Joe Mihalich is leaving behind 15 successful seasons at Niagara to take over Hofstra’s troubled men’s basketball program.
Mo Cassara has been fired as Hofstra’s basketball coach after three seasons and Patrick Sellers has been appointed interim coach.
Rutgers hasn’t been to the NCAA Tournament since 1991, but the Scarlet Knights’ decision to join the Big Ten on Tuesday should greatly enhance their chances of returning to the bracket.
Vin Parise had the chance to catch Tim Cluess and the Gaels at Hofstra last night against Mo Cassara and the improving Pride, who have now won three in a row after their 83-75 win over Iona.
St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin, Iona’s Tim Cluess, and Hofstra’s Mo Cassara joined Mike Francesa on Wednesday.
In the midst of NFL football and Jets Mania, we have already completed two months of the college basketball season and conference play is officially underway.
There 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.