1. 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...

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  2. 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 ...

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

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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. $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...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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...

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  16. Manhattan-Hofstra: Jaspers Return to Reality With Second Straight Loss

    The Manhattan-Hofstra games over the last two seasons came down to the wire and this year's match was not different. After blowing an early second half nine point lead, the Jaspers trailed Hofstra 61-54 with 2:30 remaining...

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  17. Jimmy Patsos Is a Jerk Episode I: Loyola Holds Curry Scoreless but Loses By 30

    Jimmy Patsos is far from the conventional college basketball coach. The combination of standing 6'3" and having a booming voice makes Patsos intimidating to his players, opponents, referees, and fans...

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  18. Seth Curry, the Brother of Stephen: Is the Better Curry Just a Freshman?

    Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina Father: Dell Curry Mother: Sonya Curry College experience: Freshman Wait, isn't Stephen Curry a junior? Yes, yes he is, but his younger brother, Seth, is a freshman at Liberty University...

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  19. Around the MAAC: Jaspers, Saints Undefeated; Iona Nearly Upsets Wisconsin

    After a disappointing opening weekend, the MAAC rebounded to win 12 of their 23 games in the first full week of play. Only one game over .500 for the week is not too impressive, but a couple of MAAC teams were heavy underdogs at least once this week...

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  20. Manhattan-Fordham: Jaspers Down Rams In 101st Battle of The Bronx

    Recap Manhattan College and Fordham square off in the Battle of the Bronx nearly every season. Heading into last night's game, the Jaspers held a 51-49 record against the Rams...

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  21. A Blatant Attack Against Duke "Fans": Why Do You Don Duke Blue?

    Last night, I attended the consolation and championship games of the 2k Sports Classic Benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament...

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  22. New Yuck Knicks: Free Up Space for POSSIBLE Signing of LeBron? What About Now?

    Yes, LeBron James would give an entire new look to the Knicks. The only problem is this: If Donnie Walsh is even able to sign the King, it won't be until 2010...

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  23. An Apology to Creighton: You Deserved to Be Near the Top of My Mid-Major Poll

    Towards the end of October, I published my preseason Mid-Major Top 25. While I was researching teams, one of the major factors that weighed in on the ranks was where conference coaches picked teams to finish in their league...

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  24. Manhattan-Morgan State: Jaspers Look Good in Home Opener Victory

    The Manhattan College Jaspers defeated the MEAC favorite Morgan State Bears at Draddy Gymnasium on Wednesday night. Devon Austin scored the first five points of the game for the Jaspers, but Morgan State followed with a 13-0 run...

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  25. Around the MAAC: Opening Weekend a Failure for Most of the Conference

    The MAAC's hyped Siena Saints have not played their first game yet, and won't until tomorrow night, but every other MAAC team has played...

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