Columbia Puts Dent In Yale’s Ivy Hopes, Sweeps Weekend

The beauty of the Ivy League 14-game tournament is that every game matters, there is no getting them back in March when it matters or hoping to peak at the right time as the season winds down.

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Comeback Victory Gives Harvard Sole Ivy Lead

For the first half of this decade, the Ivy League’s defining rivalry was Harvard-Princeton. The two teams traded positions atop the preseason media poll from 2011-14, finishing first and second in the Ancient Eight in efficiency margin all four years. The axis of power might have shifted from Harvard-Princeton to Harvard-Yale of late, but Saturday night […]

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Kassius Robertson converts a layup against Quinnipiac, he would convert in the clutch to hurt the Bobcats on their home floor. (photo courtesy: Canisius athletics)

Three Thoughts: Canisius 65, Quinnipiac 63

With one more home game looming later this week against Siena, Quinnipiac used their weekend game against Canisius as an opportunity to honor their 10 senior players and staff.

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Tyler Nelson (photo courtesy: Fairfield Athletics)

Fairfield Gets Career Day From Tyler Nelson To Snap Losing Skid

Fairfield freshman Tyler Nelson grabbed the transition pass from K.J. Rose as he sat near the left corner. Quickly came a flying Tyler Gaskins, who missed a transition layup seconds before to cover his man, the Saint Peter’s junior flew at the Stags shooter. Nelson calmly pump faked, waited for the junior to pass by, […]

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Three Thoughts: Yale 62, Cornell 51 (Happy Birthday, Coach Jones!)

As much as we like numbers, they sometimes don’t tell the whole story or accurately predict a snapshot in time, i.e. a 40-minute basketball game over the course of a fairly long season. Friday night, though, one look at the stat sheet – or more appropriately, the KenPom numbers – could have given you a […]

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Marist’s Chavaughn Lewis Did It His Way, With No Regrets

Chavaughn Lewis’ career at Marist will go down as one of the most unique in school history, in plenty of ways. On Feb. 8 he passed Rik Smits for second all-time in scoring, leaving him just shy of Steve Smith for the school record in points.

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Yale’s Justin Sears: The Man Behind The Bulldogs’ Success

The following is a guest post by Harrison Malkin. Follow him on Twitter @HarrisonMalkin.

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Three Thoughts: Sacred Heart 80, Robert Morris 76

We all want to think our hard work will pay off in whatever we do, maybe it’s a promotion, maybe it’s just benching more or running a faster 5K. The zero-sum game of team athletics doesn’t always lend itself to linear growth, however. To climb the ladder, you must push someone else down a rung. […]

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NEC Recap – February 19

On the second to last Thursday of the regular season, all eight teams have officially punched their ticket to the NEC tournament. Now it’s all about seeding, so let’s break down the action to see where everyone stands with just three regular season games remaining.

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Three Tempo-Free MAAC Thoughts

This is a quick wrap up of some things I’ve been meaning to write about from around the MAAC, since I haven’t gotten a chance to because Vincent and Ryan Restivo have been killing it on the beat. For more of their work check out the MAAC page.

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