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Way Too Early NEC All-Conference Teams

As the NEC writer for the upcoming Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook, I’ve started my deep analysis for each individual program. I still have several coaches to speak with throughout the summer, but I wanted to convey my current thoughts on the conference’s returning individual talent. Because 10 of 15 players have graduated or transferred from last […]

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Assessing Robert Morris After Marcquise Reed’s Transfer

The first major transfer domino of the NEC offseason dropped on the eve of Good Friday when the reigning NEC Rookie of the Year decided to take his talents to a bigger stage.

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Andy Toole Passes On Fordham

It seemed too good to be true. Andy Toole fresh off an NCAA tournament appearance with Robert Morris was going to come to the Bronx and resurrect the Fordham program.

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Robert Morris head coach Andy Toole at the NCAA tournament (photo courtesy: Getty Images)

Robert Morris Learns From Tough NCAA Assignment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robert Morris was simply no match for Duke Friday evening in the second round of the NCAA tournament, falling 85-56. After a thrilling opening round victory over North Florida in Dayton, the momentum Andy Toole’s squad brought with them wasn’t nearly enough to stay competitive with the Blue Devils.

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Robert Morris Takes Down High-Flying North Florida

DAYTON, Ohio – How do you come back from a 13-point second half deficit against a red-hot shooting team? Well, first you extend your defense and hope to cool them off, but how about going an entire half without committing a single turnover? Robert Morris, who entered the NCAA Tournament just 239th nationally in turnover […]

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Robert Morris Faces Tall Dayton Order In North Florida

DAYTON, Ohio – Five years can seem like yesterday or it can be an eternity, depending on your perspective. For a college athletics program, five years brings a complete roster turnover, and so not a single Robert Morris player that takes the court Wednesday night in Dayton for the program’s first NCAA Tournament game for […]

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Getting to Know Robert Morris’ Opponent, North Florida – A Q&A With Swoop Hoops

  After the NCAA tournament draws were announced on Sunday evening, many of us likely raced over to KenPom and Basketball State to learn about Robert Morris’ next opponent, North Florida. The Ospreys won 20 Division I games this season and were dominant in the beaten down Atlantic Sun Conference, winning both the regular season and […]

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Three Thoughts: Robert Morris 66, St. Francis Brooklyn 63

It’s taken a lot of time to process what happened last night on Remsen Street.

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NEC Championship Game Photo Gallery: Robert Morris 66, St. Francis Brooklyn 63

Despite a furious comeback by St. Francis Brooklyn, Robert Morris managed to punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament for the first time in Andy Toole’s five year tenure. For the Terriers it means to wait another season as one of the five original Division I teams that have not made the NCAA tournament field, […]

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Robert Morris Ruins St. Francis Brooklyn Party, Wins NEC

St. Francis Brooklyn had all the sentimental value on their side heading into Tuesday’s NEC final. We don’t have to rehash the curse of never having been to the NCAA Tournament here, you’ve seen it, surely.

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