Big Apple Buckets Weekly Awards – Jan. 27

A number of New York City teams made positive moves forward during conference play this week. It’s great because it makes selecting these awards even more difficult. Also, with so many teams showing signs of life hopefully we’re in for some excellent basketball in the ┬áNYC area during the next two months. Anyone who attended […]

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Fairfield’s Sydney Johnson on “The Derek Needham Effect”

While the Fairfield Stags have one of the youngest rosters in the MAAC, head coach Sydney Johnson can’t help but realize the regression from last season’s senior-laden group to this season’s group of young players. The third-year head coach said that on some level they haven’t been able to replace their face of the program […]

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Tempo-Free MAAC: The Halfway Point

After a busy weekend that saw two games go to overtime on Sunday we’re officially halfway through the 20-game MAAC regular season. A new team has climbed atop the tempo-free MAAC standings before a humongous slate to kick off the second half on Thursday and Friday.

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Tempo-Free NEC: The First Edition

Welcome to tempo-free NEC. We’re now six games into the conference schedule and a third of the way through it’s time to start taking stock of where the league stands. While most people will tell you the league is wide open right now, a few teams have definitely separated themselves in terms of efficiency margin […]

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac Sweeps Manhattan in OT

Quinnipiac defeated Manhattan 90-86 in overtime at Draddy Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. We have a full recap and Vincent Simone has three thoughts from the game.

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Three Thoughts: Siena 64, Fairfield 56

This is the first time I’ve seen the Siena Saints live and in person under head coach Jimmy Patsos. While getting a look at the Saints, I also got another look at the Fairfield Stags during Siena’s 64-56 victory at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday. Instead of John’s five thoughts, I’m going with three┬álasting thoughts […]

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Quinnipiac 90, Manhattan 86 (OT)

Leading by 10 with 5:33 Quinnipiac appeared to be in perfect position to earn a season sweep of Manhattan, the team selected No. 1 in the preseason MAAC standings. The only problem was the Jaspers didn’t see it the same way. Manhattan stormed back, but the Bobcats showed excellent composure down the stretch as they […]

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Siena 64, Fairfield 56

The Siena Saints came back from down as many as 11 points in the first half to pick up their first road victory of 2014, 64-56 over the Fairfield Stags at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.

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NEC Roundup – January 25

Saturday in the NEC helped Robert Morris separate itself a little more from the pack, but the Colonials have a big game coming up against Bryant. Here’s the full rundown of what happened in the league.

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LIU Brooklyn 75, Mount St. Mary’s 71

I went to Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon with the intention of writing the too early obituary on LIU Brooklyn’s season. Imagining how it might’ve started is easy: “Lost in the fading glow of LIU’s impressive three-peat is the career of the Blackbirds’ sublime point guard Jason Brickman. But even one of the best point guards […]

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