It is that time of year again. Coaches received their ballots for the top awards in the MAAC and the announcement of the winners will come on Monday. Now it’s time to preview what those results might be.
About Ryan RestivoRyan Restivo covers the MAAC, the America East and Hofstra for Big Apple Buckets. E-mail him at rrestivo [at] nycbuckets.com.
Rider’s chances to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference took a serious blow when they officially ruled senior Matt Lopez out for the season, after he suffered a torn ACL in his right knee against Quinnipiac.
After a long week of MAAC play, here is the latest on who is up and down as the conference’s final weekend begins. Let’s quickly assess some of the tournament chances of some teams, if the season ended today.
With the MAAC’s agreement with the ESPN family of networks set to expire after the 2016-17 season, commissioner Rich Ensor doesn’t feel any pressure.
Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson said that the Stags may have to be ready to play without junior Amadou Sidibe for the remainder of the season.
While Fairfield is hardly an offensive juggernaut, the Stags looked like one when compared to Saint Peter’s second half output, which was as frigid as the long winter has been in the Northeast.
Fairfield freshman Tyler Nelson grabbed the transition pass from K.J. Rose as he sat near the left corner. Quickly came a flying Tyler Gaskins, who missed a transition layup seconds before to cover his man, the Saint Peter’s junior flew at the Stags shooter. Nelson calmly pump faked, waited for the junior to pass by, […]
Chavaughn Lewis’ career at Marist will go down as one of the most unique in school history, in plenty of ways. On Feb. 8 he passed Rik Smits for second all-time in scoring, leaving him just shy of Steve Smith for the school record in points.
If it were up to Matt Lopez, he would have hoped to play more than a season with Rider. If it were up to head coach Kevin Baggett, he would have had the 7′ center in his lineup last season. But the NCAA had other plans.
Marist appears to have found their guy in Mike Maker, a 49 year-old, experienced head coach who wants to build a program to the standards president Dennis Murray and athletic director Tim Murray have set.
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