College Sports

Stephanie Gaitley Show (3/26)

by DJ Sixsmith

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

Prior to this season, head coach Stephanie Gaitley had never been to the third round of any postseason tournament. The Fordham Rams changed that with a 58-44 victory over the Boston University Terriers in the 2nd round of the WNIT. The Maroon and White takes its show on the road for the first time during this tournament against 2012 WNIT runner-up James Madison University.

Season Wrap-up with Coach Tom Pecora

by Mike Watts

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

Fordham Men's Basketball Coach Tom Pecora joined Alex Smith and Matt Sinise from Albany, New York and the high school state tournament.  The interview, which occured during the Fordham Focus segment, was the season wrap up for the Rams head coach.

Fordham outlasts Army in the WNIT, 55-46

by Mike Watts

Michael Watts, WFUV Sports

In a raucous Rose Hill Gym, Fordham came out of the gate slow but recovered in time to win their first postseason game in thirty years over former Patriot League rival Army.  By virtue of Fordham’s first round win, the Rams will host the Terriers of Boston University on Saturday afternoon at 2:00pm.

Stephanie Gaitley Show (3/19)

by DJ Sixsmith

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

This wasn’t the way it was supposed to end for Fordham. With a 12-0 run to begin the game, it looked like the Rams were on their way to an NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time since 1994. However, with under 10 seconds to go, the clock finally struck midnight on this magical season as freshman Samantha Clark was whistled for a questionable offensive foul giving St. Joes their first A-10 championship since 1999.

An Open Letter to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Selection Committee

by Mike Watts

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

I write this open letter to you to implore you to look deeper than RPI, SOS, and wins and losses.  I ask that you select on more variables than simple statistics, because they often fail to grasp the growth and maturation process of a basketball team. I ask that you consider a few things, statistical and otherwise, when you consider the Fordham Rams for an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament...

Fordham Falls to Saint Joseph’s in the Atlantic 10 Championship

by Mike Watts

Mike Watts, WFUV Sports

It wasn’t supposed to end this way.  A magical run to the Atlantic 10 Final by Fordham women’s basketball ended in bitter disappointment at the Barclays Center, as the Rams fell to the Hawks of Saint Joseph’s, 47-46.  Saint Joseph’s, by virtue of their tournament victory, claimed the Atlantic 10’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and the league’s championship trophy.  For Fordham, the loss dimmed hopes of an NCAA tournament berth as the Rams wait to hear of their postseason fate on Monday night.

Quick Hits: Big East Final

by Kenny Ducey

Chase Gaewski | The Daily Orange

What: Big East Tournament, Championship Game

When: March 16th, 2013 - 8:30 PM

Where: Madison Square Garden - New York, NY

Who: Syracuse Orange vs. Louisville Cardinals

 

Syracuse

The Big End

by Kenny Ducey

Web Leslie/The Hoya

From #1 Georgetown all the way down to #14 DePaul, every team in the 2013 Big East Tournament senses the increased importance of one of College Basketball’s greatest five-day stretches. For one final time, storied rivalries will be played out at Madison Square Garden starting Tuesday night. No longer will we see overtime thrillers between Syracuse and Connecticut, or Buzz Williams yelling in the face of an official as Pittsburgh gives him the business.