News, thoughts and more from the world of college sports across the nation and Long Island.
Tobacco Road may lead to Barclays Center.
Negotiations to bring the Atlantic Coast Conference postseason basketball tournament to the Brooklyn arena are all but completed, multiple college athletics sources confirmed.
Sports Illustrated first reported the multi-year deal that could begin as early as 2017.
The Atlantic-10 Conference has a deal to hold its postseason tourney at Barclays...Read more »
Stony Brook’s 77-62 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson Wednesday night at Pritchard Gym had some nail-biting moments that belie the final score. The Seawolves blew all but three points of a 17-point lead before pulling away with a 15-3 run at the end of the game.
Not exactly the confidence-booster they were looking for heading into their 11 a.m. meeting with LaSalle, Saturday at Madison Square...Read more »
St. John’s will play in the Maggie Dixon Classic on December 22 at Madison Square Garden for the third straight season, the school announced Monday. It will be the third straight season the Red Storm will play in the Classic.
St. John’s will face Texas A&M at 11:00 a.m. Reigning NCAA champion Connecticut will face California in the second game.
The Classic is held in memory of former...Read more »
Ohio State and Notre Dame highlight the field of the second annual Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden.
Joining the Fighting Irish and Buckeyes in the 2013 Gotham Classic are Bryant, Delaware, and North Dakota State.
Notre Dame and Ohio State will tip-off against each other for only the 13th time in history when they meet on Saturday, December 21 at the Garden. Ohio State holds a...Read more »