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Hartford head coach John Gallagher (photo courtesy: Steph Crandall)

America East Quarterfinal Recap – Hartford’s Stunner

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

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Yale 72, Vermont 54: Bulldogs Shut It Down Again

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.

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Three Thoughts: Vermont 85, Hofstra 81

Vermont remained perfect on Long Island with an 85-81 victory at Hofstra Wednesday evening in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament. The Catamounts placed five players in double figures in the balanced attack.

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This Week in America East GIFs Dec. 1

The America East beat teams from Conference USA, the Northeast Conference, the Patriot League and Ivy League over the past week. Hartford, UMass Lowell and Stony Brook are all off to a 5-2 start to the season. Here is a look back on some of the best plays of the week, in GIF form. Continue reading