1. Fordham's Bryan Smith Enters Final Stage of His College Career

    Fordham's final three regular-season games and however many more it ends up playing in the Atlantic 10 tournament are, for multiple reasons, critical to the development and psyche of the program...

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  2. Tom Pecora and His Fordham Rams Are Proving the Doubters Wrong

    Fordham didn't just beat La Salle Wednesday night. It did so in convincing fashion. The Rams never trailed in their 63-48 win over the Explorers in front of 1,586 at the Rose Hill Gym...

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  3. Fordham Basketball: Reaction to NCAA Potentially Shortening the Shot Clock

    In an ESPN poll released last week, a majority of Division I men's college basketball coaches said they were in favor of shortening the shot clock. According to Jeff Goodman's report on ESPN...

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  4. Fordham Basketball: Loyalty Rewarded as Upperclassmen Lead Rams to Win

    Fordham lost a heartbreaker last Wednesday at Richmond. Ahead by eight points with six minutes, 11 seconds to go, the Rams squandered the lead and lost the game, 73-71...

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  5. Fordham Basketball: Making the Case for Tom Pecora

    Fordham Rams head coach Tom Pecora reached a milestone Wednesday night. It's one he'd surely like to forget. Five years into his tenure at Rose Hill, Pecora lost his 100th game...

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  6. Fordham's Tom Pecora Still Believes He Can Get It Done at Rose Hill

    Fordham head coach Tom Pecora has delivered the message before—in games and in practices, to his team and to the media. As the Rams practiced Saturday inside the Rose Hill Gym, it was time to convey it again...

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  7. Fordham Will Get Right Back at It, Still Searching for Its 1st Atlantic 10 Win

    Fordham has to catch a break at some point. On Wednesday night, all it needed was a rebound. Holding a 63-62 lead with nine seconds left in the game, Rhode Island grabbed two offensive ...

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  8. Fordham, Atlantic 10 React to NCAA Cost of Attendance Vote

    On Jan. 17, the NCAA's Power Five conferences (Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern) voted in favor of providing cost-of-attendance scholarships that will give ...

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  9. Fordham Basketball: Changing of Guard as Mandell Thomas Takes over at the Point

    Fordham head coach Tom Pecora said this was coming . Right after the Rams lost to Dayton on Jan. 10, he said personnel changes could be on the way. Pecora proved to be true to his word four days later, when the Rams visited Saint Joseph's...

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  10. ESPN's Tony Reali Helps Fordham Celebrate Rose Hill Gym's 90th Anniversary

    Tony Reali isn't one to forget his roots. Reali joined ESPN in 2000, and since 2004, he's been host of Around the Horn , one of the network's most popular shows. Last September, he joined ABC's Good Morning America as a contributor...

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  11. Fordham's Rose Hill Gym Home to a First: The Rams Are the Visiting Team?

    Fordham's Rose Hill Gym opened in 1925. It's the oldest Division I basketball facility still in use. Written on the back of the team's media guide is a reminder that the Rams' ...

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  12. Fordham Head Coach Tom Pecora: 'Guys Are Going to Get What They Deserve'

    Fordham head coach Tom Pecora opened Saturday's press conference after the Rams' 76-58 loss to Dayton explaining how he's seen this all before. Fordham and Dayton were tied at 25 at halftime...

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  13. Questions That Have Emerged for Fordham so Far in 2014-15 Season

    Fordham was reintroduced Wednesday night to a lesson it had learned long ago: Winning road games in college basketball is difficult. Playing away from home against any opponent is a challenge...

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  14. Fordham AD David Roach Sees Growth, Says Too Early to Fully Evaluate Young Rams

    Fordham athletic director David Roach told Bleacher Report in July that he wants to see "significant improvement" from this year's team. He wouldn't put a number on how many wins he expects, instead saying it's something he "can feel...

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  15. Fordham's Jon Severe Will Rejoin the Rams Friday

    Fordham's Jon Severe will return to the program Friday after a one-month leave of absence, Rams head coach Tom Pecora told Bleacher Report Thursday night...

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  16. Fordham's Balanced Attack, a Formula It Hopes to Repeat, Leads to Win

    Fordham head coach Tom Pecora reiterates the Rams' formula for success every time he speaks to the media after a game. Win or lose, Pecora talks about the need for his veterans to step up and lead the way...

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  17. Fordham Basketball: Top 5 Stories of 2014

    Fordham's New Year's resolution is the same every Jan. 1: win more games. Unfortunately for the Rams, that didn't happen in 2014. With two games remaining in the calendar year, the Rams are 6-21 in 2014...

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  18. Fordham Basketball: After a Lost Night at Barclays, a Chance to Rebound

    Last month, Fordham was shocked in its own gym in consecutive games against what were thought to be inferior opponents. On Nov. 23, UMass Lowell came into the Rose Hill Gym and dealt the Rams one of their most bitter defeats in recent memory...

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  19. Fordham's Eric Paschall, Christian Sengfelder Helping Rams Build a Better Future

    Fordham head coach Tom Pecora has been saying all along that the Rams' three upperclassmen—s enior Bryan Smith and juniors Ryan Rhoomes and Mandell Thomas— have to " lead the way...

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  20. Fordham Basketball: 3 Memorable Wins in Rivalry with St. John's

    Fordham fell to St. John's, 74-53, on Sunday in front of 8,074 fans at Madison Square Garden. The Rams jumped out to a 19-13 lead, but the Red Storm went on an 11-0 run to take a lead they would not relinquish...

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  21. Fordham Basketball: The Young Rams Are Put to the Test, and They Respond

    Fordham won its second game in a row Wednesday night, a 68-58 overtime victory over Monmouth in front of a sparse crowd of 1,130 at the Rose Hill Gym...

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  22. Fordham's Ryan Rhoomes Growing into Role of Team Leader

    Fordham's Tom Pecora knew he'd be coaching a young team in 2014-15. But he also knew that his veterans—two juniors and one senior—would be just as important to the team's success as the seven freshmen...

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  23. Fordham Head Coach Tom Pecora: 'We Need Our Veterans to Lead the Way'

    By Fordham head coach Tom Pecora 's estimation after the loss to Maryland Eastern Shore, the Rams had three freshmen on the floor for about 90 percent of the game...

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  24. Fordham Moves on to 2nd Round of FCS Playoffs with Win over Sacred Heart

    The Fordham Rams are headed to New Hampshire, where next Saturday they will take on the No. 1-seeded Wildcats (10-1) in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision ( FCS ) playoffs...

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  25. Fordham Loses Jon Severe, and Loses Game After 2nd-Half Comeback Falls Short

    Jon Severe—Fordham University’s talented, yet, at times, enigmatic guard—has taken a leave of absence and is out indefinitely...

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