Author Bob Canedo

6 entries

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes - Harvard at Holy Cross 11/15/2011

College basketball fans expect change each season. Players arrive. Players leave. The competition experiences the same. The cast of heroes and villains will turnover completely every four to five years - and much more quickly than that, outside the Other 24. Below the red line, the change is generally easily...

Let's Hear It for the Band!

Thanksgiving is an unusual part of the college calendar, which makes it an unusual part of the college basketball calendar. I suspect it's similar elsewhere, but at a small liberal ar...

What's Luck Got to Do With It?

Sports Illustrated's Andy Glockner wrote a piece earlier this summer about Division I basketball's "unluckiest" team, Holy Cross. The crown of unluckiest was granted to the Cru...

Legacy: Bucknell at Holy Cross

Legacy legacy / leg-uh-see noun, plural -cies. 1. Law. a gift of property, especially personal property, as money, by will; a bequest. 2. anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome. 3. an applicant to or student at a school that was attended by his or...

The Unexpected Villain

Every story needs a villain. It's good to have someone to root against. As a fan below the red line, one of the great things about conference play is getting to know - and dislike - the opposing players. In the 24 smaller conferences - where there are no "one and done" players and few early departures - getting...

I Hate the Three!

The 3-point game has changed everything, at every level, and it's strictly a matter of taste whether you believe this is a good thing. I do not. I think the 3-point shot has distorted the game, making something that really shouldn't be that important a tremendously vital part of the game. Really. Why should a...

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