On a day when the offense was unable to produce at its normally high rate, the Vermont Catamounts found the will to win with a 56-53 win over Albany in the America East title game. https://twitter.com/UVMmbb/status/840627953469935616 This was a sloppy shooting game from the onset, but some of blame has to be put on the … Continue reading Vermont Is Going Dancing After Slipping By Albany 56-53 In America East Thriller
The Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship with many more following this week. While a regular season title doesn’t really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there’s still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it’s still … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5? Part Two
We are a few precious weeks from the NCAA Tournament, with Selection Sunday guaranteed to start arguments throughout the country. How poorly a “mid-major” program is seeded becomes a major bone of contention for fanbases all over the country. In particular, multiple fanbases assume that a higher the seed is congruent with the likelihood of … Continue reading Cinderella Wears An 11 Seed
On Friday night, the Monmouth Hawks became the first team this season to clinch the regular season conference championship. While a regular season title doesn't really guarantee you anything beyond a trip to the NIT, and there's still work to do to reach the ultimate goal of the NCAA Tournament. it's still meaningful in a … Continue reading Who’s Clinched and Who’s Close in the Forgotten 5?
What a difference a week makes. Just a week ago, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, the Akron Zips, and the UNC Wilmington Seahawks were undefeated in their respective conference and on the bubble for an at-large berth. Since then, UNCW lost twice (to William & Mary and Charleston), Akron was destroyed at Ohio, and MTSU … Continue reading Going Undefeated In Conference Play Is Incredibly Hard
Another week has passed and the Forgotten 5 bubble has gotten smaller and smaller with disappointing losses in conference play. Teams like Oakland (lost four of last five), East Tennessee State (two SoCon losses), Nevada (second loss to Fresno State), and Richmond (lost two of last three) will have to win their respective conference tournaments … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Guide To College Basketball For The Final Weekend Of January
Despite once being a home to Jim Calhoun, Rick Pitino, Mike Jarvis, Mike Brey, Jay Wright, and Tom Brennan, the America East Conference is constantly overlooked when it comes to men’s basketball. Some of that has to do with a roll that has changed multiple times before settling most recently into the current iteration. Of … Continue reading The Vermont Catamounts Are On Pace For A Record Setting Season