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One of the UVM fans had this posted on their board over there....so credit for finding this goes to StatPadder.... LINK


Teams of note.....


104. Binghamton

CONFERENCE: America East


QUICK TAKE: The presence of seniors Rivera and Tiki Mayben make the Bearcats the favorite in America East.

BUZZ: Coach Kevin Broadus has his America East 2009 coach of the year plaque, a contract extension through 2014 and a team that can replicate last season's title run. The Bearcats, routed by Duke in the first round of the NCAA tournament, lose only one key member of the playing rotation - forward Reggie Fuller. Rivera (20 ppg) and Mayben (11.5 ppg, 4.7 apg) are the standouts.


111. Boston U.

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G/F John Holland

QUICK TAKE: New coach Patrick Chambers, who had been a Villanova assistant, has enough talent to win the league.

BUZZ: Dennis Wolff was fired after 15 seasons as coach at BU, a tenure that saw two trips to the NCAA tournament and three to the NIT. Chambers inherits a contender. The Terriers revolve around three stars in Holland (18.1 ppg), point guard Corey Lowe (17.2 ppg) and big man Jake O'Brien (12.5 ppg). O'Brien was the league's newcomer of the year last season.


151. Vermont

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: F Marqus Blakely

QUICK TAKE: Blakely is looking to sweep America East player of the year and defensive player of year honors for the third year in a row.

BUZZ: Blakely (16.1 ppg, 9.0 rpg) is a star, although he certainly will miss the help of departing PG Mike Trimboli. F Colin McIntosh is gone as well, so the Catamounts will need much more from Michigan State transfer guard Maurice Joseph (8.1 ppg).


173. Albany

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: F Will Harris

QUICK TAKE: The Great Danes return four starters and are a sleeper in the America East race.

BUZZ: Harris (12.9 ppg, 6.5 rpg) can do it inside and outside (36 made 3-pointers last season), while top scorer Tim Ambrose (14.3 ppg) is a penetrator who can get to the free-throw line (105 attempts last season).


209. Stony Brook

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G Muhammad El-Amin

QUICK TAKE: The Seawolves appear to be a team on the rise in the America East. Coach Steve Pikiell has done a nice job.

BUZZ: The Seawolves are on the upswing. Stuck in the cellar two seasons ago, they improved to 8-8 and tied for fourth last season thanks to the play of three freshman starters and the emergence of junior transfer guard El-Amin (15.7 ppg). All-rookie honorees Bryan Dougher (11.2 ppg, 66 3-pointers) and Tommy Brenton (8.9 rpg) were the best of the youngsters.


240. New Hampshire

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G Alvin Abreu

QUICK TAKE: The Wildcats have a shot at an upper-division finish in America East if everything breaks right.

BUZZ: Another long-suffering program heading in the right direction, Bill Herrion's Wildcats finished 8-8 in the league and nearly upset top-seeded Binghamton in the conference tournament semifinals. The loss of star guard Tyrece Gibbs (14.6 ppg) is a big one, but Abreu (12.8 ppg) and a young, deep supporting cast make this the sixth legitimately competitive team in the league.


249. Md.-Baltimore County

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G Chauncey Gilliam

QUICK TAKE: The Retrievers look to have lost too much firepower to finish in the top half of the league.

BUZZ: Not long ago, UMBC was on top of the America East, and the Retrievers followed up a 2008 NCAA bid with a hard-fought, tourney title game loss to Binghamton to wrap up a rebuilding season. Now all the key parts from that NCAA run are gone, with Darryl Proctor (20.0 ppg) and Jay Greene (12.7 ppg) departing. Gilliam (10.9 ppg) must do more after a strong freshman season.


268. Maine

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G Gerald McLemore

QUICK TAKE: The Black Bears fell apart late last season and look like one of the weakest teams in America East.

BUZZ: An upset loss to last-place Hartford in the play-in game of the league tournament capped a late-season swoon for a team that was playing solid basketball early in the season. The good news is that most of the primary pieces are back, with big things expected from McLemore (12.1 ppg), a sophomore. But Mark Socoby's (12.3 ppg) decision to transfer before his senior season is a blow.


288. Hartford

CONFERENCE: America East

BEST PLAYER: G Joe Zeglinski

QUICK TAKE: The Hawks lost 15 of their final 16 games last season, and they will struggle this season, too.

BUZZ: The loss of Zeglinski (15.3 ppg) after 10 games with a torn tendon in his ankle spelled doom for a team that finished second in the league in 2008. Hartford lost 14 consecutive games to end the regular season before upsetting Maine in the play-in game. Zeglinski will be back, which is big, but the next two offensive options - Jaret von Rosenberg and Michael Turner - are gone.

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