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The Day Mike Maker Followed Pete Carril

At Fairfield’s first coaching clinic in 2012, Mike Maker found himself in an unusual position.

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Mike Maker and Sydney Johnson Meet Again

When Marist and Fairfield face each other this season, it will hardly be the first time that Mike Maker and Sydney Johnson have stared at each other on opposite sidelines.

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Five Impact MAAC Transfers for This Season

This season every MAAC roster except for Marist will have at least one transfer. Here are five who are set to have an impact on their teams this coming season.

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Fairfield Looks to Rebound Through Junior College Additions

After a 7-25 season, Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson knew he needed to add some instant impact players to the roster.

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Fairfield Stags Solidifying Core for Next Season

The Stags were the 31st youngest team in all of college basketball this season and, at plenty of times, their inexperience showed.

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Forecasting the MAAC Tournament

Today marks the start of the MAAC tournament, and we at Big Apple Buckets thought it would be worthwhile to take a closer look at each team in their quest to represent the MAAC in the NCAA Tournament.  Each team makes the trip to Springfield with a different set of pros and cons, and dealing […]

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Fairfield’s Johnson on Senior Mo Barrow’s Legacy

On Friday night against Marist, Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson and the Stags will honor lone senior Mo Barrow.

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Quinnipiac 80, Fairfield 72

It was more of a tightrope walk than a basketball game, and Quinnipiac was walking with no safety net. There was no room for error.  Playing with a lineup of just seven players, any foul trouble could spell disaster. Fortunately, Quinnipiac was able to force the early foul trouble squarely on Fairfield’s shoulders and pull […]

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Fairfield’s Sydney Johnson on “The Derek Needham Effect”

While the Fairfield Stags have one of the youngest rosters in the MAAC, head coach Sydney Johnson can’t help but realize the regression from last season’s senior-laden group to this season’s group of young players. The third-year head coach said that on some level they haven’t been able to replace their face of the program […]

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Three Thoughts: Siena 64, Fairfield 56

This is the first time I’ve seen the Siena Saints live and in person under head coach Jimmy Patsos. While getting a look at the Saints, I also got another look at the Fairfield Stags during Siena’s 64-56 victory at Webster Bank Arena on Sunday. Instead of John’s five thoughts, I’m going with three lasting thoughts […]

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