Physical Fordham Spoils Jim Ferry’s Return to NYC

Fordham’s physical presence helped the Rams dominate the paint against Duquesne and spoiled Jim Ferry’s return to New York City on Wednesday night.

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Is Kelvin Parker Back in Mount St. Mary’s Rotation?

Unless you’re a Mountaineers fan, NEC employee, or someone like me who lives close by, you probably haven’t paid much attention to the first two Mount St. Mary’s games of the conference season. If you had, however, you would have noticed the return of a familiar face to the Mount’s lineup – the former walk-on […]

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No Timetable for Jay Bowie’s Return for Marist

No timetable has been declared for Marist junior Jay Bowie, who took a hit to the head in practice in December and was evaluated for concussion-like symptoms.

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Fairfield Adds Pitt Transfer Malcolm Gilbert

Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson is quickly building a powerful program in the MAAC.

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Tempo-free NEC: The First Weekend

They finally played some NEC conference games last week. We’ve talked about them. We’ve written about them and now it’s time to dissect them in a tempo-free manner. It’s the return of the Tempo-free NEC. (It’s better because it rhymes.)

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10,000 Sims: Atlantic 10 is VCU’s To Lose

Atlantic 10 conference play is nearing and the league looks to be quite stacked once again. Virginia Commonwealth leads a legion of talented teams that have already taken down Indiana and Syracuse among many others. If you believe Ken Pomeroy’s ratings (and my simulator) then VCU is the team to beat.

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Tempo-Free MAAC: More Early Season Returns

The more I look at the tempo-free numbers in the MAAC, the more I wonder when people are going to start longing for the days of Iona’s dominance last season. The MAAC is going to be incredibly unpredictable this season with as many as five teams looking like legitimate contenders.

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NEC Opening Week: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

With NEC conference play finally opening up this past week, we have plenty to discuss in this week’s version of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Let’s jump right into it, beginning with perhaps one of the biggest surprises of the country. The Good Bulldog Bullying – Never in my wildest dreams did I […]

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Big Apple Buckets’ Mid-Major Podcast #2

In our second Mid-Major Podcast we have our first guest! After Ryan Peters and I talk about the NEC and America East, Ben Miraski from Mid-Major Madness joins the podcast to talk about the Missouri Valley, Horizon League and the new transfer rules.

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Monmouth Continues to Struggle on Offense, Loses to Mount St. Mary’s

In just two and a half minutes, seven turnovers were already committed. Given Mount St. Mary’s and Monmouth’s ability to force turnovers (each team is in the top ten nationally in that category), this early development wasn’t surprisingly in the least bit. Unfortunately for Monmouth, another thing that wasn’t surprising was the Hawks’ inability to […]

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