Wagner 75, LIU Brooklyn 68

Right now Wagner is LIU Brooklyn’s worst nightmare and the Seahawks proved it again on Thursday night at the Steinberg Wellness Center.

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Drexel 77, Hofstra 74

Frantz Massenat posted a career-high with 32 points and fell just one assist shy of a double-double as he powered Drexel to a 77-74 victory over Hofstra Wednesday night at the Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. Zeke Upshaw led the Pride with 27 points, but it was not enough to get past Drexel and […]

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Tempo-Free America East: Vermont Leads the Way

With half of the America East conference schedule finished – eight teams played their eighth league game last night – now is the perfect time to break out some tempo-free numbers.

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Steve Masiello pumped up on the Manhattan bench.

NYC Area Power Poll: Jan. 29

The writers have spoken and Manhattan is still No. 1. Despite an impressive week from St. John’s that included two Big East victories the Jaspers stayed atop the poll by a single point. The full results are below.

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Big East tempo-free metrics: week four

For the third time this season, St. John’s could not manage pull the upset against a highly-ranked opponent, losing to Creighton on a Doug McDermott last second three. True to form, St. John’s again competed for nearly 40 minutes before a stretch of questionable decision-making — why was Chris Obekpa sagging so far off McDermott? […]

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MAAC Coaches on Standouts in League Play

Throughout conference play, talking with players and coaches, I asked for some anonymous opinions on league play so far and received the following quotes. I have divided them up by topics that opposing coaches brought up the most.

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Ryan Oliver Helps Improving Siena Offense

Under two minutes left on Sunday, the Saints needed another crucial possession, not only to prove they can pull off their first road win of 2014, but also execute their flex offense.

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NEC Trade Value – The First Edition

Every once in a while we like to have fun here at Big Apple Buckets. It doesn’t always have to be “make fun of Jon Rothstein’s optimism until he blocks me on Twitter” kind of fun, but more like the “well this doesn’t make a ton of sense” kind of fun. This time, please allow me […]

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Big Apple Buckets Weekly Awards – Jan. 27

A number of New York City teams made positive moves forward during conference play this week. It’s great because it makes selecting these awards even more difficult. Also, with so many teams showing signs of life hopefully we’re in for some excellent basketball in the  NYC area during the next two months. Anyone who attended […]

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Fairfield’s Sydney Johnson on “The Derek Needham Effect”

While the Fairfield Stags have one of the youngest rosters in the MAAC, head coach Sydney Johnson can’t help but realize the regression from last season’s senior-laden group to this season’s group of young players. The third-year head coach said that on some level they haven’t been able to replace their face of the program […]

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