New York State has 470 men’s basketball teams spread across several levels. NCAA Division I is among the highest-ranked competitions in US basketball, and New York has 17 teams in this category. The following are the teams to look at while analyzing college basketball betting lines:
Wagner Seahawks is an NCAA Division 1 team representing Warner College in the Northeast Conference. The team’s home ground is Spiro Sports Center, and their head coach is Bashir Mason. The team competed in NCAA Division II in 1967, 1968, and 1969. The team has appeared in the regular conference championship in 2003, 2016, 2018, and 2021.
Colgate University is represented by Colgate Raiders men’s basketball team. Its home games are at Cotterell Court, and the team is part of the Patriot League. The Raiders have four NCAA Tournament appearances; 1995, 1996, 2019, and 2021, and the combined record is 0-4.
Army West Point
Army Black Knights represent the United States Military Academy, also known as Army West Point, The Point or, The Academy at NCAA Division I. Army West Point plays its game at Christl Arena and competes in the Patriot League. The team is nicknamed Black Knights and, the head coach is Jimmy Allen.
Binghamton University is represented by Binghamton Bearcats in men’s basketball and NCAA Division I. Its home games are played at the Binghamton University Events Center and, the team is a member of the America East Conference.
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure University is represented by St. Bonaventure Bonnies in men’s college football. The team, previously known as St. Bonaventure Brown Indians, competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference and plays its home games at the Reilly Center.
Long Island University
LIU Sharks represents Long Island University in college basketball. The team is a member of the Northeast Conference and plays its home matches in Steinberg Wellness Center at their Brooklyn Campus. The head coach is Derek Kellogg. LIU Sharks have made seven appearances in NCAA Division I with a 0-7 combined record.
Hofstra Prides represents Hofstra University in athletics. The team’s home ground is David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex and competes in the Colonial Athletic Association. The team is also a regular at Madison Square Garden and holds a 10-9 after winning the Holiday Festival in 2006, 1999, and 1998.
Marist Red Foxes represents Marist College in NCAA Division I basketball. The team, which has qualified for NCAA Tournament twice, plays its home games at the McCann Arena. Marist Red Foxes is part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, and their head coach is John Dunne.
Stony Brook University
The Stony Brook Wolves men’s basketball team represents Stony Brook University in college basketball. The team is a member of the America Eastern Conference and has competed in NCAA Division I since 1999. Stony Brook Wolves play their matches at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, and their head coach is Geno Ford.
Cornell University is represented by Cornell Big Red men’s basketball in NCAA Division I. The team made NCAA Tournament appearances in 1954, 1988, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Cornell Big Red plays its home games at the Newman Arena and competes in the Ivy League. Brian Earl has been the head coach of this team for four seasons.
Niagara University is represented by the Niagara Purple Eagles men’s basketball team. The team is part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and currently plays home games at the Gallagher Center. Niagara Purple Eagles have made three appearances in NCAA Tournament, the last in 2007.
St. Francis College
St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers represents St. Francis College in college basketball. The team plays its home games at the Generoso Pope Athletic Complex-Daniel J Lynch Gym. This basketball program was founded in 1896, making it the oldest collegiate athletic program in New York City.
The Griffs or the Canisius Golden Griffins men’s basketball team represents Canisius College in NCAA Division I. Canisius Golden Griffins is a member of the Metro Athletic Conference. The team has made four NCAA Tournament appearances and has a combined record of 6-4.
Columbia University is represented by Columbia Lions in men’s basketball. The team plays its home ground matches at the Levien Gymnasium and is part of the Ivy League.
Fordham Rams represent Fordham University in college basketball. The team plays its home matches at Rose Hill Gymnasium and is part of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team has 4 NCAA Tournament appearances with a combined record of 1-4.
Iona Gaels represents Iona College in college basketball. The team plays its home games at the Hynes Athletic Center and is part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo is represented by the Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team. The team plays its home games at Alumni Arena and is part of the Mid-American Conference.