Tag Archives: Providence

Peach Jam: Noel is on the block

14 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – On Wednesday, BABC (MA) center Nerlens Noel said that he preferred to play defense over offense.  He even went as far to say that he would rather have the game winning block over the game winning shot.

He wasn’t exaggerating.  Continue reading

The good news and bad news of the Big East schedule

2 Jul

By Bobby Bancroft
National Hoops Report

While we are just heading into July, the first big event on the 2011-2012 Big East men’s basketball calendar has already come and gone with the official announcement of the conference opponents.

With most conferences playing an unbalanced league schedule these days, the conference schedule can go a long way to determining which schools qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  In no other conference is this a bigger deal than in the Big East with its 16 teams. Continue reading

Clipboard Conversations: Pat Skerry, Towson

10 Jun

Pat Skerry takes over a Towson program that needed a shot in the arm.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Pat Skerry is the new head coach at Towson University. After successful stops at Rhode Island, Providence and Pittsburgh, the highly respected assistant coach is now jumping into the head coach’s chair this season with the Tigers.

We talk about his team’s new floor, his vision for the job, the CAA, recruiting (which is going well already) and his staff in this week’s edition of Clipboard Conversations. Continue reading