Tag "John Gallagher"

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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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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A hitchhiker’s guide to the (basketball) galaxy: Lafayette’s Bilal Abdullah

I met Bilal Abdullah in a sweaty, dimly lit gym with faded white and green walls and flickering florescent light bulbs that sits across the street from a shuttered mental asylum. We argued almost immediately. I liked him instantly. Our

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Same as it ever was: Hartford isn’t bad; it just isn’t any better than last year

(West Hartford, Conn.) — Hartford forward Mark Nwakamma sat quietly in his chair, a glazed-over look in his eyes as he stared downwards towards his shoe tops. 10 minutes earlier, the final buzzer had cut through the hollow air hanging

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Weathering the storm: Stony Brook survives opening onslaught, trounces Hartford 73-50

(West Hartford, Conn) — The last time the Stony Brook Seawolves traveled to West Hartford, it turned into a polar trek through a blinding blizzard worthy of the likes of Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton. By the time the

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Hawks’ present, future, takes hits with the loss of two players

Hartford’s four-man 2013 recruiting class has shrunk to two, as center Yasin Kolo, a sophomore transfer, and freshman wing Preston Anderson have both been removed from the Hawk’s roster and have left the team. Kolo, a 6’10” 245-pounder transferred in

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OBW America East preseason predictions: #4 Hartford

Projected starting lineup: G – Yolonzo Moore II, Jr., 6’2” 175 G – Evan Cooper, Soph, 6’ 180 G – Corban Wroe, Jr., 6’2” 195 F – Nate Sikma, Jr., 6’7” 235 F – Mark Nwakamma, Jr. 6’6” 235 Overview:

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Goodbye and Good Luck, Glowiak

“I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.

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Some America East musings on a rain-soaked day

It’s been raining dogs and cats (and black bears and Great White Sharks and just about an other manner of animal and fish you can think of) over Massachusetts for what seems like a month (pretty sure I saw an

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Refuse to Lose

(Albany, New York) – With 1:13 remaining, UMBC head coach Aki Thomas knelt on the edge of the court, pumped both his fists and let out a mighty roar that rose above the din of the crowd and ricocheted off

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