Tag Archive | College basketball

D’Angelo Harrison Named St. John’s First Haggerty Winner Since 2002

The Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association named St. John’s junior guard D’Angelo Harrison the New York City collegiate basketball player of the year on Tuesday. Harrison will receive the 2014 Haggerty Award – named for St. John’s basketball and baseball standout Lieutenant Frank C. Haggerty, who was killed during military service in World War II – at the 81st […]

Manhattan Men’s Basketball Trio Honored with All-Met Honors

Manhattan College seniors George Beamon and Rhamel Brown earned All-Metropolitan Area honors, the Met Basketball Writers Association announced on Tuesday, April 22. Beamon was a first-team selection, while Brown earned a spot on the second team. Beamon is the first Jasper to earn first-team All-Met honors since Peter Mulligan in 2005.Steve Masiello gained the Peter A. Carlesimo Coach of the […]

Hofstra Men’s Basketball Zeke Upshaw Earns All-Met Third Team Honors

Hofstra graduate forward Zeke Upshaw (Chicago, IL) was named to the All-Met Third Team, it was announced on Tuesday by the Met Basketball Writers Association. Prior to this award, Upshaw has also been named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 10 second teams. Upshaw had an outstanding season […]

Top College Hoops Senior Gather to Play in Gotham Hoops Invitational

In a unique opportunity for some of the top College Basketball players in the Tri-State  area the Gotham Hoops Invitational will have some of the best and brightest playing before NBA agents, coaches and scouts. The inaugural tournament taking place on Sunday, April 13, 2014 will be held at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY. An evening […]

Steve Masiello to be Reinstated as Coach at Manhattan upon completion of his degree

It was announced on Monday that Manhattan College will reinstate Steve Masiello as the head coach of the Men’s Basketball team upon the completion of his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky. Masiello will be on unpaid leave until he receives his degree.  During his absence, associate head coach Matt Grady will lead the program […]

VIDEO: Madison Square Garden Celebrates Return of NCAA Tournament with Greats of College Hoops

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following videos from a press conference held today by Madison Square Garden to help celebrate the return of the NCAA Tournament (specifically the East Regional Championship) returning to The World’s Most Famous Arena:   Video Look: Interviews: HOF Coach Jim Calhoun: NYU great Cal Ramsey: St. John’s great […]

MSG Celebrates Return of NCAA Tournament by bringing in greats of College Hoops

Madison Square Garden celebrated the return of the NCAA Division 1 Tournament in style, as some of the all-time greats in College Hoops gathered to share their favorite memories with the members of the media. Greats like Cal Ramsey; Ron Nadell; Floyd Layne; Art Hyland; Oscar Robertson; Syracuse legend Dwyane ‘Pearl’ Washington; along with St. John’s […]


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