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  1. Siena’s Rich Audu, Marcus Hooper transferring to Division II schools

    Apr 11, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT

    Jimmy Patsos

    Rich Audu and Marcus Hooper will be leaving the Siena program to play at Division II schools, with Hooper joining the program at Queens College.

  2. Maine loses top scorer Xavier Pollard to transfer

    Apr 8, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

    Xavier Pollard

    The Black Bears leading scorer is looking to wrap up his career in a bigger conference.

  3. Manhattan will retain Steve Masiello

    Apr 7, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    After a saga that included a NCAA Tournament berth, taking the South Florida head coaching job, lying about his Kentucky degree on his resume and not taking the USF job, Manhattan will retain head coach Steve Masiello.

  4. Steve Masiello has the Manhattan Jaspers dancing once again

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:43 AM EDT

    AP

    In less than 36 months, Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello has taken the Jaspers from 6-25 to the NCAA tournament.

  5. Iona, coach Tim Cluess agree to contract extension through 2018-19

    Mar 6, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Fourth-year coach has won two MAAC titles and is working on his third consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.

  6. 2014 MAAC Tournament Preview: Iona-Manhattan eyeing a rematch?

    Mar 5, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

    Tim Cluess

    Last season in the MAAC tournament championship game, Iona punched its ticket to its second straight NCAA tournament, knocking off in-state rival Manhattan. A week ago, the Gaels and Jaspers met in their final meeting of the regular season with Manhattan pulling out an 80-77 overtime win over the MAAC regular season champion. They will…

  7. Manhattan’s Steve Masiello says ‘[MAAC] is not a one-bid league’ after win over Iona

    Feb 28, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    Emmy Andujar had a career night, scoring 28 points, grabbing six rebounds, dishing out three assists and coming away with three steals in Manhattan’s big MAAC 80-77 overtime win against regular season champion Iona on Friday night. Andujar went coast-to-coast at the end of regulation, but was denied by the rim as the Jaspers and Gaels…

  8. Siena throws wrench into MAAC race

    Feb 21, 2014, 10:42 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    With just a handful of MAAC regular season games remaining in 2014, it appeared the conference’s top three teams were Iona, Manhattan, and Quinnipiac. However, Siena upset what seemed to be the league’s natural order by defeating the Jaspers, 67-63, dropping Manhattan (13-4 MAAC) to third place and giving Jimmy Patsos his first premier win…

  9. Marist scores five points in seven seconds to stun Siena (VIDEO)

    Feb 15, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT

    Marist Athletics

    After a pair of Lavon Long free throws gave Siena a 64-60 lead at Marist with 12 seconds remaining, the Red Foxes’ chances of winning seemed slim. But even with that being the case, Jeff Bower’s team still had a chance. And sure enough they took advantage, scoring five points in seven seconds to pull…

  10. Manhattan, George Beamon defeat Canisius in critical MAAC game

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

    beamon

    Just when it looked like Canisius and Iona were about to make the MAAC a two team race at the top of the conference standings, Manhattan delivered a statement win in Buffalo tonight as they beat Canisius, 84-73. The Jaspers entered the game reeling having lost three of their last five games, dropping them to…

  11. POSTERIZED: Marist’s Chavaughn Lewis goes over Monmouth’s Collin Stewart

    Jan 31, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    goredfoxes.com

    Last night, Chavaughn Lewis — one of the top players in the MAAC — went baseline off of an out-of-bounds play last night against Monmouth, and threw down this thunderous one-handed dunk over Collin Stewart. What makes the already impressive dunk more entertaining is how the ball popped right up into Lewis’ arm afterwards, and…

  12. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: America East clash highlights light slate

    Jan 24, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

    pikiell

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Vermont at Stony Brook, 9:00 p.m. EST (ESPNU) Just two teams remain undefeated in America East play and it’s the two teams many expected to be the leading contenders to win the conference title back in the preseason. And with tonight’s schedule boasting just six games this is a good opportunity…

  13. Andrew Nicholas’ heroics push Monmouth past Canisius (VIDEO)

    Jan 19, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    rice

    Entering this weekend it seemed as if the contenders for the MAAC regular season title were known, with preseason favorite Manhattan being joined by Canisius, Iona, league newcomer Quinnipiac and Rider. However following Canisius’ 85-83 win at Iona on Friday night the unexpected happened in two games. On Saturday Manhattan lost 71-67 at previously winless…

  14. Canisius wins at Iona despite blowing 20-point second half lead

    Jan 17, 2014, 11:36 PM EDT

    gogriffs.com

    Friday night’s MAAC matchup between Canisius and Iona was expected to be an exciting affair with two of the conference’s most exciting guards in Canisius’ Billy Baron and Iona’s Sean Armand taking center stage. The top two scoring teams in MAAC conference games entering Friday, neither team’s had trouble putting points on the board and…

  15. POSTERIZED: A.J. English dunks all over Fairfield’s Maurice Barrow

    Jan 10, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT

    icgaels.com

    A.J. English does most of his damage from beyond the arc in Iona’s high-powered offense, but in the final minute against Fairfield, he unleashed this monster one-handed dunk over Maurice Barrow. Iona won the game, 84-75. English finished with a game-high 25 points. Follow @KLDoyle11

  16. Vin Parise’s 30-second timeout: Five questions with Steve Masiello

    Dec 20, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    Vin Parise from CBT caught up with Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello.  The Jaspers are 8-2 and one of the hottest mid-majors in the country right now. CBT: Steve, let’s start out with the most recent win in your 5 game winning streak – your road victory at South Carolina. Masiello: It was proud night…

  17. Coaches pick Manhattan to win MAAC regular season title

    Sep 11, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    The latest sign that college basketball season is right around the corner (finally!): the unveiling of preseason coaches’ polls. Wednesday the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference unveiled its’ preseason poll as voted on by the conference’s 11 head coaches, and the Manhattan Jaspers are the pick to win the title. Steve Masiello’s talented squad sitting atop…

  18. 6-7 forward Zane Waterman becomes Manhattan’s fourth commitment

    Sep 8, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    Despite last season’s injury-riddled 14-18 campaign, things are looking up for the Manhattan basketball program. Having to augment their style of play due to those significant personnel losses (the biggest one being leading scorer George Beamon), Steve Masiello’s Jaspers still managed to reach the title game of the MAAC tournament. Now healthy, expectations are high…

  19. Former St. Francis (PA) guard Umar Shannon picks Quinnipiac

    Jun 2, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    pressofatlanticcity.com

    St. Francis’ (PA) leading scorer last season, Umar Shannon, will use his fifth year of eligibility at Quinnipiac University playing for Tom Moore. Shannon averaged 11.2 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 3.3 assists under first year head coach Rob Krimmel in a grueling 5-24 season. Hailing from Atlantic City, NJ, Shannon also considered Fairfield, Canisius, Hofstra…

  20. How could Hurricane Sandy affect the start of the season?

    Oct 29, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT

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    The Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy wrote a piece on how the Hurricane Sandy is affecting some of the college basketball programs on the east coast. Among the big-time and big-conference teams, he writes Penn State, VCU and Villanova are preparing for some harsh times. Hofstra as well. But thinking further, could the storm greatly affect…

  21. Iona adds juco transfer Shawn Jackson, ninth signee for 2012-13

    Sep 10, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT

    Iona v Brigham Young

    When can a team with a nine newcomers be called ‘experienced’? Iona coach Tim Cluess has the answer. The New York Post reported the Gaels recently added Shawn Jackson out of Northwest Florida State College, giving them a seventh newcomer on their 2012-13 roster with either junior college or Division I experience. Jackson, a Live…

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