Tag Archive | Villanova University

Fordham University Hires Kyle Neptune as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Fordham University announced that Kyle Neptune will become its new Head Men’s Basketball Coach, taking the reins of the school’s 117-year-old program. Neptune will leave his position at Villanova University where he has served as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach for eight seasons.  “I want to thank Father McShane, the University trustees, and the Fordham community […]

BIG EAST Conference Tournament Continues to Thrill as Championship Day is Among Us

The BIG EAST Conference Tournament has been a thrilling one as some of the best teams in the Country have all been fighting for an opportunity to showcase their talent in the NCAA Tournament. Upsets abound at Madison Square Garden, in the action on Thursday as Georgetown was able to defeat Villanova by a final […]

USA Basketball Announces 57 Finalists for U.S. Olympic Men’s Team

Adding 15 players to 42 previously selected USA Basketball Men’s National Team finalists, 57 athletes today were announced by USA Basketball as finalists for the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. The player selections were approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. The official 12-member U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team roster will be announced later […]

Georgetown wins big over Marquette to open the BIG EAST Tournament

It was a fast paced and action-packed game to start the BIG EAST Tournament, as No. 8 Georgetown was able to defeat No. 9 Marquette 68-49 in College Basketball action at Madison Square Garden. Georgetown was able to maintain the offensive momentum early and often in the game, showing off a great scoring presence and […]

BIG EAST Conference honors St. John’s Players for fine Performances

A day after earning spots on All-BIG EAST teams, Posh Alexander and Julian Champagnie garnered additional recognition from the league on Monday, as Alexander shared BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors and Champagnie also shared Most Improved Player honors. Alexander shares his award with University of Connecticut’s Isaiah Whaley while Champagnie’s accolade is split with Xavier’s Zach […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Travels to No. 8/6 Villanova for Tuesday Tilt

 After suffering a disappointing defeat at the hands of DePaul on Saturday, the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will try to return to its winning ways on Tuesday night at No. 8/6 Villanova. Tip-off from Finneran Pavilion is scheduled for 8 p.m. on CBS Sports Network and 970 AM WNYM.  Andrew Catalon and Steve Lappas […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball Julian Champagnie Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

St. John’s Sophomore wing Julian Champagnie has been recognized by the BIG EAST for his efforts yet again, finding a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after averaging 25.0 points and 6.0 boards on 45.5 percent shooting for the Red Storm during a 1-1 week. Champagnie, who was named the league’s player of the […]