Tag Archives: Delaware

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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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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Lancaster native Pinkard ready to step up for Blue Hens

Patrick Paul (@p_paul20) – (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) With freshman year under his belt, … Continue reading

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Kyle Anderson set for new role as a senior

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) Get ready for a whole new … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL College Preview Hub

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The 2014-15 college basketball season is so close, we can almost taste it. For the six weeks between the start of Division I practices and the first official Division I games, CoBL will be previewing the … Continue reading

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St. Benedict’s Eli Cain commits to Delaware

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After cutting his list down to four schools, St. Benedict’s (N.J.) guard Eli Cain announced his ultimate decision on Friday night, taking to Twitter to let everybody know he’d be a Blue Hen. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound … Continue reading

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CAA releases complete 2014-15 conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball schedule is out, with CoBL-area squads Drexel and Delaware finding out what their roads will look like if they want to earn the conference’s auto-bid to the NCAA Tournament … Continue reading

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West coast trip highlights Delaware’s non-conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Delaware spent most of last November and December playing everywhere, it seemed, except for the friendly confines of the Bob Carpenter Center. This year’s Blue Hens will also travel plenty before the Colonial Athletic Association play … Continue reading

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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 1

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 19. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division … Continue reading

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CoBL Division I 2015 recruiting needs (Pt. 1)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across the country are starting to look at their 2015 recruiting classes. And many of them are keeping a close eye … Continue reading

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Payne, Michigan State too much for Delaware

Kenny Ocker (@KennyOcker) – SPOKANE, Wash.–Michigan State forward Adreian Payne hit one three-point shot, then another, then went into the post for a three-point play, then hit another three-pointer with a hand in his face. What was a manageable 24-18 … Continue reading

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Monté Ross, Delaware ready for “inexperienced” MSU

Kenny Ocker (@KennyOcker) – SPOKANE, Wash.–Delaware coach Monté Ross stole the show Wednesday, cracking jokes and keeping a calm demeanor ahead of an NCAA Tournament game Thursday against No. 4 Michigan State. With a matchup against one of the trendiest … Continue reading

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NCAA Tournament: A look at the East region

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – The brackets are here. The Section Committee placed Villanova, Saint Joseph’s and Delaware in the same East region. Two of those schools–Villanova and St. Joe’s–are in the same pod. Here’s a preview of that East region, with … Continue reading

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Tough draw for Delaware in Big Ten champs MSU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – As the champions of a one-bid conference without a stellar resumé, Monte Ross and the Delaware Blue Hens knew they’d likely draw a lower seed in the NCAA Tournament and have to face a top-25 team … Continue reading

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Delaware’s win reverses long CAA title trend

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Take a look at the complete list of Colonial Athletic Association tournament winners, and a theme emerges. Old Dominion leads all programs with six CAA championships. Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth have five apiece, George Mason and … Continue reading

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Baptiste powers Delaware into NCAA tourney

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – BALTIMORE— You’ve heard all the names before. Devon Saddler, Davon Usher and Jarvis Threatt. Delaware is a team that wins because of its scoring guards. But senior forward Carl Baptiste let everyone know that it isn’t … Continue reading

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Blue Hens, built on ‘trust’, one game from NCAAs

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Early in the second half of Delaware’s Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal game with Hofstra on Saturday, the Blue Hens were at the free throw line. After a tight first half that saw the ‘Hens trailing at … Continue reading

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Baptiste’s blocks set the tone in Delaware’s win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Carl Baptiste set the tone early. On the first Northeastern possession in a CAA Tournament semifinal on Sunday afternoon, the Delaware starting big man found himself posted up by the Huskies’ star, Scott Eatherton. Baptiste didn’t … Continue reading

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Delaware advances to CAA final with 87-74 win over Northeastern

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – BALTIMORE–For most of the first half of a Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal, Northeastern showed Delaware that it could play with the top team in the CAA. After halftime, Delaware reminded the rest of the league … Continue reading

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Drexel, Delaware players honored at CAA awards banquet

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The arrival of the college basketball postseason means it’s also the time for conference awards. Both Drexel and Delaware did well at the Colonial Athletic Association banquet on Thursday night, with each team having a trio … Continue reading

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Blue Hens have built ‘love affair’ with community

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Just a few short months ago the student section at the Bob Carpenter Center contained only a handful of students. They sat, congregated amongst each other and barely made their presence felt. On Sunday they stood. … Continue reading

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CAA setting up for wide-open tournament

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With two weeks to go in the 2013-14 college basketball regular season, there might not be a harder conference tournament to predict than that of the Colonial Athletic Association. Each of the nine teams in the … Continue reading

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Allen, Drexel ruin Delaware’s senior day, 69-65

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It was supposed to be Delaware’s special day. A sold-out crowd at the Bob Carpenter Center came to celebrate a special Blue Hens senior class, led by arguably the best player in school history. They were … Continue reading

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With a heavy heart, Usher plays hero

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – When the final buzzer sounded as Delaware had capped off a resilient comeback victory against the College of Charleston, Davon Usher was in tears. Blue Hens coach Monté Ross had no idea why. The reason was … Continue reading

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