first ever edition of the Tempo Free Patriot League! There have been some major surprises (Army, American, Lafayette) thus far, but what do the tempo free numbers tell us? Let’s dive right in. Efficiency Margin (Offensive Efficiency – […]
It’s time to recap the second day of the Patriot League season. There were plenty of interesting match-ups on the first Sunday of 2014. Boston University 67, Lehigh 66 The Terriers narrowly escaped a victory when Lehigh’s Jesse Chuku missed a three-pointer late, as Boston University held off a young, feisty Lehigh squad for their […]
Boston University 70, Holy Cross 60 In a workmanlike performance, Boston University took care of business in their first ever Patriot League showdown by dispatching the upset-minded Crusaders at home. Maurice Watson, Jr., a player we pegged as our Patriot League midseason POY, led the Terriers with 12 points. It was the second lowest point […]
With the non-conference season in the books, now is the time to divvy out our mid-season awards for the Patriot League. There have been plenty of surprises in the first two months of the season, but most surprising has been the production from the conference’s underclassmen. Let’s begin!
On the final Monday of 2013, the NEC played six non-conference games with half of those teams were listed as favorites, according to KenPom. Could the conference come out ahead? Wagner 59, Monmouth 52 – Remember when everyone thought Wagner was going to be good at defense? Well, this is approximately how it was going […]
0-16. No, I’m not talking about the 2008 Detroit Lions.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (by Josh Verlin, City of Basketball Love) — LIU Brooklyn’s woes away from home continue. The Blackbirds battled Lehigh close the entire game but couldn’t get the run they needed, falling short to the Mountain Hawks 76-69 at Stabler Arena on Monday night.
With more than two weeks in the books, Big Apple Buckets unveils their first installment of the Patriot League power rankings. There’s been quite a bit of movement from the original preseason poll.