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Greg’s Game of the Week

The conference season officially starts on Wednesday, January 9, with six league games on the slate. Here are the league match-ups for the week: Wednesday, January 9 #14 Butler at Saint Joseph’s St. Bonaventure at George Washington Rhode Island at Richmond Duquesne at Fordham Dayton at VCU La Salle at Charlotte Thursday, January 10 Temple at Xavier …
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States of the A10

After reading ESPN’s 50 in 50 series and the Top 144, as determined by College Sports Madness, I started thinking about the A10’s rankings.  Since significant events are occurring on a fairly regular basis (Dez Wells’s expulsion and Rick Majerus’s leave of absence) and we’re barely into September, I’m not going to put forth my rankings of …
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Missing Majerus

Saint Louis NBC affiliate KSDK announced today that “Saint Louis University men’s basketball coach Rick Majerus will miss the upcoming season due to health issues.”  The announcement comes a year after Majerus had heart surgery and months after the Billikens earned a 26-8 record, the second most wins in school history.  Assistant coach Jim Crews will serve as …
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Atlantic 10 Conference Adds Butler University as Full Member

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–The Atlantic 10 Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously voted to formally accept Butler University’s application for membership the league announced Wednesday. Butler, a nationally recognized private comprehensive university with a premier athletics program, will join the A-10 on July 1, 2013. The Bulldogs field 17 of the A-10’s 21 championship sports and …
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2013 A10 Championship Logo Revealed

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–The Atlantic 10 Conference unveiled Monday the 2013 Men’s Basketball Championship logo in preparation for the league’s marquee event to move to the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The championship logo, which was designed by the Barclays Center design team, features the Brooklyn skyline set against a stylized basketball over the A-10 …
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Ferry Named Duquesne Head Men’s Basketball Coach

  PITTSBURGH – Jim Ferry, who led LIU Brooklyn to its second consecutive NCAA Championship appearance this March, has been named men’s basketball coach at Duquesne University, Director of Athletics Greg Amodio announced today. Ferry, 44, reached an agreement with Duquesne on Tuesday afternoon. The 16th head coach in the 95-year history of Duquesne basketball, Ferry …