Stony Brook junior Jameel Warney finishes over Tanner Leissner with his left hand.

America East Question Marks For 2015-16

The 2014-15 season proved and taught plenty of lessons in the America East conference. It also brought the America East Playoffs, which drew a total attendance of 21,292 fans in seven games — the most fans since the 2005 tournament.

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My All-Metropolitan Ballot

The All-Metropolitan Men’s Basketball ballots were due yesterday. I’m a big fan of transparency, so for that reason I’m posting my full ballot here.

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NJIT Party Continues With Win Over Cleveland State

No one, least of all the players in the NJIT uniforms, wanted to leave the Fleischer Center floor Monday night. Why would they?

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Disappointment Follows St. John’s Senior Class

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The St. John’s Red Storm failed to capture a much sought after NCAA tournament victory as they fell to the San Diego State Aztecs 76-64 Friday evening. The loss marks the official end of the collegiate careers of Sir’Dominic Pointer, D’Angelo Harrison, Phil Greene IV, Jamal Branch, and Joey De La Rosa.

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Albany Battles Until End, But Oklahoma A Little Too Tough

COLUMBUS, Ohio – They had most of the crowd, the entire nation of Australia, and anyone who happened to come across the heartwarming story of Peter Hooley on its side Friday night. Unfortunately, they didn’t have Big 12 size and athleticism.

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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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Belmont Upset Bid Falls Short Against Virginia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It’s becoming an oft-repeated mantra lately, but good defense trumps good offense. The Belmont Bruins came into their NCAA tournament second round meeting with Virginia as David against Goliath. But this David had a little more firepower than a slingshot.

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Three Thoughts: West Virginia 68, Buffalo 62 (Stay Bobby Hurley)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For all Bobby Hurley’s experience in basketball – Hall of Fame father, one of college basketball’s all-time greats with back-to-back national titles at Duke – he was in an unfamiliar position Friday afternoon. Hurley’s Buffalo team was an underdog against West Virginia, and the Bulls may have actually been a bit ahead […]

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Mount Vernon’s Cousins Hopes To Lead Oklahoma NCAA Run

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As a high school sophomore, it looked like Isaiah Cousins would follow the path of many of the kids Big Apple Buckets covers in the MAAC or NEC. His 6’3” body hadn’t quite filled out yet, and he happened to be on a loaded Mount Vernon squad that was loaded, so playing […]

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Albany’s Australian Pipeline Half A Decade Strong

Over the last three seasons Albany has been consistent for one thing in the America East: winning championships. However, this season marks the fifth straight season in which the Great Danes possessed at least one Australian on their roster.

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