Mar 17, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT
We’re gearing up for a great CAA championship game at the Show Place Arena on Sunday; tipoff is at 2 p.m. The matchup pits No. 1 seed Delaware (29-3) vs. No. 3 Drexel (22-9), a rematch of last year’s title game won by the Blue Hens. Delaware has won six straight over the Dragons, including…
Mar 17, 2013, 11:01 AM EDT
Drexel senior guard Hollie Mershon has put together a sensational season, which includes first-team All-CAA honors. The Dragons No. 11 shared a few thoughts with the CAA about herself and her Dragons, who are back in the CAA championship game for the second year in a row. Drexel meets Delaware at 2 p.m. Sunday at…
Mar 17, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT
We caught up with Elena Delle Donne, whose illustrious CAA career closes out with Sunday’s 2 p.m. championship against Drexel. The game is full of great players. Watch Elena Delle Donne, an All-American and the three-time CAA Player of the Year, and enjoy one of the greatest to play this sport. Here are some words…
Mar 16, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT
Postgame centered around one subject for Drexel and James Madison: Defense. To be more precise: Drexel’s defense, which limited JMU to 28 percent shooting in the 50-34 Dragons win. The 34 points was the lowest point total of JMU coach Kenny Brooks’ 11-year career at JMU. “Obviously our defense was in check today,” said Drexel…
Mar 16, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT
Sunday’s 2 p.m. CAA championship game will feature conference unbeaten Delaware (29-3) vs No. 3 seed Drexel (22-9). The Dragons dismissed James Madison for the second consecutive season in the CAA semifinals. When you think about James Madison the last two season, defense comes to mind, but what about the defense of the Drexel Dragons?…
Mar 16, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT
No. 2 James Madison vs. No. 3 Drexel had unofficial billing as the game of the CAA Tournament. A year ago, the Dragons routed JMU 67-50 to advance to the championship. The teams split the regular season. James Madison won at Drexel 48-46 and Drexel lost on its home court 62-53. Six of Drexel’s nine…
Mar 15, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT
Drexel (21-9) moves into Saturday’s 4 p.m. semifinal against James Madison. The Dragons upset JMU to reach last year’s CAA Tournament championship game. Taylor Wootten led Drexel with 17 points, and the Dragons drained 11 3-pointers, three apiece from Hollie Mershon, Rachel Pearson and Megan Creighton. William and Mary connected on just 12-of-50 field goals…
Mar 15, 2013, 8:48 PM EDT
All of Denise Dillon’s teams at Drexel have a remarkable capacity for steady, patient play, and the group routing William and Mary is no different. Crisp, clean passing culminating in points defines Drexel on this night, with five players draining at least one 3-pointer. Senior Hollie Mershon and freshman Megan Creighton have three apiece. The…
Mar 15, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT
The Dragons built a 15-5 advantage eight minutes into the game, shooting 45 percent for the half. The Tribe connected on just 4-of-24 shots Drexel nailed six 3-pointers from five different players. The 11 points goes into the CAA record books as fewest points by a team in the conference tournament.
Mar 15, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT
Quarterfinal Friday tips off at noon at The Show Place Arena. Live action can be seen on CAA.TV throughout the day. Fans can also listen on CAA.TV as well as using the league’s iPhone and iPad apps (Free login required). Visit CAASports.com/mobile for details on the the mobile apps No. 3. Drexel (20-9) vs. No. 6 William and Mary (8-21) When:…
Feb 12, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT
Let’s take a look around the league in the past week. Delaware improved to 11-0 in conference play with a victory over a threatening James Madison squad on Sunday. The Dukes dropped to 9-2 and are now tied with Drexel for second place headed into this week. Old Dominion and Hofstra follow just behind with conference marks of 7-4.
Feb 5, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT
It’s the mid-way through the season… most teams have nine games under their belt with Delaware (9-0) sitting at the top of the conference standings. James Madison follows just one game behind the Blue Hens at 8-1, while Drexel (7-2) and Old Dominion (6-2) follow.
Jan 28, 2013, 4:32 AM EDT
News and notes from around the league are full of some exciting topics. Delaware is the last undefeated team in conference play at 6-0, while Drexel and James Madison follow with 6-1 records. Hofstra is right behind them with a 4-2 mark.
Jan 21, 2013, 8:43 PM EDT
The CAA steadied at 14 in the conference RPI rankings, while Delaware led the pack at 28.
Jan 14, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT
Drexel, Hofstra and Delaware stand atop the league standings with undefeated records in conference play, while Old Dominion, Northeastern and James Madison follow with just one loss. Hofstra’s Shante Evans, the Delaware Blue Hens and other teams made exciting news over the past few days.
Jan 12, 2013, 8:08 AM EDT
We kickstart our #CAAHoops Weekly show by reviewing the early conference action on both the men’s and women’s side as Bobby Broyles and Rob Washburn review last weeks exciting highlights and prepare you for what to watch coming up.
Jan 10, 2013, 1:36 PM EDT
A number of the CAA basketball programs, as well as other athletic programs, paid tribute to the tragedy that happened in Netown, Conn. Check out the half-time interview with Drexel’s senior Hollie Mershon.
Jan 7, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT
It’s conference time! Ten out of the 11 CAA schools kicked off their conference schedules on Sunday and Drexel, Hofstra, James Madison, Northeastern and Old Dominion earned victories in the first conference outings of the year on Jan. 6.
Dec 24, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT
Happy Holidays to All our followers and fans! It may be a holiday to some people, but the CAA Communications staff was still hard at work filing stats, updating notes and selecting CAA Basketball Weekly honors. Last week was a pretty exciting week for CAA Women’s Hoops and below you can read all about it.
Dec 10, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT
Games are becoming sparse as final exams are being administered and so the schedule hasn’t been as full as the past few weeks, but there are still plenty of games being played. CAA teams have compiled a 42-39 overall mark and Old Dominion (6-1) and Georgia State (5-1) are sitting atop the conference standings with just one loss apiece.
Dec 3, 2012, 10:02 PM EDT
The numbers are climbing… in the right direction… CAA teams have posted a 38-29 overall record against non-conference foes thus far this season. The CAA teams have challenged themselves with competition as they have played 15 games against the “big six” conferences.
Nov 26, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT
We are wrapping up the final week of November and just the fourth week of a fresh season for women’s #CAAHoops. There is so much going on among the 11 conference teams to be proud about and we are here to share the joy!
Nov 19, 2012, 3:43 PM EDT
Another tough week in the books for CAA Women’s Hoops. The league is now 16-17 in non-conference play heading into the Thanksgiving weekend, with a 2-8 record against teams in the Big Six (a.k.a. the six conferences that were ranked above the CAA in the final RPI ranking in 2011-12).
Nov 12, 2012, 6:45 PM EDT
All 11 teams have at least a game under completed in their schedule and everyone has the day off from an actual game, which gave us time to congratulate William & Mary’s Emily Correal and Drexel’s Hollie Mershon for being named CAA Women’s Basketball Players of the Week and Hofstra’s Asia Jackson for being selected as CAA Women’s Hoop Rookie of the Week for their stellar play after the first weekend of competition.
Nov 10, 2012, 11:14 AM EDT
November 9th has come and gone. We all prepared a lot for the start of the new basketball season and for some teams, the first game is under their belt, but for others that first game is still to come. Last night was full of excitement in the CAA.
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