Tim O’Shea Close To Finding Bryant’s Optimal Rotation

For a team residing in a one-bid conference, the final months of the calendar year are about lineup and rotation construction more so than wins and losses.

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New York City Power Poll: Dec. 15 Edition

Now that we’re almost a month into the season it’s time for the first Big Apple Buckets Power Poll! This season we’ve invited all of Big Apple Buckets’ growing editorial staff along with A Daly Dose of Hoops’ Jaden Daly to contribute their top 10 for the city and it’s nearby surroundings.

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Three Thoughts: St. John’s 74, Fordham 53

Bevon Robin was at Madison Square Garden. Not in person, though the former Fordham guard may have caught his Rams take on St. John’s in the stands. What I mean is that the Johnnies’ play, early in the first half of Sunday’s game, was so uninspired that the intra-city match-up had the makings of a […]

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This Week in America East GIFs: Dec. 15

While most America East teams and players are taking breaks for final exams, here are some of the best GIFs of the week from America East play.

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Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 15

What Happened Last Week: Nearly half of the Ivy League’s nine games came against major-conference foes, and most of those were interesting: Brown upset Providence, Columbia scared No. 1 Kentucky, Princeton did the same to California, and Yale lost at Florida. (More on those games below.) The Ancient Eight was 3-2 in its other games, […]

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This Week in MAAC GIFs: Dec. 14

While most MAAC teams are starting to take breaks for final exams, the best MAAC GIFs did not take a break for this week. Here are a few of the best plays, animated, from the last week in MAAC basketball.

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Papale’s Three-Pointer Foils Quinnipiac Again

Boston University and Quinnipiac may not seem like natural basketball rivals, but their non-conference series has been plenty entertaining. Their prior four meetings all went down to the wire, and in each of the last two, a late three-pointer propelled the Terriers to victory. So in the waning seconds of Sunday’s tie game, when John Papale […]

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Three Thoughts: Seton Hall 67, Saint Peter’s 52

Saint Peter’s put up a fight against Seton Hall, but late in the first half, the Pirates started to pull ahead. The Hall went on for the 67-52 victory. The Peacocks won their first game against Seton Hall in a long time last season, but a win was not in the cards in this showdown. The Peacocks […]

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Rutgers' Kadeem Jack shoots over the Jaspers defense on Sunday (photo courtesy: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Strong First Half Carries Rutgers Past Manhattan

Rutgers shot nearly 60% from the field in the first half, building a cushion which would help the Scarlet Knights fend off the Manhattan Jaspers 63-55 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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Mount St. Mary’s Is A Work In Progress

“If this game is not worth five dollars, I’m telling you this is the best basketball you can see for five dollars!” Roy Sigler, the forthright Mount St. Mary’s radio color commenter, spoke those words on the NEC Front Row broadcast moments before the Mount secured a riveting come-from-behind victory over a veteran Norfolk State […]

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