2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top

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The shortened 2020 season was a historic one for the Ivy League, which had arguably the best senior class in the conference’s history. That carried itself over into Monday Night’s 2020 MLL Draft, where the conference led the way in most player selected. Also, two of the schools with the most picks were from the conference. 

Yale, Cornell, and Holy Cross had the most players selected in the 2020 draft, with a combined 11 players selected from those schools. They were the only three schools with more than two players drafted.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Picks by College: Yale, Ivy League Finish On Top”

2020 MLL Draft Team Grades

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On Monday night Major League Lacrosse (MLL) held their annual collegiate draft via Twitter, as picks were announced through the leagues and individual team accounts. 

Due to the circumstances, it was a unique draft for sure. It has yet to be seen on a large scale exactly which players will take advantage of the NCAA’s decision to grant players an extra year of eligibility come back to school for another season, and which guys will come out and play pro lacrosse this summer. Also, it is unknown which league some of these players will play in, given they are drafted in both.  Continue reading “2020 MLL Draft Team Grades”

Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties

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On Sunday night ESPN released the first two episodes of their highly anticipated 10-part docuseries, The Last Dance, which is centered around the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls season, which was the last of their legendary dynasty. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to. 

In the wake of this docuseries being released, Lacrosse Bucket thought it would be fun to take a look at the dynasties that we have seen in pro lacrosse in each league.  Continue reading “Looking at Pro Lacrosse’s Dynasties”

Coronavirus’ Impact on Lacrosse

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Amid the coronavirus outbreak, college and professional sports have been impacted by season cancellations and suspensions and fan limitations. This page will be regularly updated as information around the impact of this virus on lacrosse at the college and pro level is announced.  Continue reading “Coronavirus’ Impact on Lacrosse”

Cannons Acquire Cole, Staats, Wasserman Via Trade

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It was a busy day for the Boston Cannons as they acquired three high-level players in Bryan Cole, Randy Staats, and Bryce Wasserman to beef up their offense. 

The first trade of the day for the Cannons was one that saw them send attackman Will Sands to the Connecticut Hammerheads in exchange for attackman Bryce Wasserman.  Continue reading “Cannons Acquire Cole, Staats, Wasserman Via Trade”

MLL to hold Supplemental Draft Next Month

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Major League Lacrosse (MLL) has recently added two new teams with the Connecticut Hammerheads and Philadelphia Barrage being announced over the past few weeks. The league has also made some major changes to their business model over the past few months, as well.  Continue reading “MLL to hold Supplemental Draft Next Month”