Hartford Unsure if Mark Nwakamma will play Saturday

Hartford head coach John Gallagher said on Tuesday that he is not sure if junior Mark Nwakamma and sophomore Evan Cooper will play against Albany when they resume America East play on Saturday.

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Tempo-Free MAAC: The Broncs Lock In

Due to the fact that almost nothing has changed from last week’s rankings I wanted to highlight a few specific teams and their play on certain sides of the ball.

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Mike Brennan’s Defense a Major Reason For American’s Success

When you bring up American University basketball these days, most people want to talk about the Princeton offense. They prefer to discuss the offensive system that’s been responsible for American’s pristine ball movement, crisp backdoor cuts, and near flawless execution.

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Big Apple Buckets Weekly Awards: Feb. 3

Intra-city rivalries took center stage this week. The NEC was quite circular – St. Francis beat Wagner, Wagner beat LIU Brooklyn, while Iona grabbed the upper hand in its rivalry against Manhattan. It’s another team from the Big East though that had turned things around and wins our team of the week.

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Tempo-Free NEC: Halfway Through

We’re halfway through the NEC regular season and if you’ve been paying attention to our weekly updates to the tempo-free NEC you know that even though Robert Morris is 7-1, we’ve not quite sold on the Colonials yet. RMU does have two victories over their nearest competitor – Bryant – but this race isn’t over […]

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NIT Bracketology: Feb. 3

The phoenix you see rising from the ashes is the NIT hopes of the Northwestern Wildcats. Some of you may know that the reason I started doing NIT Bracketology was because as a Northwestern graduate I wanted a good understanding if my alma mater was going to make it into the one tournament they had […]

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Three Thoughts on Sacred Heart’s Struggles

This past August was only six months ago, but to Anthony Latina and his Sacred Heart Pioneers, last summer must feel like an eternity right about now. On August 21st, the new-look Pioneers had just completed a successful international trip to Canada where they ran, scored and executed an exciting new brand of basketball. It […]

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Quinnipiac 103, Siena 95 (OT)

Siena’s game plan was to be the more physical team Saturday night.  They executed that plan from start to finish, and it was exactly what doomed them in their 103-95 loss to Quinnipiac in overtime at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY.

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NEC Roundup – February 1

With four games on the slate for the first Saturday of February, we’re here to once again recap all of the action.

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Iona 85, Manhattan 73

Step off the Metro North train in New Rochelle and you know you’re not in New York City anymore. There are apartment buildings, a McDonald’s, and a CVS on the main drag, but it’s nothing like the Bronx, which is just nine miles away.

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