Tag "John Gallagher"

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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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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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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