John Moorehouse

 

Will stunning upset of Michigan help NJIT leave independent life behind?

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The last independent left standing in the country is still independent because it got snubbed by the America East and Northeast conferences. Too bad for them. A shocking win by the Highlanders last Saturday would have done wonders for the RPI of either league. “It has to help us,” NJIT coach Jim Engles said regarding his Highlanders’ 72-70 win at nationally ranked Michigan. “When you’re a low-major Division I school … you don’t have access to the spotlight, and the fact we were able to win the game should putRead More


Eastern Washington coach used Blue Ribbon to help score upset at Indiana

Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford had a good feeling about the way his team stacked up against Indiana heading into the Eagles’ trip to Assembly Hall on Monday. Hayford’s instincts proved to be justified. Playing in one of the hallowed venues of the collegiate game, Eastern Washington stunned the Hoosiers, 88-86. The loss snapped Indiana’s 43-game home win streak against non-conference opponents, and by all accounts, it’s the first time a team from the Big Sky Conference has defeated a Big Ten opponent in a true road game. “Yeah, it’sRead More