'Not A Normal Year': Reflecting On The Strangeness Of CAA Basketball
Apr 2, 2021Like thousands of fathers across the country, Martin Inglesby’s bond with his sports-loving son has grown one morning at a time. But neither he nor his son really enjoyed what the daily ritual evolved into over the last few months.
Elon, William & Mary Advance As The CAA Is Primed For A Huge Sunday
Mar 7, 2021Several conference tournaments turned into chaotic free-for-alls Saturday — the equivalent of a road race being overtaken by the casual runners who sprint at the sound of the shooter’s gun and run as hard as they can for as long as they can.
Tightened Schedules Mean Fewer Minutes For Walk-Ons
Feb 26, 2021The life of a walk-on is not a glamorous one, but it’s generally a predictable one.
In The Midst Of A Pandemic, A Subdued Senior Day For College Hoops
Feb 24, 2021Zach Spiker, a veteran of 12 Senior Days as a head coach at two different stops, figured there’d still be some of the familiar trappings in a most unfamiliar season. Maybe he’d commission paintings of seniors, as he did during his seven years as Army’s head coach. Maybe he’d oversee the framing of their uniforms.
Northeastern's Jahmyl Telfort & Other Instant-Impact Freshmen In The CAA
Feb 12, 2021Basketball is for the kids.
Comeback Mayhem: Overcoming Deficits In The CAA Is Extraordinarily Common
Feb 8, 2021Seemingly lopsided scores in CAA games are a lot like the weather in most regions of the country. Don’t like them? Just wait 15 minutes and they’ll probably change.
Cinderella Candidates From The CAA: Who's Ready To Dance In March?
Feb 4, 2021The St. Louis Blues and Washington Nationals mounted two of the most remarkable in-season comebacks in sports history to win championships in 2019. But there were no Blues or Nationals-type stories to be found in the sports that were able to crown champions during the pandemic-dominated 2020.
On The Free Throw: How CAA Teams Earn Points From The Charity Stripe
Feb 3, 2021Free throws are exactly as advertised — points free from defense or the game clock. That’s the idea, anyway.
James Madison's Stifling Defense & Hot-Shooting Hofstra In The CAA
Feb 2, 2021As pleased as Mark Byington is with James Madison becoming accustomed to winning games on short notice, he’d surely prefer if it ceased to be a thing no later than the end of this season.
Points Are Precious: Investigating The Low Scoring Totals In CAA Basketball
Jan 22, 2021Remember the CAA of your misspent younger days? The one where points felt precious, games regularly ended in the 60s and the sludgy style of play was oddly honorable? Well, it’s back!
The Weekend That Was: Northeastern Positions Itself Well Within The CAA
Jan 20, 2021Bill 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.
I'll Be Quirky: Uphill Climb As Hofstra Seeks 3rd Straight CAA Title
Jan 19, 2021It’s been an eventful three weeks in between I’ll Be Quirkys for the Hofstra men’s basketball team. The Pride opened CAA play by sweeping William & Mary during the first weekend of 2021 and absorbed back-to-back painful losses to Northeastern in rematches of the 2020 CAA title game before getting routed by Delaware on Friday and salvaging a split of the series by a literal split second on Sunday.
Former William & Mary Star Nathan Knight Carves Out A Role In The NBA
Jan 15, 2021The question stumped Nathan Knight: With the Atlanta Hawks among the NBA teams not sending a team to the G-League bubble, how and where would he be honing his craft right now if he hadn’t made the Hawks out of training camp?
The Weekend That Was: Northeastern, Hofstra Earn Sweeps In CAA Play
Jan 4, 2021Hofstra’s imperfect sweep of the opening weekend of CAA play left acting head coach Mike Farrelly relying upon one of the most famous quotes in NFL history — words uttered just a few hundred feet from where he sat Sunday afternoon.
Former William & Mary Stud Nathan Knight Scores 14 For The Atlanta Hawks
Dec 30, 2020Just one week into the 2020-21 NBA season, the Colonial Athletic Association made an impact in the pros.