Kyle Vinales’ Return Gives CCSU Renewed Life

Standing with arms akimbo, Howie Dickenman surveyed his team as they were struggling to open the second half of Saturday afternoon’s game. After knocking down five straight three-pointers, spurring an improbable 21-5 run out of halftime, Fairleigh Dickinson (FDU) held a 13-point lead five minutes into the second frame. During the barrage of Knight rainmakers, not once […]

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Tempo-Free MAAC: Predicting the 5th Seed

Welcome to another week of tempo-free MAAC. Not surprisingly the Iona Gaels have solidified their chances of winning the MAAC. Tim Cluess’ team won both games in Buffalo over the weekend and now has a 94% chance of at least being tied for first at the end of conference season. (Up 31 percentage points from last […]

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Vermont Getting Breaks at Right Time

For a team that has battled injuries since before the season started, the Vermont Catamounts appear to be getting all their breaks at the same time.

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Quinnipiac 83, Marist 78

The Red Foxes had their best three-point shooting performance of the year, but it was not enough to power them past the Bobcats as Marist fell to Quinnipiac 83-78 Monday night at the TD Bank Sports Center. 

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Ethan O’Day Returns To Lead Vermont

Senior Luke Apfeld, hours after watching his team lose their first America East conference game, walked into head coach John Becker’s hotel room and did something very few players would: Asked to be taken out of the starting lineup for sophomore Ethan O’Day.

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Robert Morris Adapting To 2-3 Zone Look

Three weeks ago the Robert Morris season was thrown into turmoil. Four players were suspended, including some key contributors. It looks like the first place Colonials were just hanging on by a thread until one of the other challengers was ready to replace RMU atop the NEC standings.

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Tempo-Free NEC: We Agree Now

A weird thing happened on the way to an NEC championship, the tempo-free metrics and standings decided to agree. Yeah, I know it’s weird. Robert Morris’ blowout of St. Francis Brooklyn has pushed the Colonials to the top.

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NEC Simulations: LIU Fighting For Its Life

There are just three weeks left in the NEC season. I don’t know about you, but this makes me a little wistful. There are still a ton of important games though. Teams are jockeying for position and for home NEC tournament games. A few teams are fighting just to make it into the tournament.

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Quinnipiac 82, Rider 61

Quinnipiac used a 10-0 run at the end of the first half to pull away from Rider and defeat the Broncs 82-61 Saturday afternoon at the TD Bank Sports Center.  The Bobcats were led by 21 points and 12 rebounds from Ike Azotam for the senior forward’s 40th career double-double.

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Five Thoughts: New Hampshire 73, Stony Brook 69

The Vermont Catamounts find themselves alone in first place in the America East on a day that John Becker said earlier in the week would be an off day. Stony Brook fell 73-69 to New Hampshire and now the Catamounts control their own destiny in conference play.

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