Tag "Hartford"

Justin Graham rolling for Hartford

It’s crazy how much difference a year — or even a few weeks — can make, at least for Hartford sophomore guard Justin Graham. A year ago, the San Antonio, Texas native rarely left the bench for more than a few

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Taylor Dyson — the comeback kid

It was just an ordinary day after practice three years ago this past January. Hartford was coming off a win at Binghamton in its first conference game of the America East slate and talented Hawks wing Taylor Dyson was getting

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Photo essay: New Hampshire men’s basketball downs Hartford in overtime thriller

A month from now, America East fans might look back on Wednesday night as the defining night for Hartford and New Hampshire men’s basketball — two teams that appear headed on opposite trajectories but who played as equals in an

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Hartford earns respect with 82-69 win over FIU

It’s no secret that OBW has been critical of Hartford hoops over the past year or so and what we’ve perceived as an overreliance on 3-point shooting – we wouldn’t hold it against the Hawks if they started channeling their

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OBW America East Power Rankings v1

The college basketball season is now fully in swing, and with a week and a half in the books, it’s time to take a look at how the America East teams look in the (very) early going, with our first

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Coaches Q & A series: Hartford’s John Gallagher — We’ve come a long way, baby

The summer of 2010 was a crazy time for John Gallagher. In a matter of eye-blinks, the then 32-year old Gallagher went from not having a guaranteed paycheck as the assistant on the staff of good friend and interim head

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Evan Cooper officially out at Hartford — at least for now

Upon returning from two weeks leading his team through the land down under, Hartford head coach John Gallagher confirmed what was already well known around the league: point guard Evan Cooper is no longer a member of the Hawks. “He’s

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The fighter: Hartford’s John Carroll

Coaches look for players who fight with everything they have to get onto the court. According to Hartford head coach John Gallagher, Hawks freshman forward John Carroll has taken that intensity to another level. “John Carroll is ready for a

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Death by 1,000 paper cuts: how the worst of times became the best of times for Stony Brook

It was death by 1,000 paper cuts — agonizingly slow and excruciatingly painful. Sixteen minutes and forty seconds without a field goal. Sixteen minutes and forty seconds of my life that I would never get back. At least, that’s what

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Hartford battles hard but falls to Stony Brook, 56-52

Hartford entered Pritchard Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon with revenge on its mind. After suffering a 20-point loss to Stony Brook on their home floor, the Hawks looked to take advantage of a shorthanded Seawolves squad and upset the top team

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