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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Providence 76, Miami (FL) 62: The Brilliance of Kris Dunn

Providence coach Ed Cooley likes to build season-long themes for his teams. Last season Bryce Cotton was the indefatigable point guard, but he has since left the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, and Cooley now stresses LaDontae Henton, a forward he calls “Superman,” might just be the most under appreciated player in Division I.

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America East Stock Watch: Dec. 23

America East Stock Watch took a break last week, but will come back when conference play starts in 2015 full throttle.

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MAAC Stock Watch: Dec. 23

MAAC Stock Watch took a break last week, but will come back when conference play starts in 2015 full throttle.

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Rodney Hawkins Likely To Help Peacocks Soon

While Saint Peter’s has been battling injuries this season, they expect to get a boost from a new addition.

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Three Thoughts: Brown 67, Central Connecticut 55

It looked like a misprint, really. Brown 49th nationally in adjusted tempo? Then you look back at last season and see them 29th, mixed in with the VCUs and Ionas of the world. Then you remember the Bears – who haven’t won the Ivy League since 1986 – were 7-4 in the league before a […]

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