Monday Numbers

One of the joys of college hoops: numbers. Let's look at some basic stats early into this college hoop season. RPI/(Strength of Schedule) 8. Butler (3) 30. St. Louis (7) 32. VCU (13) 40. Xavier (101) 54. Charlotte (254) 64. St.…

Hawks Destroyed by #11 Creighton

Saint Joseph's played carelessly and inefficiently and #11 Creighton shot lights out which led to a blow out in Omaha. The Hawks committed 17 turnovers, shot 38% from the field, and allowed their opponent to shoot 57% including 48% from…

Nolan Berry Breaks Both Arms

Nolan Berry, Butler's top 2013 recruit, recently broke both arms during practice. During the 2012 summer season, the De Smet Jesuit Senior from Saint Louis (and grandson of SLU standout Ed Macauley) traveled with the St. Louis Eagles but…

A-10 impressive early

It's early, but you've got to be impressed with the non-conference resume the Atlantic 10 is building right now. Sure, there have been some early bumps on the road  -- losses to the likes of Centeral Connecticut State, Canisius, North…

Building an At-Large Resume

I do not miss the Horizon League.  Sure, I miss having free streaming video of nearly every game.  I also miss quick and easy road trips. But that's it. I certainly don't miss is being in a league where a loss or two can kill a resume…

The week that was: 11/12 – 11/18

A so-so week for the Atlantic 10 represented by a "eh, whatever" 17-15 record. There were some good wins (St. Joseph's over No.20 Notre Dame on a neutral court), but mostly very avoidable losses. VCU kicked that list off with a home loss…