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Assessing The MAAC After The December Weekend Plus

The first weekend of MAAC play is in the books, and a few teams have even shaken off the rust and played one more game. There have definitely been some surprises. Let’s take a look at where things stand.

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Monmouth 94, Canisius 88

Justin Robinson scored a season-high 28 points and Micah Seaborn added 25 points as Monmouth defeated Canisius 94-88 to move to 2-0 on the December MAAC weekend. Here’s the video recap from Tony Graham.

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 77, Marist 63

There are no “must-win” games on Dec. 4 in college basketball, especially if you’re in a one-bid league. But Sunday’s home game against Marist might have been a “really want” contest for Quinnipiac. The Bobcats came in at 1-5, and although they had played an extremely difficult schedule, three of those defeats came at home. […]

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Three Thoughts: Siena 80, Fairfield 73

After a Tyler Nelson layup cut Siena’s lead to 9-8 over Fairfield in its MAAC opener Saturday night, the Saints showed what they are capable of in the next five minutes: Nico Clareth was drilling three-pointers, Marquis Wright was finding Javion Ogunyemi for dunks, Lavon Long slashed to the rim on the next possession, when […]

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Canisius Stuns Manhattan In MAAC Opener

Canisius erased a 15 point second half deficit to edge Manhattan 77-76 Friday night at Draddy Gymnasium in Riverdale, NY.

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Monmouth Defeats Quinnipiac In MAAC Season Opener

Monmouth showed off the best version of itself Thursday night with a 91-72 victory over longtime rival Quinnipiac in the opening night of MAAC play.

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Former Bobcat Ike Azotam Pursues Coaching At Texas

Former Quinnipiac forward Ike Azotam is back on the court in the U.S. after a short professional stint overseas. But now he’s in a suit and his teammates wear burnt orange jerseys.

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Three Thoughts About Albany and Siena After the Albany Cup

Albany defeated Siena 81-72 at SEFCU Arena on Sunday night, taking back the Albany Cup. The Saints fell behind by 18 at halftime, and then mounted a furious second half scoring assault that fell just a bit short. Foul trouble and defense bedeviled Siena, while Albany improved to 4-2 behind David Nichols’ 29 points and Joe Cremo’s […]

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Monmouth Blows Out Cornell, 76-61

Justin Robinson scored 19 points in 21 minutes and Monmouth coasted past Cornell last night. Here’s the video recap from Tony Graham.

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About Last Night: Nov. 20, 2016

The road was a tough place to be for most of the local teams on Sunday. Hopefully Feast Week can give every team some much needed home cooking.

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