Three Thoughts: Army 74, St. Francis Brooklyn 71

Army led by as many as 12 points at the Pope Center on Wednesday night, but a late run closed the gap for St. Francis Brooklyn and gave Brent Jones a decent look from three to tie the game. Unfortunately that attempt clanged off the left rim. Army moved to 3-0 on the young season, while the Terriers fell to 0-2.
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Positives Emerge for St. Francis Brooklyn Despite Season Opening Loss

Coming off a monster upset in Miami on the opening night of the 2013-14 season, fans and pundits alike were expecting St. Francis Brooklyn to give Georgetown a run for their money in Washington D.C. this Saturday. Continue reading “Positives Emerge for St. Francis Brooklyn Despite Season Opening Loss”

NEC Trade Value – The First Edition

Every once in a while we like to have fun here at Big Apple Buckets. It doesn’t always have to be “make fun of Jon Rothstein’s optimism until he blocks me on Twitter” kind of fun, but more like the “well this doesn’t make a ton of sense” kind of fun. This time, please allow me to channel my inner Bill Simmons. Continue reading “NEC Trade Value – The First Edition”

Canisius, MAAC Shines in Low-Major Value Add Top 100

This is a guest post from John Pudner on mid-season Value Add. You can check out his work on the site. But here’s a dive into some of the teams. (Please note: Low-major is a distinction that Pudner uses to designate the divide in his player rankings. I’m not a huge fan of the moniker, but the context does provide some interesting insight as well.) Continue reading “Canisius, MAAC Shines in Low-Major Value Add Top 100”

Three Thoughts on St. Francis Brooklyn’s Loss to Columbia

St. Francis Brooklyn had an opportunity to do something no NEC has ever done on Saturday against Columbia: Win 10 non-conference games. No matter how you look at it the Terriers have had a successful non-conference. They’ve gotten some excellent victories, including beating Miami (FL) and Stony Brook on the road, and showed that they can play with any team in the country. Continue reading “Three Thoughts on St. Francis Brooklyn’s Loss to Columbia”