Joel Smith’s Absence Plagues Northeastern Huskies In Opening Round NIT Loss To Alabama Crimson Tide

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The Northeastern Huskies lost their chance to earn an NCAA Tournament appearance, and presumably a 15-seed, when they fell to the James Madison Dukes in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship game. But they were rewarded for winning the CAA […]

George Mason Patriots’ Newfound Balanced Offense Proves Effective In CBI Win Over Charleston Cougars

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Back in October, the George Mason Patriots figured to have a great opportunity to compete for the Colonial Athletic Association conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Entering conference play, Mason had the best non-conference record of […]

Syracuse’s Big East Title Collapse is a Huge Problem for Orange’s NCAA Tournament Hopes

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The buzzer sounded and the head coach Jim Boeheim and the Syracuse Orange entered halftime of the 2013 Big East Championship game with a 13-point lead over the Louisville Cardinals. The Orange were just 20 minutes away from the coveted […]

The Indiana Hoosiers Will Roll Through The East Region Of The NCAA Tournament With Ease

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With the Louisville Cardinals‘ triumphant run through the Big East tournament, the nation has really shifted their attention away from the Indiana Hoosiers to the MSG darlings and Gonzaga. But, as President Barack Obama said during his Bracket predictions for ESPN, the […]

Why VCU Rams Can Make Another Magical NCAA Tournament Run

Shaka Smart

#Havoc. The Virginia Commonwealth Rams have captivated the nation in their first year in the Atlantic 10 conference with an incredible brand of tenacious, swarming defense. Head coach Shaka Smart is a college basketball rock star, the Rams are ranked […]

Louisville Cardinals Deserved The No. 1 Overall Seed In The NCAA Tournament

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A week ago, the Louisville Cardinals were not even widely considered the best team in the Big East, let alone all of college basketball. But, following a triumphant run through the final Big East conference tournament as we know it, […]

James Madison’s Rayshawn Goins Suspended For First Half, Now Let’s Focus On The Game At Hand


Rayshawn Goins, a 24-year old fifth-year senior at James Madison, was arrested on Sunday at 9:47 pm at JMU’s Convocation Center, just hours after the Dukes learned they would play LIU Brooklyn in the First Four Round of the NCAA […]

George Mason Can Use CBI Tournament Appearance To Build For Next Season

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The George Mason Patriots were up 31-7 on the Northeastern Huskies in the second round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament, and everyone in the Richmond Coliseum though Mason would be cutting down the nets and heading to the NCAA […]

Northeastern Huskies Must Protect Offensive Glass In NIT Battle Vs Alabama Crimson Tide

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When the Northeastern Huskies secured their first Colonial Athletic Association regular season title since joining the conference in 2005, head coach Bill Coen and company received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament if they could win the CAA Tournament. […]

Oregon Ducks Receiving A 12-Seed In The NCAA Tournament Is An Absolute Travesty

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Usually, the biggest travesties of the NCAA Tournament selections are bubble teams that don’t receive at-large bids. But, this year, the biggest jaw-dropping decision of this tournament was the Oregon Ducks only receiving a 12-seed in this year’s tournament. The […]

Despite Denying “All Or Nothing” Season, Delaware Will Reject CBI Or CIT Invites Per AD


Following Delaware’s opening round victory over Hofstra in last weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, I asked head coach Monte Ross if this was an all or nothing year for the Blue Hens. It was obvious that Delaware had been building […]

Dear Northeastern Fans, Stop Complaining About The JMU-Dominated CAA Title Game Crowd


Now two days following the James Madison Dukes’ demolition of the top-seeded Northeastern Huskies in the Colonial Athletic Association title game, many NU fans are still tweeting at me how “unfair” it was that JMU basically had a home game […]