Three Thoughts: Belmont 73, Fairfield 61

Defense wins championships. Maybe. Sometimes. But not at Belmont, who has won six championships in the last nine seasons (five Atlantic Sun, and one in the OVC where it currently resides) largely because it can shoot the ball better than you.

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Three Thoughts: Saint Francis U. 73, Rutgers 68

Saint Francis U. upset Rutgers 73-68 Saturday. The Red Flash are now 6-4, coming off good wins against Duquesne and Rutgers.

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Trae Bell-Haynes layup vs Siena (photo courtesy: Vermont Athletics)

Trae Bell-Haynes Learning Quickly On The Job For Vermont

For the first time in a long time, Vermont has been able to do something they didn’t do often last season, and it’s thanks to the last freshman they signed to their squad.

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St. John’s For Real? Some Signs Pointing That Way

There was surprise, but not shock when St. John’s found itself down 15 at the half Friday night against Saint Mary’s at Carnesecca Arena. After all, it was about time the Jarvis Curse – you know, the one that hasn’t seen the Red Storm win an NCAA Tournament game in 15 years – showed up, […]

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Fairfield Searching For Complementary Options

Probably the best thing to happen to Fairfield in their win over Quinnipiac, which was almost two weeks ago, was the fact that Marcus Gilbert was the team’s third leading scorer.

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Iona Best School From Smaller Conference According To Value Add

Note: This is a guest post by John Pudner

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Better Than Ever, Wesley Saunders Leads Harvard’s Hot Start

Midway through the second half of Harvard’s game against Boston University last Monday, the Crimson were in trouble. The Terriers, who came in as double-digit underdogs, had just tied the game with a 10-2 run. Harvard’s offense stalled after a timeout as the shot clock ticked away. Handed a hot potato with a hand in […]

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Fridriksson Carries LIU Brooklyn To Third Straight Win

Elvar Fridriksson didn’t let the desperate Florida International defenders redeem their mistake.

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65

Quinnipiac coach Tom Moore knew he had seen it. At least in spurts. But maybe that was in practice or was it a scrimmage? Could he have been imagining it? Maybe Gio McLean held the key to it, but he wasn’t going to be playing this season. No, it was there in the season-opening win […]

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Stony Brook’s Steve Pikiell Still Figuring Out His Roster

The Seawolves have started 5-5 in their first 10 games, with just one win outside of Island Federal Credit Union Arena, but head coach Steve Pikiell knew figuring out this group was going to take time.

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