The second week of MAAC play brought as many surprises as the first. We have a new top team this week (but one that’s been there before!) after winless Siena upset undefeated Canisius, proving just how wide-open the league is this year. There is plenty of movement in the middle of the rankings as well after Niagara evened its record at 2-2 and Manhattan dropped a pair.
The new freedom of movement rules might take some teams a little time to get used to. Manhattan, one of the most in-your-face defensive teams in the country, certainly needs some time. The Jaspers committed 34 personal fouls on Tuesday morning as they lost to Winthrop 94-81. Continue reading →
They’re here. Fortunately for us, in this case “they” doesn’t refer to malevolent spirits. Unfortunately for the teams of the MAAC, “they” refers to the Manhattan College Jaspers, who come with their own brand of vengeance. Continue reading →