College Hoops

Mandel’s Musings – St. John’s vs. Villanova at MSG Conjures Images of 30 Years Ago

Published on: 7th January, 2015

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Jay Wright wins his first Big East champioship

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New York — Watching the St. John’s University men’s basketball team tonight, playing Villanova at Madison Square Garden in a nationally-televised contest between two teams ranked in the top 25 conjured many images, not the least of which was the possible return of kinetic excitement this building used to be known for when basketball was […]

NIT Final Is Set For Michigan vs. Kansas State At MSG

Published on: 22nd November, 2012

Michigan beats Pitt in NIT
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New York — Count Madison Square Garden among the places that Michigan’s basketball team can call home. Its loyal and vocal alumni filled the place Wednesday night with cheers and chants for the maize and blue. The thing is, Michigan might have enough talent this year to be comfortable on any court. The Wolverines beat […]

Calhoun Wins Another Big East Title In Thriller

Published on: 13th March, 2011

jim calhoun
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UConn wins fifth game in five days to earn Big East tournament title  NEW YORK — Kemba Walker capped the best five days an individual and team may have ever had in college basketball, scoring 19 points to lead Connecticut (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) to a 69-66 victory over No. 14 Louisville […]