NYC Metro Preview: #11 St Francis (NY)

December 6th, 2007
St Francis NY

12. St. Francis (NY) (2006-07 Record: 9-22, 7-11 NEC)

Head coach: Brian Nash

Returning Starters: 4- G Jamaal Womack (senior): 5-8, 170; G Marcus Williams (senior): 6-3, 220; F Robert Hines (senior): 6-5, 250; C Bassith Yessoufou (senior): 6-9, 218.

NYC Metro Preview: #14 Sacred Heart

December 4th, 2007
Sacred Heart


14. Sacred Heart (2006-07 Record: 18-14, 12-6 NEC)

Head coach: Dave Bike

Returning Starters: 2- G Drew Shubik (senior): 6-4, 205; C Liam Potter (junior): 7-0, 230.

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NYC Metro Preview: #17 Farleigh Dickinson

December 2nd, 2007

17. Fairleigh Dickinson (2006-07 Record: 14-16, 9-9 NEC)

Head coach: Tom Green

Returning Starters: 2- G Cameron Tyler (junior): 6’0”, 190; G Manny Ubilla (senior): 6’2”, 185


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NYC Metro Preview: #18 LIU

December 1st, 2007

18. Long Island (2006-07 Record: 10-19, 6-12 NEC)

Head coach: Jim Ferry

Returning Starters: 3- G Jaytornah Wisseh (sophomore): 6’1”, 180; F Eugene Kotorobai (senior): 6’5”, 210; F/C Aurimas Adomaitis (sophomore): 6’8”, 235.


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Preseason Poll: Who Will Win the Northeast Conference?

October 11th, 2007

2007-08 Sacred Heart Basketball Preview

June 23rd, 2007
Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Pioneers


Overall Rank: #141

All-Metro Team and Final Awards

April 6th, 2007

First Team All-Metro Area
G Jared Jordan (Senior-Marist)
G Loren Stokes (Senior-Hofstra)
G Antoine Agudio (Junior-Hofstra)
F Bryant Dunston (Junior-Fordham)
F Andre Harris (Senior-Fairleigh Dickinson)

Second Team All-Metro Area
G Carlos Rivera (Senior-Hofstra)
G Will Whittington (Senior-Marist)
F Robert Hines (Junior-St. Francis-NY)
F Anthony Mason, Jr. (Sophomore-St. John’s)
F Todd Sowell (Junior-St. Peter’s)

Third Team All-Metro Area
G Eugene Harvey (Freshman-Seton Hall)

Final Metro Ranking Part II: Bottom Half

April 5th, 2007
ArmyAnother season of college basketball in the New York City area is complete, and it’s another year of teams from leagues other than the Big East carrying the flag. Marist, who won the MAAC regular season crown outright for the first time in school history, got over the disappointment of not winning their conference tournament by winning at Oklahoma State in the MasterCard NIT. Hofstra, predicted by many as a team with a chance to be “this year’s George Mason”, wasn’t able to make the NCAA Tournament but
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Metro Basketball Report: NEC Championship

March 7th, 2007
CCSUIn tonight’s Northeast Conference championship game, Central Connecticut State and Sacred Heart will get together to determine who will represent the league in the NCAA Tournament. While the regular season champion Blue Devils have been in the position before, having won two of their previous four (2000, 2002) championship games, this is all new to the Pioneers. While Sacred Heart, led for the past 29 years by Dave Bike, has made thirteen appearances in the Division II NCAA Tournament, the two wins in

Northeast Conference Tournament Preview

March 1st, 2007
FDUIn what has been a topsy-turvy season for the majority of the Northeast Conference, it’s fitting that seeds along with who would play in the league’s conference tournament were not fully decided until the season’s last day. In a turn of events similar to the good fortunes experienced by the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Francis (NY) snagged the eight seed in the tournament by combining a win over Fairleigh Dickinson with losses by both Monmouth and Long Island. Sacred Heart got the two seed thanks to a win over Quinnipiac on the final day of the season, dropping