Photo Gallery: Manhattan 74, Marist 58

To close out the MAAC quarterfinals, the third seeded Manhattan Jaspers cruised past the 11th seed Marist by 16 on Saturday night. Emmy Andujar led all scorers with 24 pints and Shane Richards hit four three’s on the way to an 18 point night, while Marist senior Chavaughn Lewis made a graceful exit to his career after scoring a team-high 22 points.

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Three Thoughts: Iona 89, Marist 67

Coming out in a zone against Iona at the Hynes Center seems more than counterintuitive, it seems flat out dumb. The Gaels are the fourth-best three-point shooting team in the country (41.6%), and added for degree of difficulty and depth, betting against Iona in a shooting competition is certainly a losing proposition.

But Mike Maker is not dumb. And, despite the fact that Sunday was the Marist first-year coach’s inaugural matchup with Iona (they play again in two weeks), Maker thought his zone might just be the way to confuse and slow down the Gaels, who entered 38-4 in home MAAC games under Tim Cluess.

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