After burying Quinnipiac in a barrage of second half three-pointers Tuesday night at the Hynes Center, the assembled media grilled consensus MAAC favorite Iona about the pressure of being the league leader. David Laury did his best to dance around the loaded questions, and showed his veteran leadership by being tremendously diplomatic. “We definitely have […]
Plenty going on in the second MAAC weekend (first in a little bit though!) as teams dive fully into conference play. Just one team is undefeated and it isn’t the undisputed conference favorite, so here’s the latest on whose stock is up and down in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Note: This is a guest post by John Pudner
This week’s MAAC Stock Watch was delayed slightly thanks to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches conference call. Canisius and Fairfield share the top spot in the conference through the first weekend of MAAC play, just as everyone expected. Niagara’s reign over the top spot lasted fewer than two games and Quinnipiac shares the conference basement […]
Marist head coach Mike Maker was at a loss of words at the post game press conference. He took a deep breath and struggled through his opening statement as tears came down and he stopped to dry his eyes.
UMass Lowell, Cornell and Hofstra are just some of the surprises of the young college basketball season.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference went 4-9 in the season’s first three days, but there are plenty of bright spots, even in losses for some teams.
On the eve of his fourth season as head coach, Monmouth announced that they have extended King Rice’s contract until the 2018-19 season.
The Monmouth Hawks were dealt a blow from the NCAA on Thursday when it was ruled that freshman Micah Seaborn is ineligible to play as well as practice with the Hawks this season.
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.
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