Manhattan 67, Rider 51

Welcome back George Beamon.

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Big East Tempo-Free Metrics: Week Three

What is most interesting about the Big East’s tempo free metrics during the third week of play is the seemingly lack of a consistent defensive force. Below are the Big East’s offensive and defensive efficiency figures through Tuesday night’s games. Through January 23       Creighton 6-1 1.24 1.02 Villanova 5-1 1.18 1.04 Xavier […]

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NEC Roundup – January 23

So much to get to on the third Thursday of the NEC season! We had one monster upset, four tightly contested games, and sadly for the author, a blowout loss in Moon Township. Here’s the recap… Robert Morris 91, Sacred Heart 65 Despite coming into Thursday night’s contest with just eight scholarship players in uniform, […]

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King Rice and Hawks Learning Lessons in MAAC Play

One thing Monmouth head coach King Rice knew when they first watched the MAAC tournament in Springfield was the difference in physicality from the Northeast Conference.

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Stony Brook Using Its Offense To Win In America East

For a team that played tradionally as a defensive team, the 2013-14 Stony Brook Seawolves have figured out a new way to win games.

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Hofstra 77, William & Mary 60

A 17-0 run during which four different Pride players knocked down 3-pointers helped Hofstra pull away from William & Mary early in the second half Wednesday night for a 77-60 CAA victory.  After nursing a narrow lead for much of the game, the Pride’s furious run broke the game open as they led by as […]

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NYC Area Power Poll: Jan. 23

Well, it wasn’t a great week to be from the New York City area, except for Seton Hall at Georgetown. The results weren’t particularly impressive and thus Manhattan stays No. 1 mostly through poll momentum. The Jaspers were there last week, but it’s not well earned. If George Beamon comes back soon though, watch out!

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Sean Armand Unquestioned Leader for Gaels

When the Iona Gaels squandered a 24-point lead in Dayton against BYU in the first round of the NCAA tournament, it meant an end of one season, but it meant much more to Sean Armand.

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Vermont, Stony Brook on Hardest America East Road Tests

Prior to the start of the season, I had the chance to ask players from Stony Brook and Vermont on where they feel the toughest place to play in the league is on the road and why. Both teams are riding season-high win streaks into their first meeting on Friday night at Pritchard Gym on […]

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The Dominant Force of Stony Brook’s Jameel Warney

In only his second season, Stony Brook sophomore Jameel Warney has established himself as an annual favorite for the America East Player of the Year award. A powerful 6’8″ power forward,  he’s been unstoppable since he first stepped onto the court against New Hampshire and scored 18 points in his America East debut.

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