CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 5 February 21 2019

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 5 February 21 2019

By: Ethan Hennessy We have finally arrived at late February. Only a handful of games remain in the regular season, and conference tournaments are right around the corner. Prospective teams have started to get contacted by both tournaments. I myself have also done some contacting as I reached out to dozens of programs across the […]

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 4 2019 February 15th

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 4 2019 February 15th

By: Ethan Hennessy The season rolls on into mid February only a handful of regular season game remain for most leagues, so it is time to update the CIT/CBI bracketology. I am in my second season doing CIT/CBI bracketology for Happening Hoops. I do this because I genuinely enjoy following these tournaments, and believe they […]

Detroit Mercy Tops Milwaukee 90-86

Detroit Mercy Tops Milwaukee 90-86

By: Ethan Hennessy The Titans and Panthers faced off Thursday night in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Both teams were 9-16 entering the game, but Detroit held a slim lead over Milwaukee in the standings at 6-7 compared to Milwaukee’s 4-8 record. This was a high scoring fast paced game that felt like an NBA game. Eight minuets […]

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 3 2019 February 2nd

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 3 2019 February 2nd

By: Ethan Hennessy We have now reached February most leagues are halfway done with conference play, so it is time to update the CIT/CBI bracketology. I am in my second season doing CIT/CBI bracketology for Happening Hoops. I do this because I genuinely enjoy following these tournaments, and believe they do not get a ton […]

NIU Stuns Number 14 Buffalo in DeKalb

NIU Stuns Number 14 Buffalo in DeKalb

By: Ethan Hennessy February 3rd 1973. That was the last time Northern Illinois had beaten a ranked opponent (number 19 Oral Roberts)… that was until Tuesday night. On a cold night in DeKalb Illinois that only saw 1,284 people file into the convocation center due to a ice storm moving through the area the Northern […]

California Baptist Earns Their First WAC Road Win in Division 1 by Beating Chicago State in the Windy City

California Baptist Earns Their First WAC Road Win in Division 1 by Beating Chicago State in the Windy City

By: Ethan Hennessy The California Baptist Lancers defeated the Chicago State Cougars by a score of 77-75 Saturday afternoon at the Jones Convocation Center in Chicago in a Western Athletic Conference matchup. It was an emotional game at Chicago State today as the cougars took the floor for the first time since the passing of […]

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 2 2018-19 January 4th

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number 2 2018-19 January 4th

By: Ethan Hennessy As the calendar year flips to 2019 and most teams have started or are beginning to start their conference play it is time to update the CIT/CBI bracketology. I am in my second season doing CIT/CBI bracketology for Happening Hoops. I do this because I genuinely enjoy following these tournaments, and believe […]

Mark Adams Interview

Mark Adams Interview

  Ethan Hennessy: I am joined by Mark Adams who is an analyst on ESPN mainly for the American Athletic Conference. He is also a former college basketball coach. He was a head coach for Central Connecticut State in the 90’s, and before that an assistant at Idaho State and Washington State. I actually want […]

The Hornets Beat the Hens in the Route 1 Rivalry

The Hornets Beat the Hens in the Route 1 Rivalry

By: Ethan Hennessy   Delaware State entering Wednesday night’s matchup was 11-4 all time against the Blue Hens of Delaware University. Furthermore, they were 2-8 on the season, and still searching for their first division one victory. However, the Hornets looked like the better team throughout the game as they beat their in state rival […]

Does the Geographical Location of a Program’s Home City Have an Impact on a Team’s Home Court Winning Percentage?

Does the Geographical Location of a Program’s Home City Have an Impact on a Team’s Home Court Winning Percentage?

By: Ethan Hennessy Being a Geography major I have wondered if teams that play in college basketball “travel destination” cities have an inherent advantage of higher home court winning percentages due to visiting teams not from the area being distracted by all that these cities have to offer. In order to answer this question I […]