The MAAC has had a historic start to the season, with eight of 10 teams starting at 1-1, but the most historic start might be for the undefeated Canisius Golden Griffins. Continue reading
It wasn’t the best week in the world for the MAAC, but a small pack of teams are starting to separate themselves as legitimate title contenders as the season continues. Iona, Loyola (MD) and Fairfield look to be the class of the league right now as Manhattan has struggled against a difficult schedule. Continue reading
Considering the volume of games a college basketball team plays we’re constantly being bombarded with data points. There’s no place that’s more evident than ranking systems such as Ken Pomeroy. Each week we’re going to look at the biggest movers and why they moved. Continue reading
Two MAAC teams used their Thanksgiving break to play at neutral sites, Marist at the Old Spice Classic in Orlando and Rider at for the Hoops for Hope Classic. Continue reading
We’re into the third week into college basketball season and Ryan Peters is having so much fun with The Good, The Bad and The Ugly weekly recaps for the NEC I wanted my own gig. I’m going to be doing this weekly now for the wide-open MAAC. How wide open is the league? As of Sunday morning Pomeroy projected all 10 MAAC teams between 7 and 12 conference wins. Continue reading
When Andy Glockner picked the MAAC as in the nation during preseason, I was quite surprised. Yes, the league has depth, but that’s a pretty lofty projection. While one of the conference favorites, Manhattan, has struggled without George Beamon, six of the MAAC’s 10 members were in action yesterday and they were all victorious. Continue reading
This is a new age of Monmouth basketball. No longer is there such a thing as moral victories. No longer should the Hawks be praised for simply fighting back in the second half and keeping the game close. Not in the King Rice era.
Even at 6 a.m. Stony Brook was ready to play their trademark defense. The Seawolves locked down Rider’s potent offensive attack and ground out a 54-46 victory at Alumni Gymnasium.
College basketball season started on Friday, but tonight it really gets going thanks to ESPN’s Tip-Off Marathon. One of the marquee events in the wee hours of the morning is Stony Brook at Rider. Big Apple Buckets is going to be there and to get you ready for the game, which tips off at 6 a.m., here are some things to watch for.
Rider head coach Kevin Baggett said he was on his way home Friday when he got a call from athletic director Don Harnum.