James Madison’s Stifling Defense Leads To CAA Tournament Title And NCAA Tournament Appearance

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RICHMOND – No. 3 seed James Madison University sent 8 busloads of students 129 miles from Harrisonburg, Va. to the Coliseum for the Duke’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship matchup with the No. 1 seed Northeastern Huskies. Led by their […]

Recapping the CAA Tournament Semifinals With Superlatives

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As the Semifinals of the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association Tournament featured the top four seeds of the competition battling for a trip to the conference championship, Sunday promised to be an exciting day full of compelling basketball games. Sure enough, […]

Despite Efficient Numbers By George Mason, Northeastern Comes Back In CAA Tourney

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RICHMOND – Northeastern Huskies senior guard Jonathan Lee stood dribbling atop the key as the final 30 seconds of his team’s first round Colonial Athletic Association Tournament matchup against the George Mason Patriots evaporated before his eyes. Lee drove to […]

James Madison Rides Impressive Performances From Three Seniors To Advance In CAA Tourney

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James Madison Dukes senior guard Devon Moore stood under his own basket looking to inbound the ball with 17 seconds left in the first round contest of the CAA Tournament against the William & Mary Tribe. His pass to fellow […]

Hofstra Pride Fail To Do The Little Things, Come Up Empty Against Delaware In CAA Tourney

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Richmond – The pregame line was Delaware minus 8 over Hofstra. But, anyone who knows how the Blue Hens and Pride have battled each other over the past several years knew this would be a grind it out and single-possession […]

George Mason’s Sherrod Wright Outplays Drexel’s Lee And Massenat In CAA Tourney

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Richmond — Entering the opening round matchup of the 2013 Colonial Atheltic Association tournament between the No. 4 seed George Mason Patriots and the No. 5 seed Drexel Dragons, one on-court matchup stuck out among a bevy of possible storylines. […]

Northeastern’s Bill Coen Doesn’t Need CAA COY To Recognize How Special His Coaching Staff Is

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“Congratulations to your 2012-2013 Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year, Pat Skerry,” the voice of the CAA Awards Banquet video bellowed. The first person in the packed ballroom at the Richmond Marriott to applaud was Northeastern Huskies head coach, Bill Coen. […]

Despite Horrific Last Season In CAA, Old Dominion’s Legacy Should Not Be Forgotten

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While the Colonial Athletic Association will have seven teams compete in this weekend’s 34th annual conference tournament in Richmond this weekend, one of the league’s most storied basketball programs unfortunately won’t be a part of the competition’s festivities. After 22 […]

Oklahoma State Guards Create An Advantage For The Cowboys Over Kansas State On Saturday

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With another primetime Big 12 matchup for the Oklahoma State Cowboys tomorrow night, head coach Travis Ford will yet again need his guards to outplay his opponent’s backcourt. This time, the Cowboys core group four perimeter players will need to […]

Making Case For Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart Over Kansas’ Ben McLeMore as New No.1 Pick

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When Kentucky freshman forward Nerlens Noel went down with an ACL injury on February 12, many experts and members of the media members began discussing who could realistically replace Noel as the potential No. 1 pick in this June’s NBA […]

RayShawn Goins: From The Inner-City Streets of Cleveland To the Hardwood of James Madison

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For James Madison Dukes senior forward RayShawn Goins, playing in this weekend’s Colonial Athletic Association Tournament is not something to be taken lightly. The odds that Goins, a 6-6, 265 pound mammoth in the paint, would even be a Division […]

Oklahoma State’s Loss To Iowa State Reveals Cowboys’ Biggest Weakness

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When the Oklahoma State Cowboys entered James H. Hilton Coliseum on Wednesday night, Marcus Smart and company knew they would be in for a rough battle against an Iowa State team that would be fighting to keep their NCAA Tournament […]