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Former Manhattan Stars To Battle Syracuse Alums In The Tournament

The Basketball Tournament keeps getting bigger and better. This season the 64 teams are playing for $2 million. The bracket was announced today and Basketball City will be taking on Boeheim’s Army in the first round in Philadelphia on July 16.

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Brian Kennedy Ready To Move NJIT Forward

After Jim Engles left for Columbia, NJIT decided to invest in continuity. The Highlanders looked at a number of candidates, but eventually gave the job to Engles’ lieutenant Brian Kennedy.

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Grading The Head Coaching Moves

Unless you’re at one of about 20 top schools in the country hiring a head coach is similar to recruiting. You go find the best one you can and hope they’re a good fit.

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Columbia Rolls Into CIT Finals Carrying Ivy League Flag

After beating NJIT somewhat handily 80-65 Sunday night in the semifinals of the CIT, Columbia coach Kyle Smith talked about how great the Ivy League has been. “The league’s good. I was really happy for Yale,” Smith said. “I feel like sometimes it’s like ‘if a tree falls in the forest’ thing because that’s how […]

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Brutal Atlantic Sun Loss For NJIT, But Perspective Needed

NEWARK, N.J. – On perhaps the worst night in a couple of seasons – and make no mistake, it was a brutal 82-67 defeat his team suffered at the hands of 10-21 Stetson at the Fleischer Center in the Atlantic Sun quarterfinals – NJIT coach Jim Engles was able to make a reality check. He […]

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USC Upstate Ruins NJIT’s Atlantic Sun Welcoming Party

NEWARK, N.J. – Having now been married into the Atlantic Sun family for seven months, it was time for the first of the new cousins to visit NJIT Saturday afternoon. As you’d expect, the Highlanders made their home look as nice as possible. There’s obviously only so much you can do to the Fleisher Center […]

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Yale 83, NJIT 65: Bulldogs Continue To Thrash Opponents

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Jack Montague finished 1-14 from the field, Justin Sears was held to just 13 points, and Brandon Sherrod was limited to just 15 minutes due to foul trouble … and Yale scored 1.30 points per possession is dismantling NJIT 83-65 at Lee Amphitheater Wednesday night. Be afraid, Ivy League? Yale is […]

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How 2015 Will Be Remembered

While everyone else is filing a list of their best stories of the last year, here are some of the questions that were answered during the past 365 days.

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Columbia 65, NJIT 56 – Some Rambling Thoughts

Columbia played excellent defense in the first half, along with good enough defense in the second half, and pulled out a convincing 65-56 victory over NJIT on Saturday night.

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Three Thoughts: NJIT 92, St. Francis Brooklyn 86 OT

St. Francis Brooklyn’s calling card used to be its defense, but when that fell apart against NJIT the Terriers tried to shoot themselves out of a jam. Unfortunately they came up just short, 92-86, in overtime on Thursday in Brooklyn.

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