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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 89, Niagara 80

Three thoughts from Quinnipiac’s 89-80 victory over Niagara in the final quarterfinal game of the MAAC tournament.

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Quinnipiac 89, Niagara 80

All five Quinnipiac starters scored in double figures as the Bobcats outlasted Niagara 89-80 in the Quarterfinals of the MAAC tournament at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.

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Forecasting the MAAC Tournament

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 […]

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Niagara’s Chris Casey Still Looking for Breakthrough

Niagara has lost eight in a row, but under first year head coach Chris Casey the progress has started to come along even if the wins haven’t.

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Quinnipiac 90, Niagara 88

Umar Shannon played the hero once again, as the graduate transfer from Saint Francis University nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lift the Quinnipiac Bobcats over the Niagara Purple Eagles 90-88 Saturday afternoon at the Gallagher Center in Lewiston, NY.

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Quick Thoughts on Three Wins

Columbia, Manhattan and Iona all captured important victories on Friday night. Here are some thoughts from each.

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Niagara Chris Casey Challenged Antoine Mason To Lead

When he first arrived and met with players individually, first-year head coach Chris Casey knew to task junior Antoine Mason with being a leader on this year’s team.

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Niagara’s Antoine Mason Changing the Game by Getting to the Line

Junior Antoine Mason is no longer known just for his strong basketball lineage. He has been making national headlines by leading the country with 26.6 points per game.

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Quinnipiac 85, Niagara 71

An 11 point first half from Zaid Hearst helped Quinnipiac pull out to an early lead as they won comfortably over the Niagara Purple Eagles on Saturday afternoon to improve to 6-2 in MAAC play. Niagara’s Antoine Mason, the nation’s leading scorer, was held in check for the first half, but finished with a game-high […]

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Tempo-Free MAAC: Jan. 12

The MAAC regular season seems to be flying by. Things are playing out quite close to expectations. There’s a troika leading the way at 5-1 and then some interesting teams chasing (and occasionally challenging) the favorites. Can in-conference efficiency margins tell us anything about these teams? Let’s take a look.

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