First Four

DAYTON, OH - MARCH 17: Reginald Johnson #34 of the Hampton Pirates tries to gain control of the ball as Zane Waterman #4 and Emmy Andujar #13 of the Manhattan Jaspers defend during the first round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 17, 2015 in Dayton, Ohio.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Johnson, Chievous Lead Hampton Out Of First Four With 74-64 Win Over Manhattan

Reginald Johnson scored 15 points and added two late critical defensive plays to lead Hampton to a 74-64 victory over Manhattan in the First Four on Tuesday night.

03/18/2015

DAYTON, OH - MARCH 18: DJ Evans #3 of the Albany Great Danes celebrates in the second half against the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Albany Wins First Four Tilt To Advance In NCAA Tournament

Evans scored 22 points, including two clinching free throws with 12.6 seconds left, to lead the Great Danes to their first NCAA tournament victory, 71-64 over Mount St. Mary’s in the First Four.

03/19/2014

Head coach Jamion Christian of the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Different Approaches For Albany, Mount St. Mary’s In NCAA First Four Game

The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers like to run and shoot threes. The Great Danes, winners of the American East, prefer to pound it inside.

03/18/2014

LIU Brooklyn head coach Jack Perri talks to his team in the first half against the James Madison Dukes during the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 20, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Start Slow, Wilt At End In First Four

A season of incredible highs and lows finally came to a halt on Wednesday night when the Blackbirds started slowly, briefly took the lead and then wilted at the end to fall to James Madison 68-55 in the First Four at the University of Dayton Arena.

03/21/2013

Jason Brickman #15 of the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

LIU Brooklyn Hoping Experience Is The Difference In NCAA Tournament’s First Four

“We’re going to be comfortable in this environment and atmosphere and playing on national TV,” said LIU’s Jason Brickman. “It’s definitely an advantage.”

03/20/2013

Iona College

Iona College Nabs No. 15 Seed, Will Take On Ohio State In NCAA Tourney

Iona College in New Rochelle will be taking on Big Ten champions Ohio State on Friday, while a first-year coach will lead Long Island University Brooklyn against James Madison to days earlier in the First Four.

03/17/2013

Iona-BYU

Historic Meltdown Sends Iona Home From NCAA Tournament

Almost nothing went wrong for Iona in the first 16 minutes of its first-round game against BYU. After that, almost nothing went right.

WFAN–03/14/2012

Scott Machado (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Ahead Of First Four, Iona’s Jones Glad Jimmer Time Over At BYU

Lamont Jones has played against BYU twice before. But he only remembers one player — one no longer even with the Cougars.

WFAN–03/13/2012