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  1. Improved American team ready to defend Patriot League title in 2014-2015

    Oct 21, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    AUEagles.com

    American went from ninth in the Patriot League preseason polls to a No. 15 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Safe to say, the Eagles will be viewed much differently this time around with four returning starters.

  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview: American is the favorite in a competitive Patriot League

    Oct 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    American was the surprise team in the Patriot League a season ago. Can they repeat as league champs?

  3. Three-star shooting guard commits to Lehigh

    Sep 27, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

    Lehigh v American

    Lehigh adds a second commitment in the Class of 2015.

  4. UConn forward Leon Tolksdorf transferring to American

    May 2, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    UConn forward Leon Tolksdorf has opted to transfer to American.

  5. Three Boston players to transfer, including Mo Watson Jr.

    Apr 2, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

    dailyfreepress.com

    Three Boston players are set to transfer according to reports on Wednesday, including sophomore guard Mo Watson.

  6. 2014 NCAA Tournament Primer: American Eagles

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    brennan

    Back in October the American Eagles were picked to finish ninth in the 10-team Patriot League. Wednesday night, Mike Brennan’s team punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament.

  7. 2014 Patriot League Tournament Preview: Can Boston U. win first season in Patriot?

    Mar 3, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Getty Images

    The 2014 Patriot League Tournament kicks off Monday night with a pair of preliminary contests. Back in October, newcomer Boston University was viewed as the favorite, and thanks to its strong finish BU enters the field as the top seed. Despite holding home-court advantage, it will be far from easy for the Terriers. American University…

  8. Broken left hand sidelines Loyola (MD) guard Dylon Cormier indefinitely

    Feb 5, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Richmond, which announced on Wednesday that senior guard Cedrick Lindsay would miss the remainder of the season after tearing the meniscus in both of his knees, wasn’t the only program to lose its leading scorer. Loyola (MD) senior guard, who broke two bones in his left hand in the Greyhounds’ game against Army on Saturday,…

  9. American off to fast start in the Patriot League under first-year coach Mike Brennan

    Jan 17, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    American University Athletic Communications

    After longtime coach Jeff Jones left for Old Dominion and four players graduated from last year’s ten win team, expectations were low for Mike Brennan in his first year at American. The Eagles, who entered this season after having graduated four players, were picked to finish 9th in the ten team Patriot League. Brennan was…

  10. Navy suspends leading scorer Tilman Dunbar for remainder of season

    Jan 15, 2014, 5:12 PM EDT

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    After winning just two games in Patriot League play last season the Navy Midshipmen had hopes of improving their standing within the league despite being picked to finish last in the preseason poll. That process became a lot tougher on Tuesday, as the Naval Academy made the decision to suspend leading scorer Tilman Dunbar for…

  11. DeAndre Daniels drops 24 as UConn fights off Boston University

    Nov 17, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT

    DeAndre Daniels

    Through the first three games of the season, UConn junior forward DeAndre Daniels had scored a combined 19 points. On Sunday, Daniels surpassed his season scoring total with a game-high 24 points as the Huskies stayed undefeated with a 77-60 win over Boston University at Gampel Pavilion. Daniels scored 12 points in each half. The…

  12. NCAA reverses decision on status of Colgate’s Nathan Harries

    Nov 7, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT

    Colgate Athletics

    After much of the internet was up in arms regarding the status of Colgate freshman Nathan Harries, the NCAA has reversed its original decision to strip Harries of a season of eligibility. Harries was originally expected to lose that year based on the fact that following his two-year LDS mission he played three games in…

  13. Colgate’s Nathan Harries loses season of eligibility over church league participation

    Nov 6, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT

    Colgate Athletics

    Just two days after the NCAA made what many believe to be the right decision in the case of UNLV guard Kevin Olekaibe, the governing body has made a decision regarding Colgate guard Nathan Harries that simply boggles the mind. Harries is entering his freshman season at Colgate after spending two years in North Carolina…

  14. Former player suing Holy Cross women’s head coach Bill Gibbons for abuse

    Oct 16, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Holy Cross Athletics

    With the number of days between now and the start of games in college basketball, coaches and players across the country are working in order to make sure they’re well-prepared for the 2013-14 campaign. Practices, film study, weights and other essential activities occupy much of their time, with many wanting to simply focus on the…

  15. The Patriot League in the post Mike Muscala and C.J. McCollum era

    Oct 15, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Dave Paulsen

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. It didn’t take long for Bucknell head coach Dave Paulsen to learn that the player he would build two NCAA Tournament teams around was a special player. Similarly, he knew midway through Bucknell’s first…

  16. Boston University unveils new floor

    Sep 14, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

    Screen grab via Instagram

    You know who’s cleaning up this year? Companies that install basketball flooring. I mean, if a guy who owns a custom wood laminates company doesn’t end up in the Forbes 500 this year, I’ll be shocked. It makes sense, though. With so many schools changing leagues in the realignment shuffle, new logos have to be…

  17. Kyle Griffin named assistant coach at Lehigh

    Sep 3, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    sienasaints.com

    Dr. Brett Reed and Lehigh athletics announced the hiring of Kyle Griffin as an assistant men’s basketball coach on Tuesday afternoon. Griffin will take the place of Stephen Ott on the coaching staff who was recently hired by first-year Florida International head coach Anthony Evans. Griffin, who comes to Lehigh from the Hoop Group, joins…

  18. America East content with nine teams in its league

    Aug 27, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    americaeast.com

    When the dust settled, for the time being, with teams jumping around from one conference to another during conference realignment, the America East lost Boston University to the Patriot League, but picked up Massachusetts Lowell, formerly a Division II school from the Northeast 10. One would think that the America East would have sought to…

  19. New format for Patriot League Tournament

    Jun 9, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT

    patriotleague.org

    With the arrival of Boston University and Loyola University (MD) for the 2013-14 season, the Patriot League has restructured its conference tournament format to accommodate all ten teams. From the league site: The men and women’s basketball tournaments will feature all 10 Patriot League members, and once again be played entirely at home sites. First-round…

  20. C.J. McCollum out for Lehigh in Patriot League semi vs. Lafayette

    Mar 9, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT

    CJ McCollum

    Lehigh hadn’t gotten its hopes up about getting guard C.J. McCollum back for the Patriot League tournament and, unfortunately for the Mountain Hawks, so far things are working out as planned. McCollum will not be in the lineup Saturday for Lehigh when it takes on Lafayette in the semifinal round of the Patriot League tournament.…

  21. C.J. McCollum may not return to Lehigh this season

    Jan 11, 2013, 9:28 PM EDT

    Lehigh Mountain Hawks guard McCollum reacts after making a basket against the Duke Blue Devils during a college basketball game in Greensboro

    Lehigh had high hopes entering this season. The Mountain Hawks defeated Duke in the NCAA tournament and returned for the 2012-2013 campaign with preseason All-American C.J. McCollum back for his senior season. However, last week, in a loss to VCU, the nation’s leading scorer broke his foot, sidelining him for 8-10 weeks. He could be…