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‘Nova, Dayton spark Big East and A-10 in openers

In Atlantic 10, Big East by Ken Cross

By Ethan Swiech Atlantic 10 Game Notes (November 11th) Dayton most dominant in last night’s A 10 openers UMASS 90 vs. UMASS Lowell 76 UMASS: Rashaan Holloway (21 points, four rebounds, three blocked shots and one steal) UMASS: Donte Clark and Luwane Pipkins (14 points each) UMASS: Clark had a team-high nine rebounds while Pipkins had a team-high eight steals. …

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Marching to Madness Episode 39: Davidson head coach Bob McKillop

In Atlantic 10, Podcast by Blake Lovell

In this exciting episode of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross are joined by Davidson head coach Bob McKillop. They discuss life on the college basketball recruiting circuit, the improvement of Jack Gibbs, and so much more. It’s yet another jam-packed episode of Marching to Madness! And as always, you can subscribe to Marching to Madness on iTunes …

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Marching to Madness Episode 19: VCU head coach Will Wade

In Atlantic 10, Podcast by Blake Lovell

In Episode 19 of Marching to Madness, hosts Blake Lovell and Ken Cross catch up with VCU head basketball coach Will Wade. The trio discuss all things Rams basketball, including Wade’s recent contract extension and individual player development. All of that and much more in this exciting new episode of Marching to Madness! You can subscribe to the show on …

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Top 10 NCAA Tournament games of 2016 remembered

In 2016 NCAA Tournament, ACC, Atlantic 10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Missouri Valley, Pac-12, SEC by Ken Cross

By Ken Cross Exactly one month ago tonight arguably, the best and most exciting NCAA championship game saw Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater that lifted Villanova past North Carolina for the national championship.  As the seasons pass by, we see this tournament burgeon into what has become the number one sporting event in the nation, preceded by the plethora of heart-stoppers in …

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Colonials capture NIT crown

In Atlantic 10, College Basketball by Ken Cross

By Ethan Swiech George Washington’s basketball program made the Atlantic 10 proud on Thursday night. The Colonials won the championship of the National Invitational Tournament by defeating the top-seeded Valparaiso Crusaders, 76-60. The victory represented George Washington’s first tournament championship in school history. “We didn’t make the NCAAs and we are all heartbroken and it’s hard to bounce back but …

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NCAA Tournament: Rams, Hawks drop nail biters as A-10 bows out

In 2016 NCAA Tournament, Atlantic 10, College Basketball by Ken Cross

By Ethan Swiech March 20, 2016 West Region-Spokane, WA (1) Oregon Ducks 69 vs. (8) St. Joseph’s Hawks 64 St. Joseph’s had Oregon against the ropes, building a seven-point lead with just 5:33 remaining. However, the Ducks overcame the deficit with an 18-6 scoring run in the final 4:44 of the contest. Oregon’s late-game heroics propelled them into the Sweet …

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A-10 Tournament: Hawks back as champs after a year layoff

In Atlantic 10 by Ken Cross

Atlantic 10 Tournament Atlantic 10 Championship:  (4) St. Joseph’s Hawks 87 vs. (3) Virginia Commonwealth Rams 74 By Ethan Swiech Embed from Getty Images For the second time in three seasons, the St. Joseph’s Hawks have climbed their way back up the ladder and captured the Atlantic 10 Championship. The Hawks’ 87-74 victory over the defending-champion VCU Rams guaranteed them …

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Davidson Basketball: Short-handed Wildcats’ perform to embedded Davidson standard

In Atlantic 10, News by Ken Cross

By Ken Cross The Davidson Wildcats have been up and down in Atlantic 10 play as injuries and illnesses have played a reoccurring role.  The ‘Cats are 0-3  against league leaders in Dayton, VCU, and St. Bonaventure, and now, after a hard-fought 83-79 win over Richmond on Tuesday night, Davidson is again on the prowl for a Top-4 seed at the A-10 Tournament in …

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Duquesne Basketball: Matchup against Dayton is proving ground

In Atlantic 10, News by Ken Cross

By Daniel Greenwald A promising 10-2 start to the season for the Duquesne Dukes seemed reason for optimism as the Dukes have endured three straight losing seasons, winning no more than 13 games in any of them since the arrival of Coach Jim Ferry. Ten victories before entering conference play appeared to be a signal that the tides may finally …