These are the final MAAC Power Rankings before the start of non-conference play this week. This season, the MAAC shifted from a 20-game schedule to an 18 game slate in which each team will forego one home and one road contest. The league has played 20 games each of the last four seasons beginning with 2013-14 when Monmouth and Quinnipiac joined the league. Continue reading
Outlook: A deep junior class must come into its own to prevent the Red Foxes from finishing in the MAAC cellar yet again. Continue reading
Iona looked like the Gaels of old Saturday afternoon, taking down Marist 93-80 at the Hynes Athletic Center to restart MAAC play on the final day of 2016. Continue reading
It was Chuck Martin who recruited Khallid Hart to Marist, but by the time he was able to suit up for a game in Poughkeepsie, Jeff Bower was coaching the team. Now it’s Mike Maker leading the way, and constantly changing the driver means it’s been a bit of a bumpy ride for passengers like Hart.
After a 12-19 (9-11 MAAC) 2013-14 season where Hart was one of the only underclassmen on a veteran team and won MAAC Rookie of the Year, Marist has been just 14-48 the last two seasons (7-23 and 7-25), with Hart playing the role of the proverbial good player on a bad team. Injuries limited him to just 18 games in his sophomore year (2014-15), and his 14.7 point scoring average only matched his freshman season.
Albany, N.Y. – Manhattan took the first step in their journey toward a third consecutive MAAC tournament championship Thursday night with an 81-63 victory over 11-seeded Marist. Continue reading