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 “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 31”
“A lot of things had to fall in place for him to end up at Canisius.” Continue reading “Isaiah Reese’s Improbable Journey To Become Canisius’ Star”
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 “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 24”
Let it be known that Canisius is for real. The Golden Griffins marched into New Rochelle Sunday afternoon and accomplished something that had only been done once before: swept the regular season series from Tim Cluess’ Iona Gaels. Continue reading “Canisius Top Team In MAAC After Sweep Of Iona”
Isaiah Reese turned in a tremendous second half to push Canisius past Manhattan 68-59 Friday night. With the win, the Golden Griffins improved to 6-1 in MAAC play for the first time since the 2013-14 season. Continue reading “Reese Explodes In Second Half As Canisius Rolls Past Manhattan”
Heading into the meat of the conference season, we are beginning to see some separation in the MAAC standings. Iona and Canisius both swept the week and currently sit in a tie atop the league standing at 5-1. Meanwhile, Siena got its first taste of life without Nico Clareth and Niagara continues to win close games. Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 17”
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.
With plenty to look into, let’s dive right in! Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 10”