Monmouth Defeats Quinnipiac In MAAC Season Opener

Monmouth showed off the best version of itself Thursday night with a 91-72 victory over longtime rival Quinnipiac in the opening night of MAAC play.

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Way Too Early NIT Bracketology (Via EBS)

It’s obviously still way too early to start projecting the NCAA tournament or NIT brackets, but… Let’s do it anyways!

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Three Thoughts: Bryant 79, Yale 70 – Ndugba Doesn’t Need Redemption

On the scatterplot of Division I head basketball coaches, Bryant’s Tim O’Shea slides toward the upper end of both the laid-back and positivity metrics, so it shouldn’t be that surprising that he was able to brush off Monday’s unfortunate mistake by freshman Ikenna Ndugba that contributes to a tough 91-90 loss at Brown Monday night. […]

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Former Bobcat Ike Azotam Pursues Coaching At Texas

Former Quinnipiac forward Ike Azotam is back on the court in the U.S. after a short professional stint overseas. But now he’s in a suit and his teammates wear burnt orange jerseys.

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Three Thoughts: Hofstra 88, Columbia 86

Hofstra pulled out a two-point victory over Columbia on Tuesday in Morningside Heights. The game was a clash between two retooling New York City area teams and the Pride had a little more depth and grit in the victory.

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Early Thoughts on America East

A few weeks are now in the books, so here is an early look around America East.

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NEC Fast Break Season 2, Episode 1

We’re back! Ryan Peters joins me for the season opening episode of NEC Fast Break.

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Three Thoughts About Albany and Siena After the Albany Cup

Albany defeated Siena 81-72 at SEFCU Arena on Sunday night, taking back the Albany Cup. The Saints fell behind by 18 at halftime, and then mounted a furious second half scoring assault that fell just a bit short. Foul trouble and defense bedeviled Siena, while Albany improved to 4-2 behind David Nichols’ 29 points and Joe Cremo’s […]

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Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Non-Conference Struggles

Last Week in the Ivy League: After losing several close games Saturday, the Ancient Eight are a combined 11-24 in D-I action. Though Nate Hickman had lots of heroics, Columbia got 88-83’d again. Harvard is reeling, Penn and Columbia took bad losses, and even Yale went winless.

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Harvard Looks Set For Future, But Maybe Not Present

Tommy Amaker has taken Harvard – a program where basketball success was not only non-existent, but largely unfathomable – to four NCAA Tournaments, actually winning games in two, over the last six seasons. Prior to last season, he had led the Crimson to six straight 20-win seasons, five consecutive Ivy League titles, and a 59-15 […]

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