Ranking The Women's Big East Teams
Jan 21, 2021
Some Big East teams have played 10 games this season. Others have managed to get in just five.
The Weekend That Was: Northeastern Positions Itself Well Within The CAA
Jan 20, 2021
Bill Coen possesses an affable cautiousness not often found in basketball coaches. And even if he wasn’t so low-key, his resume as one of the most experienced and decorated coaches in CAA history ensures he’s not prone to hyperbole when comparing past and present feats at Northeastern.
One Stat To Explain Each Big East Team
Jan 14, 2021
With all the postponements, cancelations, and programs on pause, it's difficult to say exactly where we are in the Big East season. Some programs have played a robust schedule, others are just getting started. But it's not too early to dig into the stats and try to make sense of where each team sits in the standings.
The Weekend That Was: Northeastern Tops Hofstra Twice & Charleston Magic
Jan 13, 2021
It didn’t take long for Northeastern to get the green light for the sequel to its adventure in time travel.
Big East Women's Notes: Can St. John's Close The Gap?
Jan 12, 2021
The women's basketball season continues to be hampered by postponements. Last week, UConn's showdown with Baylor was called off after Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey tested positive for COVID-19.
The 4 Biggest Surprises In The Big East
Jan 8, 2021
[team:Connecticut]'s dominance was expected, as was the individual brilliance of [team:Villanova]’s Maddy Siegrist. But the first month of Big East women's basketball has had some surprises. Here are four of the biggest:
Big East Women's Notes: DePaul Rebounds From UConn Loss
Jan 5, 2021
When UConn inhabits your conference, there's nothing wrong with leading the chase pack.
William & Mary Snaps 53-Year Skid With Last-Minute Win vs George Washington
Dec 15, 2020
Sixteen days between games is nothing compared to the 53 years William & Mary went between wins at George Washington.
Big East Women's Notebook: Siegrist Shines As Conference Play Opens
Dec 7, 2020
The limited action in what was supposed to be the opening weekend of conference play for most Big East women’s programs was yet another reminder of COVID-19’s heavy influence on this young season.
I'll Be Quirky: Hofstra Locks Up CAA Regular Season Crown
Mar 2, 2020
It took one more game than Joe Mihalich & Co. might have preferred, but the Hofstra men’s basketball team locked up its second straight CAA regular season title and accompanying top seed in the conference tournament Saturday with a 97-81 win over James Madison. That came two days after Towson snapped the Pride’s eight-game winning streak and ruined its first chance to lock things up at home by earning a 76-65 victory.
Hofstra Hopes To Send Homegrown Seniors Off In Style
Feb 28, 2020
Joe Mihalich has been a Division I head coach for 22 consecutive seasons, so he’s well-acquainted with the challenges of keeping his emotions in check on a Senior Day.
I'll Be Quirky: One More For The One
Feb 26, 2020
Another two-game road trip, another two wins for the Hofstra men’s basketball team, which ran its winning streak to eight games and locked up at least a share of the CAA regular season crown by pulling away in the final few minutes to beat Drexel 81-74 last Thursday and overcoming a slow start to earn a 78-62 victory at Delaware on Saturday.
Tough Outs: CAA's NCAA Tourney Rep Figures To Make Noise
Feb 17, 2020
Colonial Athletic Association teams are proven tough outs in the NCAA Tournament: In 2018, Charleston went down to a final possession (and questionable non-foul call) against Auburn, UNC Wilmington took both Virginia and Duke to the limit in 2017 and 2016 and Northeastern went to the wire with Notre Dame in 2015.
With '00 Class Looking On, Claxton, Hofstra Hope History Repeats Itself
Feb 11, 2020
Hofstra assistant coach Craig “Speedy” Claxton never has to look very far to be reminded of his own playing days at the school. His number 10 hangs in the rafters behind the benches at the David S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex, the arena where Claxton played his final home game on Mar. 11, 2000, when he scored 24 points as the then-Flying Dutchmen earned the school’s first NCAA Tournament bid in 23 years by beating Delaware for the America East title.
I'll Be Quirky: Don't Look Now, But Here Comes The Pride
Feb 4, 2020
Who had a better weekend than the Hofstra men’s basketball team (OK fine, we see you, Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs)? The Pride had perhaps its most impressive road trip as a member of the CAA by heading south and cruising to an 86-63 win over Elon on Thursday before trekking a little further north, getting a bit of in-season revenge and moving into a first-place tie with another 23-point win, this one an 83-60 victory over William & Mary. Hofstra, William & Mary and Charleston are knotted atop the CAA at 8-3.