• Turnaround has TCNJ poised for postseason play
    February 14, 2018
    Last season TCNJ needed to beat Rutgers-Newark in the regular season finale to make the NJAC playoffs, and didn't. The Lions close the regular season against Rutgers-Newark tonight, but they are a better team in a better position with postseason play guaranteed.
  • Sasha says No
    January 24, 2018
    Stockton senior Sasha Williams is on pace to finish second in Division III women's basketball history in blocked shots. More important to her, she and the Ospreys have won 72 games and counting since her arrival. More in Around the Atlantic.
  • Harris presents double trouble for Devils' foes
    January 03, 2018
    FDU-Florham already had one of the top scorers in the country in 2017 Rookie of the Year Kendrea Williams. Now they have another potent scorer in Gabrielle Harris. Sarah Sommer talks with the Devils' dynamic duo in this week's Around the Atlantic.
  • Cabrini's renaissance big man
    December 13, 2017
    Cabrini center Tyheim Monroe is the best rebounder in Division III men's basketball. After the Cavaliers lost their starting point guard, Monroe returned to his roots as a guard. Plus Sarah Sommer checks in with CSAC leaders Gwynedd Mercy in Around the Atlantic.
  • Sire rising to the occassion
    December 05, 2017
    Montclair State has won the last five NJAC women's titles. If the Red Hawks are going to extend that streak, they will need another big year from Katie Sire. So far the senior is rising to the occasion. Sarah Sommer has the story in our first Around the Atlantic column.
  • DeSales Baird regains shooting touch
    February 22, 2017
    When DeSales' Megan Baird started a new student teaching gig, it messed with her schedule, her energy levels and her shot. Now she's comfortable in that schedule and regaining her scoring touch. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
  • Neumann shows grit in Cabrini win
    February 16, 2017
    Neumann has blown out most of its opponents this year, raising questions how ready it will be for the NCAA tournament. The Knights' win over Cabrini in a playoff like environment on Wednesday night is an important step toward showing they're ready for March.
  • Farmingdale's Graham ready for the moment
    February 08, 2017
    Midway through the season Farmingdale State moved Matthew Graham from starter to sixth man, and that move has paid off in a big way. Graham has developed a knack for hitting clutch shots in close games and the Rams have won 12 straight. More in Around the Atlantic.
  • TCNJ "on the brink" of greatness
    February 01, 2017
    The TCNJ men aren't a great team yet, but they are on the brink of something special, and this week's games against Rowan and No. 7 Ramapo will determine how close they are. Sarah Sommer talks with the Lions in this week's Around the Atlantic.
  • Schettino dishing and swishing for Staten Island
    January 25, 2017
    Frank Schettino leads Staten Island in scoring and is second in the nation in assists and he has led the Dolphins to a perfect record in the CUNYAC. Coach Tony Petosa needs him on the court, but sometimes he needs to bench him, too. Sarah Sommer explains in Around the Atlantic.
  • Kean ready to contend for NJAC crown
    January 17, 2017
    It's been a while since the Kean women have made noise nationally, but the Cougars will have a chance to do so tomorrow night. They travel to Montclair State with hopes of taking over first place in the NJAC. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
  • Florham freshman shoots to the top of conference
    January 10, 2017
    Kendrea Williams leads the MAC Freedom in scoring and Devils' head coach Marc Mitchell aims to turn her into an even more prolific shooter. Sarah Sommer has the story from FDU-Florham in Around the Atlantic.
  • Roadrunners seek wins on repeat
    January 04, 2017
    Ramapo head coach Chuck McBreen preaches machine-like consistency and, so far, the Roadrunners have got the message. Despite a 12-0 start to the season, Ramapo is looking for more. Sarah Sommer has the story in Around the Atlantic.
  • Quick-strike Del Rosario leads Lehman
    December 08, 2016
    With a quick trigger and a fearless offensive approach, Amely Del Rosario is leading the nation in scoring. She also led Lehman to the NCAA tournament last year. Sara Sommer talks with the Lightning's leader in Around the Atlantic.
  • Fields adds danger to Miseri
    November 30, 2016
    Misericordia was already the favorite in the MAC Freedom conference with returning players like All-Conference honoree Jason Kenny. New wing Tre Fields makes the Cougars even more dangerous. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
  • NJCU turning disappointment into momentum
    November 23, 2016
    New Jersey City was disappointed when it was passed up for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament last season. But the Gothic Knights made the most of their experience in the ECAC tournament and bring back several key components for another run at the NJAC crown. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
  • Long road to the tournament
    March 02, 2016
    Brooklyn guard Chris McIllhatton was injured in last preseason, never got right and fell out of the rotation. But the Bulldogs have gotten a boost from him this time around and he has helped them to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Time to turn it up
    February 23, 2016
    Staten Island coach Tony Petosa thinks his team sometimes lacks a sense of urgency. There's no room for that in the conference tournament, where the Dolphins take on Brooklyn on Tuesday night.
  • Kean completes culture changeover
    February 17, 2016
    Four years ago, the NCAA brought down sanctions on the Kean women's basketball team. It's taken a while for the new coach to get the culture completely changed, but it's brought a winning attitude with it.
  • Different look for Cabrini
    February 09, 2016
    The Cavaliers don't have Aaron Walton-Moss around to carry them any longer. The good news is, Cabrini still has talent. But the bad news is the lack of experience that talent comes with.
  • Old Westbury gets a spark
    February 03, 2016
    It took only one dunk for A.J. Wynder to see that Jamail Stanley was a special player. And from there he ended up at Old Westbury.
  • Borough battle atop the CUNYAC
    January 27, 2016
    Brooklyn has the top two players, while Lehman is balanced and plays hard. That's the crux of Wednesday night's big battle of first-place teams in the CUNYAC.
  • Can't get him off the floor
    January 20, 2016
    Darnell Artis worked his way into the pregame captains' meeting as a freshman at Gwynedd Mercy and he has hardly left the floor since. Now a senior, he and his classmates have the Griffins looking at a return to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Rebuilding NJCU in the thick of it
    January 13, 2016
    With so many new players, New Jersey City is a rebuilt team. But this is not a rebuilding season. After finishing at .500 in the NJAC in each of the past three years, the Gothic Knights now find themselves atop the NJAC standings.
  • Experienced Profs making their run
    January 09, 2016
    It’s far too early to predict the NJAC women’s basketball champion, but Rowan continues to build its case.
  • Brooklyn likes to get stops
    December 09, 2015
    A high-tempo offense is not the only reason that No. 17 Brooklyn is off to a 9-0 start. In fact, offense is not even the Bulldogs’ main focus.
  • 20 years later, it's a Rowan reunion
    November 25, 2015
    The 1996 Rowan Profs won the Division III men's basketball national championship, and they'll celebrate it by welcoming their former coach's current team, LaSalle, to town.
  • Montclair not looking to rebuild
    November 17, 2015
    The Red Hawks lost some big pieces from last year's Final Four team. But Karin Harvey's team is looking higher for 2016.