Less than a week into the season is the perfect time for overreactions, right? Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap – Opening Week Ups and Downs”
Outlook: After graduating 80% of his starting rotation from a year ago, sixth-year head coach Kevin Baggett has reloaded quickly and aims to finally guide the Broncs over the playoff hump. Continue reading “34 Teams in 34 Days: Rider”
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – We’ve reached the portion of the season where everything comes down to how you perform in conference tournaments, but before we get too crazy, it’s a good time to recognize those teams who had great regular seasons that may sadly get soon forgotten, no?
Sacred Heart came into the 2015-16 with high hopes, largely because Cane Broome was now a sophomore and, well, Cane Broome was on the team. But one player, even a Cane Broome does not make a team, a lesson the Pioneers should have learned in the non-conference season when they finished with 10 straight losses after a season-opening win.
Chaise Daniels and Donovan Smith projected to solidify Quinnipiac’s frontcourt after losing Ousmane Drame and Justin Harris to graduation last spring. Continue reading “Bobcat Bigs Struggle As Quinnipiac Falls To Sacred Heart”
In a relatively quiet offseason for the NEC, Sacred Heart suffered the first blow in the injury department.
Per a source inside the Pioneers’ program, junior forward De’von Barnett had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder in June and will likely miss the entire 2015-16 season as a result. Continue reading “Sacred Heart’s De’von Barnett Injures Shoulder, Upcoming Season In Doubt”
From Opening Day, heck probably months before that, Sacred Heart coach Anthony Latina has preached that defense was the way his team would improve on his first season in charge, a 5-26 campaign that saw the Pioneers win just twice in NEC play. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Sacred Heart 84, Bryant 75 (OT)”
I’ve (pretty much unsuccessfully) tried to start the #RoadGamesAreHard hashtag this season, so I should have been less surprised than most to see Yale struggle to put away Sacred Heart Tuesday afternoon. They finally did 70-64 to go to 10-4 on the season, but it wasn’t pretty to watch, with 20 turnovers (in 64 possessions) and a spirited rally from an improved Pioneer team late.
The Sacred Heart Pioneers won their third straight game late Saturday afternoon in impressive fashion, soundly defeating Holy Cross, 81-68. Continue reading “Three Thoughts On Sacred Heart’s Recent Run”
Sacred Heart stunned Hartford in the final game of the Connecticut 6 triple header, controlling the game throughout and blowing out the Hawks with a decisive 71-53 victory. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Sacred Heart 71, Hartford 53”
Every season you can always count on several transfers — junior college or Division I — to make an immediate impact in the NEC.