Fairfield has enjoyed a terrific second half of the season leading up to tonight’s MAAC championship game. The Stags have won seven in a row and 10 of 12 heading into Monday night’s showdown against Iona. Continue reading →
Tyler Nelson has been waiting his entire life for a moment like this. Fairfield’s captain has averaged 24.7 ppg this MAAC tournament and has his Stags on the verge of their first MAAC title since 1997. Continue reading →
Fairfield finished the regular season 14-15 overall with a 9-9 league record and will enter the MAAC tournament as the #6 seed. The Stags will face off against #11 seed Marist in the final game of Thursday’s opening round tripleheader at 9:00. Continue reading →
Fairfield had a one-point lead with time running out when it executed a beautiful out of bounds play to seal a 69-66 comeback win over Monmouth Saturday afternoon on Senior Day.
Tyler Nelson, who was playing his final game at Webster Bank Arena, initially broke toward the ball, but instead reversed direction and got a perfect baseball pass from Wassef Methnani. It was so good that Nelson’s defender fell down, leaving Nelson alone to lay the ball in.
The final week of the regular season is suddenly upon us. With the MAAC tournament in Albany quickly approaching, the final order of finish is beginning to take shape. Rider pulled out a thrilling victory over Canisius this weekend to retain its hold on the top spot in this week’s rankings, while an injury to Niagara’s Matt Scott could shift the landscape of the league. Continue reading →
There’s a lot to love about the MAAC as we hit the final two weeks of the regular season. Rider and Canisius have separated themselves as the top two teams in the league, and because sports are so great, we get to see the two of them square off in New Jersey on Sunday! Continue reading →
1) Rider (17-7, 10-2 MAAC) –74-59 W @ Quinnipiac (2/4)
The Broncs retain their spot atop this week’s rankings after becoming the first team to reach 10 league wins. Stevie Jordan led four Broncs in double figures in the win at Quinnipiac. The sophomore point guard was 7-11 from the field, with six assists. Continue reading →
It was an eventful week in the MAAC, and one full of rivalry games. The Battle of the Bridge was renewed in Buffalo, the New Jersey trio squared off against one another in the Hourglass rivalry, Fairfield and Quinnipiac met for the first time this season, along with Iona and Manhattan, and I’m pretty sure Siena and Saint Peter’s don’t want to see each other again for a long time. Continue reading →
Another week gone in the MAAC, and we’re finally starting to see some separation between the league’s 11 squads. Canisius put its stamp on first place with a season sweep of Iona while Rider strung together three victories to join the Golden Griffins at seven league wins despite continued struggles at the free throw line. Continue reading →