Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball Villanova got tremendous news this week when the NCAA cleared Wake Forest transfer Tony Chennault to play next season thanks to a waiver.
No. 16 LIU Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong, Give Bracket A Brooklyn-Style ShockMake no mistake, the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds are a New York team, a melting pot of talent with the city's street smarts and swagger to back it up.
Rothstein Files: LIU Continuing Momentum Under Ferry Since starting 5-6, LIU has won nine games in a row and is in sole possession of first place in the NEC with a perfect 8-0 record in conference play.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Iona-LIUDespite not being much of a perimeter threat during the first three years of his career, Scott Machado now has a reliable stroke from deep.
LIU Wins NEC, Brings NCAA Tournament Bid To BrooklynJamal Olasewere scored seven of his 31 points in overtime and LIU earned its first NCAA tournament bid in 14 years with an 85-82 overtime victory against two-time defending champion Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference title game Wednesday night.
Parise: Red Storm RollingIn 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.
LIU Blackbirds Continue To Surprise NCAAThe Long Island University Blackbirds are having the school's best season in over a decade, and the best college basketball team in Brooklyn doesn't have one player from the borough. Fuhgeddabout it.
St. John's Leads Dramatic Change In NY-NJ HoopsThere are 19 Division I schools within a 90-minute trip to Madison Square Garden, the center of all New York hoops, and 10 have a new coach this season.