2022-23 CBI Bracketology #4 1-31-23

2022-23 CBI Bracketology #4 1-31-23

By: Ethan Henessy We are at the halfway point of the conference season. With about a month left until conference tournaments the CBI field is starting to take shape. I expect the CBI to field a stronger collection of teams this year due to my announcement in last week’s bracketology that CollegeInsider will not be […]

Announcement Regarding Happening Hoops CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology

Announcement Regarding Happening Hoops CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology

By: Ethan Hennessy Before I get into this instalment of the bracketology I am reporting breaking news that the Basketball Classic Postseason Tournament will not be played in the 2022-23 season. Collegeinsider.com ran a postseason tournament for mid major teams not selected to participate in the NCAA Tournament or NIT from 2009-2019. After taking a […]

UMBC Get Back on Track with Win Over New Hampshire

UMBC Get Back on Track with Win Over New Hampshire

By: Ethan Hennessy Catonsville Maryland New Hampshire entered Saturday’s game first in the America East in points allowed and second in opponent field goal percentage. Conversely UMBC has one of the best offenses in the conference. The pace was dictated by UMBC. The Retrievers were averaging two points per possession through the first third of […]

Morgan State Holds Off Hartford

Morgan State Holds Off Hartford

By: Ethan Hennessy Baltimore Maryland Morgan State stepped out of MEAC play on Wednesday night to welcome one of the two division one independent teams, Hartford, to Hill Fieldhouse. Hartford shot the ball well to open the game. Their stars Michael Dunne and Briggs McClain combined for 16 of the Hawks first 21 points, and […]

North Carolina Central Picks Up a Road Win at Coppin State

North Carolina Central Picks Up a Road Win at Coppin State

By: Ethan Hennessy Baltimore Maryland North Carolina Central brought energy from the onset of the game. They were pressuring the nation’s fourth leading scorer Sam Sessoms early and forcing him to give up the ball. On the offensive end they were passing the ball well and getting wide open looks. This led to a 14 […]

Coppin State Defeats South Carolina State in MEAC Opener

Coppin State Defeats South Carolina State in MEAC Opener

By: Ethan Hennessy Baltimore Maryland South Carolina State and Coppin State met on the hardwood on Saturday afternoon in the MEAC opener for both teams. South Carolina State’s took the court for conference play in the first time under first year head coach Erik Martin. South Carolina State was getting over double the shot attempts […]

2022-23 CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology #2 1-7-23

2022-23 CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology #2 1-7-23

By: Ethan Hennessy Conference play is upon us! Here is my latest look at how I see the CBI and Basketball Classic Fields looking going into the first Saturday in January. Last year was a record year for accuracy and audience reached with the bracketology here on HappeningHoops.com. If you find this type of content […]

A Rematch of the 2022 America East Championship Game Goes the Way of Vermont

A Rematch of the 2022 America East Championship Game Goes the Way of Vermont

By: Ethan Hennessy Catonsville Maryland Vermont entered Sunday’s game against UMBC with an uncharacteristic 6-8 record. John Becker’s teams usually have that many losses the entire season not when entering conference play. UMBC coach Jim Ferry said when asked about Vermont’s record entering the game, “I’ve been coaching at this level a long time. Records […]

Delaware State’s Losing Streak Against D1 Teams Reaches 33 Games With Loss at Drexel

Delaware State’s Losing Streak Against D1 Teams Reaches 33 Games With Loss at Drexel

By: Ethan Hennessy Philadelphia Pennsylvania Drexel welcomed Delaware State to the DAC for a Saturday afternoon matinee as both teams wind down the non-conference portion of their schedules. Drexel hit four of their first five three attempts forcing Stan Waterman to call a timeout before the under sixteen break. Waterman told me after the game […]

2022-23 CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology #1 12-16-22

2022-23 CBI/Basketball Classic Bracketology #1 12-16-22

By: Ethan Hennessy Welcome back college hoops fans! I am back for another year of predicting the third tier college basketball postseason basketball tournaments. Last year was a record year for accuracy and audience reached with the bracketology here on HappeningHoops.com. My goal this year is to continue to put out the most accurate product […]