College Basketball

RaShawn Stores of the Manhattan Jaspers battles for the ball during the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center on December 21, 2013. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan, Mercer Among Schools Hoping To Shock In NCAA Tournament

Will this year’s Cinderella team hail from right here in the Big Apple? The Manhattan Jaspers sure hope so.

03/17/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Mateen Cleaves Loves March Madness

Mateen Cleaves joined Boomer and Craig in the Allstate Studio this morning and he brought with him all sorts of energy.

WFAN–03/17/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Bill Raftery Provides The Onions, Talks Tourney

Bill Raftery is about as good as it gets when it comes to offering analysis on the game of college basketball.

WFAN–03/17/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Monday Morning Madness

With the brackets set, Boomer and Craig got the Monday morning madness underway reflecting on the ‘big dance’ that is the NCAA Tournament.

WFAN–03/17/2014

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Manhattan In At 13, Virginia, Florida, Wichita State, Arizona Grab Top Seeds In NCAA Tourney

Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament.

03/16/2014

Wayne Blackshear #20 of the Louisville Cardinals drives to the basket against Kerwin Okoro 33, Junior Etou #10 and Kadeem Jack #11 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the quarterfinal round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 13, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Rutgers Bounced From AAC Tourney In Embarrassing 92-31 Loss

The fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals had everything working so well against Rutgers that even a near mistake turned into an amazing play.

03/14/2014

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays receives congratulations from his father, head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Despite Major Shakeup, Big East Tournament Tickets Remains Among Most Expensive

The Big East is as good as ever, particularly after adding a Creighton team that features likely NCAA Player of the Year Doug McDermott.

03/12/2014

St. John's takes on Villanova during the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Realigned Big East Hoping For Same Old Buzz At Conference Tourney

This week we find out if the new-look league can drum up the interest of the “old” Big East. The tournament starts Wednesday with first-round games between Seton Hall and Butler and Georgetown and DePaul.

03/12/2014

Emmy Andujar #13 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket against the Buffalo Bulls during the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center on December 21, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Manhattan Forward Emmy Andujar

Andujar is a 6’6”, 205-pound point forward. He can handle the ball like a guard and draw bigger defenders out of the lane.

03/11/2014

Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Michael Alvarado #31 of the Manhattan Jaspers drives to the basket past Javon McCrea #12 of the Buffalo Bulls. (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan Jaspers Basketball: New York City’s Team

Syracuse University advertises itself as “New York’s College Team.” St. John’s boasts, “We Are New York’s Team.” If we’re talking about New York City, Manhattan College may have the best case.

03/10/2014

Head coach Jimmy Patsos of Siena (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Transfers Find Second Home In The MAAC

Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.

03/10/2014

Head coach Steve Masiello and Donovan Kates #33 of the Manhattan Jaspers (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Five Things: Iona And Manhattan To Play For MAAC Title

Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.

03/10/2014

Donovan Kates of the Manhattan Jaspers walks past head coach Steve Masiello. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Manhattan Advances To Face Iona For MAAC Title

George Beamon scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half as second-seeded Manhattan pulled away from third-seed Quinnipiac for an 87-68 win in the semifinals of the MAAC tournament.

03/10/2014

Head coach Tim Cluess of the Iona Gaels talks to Tavon Sledge. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tim Cluess Locked In As Iona Gaels Coach Through 2018-19

Tim Cluess has been given a contract extension by Iona after leading the Gaels to two NCAA tournaments in his first four seasons.

03/07/2014

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