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  1. Maine loses top scorer Xavier Pollard to transfer

    Apr 8, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

    Xavier Pollard

    The Black Bears leading scorer is looking to wrap up his career in a bigger conference.

  2. Hofstra announces transfer of forward Jordan Allen

    Mar 28, 2014, 2:25 PM EDT

    Hofstra Athletic Communications

    After averaging 6.6 points and 4.8 rebounds per game on a shorthanded team, Hofstra’s Jordan Allen has decided to transfer.

  3. UNC Wilmington parts ways with head coach Buzz Peterson

    Mar 11, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    Buzz Peterson

    UNC Wilmington on Tuesday announced that head coach Buzz Peterson is out after four years at the school.

  4. Top-seed Delaware advances to CAA tournament final (VIDEO)

    Mar 9, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT

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    Top-seeded Fightin’ Blue Hens will play William & Mary (7 p.m., NBCSN) with an NCAA tournament berth on the line.

  5. Drexel’s Kazembe Abif to miss remainder of season with hand injury

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

    Kazembe Abif

    Drexel junior forward Kazembe Abif will miss the remainder of the season due to a fracture in his left hand, the school announced on Friday evening. Abif suffered the injury in practice on Thursday. He is slated to undergo surgery next week. It’s been far from an easy season for Abif. Prior to suffered the fracture…

  6. Marcus Thornton leads William & Mary past James Madison (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    William & Mary Athletics

    With a win over William & Mary on Sunday afternoon James Madison would have forced a four-way tie for third in the CAA standings, and with players such as Andre Nation and Andrey Semenov the Dukes were equipped to do just that. Unfortunately for JMU the Tribe had Marcus Thornton, who scored a game-high 26…

  7. Jerrelle Benimon leads Towson past Drexel (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

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    It goes without saying that in order to beat the Towson Tigers the first order of business is to slow down forward Jerrelle Benimon. In Towson’s 80-68 win over Drexel on January 14 the preseason CAA Player of the Year was outstanding, accounting for 27 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. Clearly Benimon was going…

  8. Jerrelle Benimon, Mike Burwell lead Towson to fifth straight win (VIDEO)

    Jan 19, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT

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    In his first season as head coach at Towson, Pat Skerry won just one game with that victory ending the program’s 41-game losing streak. The Tigers would go on to finish the 2011-12 season with a 1-31 record, but due to the work Skerry did both within the program and on the recruiting trail many…

  9. Back surgery sidelines Northeastern’s Quincy Ford for remainder of season

    Dec 5, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT

    Northeastern Athletics

    With the graduation of key contributors Jonathan Lee and Joel Smith from last season’s CAA regular season champion squad, Northeastern junior guard Quincy Ford was expected to be a major contributor for the Huskies. But after playing in the team’s first two games of the season a back injury has sidelined Ford, and on Thursday…

  10. Northern lights shine brightly for new-look CAA

    Oct 21, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Jerrelle Benimon, Nate Lubick

    If you want to know which way the wind blows in the Colonial Athletic Association these days, open your ears. The league that rode Virginia-based schools like George Mason, Virginia Commonwealth and Old Dominion to attention-grabbing Big Dance victories sounds very different these days. For starters, Northeastern University pahked their cah in the yahd by…

  11. 2013-2014 CAA Preview: Drexel keeps draggin’ us back in

    Oct 21, 2013, 11:59 AM EDT

    Frantz Massenat, Stephen Holt

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  12. Towson sets NCAA record, goes from 1-31 to 2nd place in CAA

    Mar 3, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT

    Pat Skerry

    Last season, Towson was the worst team in college basketball. The struggling Tigers finished 1-31 on the season, including a 22-game losing streak to start the year. What a difference a year can make. With its 67-64 home win over Hofstra Saturday, Towson finishes the season at 18-13, an NCAA record-setting 17.5-game turnaround from the…

  13. College of Charleston to join the CAA in 2013

    Nov 30, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT

    Doug Wojcik

    The great conference realignment continues. Friday, the Colonial Athletic Association added the College of Charleston as the conference’s 10th member. Charleston’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to accept the CAA’s invitation. “We are very excited about joining the Colonial Athletic Association,” College of Charleston President P. George Benson said in a press release. “It is a great…

  14. College of Charleston reportedly takes first step toward CAA membership

    Jul 24, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT

    College of Charleston Wojcik Basketball

    After losing Old Dominion, Georgia State, and Virginia Commonwealth to other conferences, the CAA may be looking for new members and, according to the Post and Courier, the conference could have its eye on College of Charleston. According to the report, the CAA “has been in contact with the College of Charleston about the College’s…

  15. With defections from CAA, Stony Brook releases statement

    May 21, 2012, 9:49 AM EDT

    StonyBrook

    With the shakeups in the CAA over the past few weeks, some schools are looking to seize the opportunity and make the jump to a more prominent conference. A statement from Stony Brook played both sides of the ball, simultaneously selling itself and maintaining that it is remaining in the America East…for now. “We are…

  16. Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist signs with agent, chooses CAA Sports

    May 5, 2012, 1:24 PM EDT

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    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has signed with CAA Sports Agency, the former Kentucky Wildcat tweeted Saturday afternoon. CAA represents players that include Ronnie Brewer, Andrea Bargnani, and Richard Hamilton. Oh, and not to mention Dwayne Wade, LeBron James, and Carmelo Anthony. The 6-7, 232-pound Kidd-Gilchrist averaged 11.8 points and 7.6 rebounds for the national champion Wildcats in…

  17. Report: VCU officials to recommend Rams stay in CAA for at least 1 more year

    Apr 28, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT

    ShakaSmartVCU

    David Teel of the Daily Press is reporting that, according to sources, VCU athletic officials will recommend to VCU president Michael Rao that the Rams stay in the Colonial Athletic Association for at least one more season. This report comes on the heels of a reports last month that Virginia Commonwealth was nearing discussions to…

  18. Ron Hunter blasts negative recruiters with both barrels

    Apr 20, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

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    Georgia State’s decision to move to the Sun Belt conference was a football decision. The Panthers wanted their fledgling gridiron program — helmed by former Georgia Tech head man Bill Curry — to compete in the BCS rather than the CAA’s FCS division of DI. In basketball terms, it was at best a lateral move,…

  19. Georgia State may try on the Sun Belt, and soon

    Apr 6, 2012, 11:58 PM EDT

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    Georgia State is going places. In more ways than one, and more quickly than many had hoped. The hiring of Ron Hunter as the school’s basketball coach paid immediate dividends. The Panthers – members of the Colonial Athletic Association since 2005 – racked up their best league record ever, finishing 11-7 and playing in the…

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