Special Ivy Basketball Podcast

I was going to have Michael James of @ivybball fame on the podcast on Monday, but we ended up talking for 25 minutes and turned it into a special edition instead. Everything you need to know about the Ivy League is here. At the end we talk a bit about interacting with some of the […]

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Niagara Winning On The Road

Road teams have won 13 of the 30 games so far in MAAC conference play, one team that’s tied for first place has won the most in the conference. Niagara.

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What’s Wrong with the Quinnipiac Bobcats?

Tom Moore’s Bobcats were projected to be a year away from becoming possible favorites for a NEC title (projections were made before Quinnipiac’s announced defection to the MAAC next fall). The frontcourt is led by vociferous rebounders Ike Azotam, Jamee Jackson, and Ousmane Drame, but the backcourt – other than senior point guard Dave Johnson […]

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Fairfield Endures Difficult Stretch, But Has Bright Future

Fairfield fell to Niagara 67-64 on Sunday, putting them in a three game losing streak for the first time since exactly one year ago.

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: MAAC Play Continues

The wacky MAAC continued its crazy, tumultuous ways, but Iona and Niagara are now 5-1 and ahead of the pack. Let’s look back at what happened during the long weekend.

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Tempo-Free NEC: Robert Morris Is Back

Four games into conference the conference is becoming more stratified and some of those moves are surprising. A big win or big loss can mean a lot with so few data points, but some interesting trends have emerged.

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Tempo-free MAAC: One-Third of the Way Home

Now that MAAC play is a third of the way in these numbers are getting more significant, with one fun caveat. The schedules have been weighted pretty funny. Loyola (MD) and Rider have played twice. So have St. Peter’s and Loyola (MD). So have Siena and Rider. So have Canisius and Fairfield. I’m not really […]

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Fairleigh Dickinson’s Kinu Rochford Making the Most of His Senior Season

Ask any Northeast Conference basketball enthusiast to name the best big man of the conference and you’ll likely receive several different answers. Some may bring up the terrific scoring duo of Julian Boyd and Jamal Olasewere at LIU Brooklyn. Others may stay in the borough to mention St. Francis Brooklyn’s super sophomore Jalen Cannon. The […]

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Big Apple Buckets’ Mid-Major Podcast Episode 3

We’re back. This week Ryan Peters and Ryan Restivo join me to talk about the NEC and the MAAC with Stony Brook thrown in just for fun at the end. I’ll also have a special podcast about the Ivy League with Michael James on Wednesday morning. You won’t want to miss this one or that […]

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Fairfield Misses Another Opportunity in 67-64 Loss to Niagara

Senior Desmond Wade had plenty of chances to tie the game for Fairfield in the final minute.

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