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
STONY BROOK, N.Y. — While Vermont managed to carry out a victory over Stony Brook on Saturday night, the Catamounts did suffer one loss. 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.
After getting back home fewer than 36 hours after their CBI semifinal loss to Louisiana Monroe, Vermont head coach John Becker had a clear plan of what he wanted from his group the next few weeks: nothing. Continue reading
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.
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