Two years ago, when Quinnipiac made the jump from the NEC to the MAAC, head coach Tom Moore was asked what the biggest difference between the leagues was. Continue reading
Evan Conti and Justin Harris are just two of a group of Quinnipiac graduates attempting to break into professional basketball this summer. Continue reading
Bill Carmody stood in his purple shirt Friday night at Webster Bank Arena and he could have been transported to Northwestern a few years back or maybe even Princeton a few years before that. He’s been out of the game for a couple of years now since being fired by Northwestern. He never did get the Wildcats where he got Princeton twice, the NCAA Tournament, even though he was there 13 seasons.
He came damn close, though, with four straight NIT appearances at one point, and his 1-3-1 and Princeton offenses gave more talented teams fits, although Carmody never did quite get enough talent to Chicago to get them over the NCAA hump.
In each team’s final non-conference matchup of 2014, Quinnipiac defeated Maine 81-64. The final margin may be indicative of the quality gap between these two squads, but the Black Bears showed toughness as they nearly erased a 17-point first half deficit. Here are three thoughts from Quinnipiac’s victory. Continue reading
Siena opened MAAC play Friday evening with a resounding 88-67 victory over Quinnipiac to start 1-0 in the conference. After dropping a difficult two-point road loss at Fordham earlier in the week, the Saints looked to be headed to another close game as they entered halftime leading the Bobcats by just two – 40-38. However, Siena blew the doors open early in the second half and never let Quinnipiac get close. Here are three thoughts from Friday evening’s victory:
In a rematch of their CollegeInsider.com meeting in March, Quinnipiac got revenge on local rival Yale by downing the Bulldogs 88-85 in double overtime. Continue reading
The ball finally bounced the Saints’ way late as Siena snapped Quinnipiac’s seven-game winning streak and extended their own streak to three with a gutsy 72-70 victory Thursday night at the TD Bank Sports Center.