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 […]
Welcome to another week of tempo-free MAAC. Not surprisingly the Iona Gaels have solidified their chances of winning the MAAC. Tim Cluess’ team won both games in Buffalo over the weekend and now has a 94% chance of at least being tied for first at the end of conference season. (Up 31 percentage points from last […]
One thing Monmouth head coach King Rice knew when they first watched the MAAC tournament in Springfield was the difference in physicality from the Northeast Conference.
Another week of MAAC results has left us with a four-way tie for first place. Manhattan, Iona, Canisius and Quinnipiac can all make a claim to the title at the moment. Of course some of those positions are more equal than others.
Ousmane Drame set a new Division I program record with seven blocked shots while pulling down a career-high 21 rebounds as he powered the Quinnipiac over Monmouth 70-61 Thursday night at the TD Bank Sports Center. After getting pushed around by the Bobcats’ big men in their last meeting just under two weeks ago, King […]
In their first meeting as MAAC foes since making the move from the NEC together, the Quinnipiac Bobcats (2-1 MAAC) extended their winning streak over the Monmouth Hawks (1-3 MAAC) to 7 games with a 94-77 victory Saturday afternoon.
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 […]
The holiday week meant that there weren’t a ton of games played, but it didn’t stop teams from moving up and down Ken Pomeroy’s rankings. In particular, one team that I saw yesterday kept falling down the rankings.
Well, basketball season heated up and the weekly KenPom movement rankings fell by the wayside, that changes today as we’re back with a vengeance to update you on how teams have fared over the past month.
Seton Hall knew coming into its game against Monmouth that it was a different type of game than the grueling double-overtime contest they had just played against Mercer, but one thing was the same: the opponent never quit.