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 […]

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number One 2018-19 December 15th 2018

CIT/CBI Bracketology Number One 2018-19 December 15th 2018

By: Ethan Hennessy 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 of coverage despite some good teams playing in them each year.  In both 2017 and 2018 I was the first source to […]

Northwestern Outlast Georgia Tech’s Second Half Comeback in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Northwestern Outlast Georgia Tech’s Second Half Comeback in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

By: Ethan Hennessy On Wednesday night we were treated to a rematch of last year’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge game in Atlanta. A few things had changed though some key players for both sides had departed, for Northwestern Bryant McIntosh, and for Georgia Tech Ben Lammers and Josh Okogie. Also, the location was shifted to the […]

Preseason 2018-19 CIT/CBI Bracketology

Preseason 2018-19 CIT/CBI Bracketology

CIT (20 teams in 2018) Albany (America East) UMBC (America East) Jacksonville (ASUN) Liberty (ASUN) High Point (Big South) William and Mary (Colonial) Oakland (Horizon) Iona (Metro Atlantic) Ball State (Mid American) Howard (MEAC) Valparaiso (Missouri Valley) Holy Cross (Patriot) Army (Patriot) Wofford (SoCon) Southeastern Louisiana (Southland) Sam Houston State (Southland) Fort Wayne (Summit) San […]

John Beilein Interview

John Beilein Interview

These are the questions I asked Michigan head coach John Beilein in the post game press conference following his number 19 wolverines beating the Northwood University Timberwolves in their exhibition 90-58 on Friday November 2nd in Ann Arbor.  Ethan Hennessy: “Coach Beilein I know tonight’s game was a blowout, but is there anything you want […]

Number 19 Michigan Dominates Northwood in Ann Arbor

Number 19 Michigan Dominates Northwood in Ann Arbor

On Friday night in Ann Arbor the number 19 Michigan Wolverines took the court for the first time since falling to Villanova at the 2018 national championship game in San Antonio Texas in April when they faced the Timberwolves of Northwood University. Michigan did have three key offseason departures from their roster Mortiz Wagner (1st […]

Young Broncos Easily Handle Northwood in Kalamazoo

Young Broncos Easily Handle Northwood in Kalamazoo

The Tipoff of my 2018-19 college basketball season.    It was a tale of two halves for Western Michigan in today’s exhibition game vs. Northwood University inside University Arena in Kalamazoo Michigan. The first half was plagued with Bronco missed free-throws and turnovers that allowed a scrappy Northwood team to stay with WMU punch for […]