There were plenty of times where Aki Thomas’ team competed on Monday night against Big East foe St. John’s. Continue reading
For the first time in his career, Rodney Elliott found himself on the sidelines for an extended period of time. Continue reading
Will Brown called Saturday’s Albany practice “the worst of the season” and said he was extremely concerned how his team would react against UMBC Sunday afternoon.
Sam Rowley added, “I think that’s the source of our success is our bench. It goes beyond just the games. At practice, as Coach was saying, those guys took it to us starters at practice, and there’s no excuses for the starting five feeling sorry for themselves, and if you rest or take it easy, they’re going to beat you. Having them making us better every day in practice has been huge for us.”
The chances UMBC had of making a crack in the America East race took a serious blow on Thursday when the school announced that sophomore Rodney Elliott will miss the rest of the season. Continue reading
After taking a road trip to Connecticut and a long first week of basketball, here are some extra thoughts on the two conferences I cover for Big Apple Buckets, the MAAC and the America East. In addition, Ryan Peters shared his thoughts on UMBC, who stunned Mount St. Mary’s on Sunday afternoon with a come from behind victory. Continue reading