In the final game of the MAAC tournament’s first round the sixth seeded Manhattan disposed of Marist and put little doubt in the contest. Continue reading “Photo Gallery: Manhattan 81, Marist 63”
Albany, N.Y. – Manhattan took the first step in their journey toward a third consecutive MAAC tournament championship Thursday night with an 81-63 victory over 11-seeded Marist. Continue reading “Manhattan 82, Marist 63: Jaspers Shoot The Lights Out”
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Feeling sorry for Division I head basketball coaches can be a bit overrated, they are fairly well compensated, and although most have worked extremely hard to get near the top of their chosen profession (and now hold a position that thousands of other coaches would love to hold), they are at the end of the day dealing with a game on a daily basis.
(And, yes, I understand the pressures involved, that losing too many of those basketball games could find you unemployed eventually, but still).
It is hard to think that on a team with two highly touted recruits, Marist pulled in the player who has so far had the biggest impact on his team so far this season. Continue reading “Brian Parker Leading Mike Maker’s First Marist Class”
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Winning a non-conference game over what might be the worst team in the Ivy League at the moment isn’t usually classified as a “program” win, but when you have the recent history of Marist and have to fight back from adversity a couple times to prevail in double overtime, well.
“Things didn’t go our way,” head coach Mike Maker said. We could have folded twice and we didn’t. And that’s why I’m really proud of our guys.”
Things have been rough in Poughkeepsie pretty much since Matt Brady left in 2008 for James Madison after four successful seasons. The Red Foxes haven’t had a winning season since, went 1-29 in 2009-10, and recently went through three coaches (Chuck Martin, Jeff Bower, and Maker) in three seasons, which doesn’t exactly foster continuity or consistency.
Coming off a sound defeat on the road at Vermont, Marist was equally—if not more so—humbled in its MAAC opener. Continue reading “Iona 101, Marist 66: Red Foxes Humbled At Home”
After Chavaughn Lewis exited as the leading scorer in school history, the mantle of Marist’s featured player for head coach Mike Maker transitioned to redshirt junior Khallid Hart. Continue reading “Marist Building Team Chemistry Around Khallid Hart”
Part of the reason Mike Maker said he left Division III Williams to take the head coaching job at Marist, was he relished the role of being an underdog. Continue reading “Marist Head Coach Mike Maker Endures Difficult Offseason”
Marist head coach Mike Maker has a big challenge on his hands this season. Continue reading “How Will Marist Replace Chavaughn Lewis?”
Even though little more than a week has past since the Red Foxes’ season-ending loss to eventual MAAC tournament champion Manhattan, the legacy of these Marist seniors will endure further than their careers ever could. Continue reading “Legacy Of Marist Seniors Will Carry On Through Struggles”