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 (which is why the new one is slated to open in time for the 2017-18 campaign), but there was a brand new video/media room with comfy chairs and, of course, new banners to recognize NJIT’s semifinal run in the CIT last season as well one for each of its current kin.
Even with the students still on winter break, NJIT brought out a nice crowd Saturday afternoon and even got Atlantic Sun commissioner Ted Gumbart, who played a big part in arranging the shotgun wedding, to come to the house to make sure everything went smoothly.
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 only 8-5, which might even be a tick behind its lofty preseason expectations, but (as Kevin Whitaker pointed out as well), when the Bulldogs find a weakness in an opponent, they are cold-hearted in their exploitation and lack of compassion.
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. Continue reading →
The 2015-16 season is a little more than a week away! To celebrate here are eight bold predictions about the upcoming season. These of course come with Big Apple Buckets no worries, money-back guarantee. So you know they’re going to be 100 percent correct. Continue reading →
Coming off a season where the school advanced to the semifinals of the CIT and placing their best RPI finish in school history, NJIT will have plenty of expectations laid upon them next season. Continue reading →