In the previous 72 hours, I embarked on a two games in three days journey following LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball as they returned back to the tri-state area after playing their previous four games in Jamaica (the Caribbean island, not Queens) and up in the New England area at UMass-Lowell and Brown where they went just 1-3 and entered the week with a bit of a disappointing 2-5 record. Continue reading “Five thoughts on NJIT-LIU Brooklyn and Hartford-LIU Brooklyn in the last 72 hours”
2015 ended so well for Harvard: The Crimson won four of their final six games, with only close losses to the likely #1 and #2 in tomorrow’s national rankings. November’s struggles were a distant memory, and they looked ready to challenge for yet another Ivy League title. Continue reading “Vermont 65, Harvard 62: Setbacks Plague Crimson”
A step forward on defense is the only thing standing between Boston University and a run at the Patriot League title. The Terriers were picked third in the preseason poll, thanks to their deep well of returning talent — but that talent ranked 317th nationally in defensive efficiency last year. In that light, it was notable not just that they beat Albany on Monday night, but how they did it: BU held the Great Danes scoreless over the final 3:40, sneaking out a come-from-behind, 69-64 victory at Case Gym. Continue reading “Boston University Defense Comes Alive, Edges Albany”
While Stony Brook might be disappointed they missed out on another NCAA tournament chance, they will have to quickly regroup because they are running into a very tough Siena Saints team on Tuesday night to open the College Basketball Invitational. Here are a few things to watch in that game.
Sophomore Peter Hooley found the right time to make the biggest play in the America East championship game. Continue reading “Albany 69, Stony Brook 60”
The Stony Brook Seawolves have had spurts of playing like the elite team that they were last season, but have yet to sustain it for a full game. Continue reading “Stony Brook Searching for their Best Basketball Saturday”