After finishing in second place during Kevin Baggett’s first season as head coach, the Rider Broncs appeared to have figured out how to be a perennial contender.
As I showed last week, RPM projections aren’t perfect for the MAAC. Historically the model I’ve constructed has only been able to explain about 47% of a team’s rating. Still, 47% is better than nothing. Also, this will give us a chance to dive into some of the places where the system is weak.
For a group that returns all but 11 points from last year’s team, Siena still appears to have one question mark.
Junior Zedric Sadler is happy to have his sophomore season behind him.
It’s difficult not to play the expectations game at Siena.
When looking at preseason projections one thing we’ve tended to use here at Big Apple Buckets is returning possession minutes (RPMs). The idea of the statistic, which is calculated by adding up the total of each player’s minutes percentage and possession percentage, is that it really tells you what’s coming back.
At Fairfield’s first coaching clinic in 2012, Mike Maker found himself in an unusual position.
When Marist and Fairfield face each other this season, it will hardly be the first time that Mike Maker and Sydney Johnson have stared at each other on opposite sidelines.
The 2014-15 season will be the second straight MAAC basketball season with a 20-game round robin schedule. For conference associate commissioner Ken Taylor, it has meant another round of working to juggle everything to make sure the MAAC schedule for the coming season. For a league that has an odd number of teams, it means trying to keep […]
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference will open conference play on perhaps the earliest date in its history.