Season In Review: LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds

LIU came full circle during the 2012-13 season. The Blackbirds started as the NEC’s favorite, struggled due to some off the court issues and injuries and then once again emerged as the class of the conference with a third straight appearance in the NCAA tournament.

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Chris Casey Assembling Coaching Staff at Niagara

Niagara head coach Chris Casey said that he is “very far” in assembling a coaching staff, he appears to have every spot filled on his coaching staff a few days into the job.

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Season In Review: Wagner Seahawks

There were reasons for optimism after Wagner fell to Robert Morris at home in the semifinals of the NEC tournament in March of 2012. The Seahawks had been rebuilt and Dan Hurley had a talented collection of players on Grymes Hill. Soon thereafter Hurley took off for another rebuilding project at Rhode Island and Bashir […]

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Bower Trying to Jump-Start Marist

Marist head coach Jeff Bower saw Marist in person months before he would take the job as the 10th head coach in program history.

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Greg Herenda Hired as Fairleigh Dickinson Head Coach

Nearly 51 days after Fairleigh Dickinson (FDU) failed to renew the contract of embattled head coach Greg Vetrone, the Knights have inked his replacement. Greg Herenda, the five-year coach of the Division II program UMass-Lowell will inherit the program as the sixth head coach in the FDU’s history. A long time assistant, Herenda has slowly worked his way up […]

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Niagara Hires Chris Casey as Head Coach

Niagara University hired Chris Casey to be their 21st men’s basketball head coach in school history, athletic director Tom Crowley officially announced the hire today. “I’m very well aware of the history of Niagara basketball,” Casey said. “To be chosen for this position, with the great history of this university and the great history of […]

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Variance and Luck

Continue my ongoing series on luck in college basketball. Does variance in play cause a team to be “lucky” or “unlucky” nope. Want to see proof? Look at the graph after the jump.

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Kyle Vinales To Transfer From Central Connecticut

After reading reports this morning confirming that Naofall Folahan was released from his scholarship at Wagner, I quickly tweeted out that this was simply another role player leaving a NEC program. It was no big deal, in my opinion, that the biggest transfers of the conference consisted of the following: Folahan, Eric Fanning, Kelvin Parker, Josh Castellanos […]

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Stony Brook’s Steve Pikiell Wins Second All-Met Coach of the Year

Three days before his team’s season opener at Marist, Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell said his main concern before the ball tipped up was building confidence in non-conference play.

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Canisius’ Jim Baron on season, future

Canisius head coach Jim Baron’s first season saw the team improve from five wins in 2012 to their first 20 win season since 2001 and their first postseason appearance since 1996 in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.

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