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A look ahead at the most important remaining Atlantic 10 non-conference games

It’s crazy to think non-conference play is starting to wind down, but once the holidays pass us by, we’ll be watching conference games. The Atlantic 10 has done a great job taking advantage of significant non-conference opportunities against opponents worth beating: LSU, Saint Mary’s, and Wisconsin are just a few of the teams to fall …
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Scouting the Bonnies in December: Can St. Bonaventure Run the Table before A-10 Play?

Introduction: The Birth of “Boca Bobby” As soon as the calendar flipped to December, those up in Olean woke up to almost a foot of snow on the ground. Meanwhile, the St. Bonaventure basketball team was 1,300 miles south, in Boca Raton, Florida. The Bonnies played two games in South Florida, winning both. While doing …
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Atlantic 10 Bracketology: 12/3/19

We made it through November! All things considered, it’s been a pretty solid month for the Atlantic 10 who realistically has 2 teams trending towards an at-large bid and a few others knocking on the door. Feast Week may be past us, but there are still plenty of big at-large opportunities remaining. On the Right …
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It’s only November, but the Atlantic 10 is scorching hot — a look at some of the league’s best wins so far

The past 2 seasons in the Atlantic 10 have built up to 2019-20. The league as a whole went through a big transitional phase when Will Wade and Archie Miller left VCU and Dayton respectively. The very next year, Dan Hurley jumped ship to Connecticut as Rhode Island bulldozed its way through the league. 2018-19 …
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Way-Too-Early Atlantic 10 Bracketology: 11/24/19

It may only be November, but it’s always on our minds: the NCAA Tournament, March Madness, the Big Dance… whatever you call it. The reason it’s always on our minds in November is that a conference like the A-10 can’t do a lot to get more teams in the tourney once conference play rolls around …
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One good, one bad stat for all 14 Atlantic 10 teams

Davidson Good: Davidson is 80.6% from the free throw line as a team. That’s good enough for 19th in the nation. The Wildcats were 20/23 from the charity stripe in their opening loss to Auburn and kept it close for most of the game even with Kellan Grady and Jon Axel Gudmundsson struggling. Bad: Davidson is …
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Nothing like November

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a college basketball fan who’ll tell you March isn’t the best month of the season. I don’t disagree; seasons are made, and most importantly, completed, in March. But when you’re like me and you cover an entire conference and root on 14 teams night-in and night-out, it feels like the …
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Atlantic 10 Picks & Predictions: 11/12/19

The 2nd week of college basketball is among us, and Tuesday night’s slate of games features some good matchups across the league. Massachusetts vs. Northeastern Massachusetts enters a home contest against Northeastern at 2-0 after grinding out a win at Fairfield. Northeastern looks to be the toughest opponent the Minutemen have faced yet, as the …
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Atlantic 10 Basketball 11/8/19: Picks and Predictions

After a fun opening night of Atlantic 10 basketball, we’ve got another good slate of Friday night games ready to go, headlined by Davidson’s season-opener against #24 Auburn. Davidson vs. #24 Auburn Davidson and Auburn will tip off in Annapolis in what’s shaping out to be a great weekend-opening game of hoops. The Wildcats put …
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Biggest Winners & Losers from the First Night of A-10 Hoops

It was an exciting first night of basketball across the Atlantic 10, and while some games more than others had us holding our breath, the league came out of Tuesday night at a solid 7-2. Barring one disaster game, the conference held its own and some big nights from teams predicted to finish in the …