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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65

Quinnipiac coach Tom Moore knew he had seen it. At least in spurts. But maybe that was in practice or was it a scrimmage? Could he have been imagining it? Maybe Gio McLean held the key to it, but he wasn’t going to be playing this season. No, it was there in the season-opening win […]

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Rider Looking To Convert From Inside Out

In each of the past three seasons under head coach Kevin Baggett, his Rider Broncs have played an up-and-down style.

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Marcus Gilbert Developing Into Star At Fairfield

Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson always knew there was something special about Marcus Gilbert.

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This Week in MAAC GIFs: Dec. 14

While most MAAC teams are starting to take breaks for final exams, the best MAAC GIFs did not take a break for this week. Here are a few of the best plays, animated, from the last week in MAAC basketball.

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Papale’s Three-Pointer Foils Quinnipiac Again

Boston University and Quinnipiac may not seem like natural basketball rivals, but their non-conference series has been plenty entertaining. Their prior four meetings all went down to the wire, and in each of the last two, a late three-pointer propelled the Terriers to victory. So in the waning seconds of Sunday’s tie game, when John Papale […]

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Three Thoughts: Seton Hall 67, Saint Peter’s 52

Saint Peter’s put up a fight against Seton Hall, but late in the first half, the Pirates started to pull ahead. The Hall went on for the 67-52 victory. The Peacocks won their first game against Seton Hall in a long time last season, but a win was not in the cards in this showdown. The Peacocks […]

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Rutgers' Kadeem Jack shoots over the Jaspers defense on Sunday (photo courtesy: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Strong First Half Carries Rutgers Past Manhattan

Rutgers shot nearly 60% from the field in the first half, building a cushion which would help the Scarlet Knights fend off the Manhattan Jaspers 63-55 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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Career Performances From Iona Duo Fuel Comeback Victory

David Laury scored 30 points for the first time in his career and Isaiah Williams followed with 27 as the Gael duo each posted career highs to help Iona erase a 15 point deficit in a 91-84 victory over Indiana State Saturday afternoon.

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Quinnipiac senior Ousmane Drame (photo courtesy: Quinnipiac Athletics)

Tempo-Free MAAC: December Weekend Edition

I meant to write this on Thursday, but you know, life and stuff got in the way. Now though the MAAC December weekend is finished and we’ve now got a robust (hah!) two-game sample size with which to judge every MAAC school. Did we learn anything?

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Canisius Surprising Early for Jim Baron

Canisius head coach Jim Baron feels a differently this season, even though once again he’s on top of the MAAC standings.

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