Join Jake "The Scribe" Lloyd, Dave "Well Dressed" Crespo and Sam "Shortstop" Healy for the only podcast dedicated to American University men's basketball. Throughout the season, the fellas break down the Eagles' games, experiences at Bender Arena, and the Patriot League. Listen for hoops talk, humor, and more!
Head coach Mike Brennan and sophomore guard Sa'eed Nelson spoke after
American beat Loyola 76-65 on Jan. 11, snapping a 6-game losing streak and
giving the Eagles their first Patriot League win. See the Nelson video
below and selected quotes from both....
We're all struggling. Crespo had the flu (and is now gone). Sam now has the
flu. And the AU Eagles keep falling short of a Patriot League win. Sam &
Jake dissect AU's struggles and misfortune and looks for positives during a
trying time for the team.
Listen above or below....
Now that we're three games into Patriot League play, it's time for the
first edition of our Power Rankings. See below for a team-by-team breakdown
as we head into the fourth game of the 18-game conference season....
No one watches more Bucknell basketball up close than Doug Birdsong, the
play-by-play man of the Bison. Doug took a few minutes out of his very busy
schedule to answer some questions as American prepares to play at the
Four concussions!? The fellas discuss how the Eagles have navigated early
season head injuries to a 3-6 start; the continued ascension of Larry "The
Scorer" Motuzis; Patriot League storylines; and much more....
1. American scores on five of first six possessions
The Eagles came out powerfully on the offensive end, taking the ball to the
basket and scoring consistently. Larry Motuzis and Sa'eed Nelson got to the
rim, and Jesse Little scored as well....
Don't worry about the heartbreaker, guys. Yep, AU just blew a late lead to fall to 0-3, but the new guys are impressing and there are plenty of positives to take from the Eagles' first three games. The fellas break it all down, throw in some jokes, and go on a couple tangents, too.Listen above or below or subscribe on iTunes....
American dropped its 2017-18 opener at Kansas State, 83-48. Here are five
key plays/sequences from the loss.
1. The new guys come out shooting
It was evident from the opening minute that American's new guys weren't
afraid to shoot or wait for the end of the shot clock in Mike Brennan's
Princeton scheme. CB bricked a 3. Larry Motuzis got AU on the board. CB
nailed a corner 3. Sam Iorio missed an open look. And watch CB get up and
miss a put-back dunk off a Sa'eed Nelson miss. It's evident these...
The wait is almost over. The fellas leave no rocks unturned in cautiously
predicting the 2017-18 season for the Eagles and the Patriot League and
dissecting the biggest storylines. Here's your primer for a new season of
0-32:00 — Biggest storylines
33-45 — Mailbag
45-1:00 — Non-conference preview
1:00 — Patriot League preview...