Source: Evan Hymes to Leave Siena to be Closer to Home

A source said that sophomore guard Evan Hymes will be leaving the Siena program to be closer to his family in North Carolina. Hymes, who hails from Durham, averaged 10.6 points per game and started 30 of the 31 games he played in for Siena this season. He will be leaving school to be home […]

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Source: Marist Offers Jeff Bower Head Coaching Job

A source said Marist has offered their head coaching position to former New Orleans Hornets general manager Jeff Bower. Bower, whose last head coaching experience was with the Hornets during the 2009-10 season, visited Marist on Wednesday multiple sources say. Marist athletic director Tim Murray appears eager to make a head coaching hire this weekend […]

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Fairfield’s Amadou Sidibe Named Team Captain

The Fairfield Stags named MAAC co-Rookie of the Year and rising sophomore Amadou Sidibe team captain for the 2013-14 season. Sidibe averaged 5.7 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game as a freshman, sharing Rookie of the Year honors with Manhattan’s Shane Richards. Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson said he expects Sidibe to fill the […]

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Stony Brook’s Steve Pikiell on Jay Young, Marist Rumors

Over the past few weeks, Stony Brook associate head coach Jay Young’s name has surfaced as a candidate for the head coaching opening at Marist. Head coach Steve Pikiell confirmed Young’s interest and said having assistants being considered for jobs says a lot about the turnaround over the last eight seasons that has taken place […]

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Season In Review: Bryant Bulldogs

Losing 99 basketball games in 119 tries will take a lot out of you, even if you have the legitimate excuse of overseeing your program transition from Division II to Division I athletics. Such was the case for Bryant head coach Tim O’Shea, who after succumbing to four seasons of recruiting purgatory, was fighting to […]

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Ranking the Best Jobs in the MAAC

The MAAC is losing a school (Loyola (MD)) and adding two new ones in Monmouth and Quinnipiac this offseason and it has the potential to greatly alter the conference landscape. While some of these schools have advantages over their conference peers, it hasn’t stopped teams at the bottom of the list from competing for conference […]

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Ranking the CAA Coaching Positions

I know a thing or two about the CAA, but I think lists like these really require someone who lives and breathes the conference. This is why I recused myself from the CAA hoops list and instead asked Jerry Beach of Defiantly Dutch to give me a hand. He provided his thoughts about the current […]

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MAAC Coaches, Commissioner Ensor on Jimmy Patsos’ Hiring at Siena

Jimmy Patsos, formerly of Loyola (MD) will be announced as the 16th Siena men’s basketball head coach this afternoon. For Patsos whose Greyhounds were about to exit the MAAC for the Patriot League on July 1, it’s as if he never left the conference he has publicly supported throughout the year. As Patsos was exiting […]

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Niagara’s Mihalich on Purple Eagles’ Bright Future

Niagara surprised the MAAC by winning the regular season championship, winning seven conference games on the road and receiving All-MAAC honors for Juan’ya Green and Antoine Mason.

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Ranking the Ivy League Coaching Positions

The Ivy League is different. At least it used to be. Two schools – Princeton and Penn – dominated the league for a long time. Times are changing though. The P’s have relinquished their control and schools like Harvard and Cornell have recently had extremely successful seasons.

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