Sydney Johnson took an unconventional route to finding his two newest assistants, after letting go of associate head coach Tony Newsome and assistant Martin Bahar, finding two coaches he faced off on the sidelines against in the MAAC.
After winning 41 games in his first two seasons at Fairfield, the last two seasons have been a struggle, winning just seven games in each of the last two seasons.
The MAAC announced its All-Conference teams as well as All-Rookie team during the final coaches conference call of the season on Monday afternoon.
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.
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, […]
Bill Carmody stood in his purple shirt Friday night at Webster Bank Arena and he could have been transported to Northwestern a few years back or maybe even Princeton a few years before that. He’s been out of the game for a couple of years now since being fired by Northwestern. He never did get […]
For all the talk about Iona being nicknamed Transfer U, some of it deserved, the Gaels’ success under Tim Cluess over the past five seasons has not been solely about picking up talented players that other programs may not want for various reasons.
Chicks dig the long ball. Or that’s what Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux would tell you. Of course, they weren’t talking about basketball, but the slogan transitions between sports pretty smoothly.
To call K.J. Rose’s shooting in the last few games a slump may not really do it justice. A famine, maybe? Since a 26-point outburst on 9-16 from the field in an overtime loss to Bucknell on Dec. 1, the Fairfield sophomore had made just seven of his last 37 shots heading into Friday’s game […]
A spectacular second half in which Iona junior A.J. English pocketed 18 points including four 3-pointers propelled the Gaels past Fairfield 74-58 Tuesday evening and into a tie with Monmouth for first place in the MAAC at 5-1.
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