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  1. NBC Sports Network To Air 18 CAA MBB Games

    Oct 12, 2012, 11:37 PM EST

    NBC Sports Network will present 18 CAA men’s basketball games to a national television audience this season, including the semifinals and finals of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship. “We are pleased to announce the most extensive men’s basketball national television package in CAA history with the NBC Sports Network,” CAA Commissioner Tom Yeager said. “NBC…

  2. #CAAFB Week 7 Story Lines

    Oct 12, 2012, 8:46 PM EST

    As one of FCS Football’s premier conferences, CAA Football certainly has no shortage of news and notes from around the league. See below for some of the latest story lines coming out of our 11 programs heading into this weekend’s five league-wide matchups. Have a story line of your own to share with us? Tweet…

  3. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – William and Mary

    Oct 12, 2012, 8:33 PM EST

    Head coach Debbie Taylor (@WMCoachTaylor) enters her 14th season at the helm of William & Mary. She welcomes back 11 letterwinners, including four senior starters – including three who averaged at least 10 points per game a year ago. The Tribe is armed with the league’s top threat behind the three-point line in Janine Aldridge. She led the CAA by sinking a W&M single-season 92 treys a year ago and ranked third in the league in three-point shooting percentage (.395) and steals (2.6 spg). Emily Correal ranked eighth in the CAA in free throw shooting at 75.4 percent to help the Tribe at the line, while Jaclyn McKenna shot 51.8 percent from the field ranking third in the league in field goal percentage. The Tribe welcomes assistant coach Beth Bradley back to the CAA as she previously was the Old Dominion Director of Basketball Operations for the 2010-11 season. Follow W&M women’s hoops on twitter @TribeWBB this season.

  4. CAA Basketball Media Day Live To Be Broadcast On CAASports.com

    Oct 12, 2012, 6:20 PM EST

    Fans will be able to share in all of the excitement from CAA Basketball Media Day with the broadcast of CAA Basketball Media Day Live on CAASports.com from Champps-Pentagon Row in Arlington, Va. The show will air live from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16 and will also be archived on CAASports.com…

  5. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – William and Mary

    Oct 12, 2012, 8:29 AM EST

    Thornton earned a spot on the CAA All-Rookie team after ranking 23rd in the league in scoring (11.1 ppg). He tallied double figures 18 times. After battling injuries early in the season, Rusthoven contributed 11.7 ppg and 7.6 rpg over his final six games. He’s shot better than 54% from the floor in each of his first two seasons. Britt scored 11.8 ppg over the final stretch of six games. Rum made 38 three-pointers last season and shot better than 37% from beyond the arc. Gaillard, who started 18 games in 2010-11, should provide help on the wing after missing last season with an injury.

  6. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Towson

    Oct 11, 2012, 7:26 PM EST

    Towson, which you can follow on Twitter @Towson_WBB, is coming off a solid 16-14 campaign last season, which was its best overall record since 2008-09. Head coach Joe Mathews (@CoachMathews_TU) graduated four strong contributors from last season but will look to build around a pair of returning starters and eight underclassmen. Tanisha McTiller secured a spot in the starting line-up last season and finished as the team’s second-leading scorer with 11.1 points per game, while leading the Tigers in steals with 48. Nyree Williams led the team with 7.0 rebounds per game, ranking 11th in the CAA, and added 1.6 blocks per outing for the sixth-best mark in the league. The Tigers will close out the non-conference season with four home contests in December before opening CAA action on Jan. 6 at Drexel.

  7. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Towson

    Oct 11, 2012, 8:21 AM EST

    Damas ranked 18th in the CAA in scoring (12.5 ppg) last season and reached double figures in 22 games. He was also 19th in the league in rebounding (5.3 rpg). Walden started all 32 games as a freshman and was 9th in the CAA in assists (3.2 apg) and 13th in steals (1.3 spg). Three transfers from Big East schools should see immediate playing time – Benimon (Georgetown), Burwell (USF) and Dixon (Providence). Dixon made 68 starts for the Friars and played under Coach Skerry for two seasons when he was an assistant at Providence.

  8. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Old Dominion

    Oct 10, 2012, 7:55 PM EST

    ODU has won 22 or more games in seven of the past eight seasons and has advanced to postseason play for eight consecutive years. In his first season as a starter, Wright scored double figures 13 times and ranked 20th in the league in rebounding (5.2 rpg). Hill, a transfer from Clemson, averaged 11.2 ppg over the Monarchs’ final five games. Batten netted at least seven points in ODU’s final 11 contests. Painter made 18 starts for N.C. State over the past two seasons and contributed 6.2 ppg and 4.3 rpg in 2011-12. He scored nine points in the Pack’s victory over San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament.

