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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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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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Numbers lie, Effort Doesn’t

(Burlington, VT) – The saying goes that numbers don’t lie, but on a cold Sunday in The Green Mountain State, they did just that. In nearly every statistical category, host Vermont pasted visiting Hartford: The Catamounts out-rebounded the Hawks by

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Lucky and Good

Sponsored by John Templeton and Big Apple Buckets: Big Apple Buckets covers mid-major basketball in and around New York City with an analytical slant. You can also check out their Mid-Major Podcast on iTunes. (West Hartford, CT) – The saying

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Flying High

(West Hartford, CT) — There’s a world of difference between high volume and high percentage shooting, and it’s the difference between current University of Hartford Men’s basketball team and its previous incarnates. The Hawks have always played hard – furious,

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Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard

(Boston, MA) – “Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard.” It is a well trod saying in the lexicon of sports, referencing effort as the great equalizer. No team in recent history has better epitomized that saying than

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Going Down Swinging: Hartford shows promise, raised expectations, in season opening loss to Quinnipiac

(West Hartford) – Last year, the University of Hartford lost its first game of the season. Then it lost the next, and the next, and the next, and the next. The Hawks opened their season losers of their first 13

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Hawks exorcise old demons with 53-49 upset of BU

(West Hartford, CT) –On March 3rd, 2002, after 39 minutes and 59.2 seconds of game time, the University of Hartford and Boston University stood tied, 60-60, in the America East tournament. In the eight-tenths of game time that followed, amazing

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Hawks Win! Hawks Win! Hartford ends 0-13 start to the season with effort, enthusiasm

(West Hartford, Conn.) — Hartford assistant coach Drew Dawson sat alone in his office late Friday afternoon. The Hawks stood at 0-13 – fresh off of a 25-point beatdown at conference rival Albany. They were one of only five teams

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