Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

Week in review: Dec. 20-26

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Christmas has come and gone. What did your favorite team find in its stocking? Here’s a late Christmas present for you, from Sam and I: another batch of our America East Power Rankings – the abridged version.

1. Vermont Catamounts (8-3)
Last week: Lost at Fairfield, 65-57, on Monday; Won at Iona, 84-79, on Wednesday
This week: Wednesday vs. Mount St. Mary’s
In facing Fairfield, Iona, and Siena, all on the road, the Catamounts have experienced the toughest part of every MAAC member’s road slate – and Vermont came away with two out of three. Smells like an America East favorite to me. (more…)

The All-“Almost-Decade” Teams: Albany

Friday, December 24th, 2010

Over the past nine (going on ten) seasons, OBW writer Sam Perkins has seen an awful lot of America East hoops (by his estimate he’s closing in on 600 games during that span). Since the summer, he has been putting together his “All-Decade” (or more accurately All [Almost] Decade) Team. Leading up to the unveiling, Sam will be posting his “Fab Five” – the top five players from the 2001-2002 season to present – for each America East squad, along with his overview of what each program has accomplished during that time period.

My first year following the America East (the 2001-2002 season) was also Will Brown’s first year at the helm of the Great Danes. (more…)