  9. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Old Dominion

    Oct 10, 2012, 7:13 PM EST

    Old Dominion (@ODUWBB) returns seven letterwinners, including three starters, and has added five newcomers as head coach Karen Barefoot (@BarefootODU) begins her second season at the helm of the Lady Monarchs. Senior guard Jackie Cook, the squad’s top returning scorer (9.9 ppg) and rebounder (4.5 rpg), will team-up with sophomore guard Ashley Betz-White (8.1 ppg) to provide a strong presence in the backcourt for ODU. Mairi Buchan, a two-time CAA All-Academic first team honoree, started 17 of 32 games as a junior for the Lady Monarchs averaging 7.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. The Lady Monarchs, who have made 25 trips to the NCAA and two the WNIT, will look to advance to postseason play this season. Old Dominion is one of the four hosts of the 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Regional Round in March.

  10. Ziady Named Athletics Director At Delaware

    Oct 10, 2012, 5:15 PM EST

    NEWARK, Del. — Eric Ziady, who spent the previous 23 years working in the highest levels of collegiate athletics administration in the Boston area, has been named the new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services at the University of Delaware. The announcement was made by University of Delaware President Dr. Patrick T. Harker at…

  11. CAA Football’s The Blitz: Oct. 10

    Oct 10, 2012, 3:05 PM EST

    CAA Football is ready for week seven of the 2012 season. The Blitz reviews the week that was and gets you set for this weekend’s action. In this week’s webisode, Bobby Broyles and Scott Meyer look back at several CAA Football week six matchups and look ahead to week seven, which marks the midway point…

  12. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Northeastern

    Oct 9, 2012, 11:09 PM EST

    Northeastern (@GoNUwbasketball) overcame a slow start to win four of its final six contests in 2011-12, and the Huskies appear ready to build on that success with seven returning letterwinners and five newcomers. Head coach Daynia La-Force will build around the Huskies’ top two players from a year ago in All-CAA guard Deanna Kerkhof and Jewel Tunstull. Kerkhof led the Huskies in scoring with 14.4 points per game as a junior and scored a career-high 29 points in a win over William & Mary on Jan. 29. Tunstull led the league in field goal percentage while shooting 58.6 percent in 28 contests. The Huskies will welcome back Kashaia Cannon to the court after having to sit a year due to injury. She contributed nearly 11 points a game in 2010-11. Northeastern will open the season with teams with strong RPI numbers at the completion of the 2011-12 season, including Eastern Michigan (57), Temple (52) and Boston University (77).

  13. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Northeastern

    Oct 9, 2012, 1:06 PM EST

    Lee, a 3rd-team All-CAA selection, ranked 9th in the league in scoring last season and tallied double figures 28 times. He was also among the top 10 in the conference in FG% (47.2%), assists (3.5 apg), FT% (78.6%) and 3-point FG% (41.7%). Smith was 13th in the CAA in scoring (13.9 ppg) and was fourth in the league with 72 three-pointers. Forward Quincy Ford made the CAA All-Rookie squad after contributing 11.5 ppg and ranking fifth in the conference in steals (1.9 spg). He scored double digits in 15 of the last 19 games. NU has been .500 or better in CAA play in six of the last seven years.

  14. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – UNCW

    Oct 8, 2012, 11:02 PM EST

    Rendleman had a breakout season in 2011-12, ranking sixth in the CAA in scoring (15.3 ppg), fourth in rebounding (10.0 rpg) and fourth in FG percentage (53.0%). The first-team All-CAA pick recorded 16 double-doubles and scored double figures 28 times. Williams led all CAA freshmen in rebounding with 5.7 rpg. He had a career-high 22 points and eight boards in UNCW’s CAA Tournament victory over JMU. Milson scored double digits in seven of UNCW’s final nine games last season. Ponder began last season as UNCW’s starting point guard before suffering a season-ending injury.

  15. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – UNCW

    Oct 8, 2012, 6:57 PM EST

    New coach Adell Harris (@HC_AdellHarris) takes over a UNCW team that returns three starters from last year’s 20-13 squad that advanced to the postseason for the second straight year. The Seahawks will be led by senior forward Karneshia Garrett, who is the team’s top returning player after averaging 9.8 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Jessica Freeman returns after leading the CAA in three-point field goal shooting (41.1%). Tawanna Lee started in all 33 games during her first season with the Seahawks a year ago and tied Garrett in scoring with 9.8 points per game. UNCW will open the season with three road games including match ups at West Virginia and Harris’ alma mater, Wake Forest, where she paced the Demon Deacons with 108 assists during her senior season. Follow UNCW Women’s Basketball on Twitter at @UNCWwomenshoops this season.

