Ryan Odom’s Decision to Stay at UMBC

Ryan Odom’s Decision to Stay at UMBC

By: Ethan Hennessy We have always heard the phrase dogs are the most loyal animal. If that is true, then Ryan Odom definitely embodies the spirit of his school’s mascot, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. In a profession heavy on “the grass is always greener” phenomenon, Odom has chosen to remain at UMBC after attaining monumental […]

2019-20 Pre-Season CBI/CIT Bracketology

2019-20 Pre-Season CBI/CIT Bracketology

By: Ethan Hennessy CBI (16 teams) California Baptist (WAC) Central Michigan (MAC) Oakland (Horizon) Northwestern (Big Ten) Cal State Northridge (Big West) Green Bay (Horizon) Southern Illinois (Missouri Valley) Richmond (A10) UTRGV (WAC) Central Arkansas (Southland) UTSA (CUSA) California (Pac 12) Costal Carolina (Sun Belt) Eastern Washington (Big Sky) Princeton (Ivy) Prairie View A&M (SAWC) […]

Loyola Poised for Success in 2019-2020 Season

Loyola Poised for Success in 2019-2020 Season

By: Ethan Hennessy There is an excitement surrounding Loyola basketball that has not been present since entering the Patriot League. It is no secret that Loyola has struggled on the court since leaving the MAAC. In their new conference the hounds have yet to finish outside of the bottom four in the standings, and aside […]

Examining American Athletic Conference Possible Replacement Members

Examining American Athletic Conference Possible Replacement Members

By: Ethan Hennessy It is rumored that Connecticut is leaving the American Athletic Conference to return to the Big East Conference in all sports aside from football.  According to Matt Norlander of CBS Sports “Barring an unexpected event, or an accelerated timeline, the Big East is expected to formally announce UConn’s return to the conference […]

2018-19 Season Recap

2018-19 Season Recap

By: Ethan Hennessy This post is wrapping up and looking back at the road trips I went on, the games I saw, arenas I visited, and experiences I had in this 2018-19 college basketball season (my junior year of college). I’m mainly writing this so that I’ll be able to look back and have a […]

South Florida wins the 2019 Roman CBI Finals Defeating DePaul 2-1 and DePaul’s Max Strus has Division 1’s Best Postseason Run in 30 Years

South Florida wins the 2019 Roman CBI Finals Defeating DePaul 2-1 and DePaul’s Max Strus has Division 1’s Best Postseason Run in 30 Years

By: Ethan Hennessy Chicago Illinois Going into Friday’s pivotal winner take all game three of the CBI finals at McGrath Phillips Arena both teams knew their season would be over at the conclusion of the game, however, one would be a champion, and one would not. When it was all said and done South Florida […]

A Depleted DePaul Roster Wins Game Two of the CBI Finals Against USF

A Depleted DePaul Roster Wins Game Two of the CBI Finals Against USF

By: Ethan Hennessy DePaul was already down to essentially a seven man rotation going into game two of the CBI finals with Devin Gage out with a concussion since the quarterfinal round (the four remaining bench players have played a total of 31 combined seconds in the entire tournament). The Blue Demons would suffer another […]

Blue Demons Beat Costal Carolina to Advance to the CBI Finals

Blue Demons Beat Costal Carolina to Advance to the CBI Finals

By: Ethan Hennessy DePaul topped the Chanticleers of Costal Carolina by a score of 92-87 inside McGrath Phillips Arena on Wednesday night. A big key to the game was their ability to control the glass. The Blue Demons used their size advantage out rebounding Costal 36 to 24. Femi Olujobi had eight rebounds while Strus […]

Strus Scores 38 to Push DePaul Past Longwood in CBI Second Round

Strus Scores 38 to Push DePaul Past Longwood in CBI Second Round

By: Ethan Hennessy Shabooty Phillips and the Longwood Lancers rolled into Chicago looking to spring one of the biggest upsets in the 2019 CBI by stealing a road win at Big East member DePaul. Head coach Griff Aldrich preached in the morning shootaround leaving everything out on the floor saying they did not want to […]

DePaul Overcomes Slow Start to Beat CMU 100-86 in CBI First Round

DePaul Overcomes Slow Start to Beat CMU 100-86 in CBI First Round

By: Ethan Hennessy On Wednesday night DePaul did something they had not done in a dozen years. That was take the basketball court for a postseason tournament game. DePaul at 15-15 going into the game accepted a bid to the CBI Tournament. They faced a tough first round test against a Central Michigan squad led […]