It’s taken a lot of time to process what happened last night on Remsen Street. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Robert Morris 66, St. Francis Brooklyn 63”
St. Francis Brooklyn had all the sentimental value on their side heading into Tuesday’s NEC final. We don’t have to rehash the curse of never having been to the NCAA Tournament here, you’ve seen it, surely. Continue reading “Robert Morris Ruins St. Francis Brooklyn Party, Wins NEC”
The NEC finals are officially set! With the #1 and #2 seed advancing into the tournament’s final game, let’s break down the action on the last Saturday of the NEC conference season. Continue reading “NEC Tournament Recap – The Semifinals”
We all want to think our hard work will pay off in whatever we do, maybe it’s a promotion, maybe it’s just benching more or running a faster 5K. The zero-sum game of team athletics doesn’t always lend itself to linear growth, however. To climb the ladder, you must push someone else down a rung.
Coming off a dreadful 5-26 (2-14 NEC) campaign last season, Sacred Heart said and seemed to do all the right things in the offseason, then finished 6-7 in non-conference play, with most of those seven being extremely competitive. But then the Pioneers started NEC play 1-5 and needed overtime to beat Fairleigh Dickinson at home.
Lucky Jones’ clutch three-pointer carried Robert Morris to a gritty road victory over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday evening. The win brings the Colonials into a three-way tie with the Terriers and Bryant — who lost at home to Sacred Heart. Continue reading “Many Thoughts: Robert Morris 67, St. Francis Brooklyn 65”
Jalen Cannon was well on his way to earning his first ever trip to the Northeast Conference semifinals. After chasing down yet another Mount St. Mary’s miss near the baseline, Gregory Graves undercut Cannon, sending the 6’5” forward sprawling to the floor. A referee’s whistle blew, and just like that the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers were in the bonus with more than 10 minutes remaining in the second half. Continue reading “Humility and Devotion Continues to Drive Jalen Cannon to Greatness”
There’s been plenty of discussion on the NEC’s defending regular season champions (for Colonials Corner go here, for SB Nation go here), so now it’s my turn to chime in on the state of Robert Morris basketball. Continue reading “No Need To Panic With Robert Morris Yet”
This is the final NEC preview before the season starts today! You can find links to the first nine at the bottom of this post. Continue reading “NEC Preview 2014-15: #1 Robert Morris”
On March 9, 2011, Robert Morris held a slim two-point advantage over LIU Brooklyn with three minutes left in overtime.
Believe it or not, that moment was the closest Andy Toole has ever gotten to qualifying for the NCAA tournament as the Colonials head coach.
With the regular season in the rear view mirror, now is the time for John and I to release our consensus 2013-14 all-conference teams and awards. In all honestly, determining the award winners was easier than expected, while situating 15 all-conference players in their appropriate place proved to be more difficult. Nevertheless, here they are! Continue reading “Big Apple Buckets NEC All-Conference Teams and Awards”