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Monthly Archives: February 2014

NESCAC Power Rankings for 2/14

Contributor Adam Lamont has ranked the NESCAC teams from Amherst (1) to Bates (11). 1) Amherst (8-1): Two comfortable wins for the Lord Jeffs over the weekend is what should be expected for a veteran team. The potential loss of sophomore center Ben Pollack to injury could leave the front court even thinner than before. […]

Starting the NESCAC POY Discussion

With one week remaining in the NESCAC regular season, we wanted to start to analyze the top candidates for NESCAC Player of the Year. This is a good time to gauge what has been accomplished thus far from an individual standpoint, and position ourselves to assess the final weekend of play appropriately. In order to […]

An Opportunity Squandered for the Polar Bears

Contributor Adam Lamont breaks down Bowdoin’s last second loss at Middlebury on Sunday. Bowdoin missed out on a chance against Middlebury to separate itself as the third best team in the NESCAC. The headlines will say that Tim Gilbride’s attempt to call a timeout when he didn’t have one cost the Polar Bears the game, […]

Bowdoin Preview

Middlebury and Bowdoin face off today in a matchup that will be significant in determining how the NESCAC standings shake out. Contributor Adam Lamont, a sophomore at Bowdoin previews the matchup. Today’s tilt between Bowdoin and Middlebury is the first of three difficult road games the Polar Bears have to finish out the season. Bowdoin […]

Still Playing for Something

Never in our short college careers have we — and by we I mean Jeff and I as Middlebury men’s basketball fans — been in this situation. The 2013-14 season has been a deadly cocktail of regression to the mean, Murphy’s Law and mediocrity. At 13-7 (3-3), the Panthers are not extinct yet, but very […]