Apr 7, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT
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.
Mar 26, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT
After it was revealed that a discrepancy on Steve Masiello’s resume led to USF ending talks with the head coaching candidate, Manhattan has placed the coach on leave.
Mar 26, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT
Reports say that Masiello lied on his resume about graduating from Kentucky.
Mar 21, 2014, 1:50 AM EDT
Louisville needed a late rally to beat Manhattan, but you shouldn’t be worried about the Cardinals.
Mar 20, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT
Rick Pitino is not pleased with the NCAA selection committee, but it isn’t about Louisville’s No. 4 seed.
Mar 11, 2014, 2:52 AM EDT
Three more teams are dancing after tonight’s exhilarating conference tournament action.
Mar 11, 2014, 12:43 AM EDT
In less than 36 months, Manhattan head coach Steve Masiello has taken the Jaspers from 6-25 to the NCAA tournament.
Mar 10, 2014, 9:43 PM EDT
The MAAC was one of the best mid-major conferences this season, but will that translate into an upset for Muh-hat-en?
Mar 5, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT
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…
Feb 28, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT
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…
Feb 28, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Iona at Manhattan, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2) The Gaels have already clinched the MAAC regular season title, but that won’t diminish the importance of this matchup of rivals separated by just ten miles. For the Jaspers there’s a lot riding on this weekend, as landing either the second or third seed in…
Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT
Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…
Feb 21, 2014, 10:42 PM EDT
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…
Feb 7, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT
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…
Jan 31, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Manhattan at Iona, 9:00 p.m. (ESPNU) Whether or not Canisius has company atop the MAAC standings after Friday’s action will depend upon the result of this contest between schools separated by just over ten miles. Both teams can score, with Manhattan scoring just over 78 points per game and Iona averaging…
Jan 10, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT
After proving to be one of the MAAC’s most prolific scorers as a junior in 2011-12, Manhattan guard George Beamon didn’t get the opportunity to build on that success in 2012-13. Limited to just four games due to a severe ankle injury, Beamon received a medical redshirt and with it the opportunity to go out…
Dec 20, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT
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…
Dec 7, 2013, 2:36 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Baylor 67, Kentucky 62 It didn’t have the atmosphere of a game that was one of the season’s biggest to date since it was played at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, but Baylor announced themselves to the country as a top team. They did it with Kenny Chery, a Junior College transfer in…
Nov 10, 2013, 2:56 AM EDT
GAME OF THE DAY: Manhattan 99, La Salle 90 (2OT) The Jaspers and Explorers played an outstanding game at Tom Gola Arena, with Manhattan coming back from four points down with 23 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. Guard George Beamon scored 24 points in his return to the court, and Mike Alvarado put…
Nov 9, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT
Manhattan made a statement on Saturday, winning a thrilling, double-overtime battle at La Salle 99-90. George Beamon led five scorers in double-figures with 24 points and eight boards while Emmy Andujar chipped in with 14 points, 11 boards, three assists and three steals. Tyrone Garland led the way for La Salle with 28 points, which…
Oct 20, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT
La Salle redshirt sophomore point guard Khalid Lewis has a broken bone in his hand and may miss the season-opening game against Manhattan on November 9th. Lewis transferred from Delaware after his freshman season in 2011-12, and sat out last season per NCAA transfer rules. Head coach John Giannini told City of Basketball Love, a…
Oct 18, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Billy Baron wasn’t supposed to play at Canisius. Near the end of his post-graduate year at Worcester Academy in 2010 and after much deliberation of whether to play for his father, Jim, at the…
Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…
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