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Rutgers' Kadeem Jack shoots over the Jaspers defense on Sunday (photo courtesy: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Strong First Half Carries Rutgers Past Manhattan

Rutgers shot nearly 60% from the field in the first half, building a cushion which would help the Scarlet Knights fend off the Manhattan Jaspers 63-55 Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.

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Manhattan Stumbles Again At Fairfield

At the very least, Friday night probably spells the end for Steve Masiello’s red suit jacket. The normally impeccably dressed Masiello will seemingly try anything these days to change his team’s luck, especially after losing on a 75-foot shot last week at George Mason, even donning a checkered red suit jacket that he previously wore […]

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MAAC Stock Watch Dec. 1

Saint Peter’s racked up their first win of the season over a Big Ten team. The MAAC now has wins over teams from the Atlantic 10, ACC, Big Ten, Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference in the season’s first calendar month. Who might be next? We may have to wait another week, as conference play […]

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Steady Northeastern Too Much For Manhattan

Manhattan grabbed the lead with a quick run just before the first media timeout Sunday night against Northeastern, and as the Jaspers do – especially when they’re rolling – there was huffing and puffing and yelling and screaming, enough for the Mohegan Sun security guard positioned behind the bench to quip, “Man, those guys are […]

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Three Thoughts: Manhattan 78, Binghamton 63

Manhattan and Steve Masiello almost went at Saturday night’s semifinal of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off as an exhibition game, rotating players in and out almost from the opening tip, and to be fair to him, the Jaspers were never really in any trouble, although they showed some sluggish periods in the 78-63 win, their […]

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BLOBs and SLOBs and A Tough Manhattan Loss

In coach-speak, they’re called BLOBs and SLOBs for baseline out of bounds plays and sideline out of bounds plays, respectively, and most coaches agree that they don’t spend enough time practicing them, while players are nearly unanimous that they work on them too much because if they wanted to run through plays over and over, […]

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High Expectations For Jermaine Lawrence At Manhattan

Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello has high expectations for incoming Cincinnati transfer Jermaine Lawrence.

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MAAC Looking For Consistent NCAA At-Large Bid

While the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has received two bids to the NCAA tournament only twice in its history, the conference still maintains that standard as a goal for the future.

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Sustaining a Championship the Challenge for Manhattan’s Steve Masiello

One thing Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello will tell you is that he is a devout New York Yankees fan. While he might enjoy the exploits of a team that has won the most championships in any sport, his test comes with having his team defend their own championship. Manhattan can’t hold onto a ‘Core Four‘ for […]

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The Best Of The MAAC Non-Conference Schedule

With MAAC teams participating in 27 tournaments, classics, showcases, tip-offs over the next two months, the schedule is filled with enticing out-of-conference match ups. (With the exception of Niagara at St. Peter’s to open MAAC play in November.)

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