Former Bobcat Ike Azotam Pursues Coaching At Texas

Former Quinnipiac forward Ike Azotam is back on the court in the U.S. after a short professional stint overseas. But now he’s in a suit and his teammates wear burnt orange jerseys. Continue reading “Former Bobcat Ike Azotam Pursues Coaching At Texas”

Players on Their Future at the Gotham Hoops Invitational

Earlier this month, Gotham Hoops hosted the inaugural Gotham Hoops Invitational at Farmingdale State College. The event was a showcase for over two dozen Men’s College Basketball seniors in the Tri-State area.

Participants included a diverse array of players from local Division I, II, and III schools. The players were separated into four teams and played two exhibition games to show off their skills. This was just one opportunity for these seniors to play in front of friends, media, and scouts as they pursue their dreams of playing professionally.

Big Apple Buckets was at the event, and we were able to catch up with some local players including Manhattan’s Rhamel Brown, Hofstra’s Stephen Nwaukoni, and Quinnipiac’s Ike Azotam. Continue reading “Players on Their Future at the Gotham Hoops Invitational”

Tom Moore on Quinnipiac’s First Season in the MAAC

This postseason I sat down with Quinnipiac head coach Tom Moore reflecting on his team’s first year as a member of the MAAC.  The Bobcats vastly outperformed expectations, finishing third in league play after being picked to finish seventh in the preseason coaches poll.  Despite recording their third 20-win season in the last five years and once again leading the nation in rebounding, a rash of injuries saw the Bobcats’ title hopes wither down the stretch.  Questions and answers are compiled from a postseason interview with coach Moore as well as post-game press conferences from Quinnipiac’s semifinal loss to Manhattan and CIT loss to Yale. Continue reading “Tom Moore on Quinnipiac’s First Season in the MAAC”