Posted tagged ‘Fordham’

Fordham Basketball Report: Loss to George Washington and Breakdown of Defense

January 6, 2016

Donnie Dwyer covers the highlights from Fordham’s 69-63 loss to George Washington along with stats from Freshman Joseph Chartouny who missed a game with an ankle injury and the stark difference in the defensive mindset from Tom Pecora to Coach Neubauer.

 

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2014-15 Fordham Men’s Basketball prepares for season

October 22, 2014

The Sports Cycle’s Donnie Dwyer travels to the Rose Hill Gym to cover Fordham’s practice as they prepare for the Regular Season in 3 weeks. Lots of drills and lots of surprises with some new faces on the Rams squad this season. Take an inside look.

St. Bonaventure head coach Mark Schmidt after 76-65 win at Fordham

February 13, 2014

Bonnies Head Coach Mark Schmidt talks about the win with reporters after 76-65 win.

URI Men’s Basketball Post Game Press Conference after 85-79 loss at Fordham

February 3, 2014

URI head coach Danny Hurley and guard E.C. Matthews discuss the loss to Fordham on the road 85-79.

Unbelievable Upset! Fordham beats Temple 30-29 to begin season 3-0

September 15, 2013

Fordham footballToday made it 12 teams! 12 FCS (DIV 1-AA) have defeated FBS (DIV 1-A) teams this season. Fordham defeated Temple in Philadelphia, PA 30-29 thanks to a 29 yard touchdown strike from Mike Nebrich to a leaping Sam Ajala in the end zone with 4 seconds left on the clock (Highlight below). With the win, Fordham is now 3-0 on the season and beat an FBS opponent for the first time since 1954 season with a 13-7 win over Rutgers.

This season has been special so far for Fordham. Last week they beat #8 ranked Villanova on their home turf for the first time in school history, this team advance to 3-0 for the first time since 1988, and the Rams played their first game at an NFL stadium since 1983 when they faced St. Norbert’s College at Lambeau Field.

So where does this win rank in Fordham Football history? It may not be at the top, but it certainly is very high compared to recent history against FBS schools (Losses to Buffalo in 1993 and 1995, Army and UConn in 2011 and Cincinnati 2012). Last time Fordham was relevant in the FCS was 2007 when they lost to UMass in the first round of the FCS Playoffs. This team has struck magic in the early going and I hope they can keep it up going into next week.

The Rams host Columbia University next week at home for a 1:00 p.m. contest in the annual Liberty Cup game. I know the stands will be packed with maroon and white as fans will start entering Jack Coffey Field with smiles on their faces.

It’s a new era of Fordham Athletics. This is just the first step in bigger success coming to multiple programs. It’s time to get excited in the Bronx.

One on One with Fordham Sophomore Guard Bryan Smith

January 10, 2013

The Sports Cycle and TV 6’s Donnie Dwyer chats with Bryan Smith about his shooting, his defense, and his preparation for each game.

Atlantic 10 basketball is having scheduling issues already

May 25, 2012

Via Andy Katz:

The Atlantic 10 will discuss and then likely decide Thursday on how it will schedule with 15 teams next season, according to commissioner Bernadette McGlade. The A-10, which will wrap up spring meetings Thursday, will have 15 schools in the league because VCU left the CAA immediately. Temple and Charlotte don’t leave for the Big East and C-USA, respectively, until 2013. The A-10 will add Butler in the fall of 2013. Xavier coach Chris Mack said one format discussed was to have each team have two partners (four games) and then play the other 10 five home/five road. McGlade said the A-10 has been looking at creative alternatives.

I like that the A-10 is becoming a powerhouse conference but this scheduling seems to be out of sorts. As a Fordham fan this is going to be hard to play VCU and Butler in the future. The talent coming in better live up to the expectations or else they will be in the Patriot League or MAAC. I liked how you would play three teams twice and try to play everyone else one time in your conference. With VCU coming in immediately it causes a problem both for future bids to NCAA Tournament and makes the Duquesne’s and Rhode Island’s turn from 4 win conference teams to 2 win teams…