1. Mid-Major Radar Finds Buffalo Bulls Basketball, Current Team To Beat in the MAC

    Remember that team that nearly handed UConn its first loss of the season back in early December? If you don't remember, check the Mid-American conference standings. The team that is in first place at 16-5 (8-1 MAC) is the team I'm talking about...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 102 reads 2 comments

  2. What's the Deal With Utah State? How Good Are The Aggies?

    What is the deal with Utah State? Why is the program so good year in and year out, but never makes it anywhere? Will this year be any different? The Aggies are currently ranked No. 22 in the ESPN Poll with a record of 20-1...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 752 reads 14 comments

  3. Manhattan's Devon Austin Has Back Surgery, Senior Season May Be Over

    On Tuesday, word spread that Devon Austin underwent arthroscopic back surgery. Austin was troubled by a disk in his back, and was forced to ride the bench in games against Niagara and Marist before deciding that surgery was his best option...

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  4. Previewing and Predicting The Most Important Mid-Major Games Of The Weekend

    There are multitudes of mid-major games this weekend, but three matchups have the potential to make or break some teams' chances of winning their conference...

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  5. Mid-Major Radar Finds The College of Charleston Cougars, Overlooked in The SOCON

    Davidson might be the favorite to win the Southern Conference this season, but the College of Charleston Cougars will not crown the Wildcats until the final second of conference play has terminated—as ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 238 reads 7 comments

  6. College Basketball: Mid-Major Radar Finds The Northeastern Huskies

    Northeastern basketball? What? If you've forgotten that Northeastern has a basketball program, I don't blame you. But, if you looked at the CAA standings recently, you would have noticed that Northeastern leads the pack with a 9-1 conference record...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 367 reads 7 comments

  7. Mid-Major Radar Finds North Dakota State, The Team To Beat in The Summit

    This is the first article of a new series, "Mid-Major Radar." In this series, I will discuss mid-major teams that deserve more attention than they are getting...

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  8. Monday Night MAAC Wrapup: Manhattan, Siena, Niagara Barely Victorious

    In what was a wild night of MAAC games, only one team was able to walk away with an upset. Fairfield 60—Manhattan 65 After being embarrassed by Iona at Madison Square Garden, ...

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  9. Around the MAAC: Midseason Report—Siena Undefeated

    Siena may have struggled against top competition, but the Saints stand atop the MAAC standings with a perfect conference record of 9-0...

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  10. N.J.I.T Wins!!!!! Snaps 51-Game Skid

    It must have been a painful game to witness. You might have thought that you were in Brick City instead of Newark. Shots were being missed right and left. Bryant only connected on 34 percent of their field goals and N...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 187 reads 8 comments

  11. Jimmy Patsos Is a Jerk Episode II: Star Player Jamal Barney "Disgusts" His Coach

    To read the first episode, click here. Jimmy Patsos is a coach who is not intimidated by anybody. He is not afraid of hollering at referees, his players, or his players' parents...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 1,737 reads 10 comments

  12. Big South Hoops: Two Freshmen You Need to Know

    The conference that flaunted college basketball's tallest player and last year's leading scorer is sending a message to viewers: Even though Kenny George and Reggie Williams are out of college ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 344 reads 9 comments

  13. Manhattan-Siena: Turnovers and Sloppy Play Lead to Loss For The Jaspers

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  14. Manhattan-Marist Hoops: Jaspers Make It Too Exciting, Defeat Red Foxes by Six

    It's been awhile since Marist defeated Manhattan in Riverdale. Last year, the Jaspers were 21-point victors, Darryl Crawford sank a floater with six ticks left to beat Jared Jordan's ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 215 reads 6 comments

  15. CAA On Rise To Being Among Best Mid-Major Conferences (Again)

    After an "off" year, the Colonial Athletic Association is once again a threat to send multiple teams to the NCAA Tournament...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 308 reads 5 comments

  16. Manhattan-Niagara: Jaspers Can't Bring Down the Soaring Purple Eagles

    Frustration is the most suitable word to describe the emotions of the Jaspers and their fans. After starting the season 7-3 with losses by two, three, and four points, Manhattan was defeated by 12 against American, 25 at La Salle, and 19 at Niagara...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 131 reads 4 comments

  17. Around The MAAC: Conference Play Preview

    The beginning of 2009 marks the start of MAAC play. So far, there have not been any surprises in terms of records or wins. However, Siena disappointed with three losses in the Old Spice Classic, and Niagara has exceeded expectations...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 426 reads 3 comments

  18. Need for Speed: Barry Rohrssen Needs To Change or Bounce

    The Jaspers took a tumble downhill as soon as Bobby Gonzalez bounced for a better coaching job at Seton Hall. Gonzalez left big shoes for Barry Rohrssen to fill, but the former Pitt assistant ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 478 reads 5 comments

  19. Niagara, Fairfield, and Others Pose Threat to Siena's Trip to the Big Dance

    The MAAC has traditionally sent one team to the NCAA Tournament every season. After upsetting Vanderbilt in last season's NCAA Tournament, Siena was the preseason favorite to represent the MAAC in 2009...

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  20. Around the MAAC: Fairfield Stays Hot, Niagara Upsets South Florida

    My apologies for missing last week's weekly review and for being a day late on this week's edition. However, Around the MAAC Weekly Review has returned. Starting from worst (in the standings) to first, Loyola (3-7) only played one game this week...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 395 reads 1 comments

  21. Ben Woodside's NCAA Season-High 60 Points Not Enough To Beat Stephen F. Austin

    Not much excitement comes out of North Dakota—the state has a population of 635,867. No disrespect towards North Dakota or its inhabitants, but its pretty surprising that Friday's Stephen F...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 1,156 reads 2 comments

  22. $283 Million, Two Players, and More Money to Spend: Yanks Want to Be Hated

    CC Sabathia, Chien Ming Wang, A.J. Burnett, Joba Chamberlain, and either Andy Pettite, Phil Hughes, or another free agent pitcher? If the free agent pitcher ends up being Ben Sheets, the Yankees' starting rotation will consist of three No...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 277 reads 4 comments

  23. Stephen Curry and A.J. Abrams: The Best Shots In College Basketball

    Last night's Jimmy V Classic in New York featured my favorite shooters in all of college basketball. Stephen Curry and A.J. Abrams attracted fans like me to attend the annual classic...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 1,287 reads 15 comments

  24. Is Francisco Rodriguez Really The Mets' Solution? They Still Have a Way to Go

    Experienced youth is treasured by baseball teams. Francisco Rodriguez will be 27 years old by the start of the 2009 baseball season, and he has already acquired 208 career saves—note ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 88 reads 4 comments

  25. Around The MAAC: Siena Winless in Orlando, Niagara Wins Three

    In what was a puzzling week, the MAAC won nine of its 20 games. Cinderella-favorite Siena (2-3), who was expected to do some damage in the Old Spice Classic, left Orlando with losses to No. 12 Tennessee, Wichita State, and Oklahoma State...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 6 years ago 474 reads 9 comments