NIT Bracketology: Late January Shakeup

NOTE: The latest NIT Bracketology can always be found from the top link here. It is updated every Sunday. A lot of conference games have been played in the three weeks since the first bracket was posted back in early January. Some teams have risen (St. John’s) and some have fallen (Seton Hall). Recent games have really […]

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KenPom Weekly Movers: Air Force Flying High

We’re deep in the weeds of conference play and that’s helping (and hurting) a lot of teams. That’s reflected in this week’s KenPom movement as teams are rocketing up and down the rankings. There’s a pretty big slate of Sunday action that’ll probably help next week’s rankings be pretty interesting as well.

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Awards/Thoughts from a Whirlwind Day of NEC Hoops

It’s midnight, but I’m wide awake after attending three NEC games in nine hours time. I drank 6 bottles of water, ate a banana and clif bar, drove nearly 100 miles for approximately two hours, and finally gorged myself at the diner all while taking in some excellent basketball in between. Rather than offering up […]

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Career Days from Brenton, McAlister Carry Stony Brook to 79-69 Win over Maine

Senior Tommy Brenton and junior Eric McAlister had career best games in Stony Brook’s 79-69 victory over Maine at Pritchard Gym Saturday.

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Fordham Wins Ugly Over URI

Don’t tell Fordham head coach Tom Pecora that Fordham’s 66-63 win over Rhode Island on Saturday at Rose Hill. “I don’t believe in the term ‘ugly win’ and I’ve never had an ugly win,” Pecora said. “Every win I’ve ever had in the history of coaching has been beautiful because they’re always hard to come […]

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Five Thoughts: Loyola Stifles Manhattan

Trailing by just two points at halftime, Manhattan couldn’t carry the momentum into the second half and fell 51-41 to Loyola (MD) at Draddy Gymnasium on Friday night on ESPNU. Here are five thoughts from the game.

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Wagner Grinds Out Victory Over Mount St. Mary’s

It may not have been soothing to watch or aesthetically pleasing to the eye, but Wagner ground out a much-needed victory in Emmitsberg, Maryland over Mount St. Mary’s on a brutally cold Thursday night. Wagner never held the lead in the first 37 minutes of the contest, but their stifling defensive attack and “never say […]

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LIU’s Fairy Tale Second Half Leads To Win

Upon the lilly pad of the Pope Center sat the frog prince LIU Brooklyn. All the Blackbirds needed was a kiss of confidence and they were off.

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NEC Thursday Recap: Rivalry Night

The final unbeaten has fallen in the NEC and the race is looking more wide open than ever. Bryant now has a slim one-game lead over Sacred Heart and Robert Morris, while defending champion LIU had a terrific second half to claim the Battle of Brooklyn on NEC Rivalry Thursday. A recap of all the […]

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NEC Presidents Deny Associate Membership to Monmouth in Football, Bowling

In case you were living under a rock, Monmouth and Quinnipiac recently accepted invitations to join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), effective on July 1, 2013. Quinnipiac doesn’t have a football program to worry about, therefore all of their sports will transition into the MAAC.

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