Jan 4, 2013, 11:36 AM EDT
Northeastern made it a 4-0 week for road teams in CAA play when it rallied past George Mason, 84-74, on Thursday. It was the Patriots’ first home CAA loss since Feb. 27, 2010 – when they also fell to NU – and ended an 18-game winning streak vs. league foes at the Patriot Center. The…
Jan 3, 2013, 2:29 PM EDT
Road teams went 3-0 in conference action on Wednesday night, with Drexel, James Madison and Towson picking up victories.
Jan 1, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT
For many people, the start of a new year means a clean slate and the opportunity to leave the past behind and focus on goals ahead. Such is the case in CAA men’s basketball.
Dec 17, 2012, 10:14 PM EDT
With the gift-giving season upon us, it seemed like a good time to look at some players who have been pleasant surprises for their teams this season.
Dec 13, 2012, 10:12 AM EDT
There was tremendous interest from media members around the conference about the CAA’s decision to move its men’s basketball championship to Baltimore in 2014. Here is a sampling of the coverage.
Dec 10, 2012, 10:21 PM EDT
Newcomers are making a big impact around the CAA this season with every team in the league getting contributions from a player who wasn’t on their roster a year ago. There are 10 new players among the CAA’s top 30 in scoring, and that number goes up if you include JMU’s Rayshawn Goins and W&M’s…
Dec 6, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT
Here’s some mid-week news and notes from the world of CAA men’s hoops: Towson picked up its first true road victory since the 2010-11 season after defeating defending America East champion Vermont, 68-64, on Wednesday. The Tigers trailed 59-54 with 3:19 left before closing on a 14-5 run. Junior forward Jerrelle Benimon was sensational, scoring…
Dec 3, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT
William & Mary will sit atop the CAA standings for the next month after the Tribe defeated Old Dominion 71-62 last Saturday night in Williamsburg. Sophomore guard Marcus Thornton, who earned CAA Player of the Week honors, made 5-of-9 from 3-point range and led W&M with 23 points, while junior Brandon Britt and Tim Rusthoven…
Nov 28, 2012, 3:46 PM EDT
After a rare night off in CAA men’s basketball, five teams return to the court on Wednesday night. Here’s a quick breakdown of each match-up. Maine at Northeastern – 7 p.m. – Coming off a successful trip to Alaska, Northeastern returns to the friendly confines of Matthews Arena to face New England rival Maine. With…
Nov 26, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT
There are two games on tonight’s schedule as Georgia State hosts East Carolina and Towson visits local rival Loyola, but first let’s take a look back at the action over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Northeastern earned wins over UC Riverside and previously unbeaten Belmont to advance to the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout.…
Nov 21, 2012, 11:21 AM EDT
It was a night of exciting finishes in #CAAHoops on Tuesday as Georgia State pulled out a dramatic 59-57 victory over Tennessee State on Rashaad Richardson’s half-court three-pointer at the buzzer and James Madison rallied past Youngstown State 69-68 for its first win of the season. Richardson’s game-winning shot capped a frantic stretch where the…
Nov 20, 2012, 4:20 PM EDT
Monday had all the makings of a good night in CAA men’s basketball. Towson completed a 3-1 performance in the Comfort Suites Invitational by cruising past Cincinnati Christian, 79-40. The Tigers improved to 3-2 to start the season for the first time since 2008-09. Georgia State used a dominant defensive effort to win its home…
Nov 19, 2012, 4:35 PM EDT
News and notes from a busy weekend of CAA men’s basketball action. Hofstra showed an amazing amount of resilience in winning three games in three days as part of the 2K Sports Classic subregional over the weekend. The Pride dealt with adversity during the preseason as the Presidential debate on campus forced them to use…
Nov 15, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT
James Madison plays its season opener on Thursday night as it faces 13th-ranked UCLA in the first round of the Legends Classic. The Dukes are the last Division I team in the nation to get their season underway. Expectations are high for JMU, which is the only team in the country to have five fifth-year…
Nov 9, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT
Ten of the CAA’s 11 teams will open the 2012-13 season this weekend and the schedule includes numerous challenging non-conference games. Eight CAA teams are in action on Friday night, highlighted by a pair of battles against ACC foes.Georgia State travels to 8th-ranked Duke, whileGeorge Mason entertains in-state rival Virginia. CAA preseason favorite Drexel visits a Kent State squad…
Oct 16, 2012, 10:57 AM EDT
Drexel, which returns all but one player from last year’s 29-7 team, has been picked to win the CAA men’s basketball championship in 2012-13 according to a vote of the league’s coaches, media relations directors and media members. The results of the poll were announced during Tuesday’s CAA Basketball Media Day at Champps-Pentagon Row in…
Oct 7, 2012, 9:47 AM EDT
Davis finished 4th in the CAA in scoring (15.9 ppg) in his first season at JMU. He tallied double figures in 16 of his last 20 games and had 11 20+-point outings during the season. Moore battled a hand injury late in the season but still ranked 4th in the CAA in assists (4.2 apg). He’s already 7th in career assists (330) at JMU. Semenov averaged 16.4 ppg and hit 23-of-37 from 3-point range in JMU’s final five regular season games. Goins, who was among the CAA’s top rebounders in 2010-11, is back after sitting out last season due to injury.
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