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La Salle battles Davidson, loses at the buzzer

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Jerrell Wright lifted up his Rec Specs and crouched at the free throw line, sighing. Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Tyler Kalinosky proved his mightiness and broke La Salle’s hearts at the buzzer. Kalinosky took a dribble … Continue reading

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2015 Atlantic 10 Tournament Primer

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – In what is usually a wide-open conference tournament, the “sixth power conference” is likely to not disappoint yet again when its 14 teams get to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The bottom four teams will open up play … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 15

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – (Ed. Note: In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come) Late Surges in Conference Play … Continue reading

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La Salle can’t hold on at home against Davidson

Dan Newhart (@danny_newhart) – Davidson University was established in 1837, La Salle 26 years later in 1863. Despite the universities’ storied histories, their basketball programs met only one time prior to Saturday afternoon’s matchup. After turning down a chance to … Continue reading

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Wilson’s late shot lifts Saint Joseph’s over Rhode Island

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s has struggled to pull out close games throughout the entire Atlantic 10 season. Close bouts with George Washington, La Salle, and even its most recent loss to Saint Louis was truly a one possession … Continue reading

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Dominating defense steals the win for La Salle

Madison Elliott (@m_elliott95) – Great teams are measured not by how many points they can score, but how they can overcome anything when the going gets tough. That’s what La Salle did on Thursday night when things got rough against … Continue reading

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La Salle picks up first A-10 win, downs George Washington

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Twelve minutes into an Atlantic 10 showdown between La Salle and George Washington, the ball had only gone through GW’s bucket once. And that was off the fingertips of La Salle’s Steve Zack. The Explorers had … Continue reading

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Esho, UMass hold on to down La Salle 71-65

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Between La Salle’s young guards and experienced big men, the Explorers have shown they can score the ball fairly well. Until they get some consistency on the other end of the court, however, the struggles will continue. … Continue reading

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Second-half push not enough for SJU in loss to GW

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Fifteen second-half points from senior point guard Chris Wilson and stifling defense that stymied George Washington down the stretch weren’t enough for Saint Joseph’s to overcome a balanced Colonials team. After scoring over 70 points in … Continue reading

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Transition baskets are essential for Martelli, Hawks

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s doesn’t have a dead-eye marksman like Langston Galloway anymore. No Chet Stachitis, Delonte West, and certainly not a Jameer Nelson. They are currently No. 329 in the NCAA in points per game, and are … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 1

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – (Ed. Note: In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come) Going to Work on a Holiday … 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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Virginia Commonwealth unanimous choice to win A-10

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – As expected, Virginia Commonwealth, led by coach Shaka Smart, was picked unanimously as the team to beat in the Atlantic 10 conference for 2014-15. The Rams bring back stud defensive guard Briante Weber, who has a shot … Continue reading

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Yevgen Sakhniuk brings Euro flavor to Explorers

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Unlike many young European ballplayers who dream of coming to the United States one day to play college basketball, Yevgen Sakhniuk wasn’t thinking that big. “I wanted to come to America just to see the country … Continue reading

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A-10 slate released means La Salle, Saint Joseph’s full schedules (mostly) done

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The Atlantic 10 schedule for the 2014-15 season was released on Wednesday, giving us a glimpse into what the season might hold for two Big 5 teams. This completes the 2014-15 season schedule for La Salle, … Continue reading

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Atlantic 10 announces 2014-15 matchups

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Atlantic 10 announced its home-and-away pairings for the 2014-15 season, the first 18-game regular season the league will have in nearly 25 years. With 14 member schools for men’s basketball thanks to the arrival of … Continue reading

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Dayton’s win over OSU proof A-10 earned six bids

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BUFFALO, N.Y.–Mike Krzyzewski might not admit he was wrong about the Atlantic 10 deserving all six of its NCAA Tournament bids this year. Dayton, the last of those six teams in the eyes of the NCAA’s … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s senior day sorrows

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) — It all seemed to build up perfectly for Saint Joseph’s. A Big 5 game at home, on Senior Day, with NCAA Tournament dreams on the line for a group of seniors that have never been dancing. … Continue reading

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La Salle escapes Fordham on the road 64-62

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – BRONX, N.Y.- The outlook was bleak for La Salle. Tyrone Garland took the ball to the basket on the final possession and got blocked. It seemed the game was headed to overtime, with Fordham having all the … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Preview: Saint Louis (Feb. 5)

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) — Saint Joseph’s (15-6, 5-2) vs. No. 13 Saint Louis (20-2, 7-0) When: Wednesday, February 5th, 7 PM Where: Hagan Arena, Philadelphia, Pa. (The Comcast Network) RPI: SJU 53, SLU 22 KenPom: SJU 73, SLU 24 In … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 13

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – Hak Attack On The MEAC One of Philadelphia’s own is towards the top of the list of the nation’s most impressive smaller conference freshman guards. Philadelphia Electronic and Technology graduate and Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawk Hakeem “Hak” … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s rolling heading into tough stretch

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Early in the Atlantic 10 race, Saint Joseph’s has positioned itself well to compete for one of the top seeds in the conference tournament come March. With the toughest stretch of the season coming up, it’s … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Preview: Penn (Jan. 18)

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) — Saint Joseph’s (11-5, 0-2 Big 5, 2-1 A-10) vs. Penn (3-10, 0-3 Big 5, 1-0 Ivy) When: Saturday, January 18th, 7 PM Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: SJU 60, Penn 286 KenPom: SJU 81, Penn … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 10

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come: Looking Back Memphis over Louisville 73-67 Louisville’s … Continue reading

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