  16. Steriti, Cole, Starke and Mosley Collect CAA Football Weekly Honors

    Oct 8, 2012, 10:11 AM EST

    CAA Football’s Week Six Player of the Week honorees are featured below. A link to each school’s release will be added to each player’s name over the course of the week as they become available. Offensive Player of the Week: Nico Steriti, Soph., RB, New Hampshire Steriti turned in another great game on the ground…

  17. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – James Madison

    Oct 7, 2012, 10:52 PM EST

    James Madison will look to continue the momentum from last year’s 29-8 season, in which head coach Kenny Brooks (@CoachBrooksJMU) guided the Dukes to the championship game of the WNIT. The Dukes return four starters, led by All-CAA guard Tarik Hislop. She is the team’s top returning scorer after pouring in 14.8 points per game, while Kirby Burkholder added 11.5 ppg. JMU also welcomes back reigning 2012 CAA Defensive Player of the Year Nikki Newman, who helped the Dukes rank among one of the CAA’s top defensive teams, and Jasmine Gill, who added 9.0 points per game. The Dukes open the 2012-13 season at in-state rival Virginia and will play eight non-conference teams with a 2011-12 RPI of 111 or better, including three in the top 50. Brooks has led the Dukes to the postseason for seven straight seasons, including three trips to the NCAA tournament. Follow James Madison WBB on Twitter @JamesMadisonWBB

  18. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – James Madison

    Oct 7, 2012, 12:46 PM EST

    Davis finished 4th in the CAA in scoring (15.9 ppg) in his first season at JMU. He tallied double figures in 16 of his last 20 games and had 11 20+-point outings during the season. Moore battled a hand injury late in the season but still ranked 4th in the CAA in assists (4.2 apg). He’s already 7th in career assists (330) at JMU. Semenov averaged 16.4 ppg and hit 23-of-37 from 3-point range in JMU’s final five regular season games. Goins, who was among the CAA’s top rebounders in 2010-11, is back after sitting out last season due to injury.

  19. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Hofstra

    Oct 6, 2012, 6:43 PM EST

    Hofstra will look to build off last year’s 19-12 campaign that included a berth in the WNIT. Pride head coach Krista Kilburn-Steveskey (@CoachKSteveskey) returns a pair of senior starters, Shante Evans and Candace Bond. Evans, a two-time All-American and three-time All-CAA honoree, is the Pride’s top returning scorer with 19.2 points per game and rebounder with 10.5 rpg. Over Evans’ three years with Hofstra, she has shot over 50 percent from the field. Bond, who averaged 7.8 ppg and 5.4 rpg last season, completed her junior campaign by pouring in a career-high 18 points against Harvard in the WNIT. Sophomore guard Andreana Thomas (4.2 ppg) will step into the starting spot at point guard as the Pride graduated Candice Bellocchio, who led the league in assists in her final two seasons. The Pride will face nine teams during its non-conference schedule that had a 2011-12 RPI of 126 or better, including five in the top 66. Follow the Pride during the season on Twitter @HofstraWBB

  20. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Hofstra

    Oct 6, 2012, 9:35 AM EST

    Hofstra slipped to 3-15 in the CAA last season, but seven of those losses were by six points or less. Imes, who missed the final five games last season due to injury, is the Pride’s top returning scorer (7.0 ppg) and rebounder (5.4 rpg). Mejia also battled injuries last season but finished strong, scoring double figures in five of Hofstra’s last seven games. Coombs-McDaniel averaged 5.6 ppg for UConn’s national championship team in 2010-11, while Buie contributed 5.8 ppg in 11 games as a freshman at Penn State.

  21. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – Georgia State

    Oct 5, 2012, 8:32 PM EST

    The Panthers have a veteran nucleus returning as six letterwinners who played in all 30 games a year ago are back. Head coach Sharon Baldwin-Tener will build around junior guard Kendra Long and seniors Cody Paulk and Tiffany Anderson. Long is the team’s top returning scorer after averaging 10.5 points per outing. She also is the first Panther in GSU history to have back-to-back 50 plus three-point seasons. Paulk is one of the league’s top defenders around the basket after ranking second in the CAA with 1.9 blocks per game and just needs 33 more blocks for the GSU school record (166), which would also put her in the CAA top 10. Georgia State will open the season with a pair of road contests including its second outing at Florida, which finished at 36 in the RPI rankings last year. The Panthers will once again host a pair of home tournaments during the non-conference schedule.

  22. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Georgia State

    Oct 5, 2012, 6:27 PM EST

    With the start of practice for CAA basketball teams right around the corner, we’re counting down by taking a look all 11 teams. Today’s squad is Georgia State.

  23. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – George Mason

    Oct 4, 2012, 6:22 PM EST

    With the start of practice for CAA basketball teams right around the corner, we’re counting down by taking a look all 11 teams. Today’s squad is George Mason.

  24. CAA Women’s Basketball Countdown – George Mason

    Oct 4, 2012, 6:17 PM EST

    With the start of practice for CAA basketball teams right around the corner, we’re counting down by taking a look all 11 teams. Today’s squad is George Mason.

  25. CAA Men’s Basketball Countdown – Drexel

    Oct 3, 2012, 6:08 PM EST

    With the start of practice for CAA basketball teams right around the corner, we’re counting down by taking a look all 11 teams. Today’s squad is Drexel.