Category Archives: Top Stories

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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Patriot League Media Day Quoteables

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Chris Bengel (@CLBengel) – The Patriot League’s 10 head coaches and a few selected players returned to the SteelStacks ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem on Thursday morning to talk about the upcoming season in the high-academic hoops … Continue reading

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American tops Patriot League preseason poll

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – With a few teams near the top of last season’s standings losing a considerable amount of talent, American has their moment in the sun. After finishing second in the Patriot League a season ago, the Eagles … 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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2014-15 American Athletic Season Primer

Lee Kunkel (@kunkel5) – (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) One year, one national title. 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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Villanova chosen to win the Big East at Media Day

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – It was basically a formality heading into the Big East’s 2014 Media Day that Villanova would be selected as the conference’s top team heading into the 2014-15 season. And for good reason. The reigning champions who … 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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Karl Harris saw his fit with La Salle

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – Karl Harris knew what he was looking for in the place he would be spending four years playing his college basketball. The Chicago native had offers from SIU, Toledo, Wright State, St. Francis (Pa.), but none … 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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Grant, Tobin power ESU’s high hopes in 2014-15

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – (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) Under the direction of coach Jeff … Continue reading

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IUP hangs season on Chance

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) — (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) “As long as you work hard, … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Malvern Prep (Pa.)

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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2014-15 CoBL Division II Primer (Part 1)

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) Cheyney University Head … Continue reading

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Hart, Jenkins ready to step up for ‘Nova

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) After last year’s loss to Connecticut … Continue reading

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Darrun Hilliard brings the veteran mentality to the Wildcats

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – (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) Villanova is one of the more … Continue reading

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