Mount St. Mary’s Is A Work In Progress

“If this game is not worth five dollars, I’m telling you this is the best basketball you can see for five dollars!” Roy Sigler, the forthright Mount St. Mary’s radio color commenter, spoke those words on the NEC Front Row broadcast moments before the Mount secured a riveting come-from-behind victory over a veteran Norfolk State […]

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Career Performances From Iona Duo Fuel Comeback Victory

David Laury scored 30 points for the first time in his career and Isaiah Williams followed with 27 as the Gael duo each posted career highs to help Iona erase a 15 point deficit in a 91-84 victory over Indiana State Saturday afternoon.

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Quinnipiac senior Ousmane Drame (photo courtesy: Quinnipiac Athletics)

Tempo-Free MAAC: December Weekend Edition

I meant to write this on Thursday, but you know, life and stuff got in the way. Now though the MAAC December weekend is finished and we’ve now got a robust (hah!) two-game sample size with which to judge every MAAC school. Did we learn anything?

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Three Thoughts: Holy Cross 76, NJIT 66

Out of context, it wasn’t a bad performance for NJIT in a 76-66 loss Friday night at Holy Cross. The Highlanders led for the entire first half and were within striking distance against a Crusader squad that was picked third in the Patriot League (and finished third last season), a conference that has had its […]

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Canisius Surprising Early for Jim Baron

Canisius head coach Jim Baron feels a differently this season, even though once again he’s on top of the MAAC standings.

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Hofstra Thoughts — Dec. 12

Hofstra has broken 100 points in a regulation game for the first time since 1992. They are for real.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 77, Rider 64

On a night when Iona was without preseason player of the year David Laury, the Gaels dispelled some early concern following a loss at Monmouth by outrunning Rider in a 77-64 victory Wednesday evening.

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St. John's head coach Steve Lavin (right) has seen his defense take over games often this season.

St. John’s Improbably Impressive Defense

Judging by the spate of troubling news that afflicted St. John’s during the preseason, it was only natural to assume the Red Storm would again fail to reach the expectations set for the team since its core entered as freshmen four years ago.

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Three Thoughts: Central Connecticut 65, UMBC 53

It ain’t easy being winless, and it’s even less so when your leading scorer is already done for the season. UMBC coach Aki Thomas spent most of Wednesday night’s 65-53 loss to Central Connecticut cringing at crucial mistakes and stomping his foot after missed opportunities. But even though his Retrievers are one of four winless […]

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Quick Thoughts As Kentucky Defeats Columbia, 56-46

Tonight Columbia went to Rupp Arena and played the No. 1 team in the country — a team some hot takes even have beating the Philadelphia 76ers… And Kentucky didn’t take the lead until 13:18 remained in the game, but eventually won 56-46. It was a gutsy effort from an incredibly game Lions squad and […]

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