MAAC Week 4: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The MAAC race is heating up! We’ve got four legitimate title contenders battling it out. Niagara and Canisius just held serve at home. The Thursday / Friday slate is a little slow this week, contenders will play non-contenders exclusively. First here’s a look back at the good, the bad and the ugly from last week.

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NEC Week 3: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Where has the time gone? We are already one third of the way through the conference season and tiers are slowly beginning to take shape in the NEC standings. However, there continues to be plenty of variance around the league, thus there’s plenty of time for team’s fortunes to change. For now, let’s recap all […]

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Tempo-free NEC: Three Contenders Emerge

We’re a third of the way through NEC play and these tempo-free numbers are starting to really mean something. The numbers suggest that this is a three-team race between Bryant, Robert Morris and St. Francis Brooklyn. Could another team get into the race? Sure. But those three have played the best through six games.

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The Mid-Major Podcast: Episode 4

In this fourth edition of The Mid-Major Podcast¬†Ryan Peters joins me to talk about the Patriot League (mostly Lehigh and Bucknell) and the NEC (Wagner, Quinnipiac, LIU, The Battle of Brooklyn, Bryant and more) and Raphielle Johnson of NBC’s College Basketball Talk stops by to talk West Coast mid-majors including the WCC, Big Sky, Big […]

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MAAC Weekend: Rider Streaking into Contender Status

For a team that lacked Nurideen Lindsey with a concussion all weekend, the Broncs chose to start Tommy Pereira and continued to make all the right moves as they climb the MAAC standings.

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Evaluating MAAC Home Court Advantage

Teams dread heading to Buffalo to play at Niagara and Canisius. In Rider’s Alumni Gym the students are crammed in and right on top of you for a big game. Home court advantage is big in college basketball. The toughest thing is measuring how big of an impact. Well, the luxury of the home-and-home round […]

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KenPom Movement: Super Saturday Shakes Up Rankings

With so many games on Saturday these rankings were bound to get shaken up a bunch and some big blowouts in the mid-major ranks did the trick. Here’s the full rundown of all the movement this week.

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NEC Saturday: The Mount Pulls A Big Upset

After weeks of surprising close game results, the NEC had a fair number of games decided by larger margins on Saturday. Four games were decided by 10 or more points. There was still one big surprise to keep the day exciting.

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Columbia Wins At Cornell

There are 154 college basketball games today, which is awesome. The tricky part is that most of the New York schools played on the road this afternoon. Later I’ll have a full recap of the LIU Brooklyn – Monmouth game and cover the entire day in NEC basketball, but here are three other tough road […]

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Five Thoughts: Iona Hangs On Against Fairfield

Iona built an 11-point lead at halftime and hung on for an 84-73 victory over Fairfield on Friday. The Gaels are now 6-1 in MAAC play, but things aren’t quite perfect.

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