Then There Were Four: March Madness Set to Conclude in Houston

(Image via abc13.com) Staff Writer: Colton Almeida  Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu The long journey to the Final Four is over. At the start of the season, a total of 363 Division I teams competed to reach the 68-team tournament known as March Madness.  Now, we are left with just four.  The Connecticut Huskies, Miami Hurricanes, San Diego State Aztecs, and Florida Atlantic Owls will play for the … Continue reading Then There Were Four: March Madness Set to Conclude in Houston

 

NBA 2023 Playoff Outlook: Who to Buy and Who to Sell

(Image via olympics.com) Staff Writer: Colton Almeida  Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu The All-Star break, trade deadline, and bulk of the NBA season have come and gone. We now begin to shift our attention toward the postseason as the calendar has turned to March.  The NBA Playoffs will officially tip-off on April 15th with the play-in tournament. The NBA Finals will start on June 1st.  So what teams am … Continue reading NBA 2023 Playoff Outlook: Who to Buy and Who to Sell

 

A Chance at the Dance: 2023 March Madness Qualifier Predictions

(Image via bloggingthebracket.com) Staff Writer: Colton Almeida  Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu March is upon us, which means one thing: March Madness. However, before one of the best sports spectacles tips off on March 14th, we have to find out who will be participating in the big dance.  For those unfamiliar, each conference tournament winner will be granted an automatic bid to the tournament. The rest of the … Continue reading A Chance at the Dance: 2023 March Madness Qualifier Predictions

 

UmassD Basketball Coach Brian Baptiste Achieves 700th Win

(Image Courtesy of UMass Dartmouth) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu For Brian Baptiste, 700 wins mean more than just on-the-court victories. UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball team’s win over Castleton University on January 14th brought forth a huge milestone for head coach Brian Baptiste, as it secured his 700th career victory.  He is now the only active NCAA Division III basketball coach to reach that number. … Continue reading UmassD Basketball Coach Brian Baptiste Achieves 700th Win

 

The Fallout of Kyrie Irving’s Antisemitic Post

(Dustin Satloff/Getty Images North America/Getty Images) Staff Writer: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu Kyrie Irving’s career has taken some hits this week after previously coming under fire in the media for tweeting a link to an antisemitic film last month. Not only has he been suspended by the Nets for at least five games, but Nike has since announced they have cut ties with Irving. Last … Continue reading The Fallout of Kyrie Irving’s Antisemitic Post