Vin Parise


Rutgers, WFAN Announce Coaches Clinic to Benefit “In Brayden’s Eyes, The Brayden Carr Foundation”

The Rutgers University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with WFAN, announces the first annual coaches clinic to benefit “In Brayden’s Eyes, The Brayden Carr Foundation” will take place on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Rutgers Athletic Center.


Steve Masiello (credit: AP Photo)

Parise: More From Manhattan’s Steve Masiello

The Steve Masiello Era has officially begun for Manhattan College Basketball. Enjoy these tidbits from the presser…


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Parise: My Chat With Manhattan’s Steve Masiello

Twenty three years ago a young kid from White Plains was the ball boy for the Knicks. Fast forward to the present and Steve Masiello has come full circle. He landed his dream job – head coach of the Manhattan College Jaspers.


Kemba Walker (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images), Shelvin Mack (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parise: 10 College Hoops Tidbits

A big debate next year before the season and on Selection Sunday will be the Big East yet again. How many teams should get in and how strong is the league from top to bottom?


UConn coach Jim Calhoun hoists the national championship trophy after the Huskies defeated Butler 53-41 on April 4, 2011, in Houston. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parise: UConn Wears The Crown

Fittingly, Kemba Walker and the Huskies won the NCAA crown and cemented Jim Calhoun as a coaching legend and Walker as one of the tournament’s all time shining stars.


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Parise: A Phenomenal Final

The upcoming 2011 Final Four will be remembered for ages. Here are some post game thoughts from a dejected Roy Williams and an emotionally drained John Calipari last night in Newark.


Newark in the NCAA spotlight with Ohio State-Kentucky and Marquette-North Carolina. (Getty Images)

Parise: 10 Nuggets From The NCAA’s In Newark

I had the chance to check out the practices and press conferences yesterday at the Prudential Center. Here are some things I took from Newark…


Justin Brownlee #32 of the St. John's Red Storm (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Kemba Walker #15 of the UConn Huskies. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Parise: 10 Thoughts Before NCAA Tourney Time

This is definitely the weakest tournament we’ve seen in recent history. 7 teams have at least 13 losses. We’ve never before had more than 3 teams with 13 losses in the dance.


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Parise: 5 Thoughts on the Championship Game

After another great Friday night of Semi-Finals action, we are in for a special Big East Championship tonight at the Garden as Louisville takes on UConn.


Madison Square Garden (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Parise: Inside The St. John’s Locker Room

After a controversial ending on Wednesday, St. John’s is moving on to battle Syracuse today for a trip to the semifinals. I had the chance to speak with the St. John’s coaching staff regarding their scouting report and what they’ve been talking about before the big game.


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Parise: A Local Showdown – St. Johns vs. Rutgers

When Steve Lavin’s St. John’s team takes the court against Rutgers at MSG this afternoon it’s going to be electric.


Pat Lyons

Parise: A Chat With The Head Pirate

Vin Parise had a chance to have a quick chat with a very busy Pat Lyons the new Director of Athletics at Seton Hall.


St. John's Red Storm head coach Steve Lavin. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Parise: Red Storm Rolling

In honor of all the Top 10 wins that #25 ranked St. John’s has won this season, here is a Top 10 ‘quick thoughts list’ on metropolitan basketball.


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Parise: The Battle Of New Jersey

Seton Hall travels to Piscataway tomorrow for Kevin Willard’s first ever game at the RAC. And for the first time in years, the RAC is back to being one of the toughest places to play.


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Parise: Storm Rising

When the Red Storm take the court tonight at Carnesecca Arena against local rival Rutgers, the juices will be flowing at a high rate – for both teams.