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ATLANTIC TEN BASKETBALL ARENAS
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top row: davidson, dayton, duquesne
row 2: fordham, george mason, george washington
row 3: La Salle, UMass, Richmond
row 4: URI, St Bonnie's, Richmond Continued
bottom row: St Joe's, VCU, SLU
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ESPN Networks Showcase 19 Games during
Seventh Annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

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ESPN’s seventh annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon – more than 24 hours of consecutive coverage to mark the start of the 2014-15 season over Monday, Nov. 17 and Tuesday, Nov. 18 – will feature 19 men’s and women’s college basketball games across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. The schedule includes 17 men’s games and two top-25 women’s matchups.

2014 College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon Schedule (subject to change)
Date Time (ET) Game Network
Mon, Nov 17 7 p.m. No. 13 Baylor at No. 6 Kentucky women ESPN2
Miami at No. 9 Florida ESPNU
9 p.m. No. 1 Connecticut at No. 20 Stanford women ESPN2
11 p.m. No. 12 SMU at No. 15 Gonzaga ESPN2
Legends Classic: Detroit at No. 22 Oregon ESPNU

Tue, Nov 18 1 a.m. Auburn at Colorado ESPN2
3 a.m. New Mexico State at Saint Mary’s ESPN2
5 a.m. High Point at Hawaii ESPN2
7 a.m. Iona at Wofford ESPN2
9 a.m. Northern Iowa at Stephen F. Austin ESPN2
11 a.m. Manhattan at UMass ESPN2
Noon Baylor at South Carolina ESPN
2 p.m. No. 5 Wichita State vs. Memphis (Sioux Falls, S.D.) ESPN
4 p.m. Utah at No. 20 San Diego State ESPN
6 p.m. College GameDay (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis) ESPN
Legends Classic: Toledo at No. 14 VCU ESPNU
7 p.m. State Farm Champions Classic (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis): No. 18 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Duke ESPN
7:30 p.m. Marquette at Ohio State ESPN2
9:30 p.m. State Farm Champions Classic (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis): No. 10 Kansas vs. No. 1 Kentucky ESPN
9:30 p.m. Texas Tech at LSU ESPN2

http://espnmediazone.com/us/press-releas...-marathon/
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Stadium Journey has visited all 351 D1 arena in the past few season and has now ranked them all.
Here is the A-10 ranks

28. UD Arena (Dayton)
66. Siegel Center (VCU)
74. Reilly Center (St Bonnies)
79. Chaifetz Arena (SLU)
102. Smith Center (GW)
103. Rose Hill Gym (Fordham)
109. Mullins Center (UMass)
119. Hagen Arena (SJU)
123. Ryan Center (URI)
162. Patriot Center (GMU)
183. Robins Center (Richmond) (prior to renovation)
186. Belk Arena (Davidson)
270. Tom Gola Arena (La Salle)
289. Palumbo Center (Duquesne)

http://www.stadiumjourney.com/news/03-28...kings-2014
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Massachusetts Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule
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UMass OOC, no more MAC, but lots of MAAC:

http://www.umassathletics.com/sports/m-b...14aaa.html
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A10talk write-up by Grant Labebz

3 under-the-radar Atlantic 10 transfers in 2017-18

Quote:1. Bo Zeigler, George Washington Colonials

USF forward Bo Zeigler decided to graduate and transfer this offseason after 3 seasons with the Bulls. In 2016-17, Zeigler averaged 4.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per content despite playing just 20.5 minutes per game. Zeigler had the 9th best block percentage in the American Athletic Association last year, proving he’s come a long way on the defensive end of the floor. He also shot 52.3% from two-point range in league play, which ranked 15th in the AAC. Though Zeigler didn’t get much playing time in conference play last year, he had a 20 point performance earlier last season against Bethune Cookman, tying his career-high.

With the departures of Kevin Marfo and Collin Smith, 20.5 minutes per game is going to be a thing of the past for Bo Zeigler. The 6-6 senior is going to be relied upon heavily at the 3 and the 4 along with Arnoldo Toro and Patrick Steeves. Though Maurice Joseph has been struggling to keep a solid roster intact, the Colonials will have an undervalued wing in Bo Zeigler next year.

2. Jaylen Brantley, Massachusetts Minutemen

Massachusetts probably didn’t get enough credit for landing impact transfer Jaylen Brantley from Maryland. The rising senior transferred to Amherst in order to be closer to home, and he should provide serious upside for Matt McCall in the coming season. Immediately, a number that stands out to me is Brantley’s 46.5% three point shooting percentage in Big Ten play, ranking third in his league. Massachusetts is a team that shot a collective 29.7% from deep (339th in the nation), and the Minutemen lose their two leading three point shooters in Donte Clark and Zach Lewis. Brantley’s value can’t be overstated for a team that’s got some rebuilding left to do.

Expect Jaylen Brantley to be more than just a role player next year, as he should see a large chunk of minutes at the 1 or the 2. In accordance with C.J. Anderson and LuWane Pipkins, this backcourt really isn’t going to be as bad as many people are painting it out to be. At the end of the day, Massachusetts has a solid core of guards and an incredible post player in Rashaan Holloway, so who knows, maybe the Minutemen can surprise.

3. D.J. Foreman, Saint Louis Billikens

Of the three impact transfers that Travis Ford and co. add this season, D.J. Foreman may be the most undervalued. D.J. Foreman made steady improvements from his freshman to sophomore season as a Rutgers Scarlet Knight. He went from just 3.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 2014-15 to 7.9 points and 6.0 rebounds in 2016-17. Foreman ranked 23rd in the Big Ten in defensive rebounding percentage in his sophomore season. The rising junior is going to be a workhorse on the glass, and his offensive numbers are primed to make a jump as well. Perhaps D.J. Foreman’s most underrated asset is his ability to get to the free throw line, though he shot the ball at just 56.0% two seasons ago. Yet, the sophomore had a free throw rate that ranked top 100 nationally and 2nd in the Big Ten Conference. If he can improve his efficiency at the line, he’ll be an enormous asset next year.

D.J. Foreman is going to make up a very good frontcourt with Hasahn French and Elliott Welmer. I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Rutgers transfer average 10 points and 7 rebounds per game next season, as he should be a big piece to the puzzle scoring the basketball and pulling in much needed boards.

http://www.a10talk.com/3-radar-atlantic-...s-2017-18/
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