Baker Dunleavy’s First Year At Quinnipiac A Success

Even from his first day on the job, Baker Dunleavy set conservative goals for his Quinnipiac Bobcats. The former Villanova Associate Head Coach smartly declined to set a strict win-loss goal for his first year at the helm of his own program, instead opting for a more abstract yet attainable goal. Continue reading

St. John’s Falls to Xavier, Turns Attention Toward 2018-19

National Player of the Year candidate Trevon Bluiett would hear nothing of a first round scare. The Musketeers’ star scored 18 of his game-high 27 points after the break as top-seeded Xavier ousted St. John’s 88-60 in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Continue reading

Ivy League Tournament Preview: #4 Cornell vs. #1 Harvard

The outlook: Harvard is the better team, but Cornell has given the Crimson fits in recent years. The top seed is rightly favored, but it may need to continue shooting the lights out to top the Big Red’s surging offense. Continue reading

Zach Lewis Embracing Leadership Role As Iona Eyes Three-Peat

Only two teams have ever captured three consecutive MAAC titles. When Iona takes the court at 7:00 Monday night at the Times Union Center in Albany to face Fairfield in the MAAC championship game, Tim Cluess’ squad will seek to match the accomplishment of the 1988-90 La Salle Explorers and 2008-10 Siena Saints. Continue reading

Ivy League Season Roundup: NYC Buckets’ Individual Awards

Inside this week: Wrapping up the regular season and handing out NYC Buckets’ individual awards. Don’t miss Ray’s dispatches from Cornell’s clinching victory and Columbia’s crushing defeat, and stay tuned later this week for in-depth Ivy League Tournament previews. Continue reading