Tag Archive | College basketball

NCAA Selects the Barclays Center as Hosts Site for First and Second rounds of the NCAA Tournament in 2016

  The NCAA Men’s Basketball Site Selection Committee announced on Monday that Barclays Center will be a host site for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament in 2016. “March Madness comes to Brooklyn! We are excited to host one of the world’s greatest sporting events in a venue that has become the […]

Hofstra Men Dominate in 94-61 Season-Opening Win

The Hofstra Men’s Basketball team started their season with a 94-61 victory over Jacksonville University at the Mack Sports Complex on Friday night. Five different Hofstra players scored in double figures, led by Brian Bernardi’s (Staten Island, NY) 22, Ameen Tanksley’s (Philadelphia, PA) 16. Malik Nichols (Rockaway Beach, NY) (15), Juan’ya Green (Philadelphia, PA) (14) and Dion Nesmith (Union, […]

Nationally Ranked Duke, Virginia, Villanova, and Michigan Headline 2014-15 College Basketball Schedule at Barclays Center

Six of the nation’s Top 25 ranked college basketball teams from the Associated Press preseason poll will headline an impressive season of BROOKLYN HOOPS™ at Barclays Center, including last season’s ACC tournament runner-up Duke (No. 4) and champion Virginia (No. 9), Big East regular season champion Villanova (No.  12), Big 12 tournament champion Iowa State (No. 14), […]

VIDEOS: Big East Men’s Basketball Media Day

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from the Big East Men’s Basketball Media Day that was held on 10/22/14 at Madison Square Garden: Seton Hall Men’s Basketball: Georgetown Men’s Basketball: DePaul Men’s Basketball: Villanova Men’s Basketball: St. John’s University Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Lavin: Providence Men’s Basketball: Creighton Men’s Basketball: For more […]

VIDEOS: NEC Social Media Day

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from the Northeast Conference Social Media Day, which was held at the Barclays Center on 10/21/14: St. Francis Brooklyn Men’s Basketball Senior Forward Jalen Cannon   St. Francis Brooklyn Men’s Basketball Head Coach Glenn Braica St. Francis Brooklyn Women’s Basketball Senior Guard Eilidh Simpson St Francis […]

Hofstra Begins Preparations for 2014-15 Campaign

The Hofstra Men’s Basketball team officially began the 2014-15 season on Monday as the squad held its first official team practice. Head Coach Joe Mihalich and his staff kept his team busy throughout the two-plus hour practice, which was held at the brand-new Hofstra Basketball Practice Facility. The season begins on November 14 when the Pride hosts Jacksonville at […]

Madison Square Garden Releases 2014-15 College Basketball Schedule

It was a cold winter’s night 80 years ago at Madison Square Garden on 50th Street and Eighth Avenue when College Basketball took to the Garden hardwood for the first time.  Since that first game on December 29, 1934, the memories have been countless for millions of college basketball fans as they have packed “The World’s Most […]

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