College Basketball

Head coach Jimmy Patsos of Siena (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Transfers Find Second Home In The MAAC

Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.

03/10/2014

Head coach Steve Masiello and Donovan Kates #33 of the Manhattan Jaspers (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Five Things: Iona And Manhattan To Play For MAAC Title

Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.

03/10/2014

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Buzzer-Beater Lifts Temple Over S. Florida 66-65

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Quenton DeCosey hit a one-handed runner as time expired, lifting Temple to a 66-65 victory against South Florida on Saturday. Dalton Pepper scored 15 of his 20 points for Temple (9-21, […]

98.7 The Fan–03/08/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

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Rutgers Rallies To Edge South Florida 74-73

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kadeem Jack hit an off-balance, go-ahead shot in the lane with 11.1 seconds to play and Rutgers rallied from a 15-point, second-half deficit to defeat South Florida 74-73 on Saturday. Jack […]

98.7 The Fan–03/01/2014

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Central Florida Edges South Florida 75-74

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Sykes scored the last of his 27 points with less than 2 seconds to go, lifting Central Florida to a 75-74 victory against South Florida in a Saturday matinee. Sykes, […]

98.7 The Fan–02/15/2014

Guard Fred VanVleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Wichita State Guard Fred VanVleet

A back-up to Malcolm Armstead on last year’s Final Four team, VanVleet has helped lead Wichita to a 25-0 record and No. 4 ranking.

02/11/2014

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Lighthall: Marcus Was Not Very Smart

The fragile world of player and fan collided again on Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas when Oklahoma State star guard Marcus Smart shoved a fan in the Cowboys’ 65-61 upset loss at Texas Tech. In […]

98.7 The Fan–02/09/2014

Ethan Wragge #34 of the Creighton Bluejays (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan Wragge

According to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.

02/03/2014

Kansas Jayhawks fans attempt to distract as A.J. English #5 of the Iona Gaels shoots a free throw. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. English

English is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.

02/03/2014

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