The Recorder

Patterson Shoots Her Way Up Central’s Record Books

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

May 7, 2019

Entering the fourth quarter of Central Connecticut's first-round playoff game against Saint Francis (PA), then sophomore Kiana Patterson and the Blue Devils were down four points. With over 500 watching, Patterson scored 14 of...

Hugley ‘Handles His Business’

Patrick Gustavson, Outgoing Sports Editor

May 7, 2019

On the hardwood, Central Connecticut's Joe Hugley is a captain, an emotional and vocal player and one who leads by example. Off the court, he always carries himself with a smile, laughing and cracking jokes. Though it has not...

In Defense Of Russell Westbrook

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

How can the most under-appreciated NBA superstar be voted the most overrated player by his colleagues? Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, according to an anonymous poll conducted by The Athletic, earned 17 percent...

New Britain Hosts Seventh Annual Hoops For Homeless

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

On Saturday, the seventh annual Hoops for Homeless basketball tournament was held at Central Park in downtown New Britain, benefiting homelessness in the city and those in surrounding areas. The event is a three-on-three tournament,...

Assessing The Top Five NBA Draft Prospects

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

After Virginia defeated Texas Tech in the NCAA National Championship, now comes the time for the world’s best basketball prospects to enter their names into the NBA Draft. Here are my top 10 prospects for the 2019 NBA Draft. (All sta...

De-throning The Warriors?

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

April 9, 2019

(All statistics and standings as of Apr. 6, 2019, via ESPN) The NBA Playoffs start this week and despite contrary belief, this year’s champion might be different than what everyone is expecting. Most expect the Golden S...

Who Will Take Home The Hardware At The NBA Awards

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

April 2, 2019

The NBA regular season is wrapping up and the playoffs are just around the corner. But even more exciting, for some anyway, the league will announce the regular season awards shortly. With that, let the debates begin. Here...

Setting The Stage For The Sweet Sixteen

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2019

March is almost over, but March Madness is still in full force. The dust has settled now that Ja-madness and seven-foot-six-inch Tacko Fall are no longer in the dance. Despite that, top seeds remain the favorite while there is...

Abdul-Rauf Discusses Basketball Career, Faith

Griffin Garcia, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Former first-round pick and 10-year NBA veteran Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was known for his skill on the court before, but a conversion to Islam changed the whole scope of his career. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was born as a Baptist Christian...

Teams To Watch In The NCAA Tournament

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

March 19, 2019

Rejoice sports fans, it's finally that time of the year, the time when you can sit on the couch and watch sports in the middle of the afternoon on a weekday, the time you saved all those sick days (skip work) for, the time where...

Women’s Basketball Stays In Playoff Contention

Robert Gullo and Ryan Jones

March 6, 2019

Looking to secure the eighth and final seed in the Northeast Conference, Central Connecticut women’s basketball split their two games against Mount St. Mary's and LIU Brooklyn, respectively. With Fairleigh Dickinson losing both ...

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