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Steve Masiello Cynical To The Coaching Carousel

After repeating as MAAC tournament champions, it seemed natural that Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello’s name would show up in the weeks leading to the Final Four.

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Steve Masiello Taking A New Approach To Scheduling For Manhattan

Steve Masiello found it hard to not express his disappointment on being labeled a 16 seed as soon as Selection Sunday hit, even before he learned of a trip to Dayton.

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My All-Metropolitan Ballot

The All-Metropolitan Men’s Basketball ballots were due yesterday. I’m a big fan of transparency, so for that reason I’m posting my full ballot here.

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Manhattan Upended By Feisty Hampton

DAYTON, Ohio – As Manhattan struggled out of the gate Tuesday night as a fairly heavy favorite (nine points in Vegas), it seemed like a matter of time before its pressure and experience would wear down Hampton. At halftime, with the Jaspers down seven, things still seemed theirs for the taking, after all, their two […]

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One In A Billion Shot Hampton Sets Sights On Manhattan

DAYTON, Ohio – Unlike their opponent Tuesday night, Hampton had a pretty good idea it would be headed to the First Four at UD Arena after winning the MEAC tournament title as a No. 6 seed last weekend.

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Manhattan Heading To Dayton As Kentucky Looms

Dayton and the First Four it is for Manhattan, and while their body language didn’t look particularly positive when their name was announced just seconds into the NCAA Selection Show, with an hour or so to mull it over and watch the rest of the 68 teams get placed (and some expected teams left out), […]

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22 Strong Endures Manhattan To Become Repeat MAAC Champions

It is hard not to hear the phrase “22 strong” in any Manhattan Jaspers huddle.

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Photo Gallery: MAAC Champions Manhattan Cut Down The Nets

Manhattan became the first team since Siena to cut down the nets for the second straight year in the MAAC. Here is a photo gallery of the Jaspers’ post game celebration, as they head to the NCAA tournament in back to back years for the first time since 2004.

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MAAC Championship Game Photo Gallery: Manhattan 79, Iona 69

Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello and the Jaspers drew up the perfect game plan, holding the lethal Gaels to under 70 points for just the fifth time this season. Ashton Pankey’s 21 point, 10 rebound performance earned him the MAAC tournament MVP honors. While Emmy Andujar’s 18 points and 11 rebounds helped carry the Jaspers […]

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Back-To-Back MAAC Titles For Masiello And Manhattan

Steve Masiello cut down the nets after his second straight MAAC title Monday night. But what a long, strange trip he took in between. You can say what you want about Masiello, and plenty have over the last 12 months since Masiello took the head coaching job at South Florida, it was revealed he never […]

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