Three Thoughts: LIU Brooklyn 78, N.C. Central 77

For the second time in three games LIU Brooklyn survived. The Blackbirds made the necessary defensive stops down the stretch to come back from a 12-point deficit and pull out a 78-77 victory over North Carolina Central at the Barclays Center on Sunday.

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Three Thoughts: Bryant 71, Prairie View A&M 58

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – It was a tale of two halves for Bryant Friday night in the semifinals of the 2K Classic at the Chace Athletic Center. In Act I, the Bulldogs (2-1) obliterated a weaker opponent in Prairie View A&M (which entered No. 348 in KenPom) to the tune of a 23-point halftime lead. It […]

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Jerome Frink and Martin Hermannsson Lead LIU Brooklyn Past Maine

A two-headed monster burst forth in Brooklyn on Thursday evening as the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds rode 25 points from Jerome Frink and another 23 points from Martin Hermannsson to an 84-79 victory over Maine in their home opener.

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NEC Fast Break Episode 2

In the second episode of the NEC Fast Break Ryan Peters, Ray Curren, Stephen Gertz and John Templon sit down to chat about the week that was in NEC basketball.

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Three Thoughts: Yale 99, Sacred Heart 77

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Anthony Latina was a little frustrated his team couldn’t have done a little better Monday night, but he knew that going up against a frontcourt like Yale was going to be difficult for his undersized team anyway. And without the injured Tevin Falzon and Matej Buovac – two players expected to […]

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Work To Do For St. Francis Brooklyn, But Time Too

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Glenn Braica had seen the season-opening movie he was watching Saturday afternoon at Boston College before. Fortunately, he knows it probably it’s quite as bad as it looked. Defending NEC regular season champion St. Francis Brooklyn missed its first 13 shots from the field and went 8:28 without scoring a point […]

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First Impressions at the Connecticut 6

  You never get a second chance to make a first impression (might as well get all the cliches out of the way on Opening Day), but in the mid-major basketball world, particularly for the six teams competing at the Connecticut 6 Friday night, first impressions will mean very little in the end. Unless Yale […]

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Awards and Observations From the Connecticut 6 Basketball Event

College basketball is finally upon us and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Connecticut 6 (CT6) basketball tournament, an event that allows the 6 mid-major Division I teams from the Nutmeg State to face off in three games.

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Bobcat Bigs Struggle As Quinnipiac Falls To Sacred Heart

Chaise Daniels and Donovan Smith projected to solidify Quinnipiac’s frontcourt after losing Ousmane Drame and Justin Harris to graduation last spring.

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The NEC 2015-16 Season Preview

It’s been a quiet offseason for yours truly for a number of reasons that you probably could care less about. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t kept track of the league; in fact, just the opposite! I was on the scoop for Blue Ribbon, so allow me (and John) to muddle some thoughts together for […]

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