Tom Pecora, who led Fordham to a 44-106 record over five seasons, was fired Wednesday.
Ryan Canty and the Fordham Rams hit the glass to secure the program’s first conference-tournament victory in seven years.
Here are five things to know about the A-10 tournament at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which opens Wednesday with the play-in game between 12th-seeded George Mason and No. 13-seeded Fordham.
All you need to know! College basketball insider Jon Rothstein offers his favorites, sleepers and predictions as Championship Week heats up.
There may be other teams that have come to the forefront early in the season like UMass, VCU, or George Washington, but this conference still goes through the Billikens.
Kentucky coach John Calipari said he feels like he has seven starters with Andrew and Aaron Harrison, James Young, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson and Willie Cauley-Stein.
Arizona coach Sean Miller may very well have the best defensive team he’s ever coached, but either Mayes or York is going to have to emerge as a legitimate outside threat for the Wildcats to get to a Final Four.
Amile Jefferson will be Duke’s unsung presence next season. The 6-8 forward will likely start at center for the Blue Devils and should benefit from playing at a faster pace.
It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.
The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.
Rutgers’ expected hiring of Eddie Jordan also means that Scarlet Knights associate head coach David Cox will likely remain on the coaching staff, per multiple sources close to the situation.
Louisville’s press, Damyean Dotson’s upside and Denzel Valentine’s versatility are just three of the many reasons to love the Sweet 16.
64 teams. 32 contests. All going down in an exhilarating — and, yes, exhausting — two-day mosh pit of hoops.
Butler, Creighton and Xavier are moving to the new Big East. They will join the so-called Catholic 7 basketball schools who left to start a new conference and are keeping the Big East name.
Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.