Vermont head coach John Becker felt like he was on the verge of losing his team after they surrendered 100 points to UMass Lowell on Feb. 8. Continue reading
The start of the America East tournament was defined by a major stunner in Albany as the Hartford Hawks dethroned the three-time tournament champion Great Danes. Continue reading
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – We’ve reached the point in the season where we have enough useful data to attempt to make sense of your favorite team, but not quite a full profile of who they will be going forward.
One of the top methods we use – especially in mid-major land – to compare conference teams that will eventually meet up is the transitive property. If A beat B and then B topped C, then A will certainly win against C, right? In a vacuum, maybe. But early-season games are not a vacuum, you have injuries, coaches fiddling with rotations and sets to see what and who will work, and the equalizer that is home-court advantage.
Ousmane Drame entered Sunday with 967 career points and ended the day with 1,000. The senior forward poured in a career-high 33 points to reach the milestone and power Quinnipiac to a commanding 89-73 win over Vermont. Continue reading