If you haven’t been following Conference USA, because you don’t care about the NIT bubble, you might not know what went down last night on the final night of the regular season. Four teams tied for first place at 13-3.
Today marks the start of the MAAC tournament, and we at Big Apple Buckets thought it would be worthwhile to take a closer look at each team in their quest to represent the MAAC in the NCAA Tournament. Each team makes the trip to Springfield with a different set of pros and cons, and dealing […]
The MAAC tournament kicks off in Springfield, MA this week and boy is going to be fun. There are a bunch of teams that could win the title and no single team is better than about a 1-in-3 shot to cut down the nets on Monday.
There’s a new NIT bracket for Friday that’s been posted. Just a few days ago I said that I didn’t feel good about Illinois making the NIT bracket. Of course then the Illini went out and beat Michigan State in East Lansing. It’s starting to feel like every team has a win over the Spartans, but […]
Last night after a thrilling 80-77 overtime victory over Iona at Draddy Gymnasium Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello addressed reporters and let everyone know that he thought the MAAC wasn’t a 1-bid league.
Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello will honor one of the best tandems on Sunday in the team’s final home game at Draddy Gymnasium.
There are only four games left in the MAAC regular season for each team. This is baffling to think about. As the teams battle for final positioning down the stretch it’s time for us to start thinking about things like postseason awards.
There is no more perplexing team in this week’s NIT Bracketology than the Georgia Bulldogs. CBS’ team comparison tool breaks down conference and non-conference RPI and Mark Fox’s team had the 216th RPI during non-conference games and current is 8-4 in the SEC with the 31st RPI during conference play. It’s mind-boggling.
Columbia, Manhattan and Iona all captured important victories on Friday night. Here are some thoughts from each.
Due to the fact that almost nothing has changed from last week’s rankings I wanted to highlight a few specific teams and their play on certain sides of the ball.
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