St. Francis Brooklyn Clear NEC Favorite, Finally Its Time?

“Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things.” – Andy Dufresne Hope does spring eternal and all that, but many times rather than fully being allowed to blossom, we temper it, knowing that it may be a false alarm, a mirage, a ruse designed to play to our emotions before cruelly disappearing like […]

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Kelvin Amayo Arrives On Time For Iona

Poor Chavaughn Lewis.

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NEC Recap – February 12

We’re closer to having everything go through Brooklyn! There are five NEC nights left in the season. On this one both St. Francis Brooklyn and LIU Brooklyn pulled off victories to move up in the standings — and help each other out.

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Rider Sophomore Khalil Thomas Expected To Return Friday

Rider head coach Kevin Baggett said he expects sophomore Khalil Thomas, who has missed the last 13 games due to a fractured left foot suffered in the team’s final game before holiday break, to return on Friday.

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Schadrac Casimir May Be Iona’s Best Shooter. Ever.

When it comes to MAAC rookies, none are flashier (or smaller) than Iona’s Schadrac Casimir.

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Colgate Edges Boston U., Keeps Pace Atop Patriot League

Like many Patriot League games, Wednesday’s Colgate at Boston University matchup went down to the wire. A back-and-forth second half left the visitors ahead by one point heading into the final minute, when 6’11” center Ethan Jacobs buried a decisive three-pointer. The Raiders added a few free throws for a 76-69 margin, keeping pace with Bucknell […]

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Impact of Jaren Sina’s Decision to Leave Seton Hall

It has been a demoralizing two weeks for Seton Hall, a stretch that made whatever was happening across the New York Bight at St. John’s look relatively pastoral.

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Tempo-Free Big East: Feb. 11th Edition

Is Villanova the Big East’s best team? Based on win-loss record and efficiency margin, the answer is clear. The Wildcats are certainly bound for the NCAA tournament, but digging deeper into the numbers suggests another squad might surpass Nova.

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Sterling Gibbs Rebuilt His Game and Became a POY Contender

Sterling Gibbs was slumping.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 72, Fairfield 57 (A Bit About Schadrac Casimir)

For all the talk about Iona being nicknamed Transfer U, some of it deserved, the Gaels’ success under Tim Cluess over the past five seasons has not been solely about picking up talented players that other programs may not want for various reasons.

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