Call To The Post As Patriot League Race Set To Begin

Yes, there has been some variety, but unlike many other conferences this season the Patriot League has played fairly close to form in the non-conference slate. Perhaps because of that, you can make a case for several horses in the field of 10 to cross the wire first at the end of the league race, […]

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 81, Maine 64

In each team’s final non-conference matchup of 2014, Quinnipiac defeated Maine 81-64. The final margin may be indicative of the quality gap between these two squads, but the Black Bears showed toughness as they nearly erased a 17-point first half deficit. Here are three thoughts from Quinnipiac’s victory.

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Defense, Experience Responsible For Saint Francis U.’s Resurgence

“I hope I don’t come across as being arrogant, but our goal is to win the Northeast Conference championship. Why put the uniform on if everything you do isn’t geared toward winning a championship?”

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Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 29

What Happened Last Week: The Ivy League went 0-4 against major-conference competition, headlined by Columbia’s competitive loss to UConn and Harvard’s 56-46 defeat at Arizona State. But the Ancient Eight took care of everyone else, going 5-1 in its other games; Ivies have now won 10 of their last 13 games against mid-major opponents.

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NIT Bracketology: Dec. 29, 2014

The approach of the New Year means it’s time to usher in a new season of NIT Bracketology. It’s really hard to speculate at the beginning of the season what the brackets will look like, but now that non-conference is wrapping up we’ve got a better feel for some teams.

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Numbers To Know: Stony Brook 62, Washington 57

Stony Brook and head coach Steve Pikiell registered a historic victory on Sunday night, dispatching No. 13 Washington 62-57 out in Seattle. The Seawolves’ win took down the 344th undefeated team in all of Division I. Here are some key facts to know from the Stony Brook victory.

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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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