Category Archives: Features

92 in 92: Penn Charter (Pa.)

Alex Chesen (@amchesen) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Patriot League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Patriot League, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant coaches … Continue reading

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2014-15 Patriot League Season Primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) If there’s one word to describe … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Ivy League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Ivy League, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant coaches … Continue reading

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2014-15 Ivy League Season Primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Lately, the Ivy League has been painted Crimson. For the last three years, Harvard has earned the Ancient Eight’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, a stunning reign of dominance for a program whose basketball tradition … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Colonial Athletic Association

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Colonial Athletic Association, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant … Continue reading

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2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association season primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) The word for the Colonial Athletic … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Downingtown East (Pa.)

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Poly Tech (Del.)

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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St. Anthony wing Markis McDuffie commits to Wichita State

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Markis McDuffie almost didn’t even make it to Wichita State. On his way out to the school for an official visit at the end of last month, some airport issues redirected his outbound connecting flight from … Continue reading

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2014 8Eye Classic Notebook

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) & Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) — Some of the top players in the Philadelphia and New York metropolitan areas came down to the court at Ben Franklin HS last night for the second annual 8Eye Classic, with plenty … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Howard Vo-Tech (Del.)

Jack Goodwillie (@JackGoodwillie) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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2015 wing Sam Lindgren commits to Colgate

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Germantown Academy wing Sam Lindgren, who stood out all summer but was still yet to receive his first Divison I offer, is now off the board. Lindgren will be headed to Colgate University, giving head coach … Continue reading

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‘Wojo’ hoping to find success in new-look Big East

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – NEW YORK–Steve Wojciechowski has been in grooming for this moment for 15 years, ever since his playing career ended at Duke and his former coach, Mike Krzyzewski, brought him on as an assistant in 1999. While … Continue reading

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Whitehead hoping to reverse Seton Hall’s fortunes

Patrick Paul (@p_paul20) – If there is one thing that can turnaround a team that is used to being at the bottom looking up in the Big East Conference, it is a Top 10 recruit. Isaiah Whitehead, a 6-foot-4 shooting … Continue reading

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Grant adjusting to tough transition at Charleston

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Earl Grant didn’t exactly take over the College of Charleston’s men’s basketball program under the greatest of circumstances. Former coach Doug Wojcik was fired in August as he was heading into his third year at the … Continue reading

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8Eye Classic Preview

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – This Friday, October 24, much of the area’s top talent will descend on Ben Franklin High School for the 8Eye Classic. The event, for the second straight year, will bring together elite players from Philly, New … Continue reading

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Big East Media Day Quoteables

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin), Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) & Patrick Paul (@P_Paul20) – The CoBL crew was up at the Big East’s annual media day up at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, to help get to know the 10 teams in the … Continue reading

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Coaches’ Thoughts: Atlantic 10 Conference

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Though CoBL knows quite a bit about the Atlantic 10, we admit that there are some who know the league better–namely, the coaches in the league itself. So we called up a number of assistant coaches … Continue reading

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2014-15 Atlantic 10 Season Primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Overachieving mid-major conference? Burgeoning high-major basketball … Continue reading

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USciences certainly feeling the brotherly love

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) If there’s one thing that University … Continue reading

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Nick Schlitzer leads highly-touted Philly U lineup

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Head coach Herb Magee is used … Continue reading

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CAA Media Day Quoteables

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) – The second men’s basketball media day of CoBL’s 2014-15 season took place at the TransAmerica Building in Baltimore on Tuesday, as the 10 coaches from the Colonial Athletic Association sat down with … Continue reading

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Northeastern picked atop CAA; Drexel fourth

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With six of its top seven scorers returning from last year plus a key player returning from injury, Northeastern was picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association, the league announced on Tuesday … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL Division II Primer (Part 2)

Ian Simon (@CoachSimon200) & Geoff Hartmann – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here. For the first … Continue reading

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