While the new autonomy five power structure of the NCAA appears to be moving towards supporting cost of attendance for student-athletes, the America East conference will be cautious in instituting any league wide structure to support it. Continue reading
It is hard to be as close as Stony Brook was to their elusive first NCAA tournament berth without getting there. Continue reading
After repeating as MAAC tournament champions, it seemed natural that Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello’s name would show up in the weeks leading to the Final Four. Continue reading
After winning 41 games in his first two seasons at Fairfield, the last two seasons have been a struggle, winning just seven games in each of the last two seasons.
Now that the 2014-15 season has come to an end, we learned plenty about the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Few would have thought at this time last year that Canisius would be the final team to play this past season, being eliminated by NJIT in the College Insider Tournament. The conference sent four teams to postseason and Manhattan claimed their second straight tournament championship over Iona in the MAAC tournament.
Here are some of the question marks facing teams in the conference heading into the 2015-16 season. Continue reading
The first major transfer domino of the NEC offseason dropped on the eve of Good Friday when the reigning NEC Rookie of the Year decided to take his talents to a bigger stage. Continue reading
Steve Masiello found it hard to not express his disappointment on being labeled a 16 seed as soon as Selection Sunday hit, even before he learned of a trip to Dayton. Continue reading
While most of the college basketball world was fixated on postseason play last weekend, Maine head coach Bob Walsh was on the other side of the world. Continue reading
NJIT’s loss to Northern Arizona last night in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament semifinals brings the games portion of the 2014-15 college basketball season here at Big Apple Buckets to a close. Continue reading
Quinnipiac will get at least one season out of guard Giovanni McLean, but they hope to have two by the time the fall begins. Continue reading