Tag "Mike Horn"

Of matzo ball soup, the motion offense and appeasing my mother

The Torah and 3-pointers; shalom and slam dunks; matzo ball soup and the motion offense – these are not associations we typically make. Despite the role Jews played in the early years of hoops, the NBA careers of Jordan Farmar

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Post Season Awards: OBW All-Defensive Team

Tommy Brenton, 6’5” 230 R-Sr., F, Stony Brook: The reigning America East (and OBW) Defensive Player of the Year, Brenton is the best defender on not only the league’s best defense, but one of the five best field goal percentage

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Post Season Awards: OBW All-Heart and Hustle Team

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard” – nowhere is this more true than in America East. Picking the five hardest working players in a conference that plays harder than just about any other is a daunting task,

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Turning on the Jets

(Boston, MA) – The reports of the Boston University Terriers’ demise are greatly exaggerated. Through their first two games of the America East conference schedule, the Terriers were listless and lifeless: Holding eight-point second half leads on the road against

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Going Down Fighting

(Smithfield, RI) – Bryant sophomore guard Dyami Starks found the hole in Binghamton’s zone, and quickly got into one of his own: one of those zones where the hoop is as big as the ocean, and everything he shot was

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2012 America East Tournament in Microcosm — Moment 3, 3/3/12: Walking-Tall

(West Hartford, CT) — Third-year Binghamton head coach Mark Macon’s press conferences are already the stuff of legend: The outspoken coach has been known to offer thoughts, insights, jokes, commentary, and stream-of-conscious detours about any and all topics related to

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Ugly play-in game was all that is good about the America East

On Thursday night, two teams boasting a combined record of five wins and 53 loses met in an empty, echo-filled arena in West Hartford. In the shadows on the outskirts of the State capital, the two lowest ranked teams in

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