Author Ari Kramer

3 entries

Rider at Manhattan 1/2/2012

Rick Pitino, full-court pressure, 11 steals and 22 forced turnovers. Sounds a lot like a typical Louisville game. However, Pitino was the only Cardinal at Draddy Gymnasium on Monday night. With his nationally ranked squad set to battle St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, the legendary head coach...

Manhattan at Iona: Jaspers Storm Back and Win at Buzzer 1/12/2012

Iona is the MAAC's cream of the crop; the best team the conference has seen since the 2008-09 Siena squad that nearly reached the Sweet 16. The Gaels are aware of their talent, and their swagger was abundant during Thursday night's warmups, when seemingly every player wearing white and maroon threw down a windmill...

A Rough Day For All Saints 1/14/2012

Anyone who told me I was an idiot for skipping the Saints' game on Saturday is the real idiot. Because I saw the Saints. However, they weren't the Saints who lost to the 49ers in the NFL playoffs. Instead, 1,275 people and I succumbed to the lure of a MAAC basketball game between the Saints of Siena and the...

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One Beautiful Season

1BS weaved the history of mid-major college basketball together with stories from the 2009-10 season, culminating in Butler's epic run to the National Championship game. Now it's available as a free download: PDF in the original 592-page book layout with all photos and graphics, or ePub format for electronic reading devices.