1. Eight Prominent Mid-Majors Who Will Lose Elite Status in 2010-11

    The 2009-10 season is officially in the books. That means that seniors have played their final collegiate games and coaches are on the move. It also means that we should start looking ahead to 2010-11 and what it will offer us...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 733 reads 1 comments

  2. Dayton Coach Brian Gregory Outwits UNC's Roy Williams in NIT Championship

    Think about this situation. You're the coach of a college basketball team. You enter halftime up 45-32, but your opponent only needs the first four minutes of the second half to claw to within three points...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 1,191 reads 1 comments

  3. Seton Hall's Herb Pope Declares for NBA Draft, But Is He Ready?

    Earlier today, Seton Hall's Herb Pope announced his decision to enter the 2010 NBA Draft. At 6'8" and 236 pounds, Pope, who played his sophomore year with the Pirates after transferring from New Mexico State, is a special talent...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 850 reads 15 comments

  4. NCAA Bracket 2010: Mid-Major Players Worth Watching

    Players on elite programs are showcased throughout the entire season, but in March, everyone is televised. Mid-Major players share the spotlight and have the opportunity to prove they are worth America's attention...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 709 reads 5 comments

  5. NCAA Bracket 2010 Prediction: Five Reasons Siena Will Upset Purdue

    Biggest winner of Selection Sunday? One could make a strong case for the Siena Saints, who will play the Purdue Boilermakers this Friday at 2:30 ET. Despite being the No. 13 seed, the Saints will not lose this game...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 7,066 reads 10 comments

  6. Fairfield Stags Use Resiliency To Make MAAC Championship

    Resilience is defined as the ability to readily recover from illness, depression, adversity, or the like. However, the 2009-10 Fairfield Men's Basketball team would probably be a more suitable definition to MAAC followers...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 392 reads 2 comments

  7. March Madness 2010: Five Potential Cinderellas for the NCAA Tournament

    Ever since George Mason made its magical run to the Final Four in 2006, college basketball fans across America have hoped history would eventually repeat itself. This won't be the year. Sorry...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 3,324 reads 9 comments

  8. New York College Basketball Rankings: Cornell, Siena Battle for No. 2

    New York has 22 Division I collegiate basketball teams. Unfortunately, many of them are terrible. But some are decent, and a select few are great. This article ranks New York's 22 college basketball teams from first to worst...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 1,020 reads 14 comments

  9. Gordon Hayward Leads Mid-Major Player of the Year Candidates

    Is Gordon Hayward the Mid-Major Player of the Year? There is a strong case for the affirmative. The 6'9" sophomore is the most valuable player for what is arguably the nation's top mid-major program...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 724 reads 5 comments

  10. Taking a Look at the MAAC Player of the Year Candidates

    With only two MAAC games left, it is time to take a look at the conference's Player of the Year candidates. Alex Franklin, Siena, Sr. 2009-10: 16 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 1.5 apg, 2.5 turnovers per game, 1...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 168 reads 0 comments

  11. Manhattan's "BracketBuster" vs. Towson: Sign of Barry Rohrssen's Failure

    Notice "BracketBuster," not BracketBuster. Notice Towson, not Northeastern, Wichita State, or Akron. A meaningless game that's not going to bust anyone's bracket. A game against a 7-19 team...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 344 reads 0 comments

  12. Fordham Basketball Funds Increased, One Step Toward Ram Relevance

    Five. That's the number of fingers on a hand, days in one work week, and Fordham men's basketball wins during the last two seasons. That's right. Five wins in two years...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 595 reads 5 comments

  13. Taking a Look at the MAAC's Biggest Disappointments of 2009-10

    In what has been a wild year in the MAAC, the conference has seen its fair share of surprises and disappointments. This slideshow will focus on the disappointments, but you can check back for this year's surprises later...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  14. Derek Needham Leads MAAC Rookie of the Year Candidates

    If you've paid any attention to the MAAC this year, you'd know that Fairfield's Derek Needham has assembled an extraordinary freshman campaign...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  15. Siena's BracketBuster Date with Butler Bulldogs Is a Must Win for the Saints

    If you didn't know yet, the Siena Saints are the MAAC regular season champions. However, if you think the Saints are a lock for the NCAA tournament, you are wrong...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 271 reads 0 comments

  16. The Hot Stay Hot: Which MAAC Teams Should Thrive Down the Stretch?

    You've heard the saying "the rich get richer." Well, in the MAAC, it looks like the hot will get hotter as the conference tournament approaches...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 245 reads 1 comments

  17. Manhattan College Must Rid Itself of Barry Rohrssen After Season

    If it wasn't official before, it most definitely has to be now. The Manhattan College Jaspers need to purge themselves of head coach Barry Rohrssen upon the conclusion of the 2009-10 season...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 627 reads 8 comments

  18. New York College Basketball: Ranking the 22 Teams (Jan. 23, Third Edition)

    New York has 22 Division I collegiate basketball teams. Unfortunately, many of them are terrible. But some are decent and a select few are great. This article ranks New York's 22 college basketball teams from first to worst...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 8,942 reads 4 comments

  19. Don't Overlook Siena Saints Because of Poor OOC Performance

    High expectations almost always disappoint. If you don't hold credence in that statement, recall the predictions for the Siena Saints' 2009-10 season. Then, look at their OOC performance. The Associated Press slated Siena at No...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 350 reads 2 comments

  20. Mid-Major Radar: Murray State Has Ingredients to Be Effective in March

    If you examine the Ohio Valley's top 15 scorers, you'd notice the conference's No. 1 team is not represented. That's right, the Murray State Racers don't have a single player averaging more than No...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 343 reads 5 comments

  21. Siena, Northern Iowa Look to Take Control of Conferences This Weekend

    With nearly a quarter of conference play in the dust, Siena and Northern Iowa each stand 4-0 in their respective conferences, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and the Missouri Valley Conference...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 242 reads 2 comments

  22. Northeastern Huskies On a Roll Entering the Thick of CAA Play

    You had to know the Northeastern Huskies would not continue to amass losses. A 2-7 start was disappointing, surprising, confusing—whatever you want to call it—but the Huskies have figured things out...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  23. MVC Basketball: League Depth Could Hurt/Help Multiple Bid Aspirations

    Entering 2009-10, word had spread that the Missouri Valley Conference was deep and would have a chance of earning multiple bids to the NCAA Tournament. MVC coaches voted Northern Iowa as the top team, but No...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 4 comments

  24. Jeremy Hazell: Leader of the Seton Hall Pirates Is a Big East Talent

    "Leadership boils down to two words.... Follow Hazell." —Jeremy Hazell Cocky? Maybe. Justifiable? Undoubtedly. Without Jeremy Hazell, the Seton Hall Pirates would be an average team, incapable of competing with the powers of Big East basketball...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 315 reads 5 comments

  25. The MAAC All-Decade Team

    As the decade nears its end, it is appropriate to reflect on the last 10 years in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball. Players needed to begin their MAAC career in 1999-2000 in order to be eligible for this list...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 981 reads 2 comments