Jon Teitel's Coach Interview Series: Vermont Great Tom Brennan

July 19th, 2010
Tom Brennan is the winningest coach in UVM history

In his latest coaches interview, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former Vermont head coach Tom Brennan, one of the more personable figures in college basketball. Brennan led the Catamounts to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances (2003-05), including the first Tournament win in school history when Vermont knocked off Syracuse in 2005. 

Jon Teitel: You graduated as the all-time leading scorer at Phillipsburg Catholic High School. How far did you think you could make it as a player?

Forgotten Legends: College Basketball Q&A Series

July 6th, 2010

College basketball is a game of history, exemplified by the stars of yesterday who set the bar for today's student athletes. Jon Teitel looks back at some of the forgotten (and not so forgotten) college basketball legends who made our game what it is today. Some of these names might bring back great memories, while others will mean nothing to you, but each of the player's below made an important mark on college basketball history.



Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Albany's Richard "Doc" Sauers

June 2nd, 2010
Albany Basketball

CHN writer Jon Teitel has continues his interview series, this time focusing on some of the best coaches that have worked at the collegiate level. America East leads it off, with Teitel spending some time with former UAlbany head coach Richard "Doc" Sauers. Sauers coached the Great Danes for forty-two seasons, winning more than seven hundred games and helping the school move from Divison III to their current Division I status. He is now the women's golf coach at UAlbany.

Q&As w/ Vermont's Marqus Blakely & Maurice Joseph

March 17th, 2010

As part of his 2010 NCAA Tournament Q&A series, Jon Teitel is joined by Marqus Blakely & Maurice Joseph, the Vermont Catamounts two leading scorers. They talk about their chances against #1 seed Syracuse amongst other things:


Vermont 2010 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 14th, 2010

Vermont Catamounts

America East Conference (25-9, 12-4)



2010 Mid-Major All-Americans

March 13th, 2010
gordonhayward_0.jpegBeing the best player on a Top 15 team is a recipe for earning's Mid-Major Player of the Year honors. Gordon Hayward averaged 15.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg, and 1.8 apg in leading Butler to a 28-4 record. He's joined on the Mid-Major First Team by CAA Player of the Year Charles Jenkins, Cornell leader Ryan Wittman, and big men Keith Benson of Oakland and Art Parakouski of Radford.


Stony Brook 2010 NIT Capsule

March 13th, 2010

Stony Brook Seawolves

America East Conference (22-9, 13-3)


College Hoops Monday Recap: Who is Texas and Who Can They Be?

March 2nd, 2010
Texas forward Damion JamesIs Texas the team flush with talent that can play with anyone in the country? Or is Texas the team still searching for role definition that can lose to just about anyone in the country? We saw ample evidence of both answers being "yes" on Monday night but when the game ended Rick Barnes' team beat Oklahoma 87-76 in Austin. Senior Damion James led the way with 24 points and eight rebounds while four other Longhorns (three coming off the bench) reached double figures as well.