Three Thoughts: Loyola (MD) 61, Fairfield 59 (OT)

At some point – as Dennis Green so emphatically pointed out years ago – you are what you are, and with the 2014 portion of Fairfield 2014-15 campaign now complete, we’re pretty sure the Stags are a solid defensive team with pretty good size, but one that is going to struggle offensively, especially when leading […]

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Three Thoughts: Hofstra 88, LIU Brooklyn 62

Having not seen Hofstra this season, but plenty of Niagara two years ago, it was the first chance for my eyes to adjust to Juan’ya Green and Ameen Tanksley in gold instead of purple. My memory of Green is as a pure scorer, but the numbers don’t exactly back that up. As a freshman on […]

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Three Thoughts: St. John’s 82, Tulane 57

There are three sides to every story, they say, and there are probably more to most college basketball games we watch over the course of the season. But Tulane’s visit to the Barclays Center was a pretty simple case of not a lot going in favor of the Green Wave, even before they stepped into […]

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Iona May Be More Consistent Than You Think

A.J. English entered the Christmas break as the leading Division I scorer in the nation, but he shot a combined 3-19 from the field and scored just 18 points combined as Iona struggled to beat Indiana State and then lost to George Mason in consecutive games.

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What’s Behind LIU Brooklyn’s Turnaround?

After a six-game losing streak to start the season, the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds have turned things around and won their last four games, including avenging one of their losses by winning at New Hampshire on Monday.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 86, Florida Gulf Coast 67

Iona came into this game as one of the few teams that wanted to see if Florida Gulf Coast would accept their bait of playing an up- and-down game.

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Cornell, Siena Continue Along Opposite Paths

Cornell and Siena may both be mid-majors from upstate New York hoping to return to their heights of five years ago, but their 2014-15 seasons could hardly be more different. The Saints entered with high expectations, picked second in the MAAC after winning last year’s College Basketball Invitational, but they struggled to a 3-6 start; […]

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Three Seawolves Thoughts: Stony Brook 59, American 47

Stony Brook, playing against one of the slowest teams in the country, managed to get a 10-0 run on American in the middle of the second half and distanced themselves past the Eagles 59-47 Tuesday night at Island Federal Credit Union Arena.

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Hofstra’s Defense Struggles In Loss To La Salle

If the cliché “Defense wins championships” holds water in basketball, Hofstra has not been playing at a championship level recently. Over their last two games, the Pride are allowing opponents to shoot 51% from the field.

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UConn “Beats The Scout”, Columbia, But Lo Shines

So it’s come to this these days in the Ivy League. The pretty much consensus third-best in the conference goes on the road at the defending national champion, leads for much of the game, battles toe-to-toe for 30+ minutes then falls. And its fans are disappointed.

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