Quinnipiac Ekes Out Narrow Win At Healthy Marist

For the first time in a long time, Marist looked like a functioning, healthy basketball team. However, the rejuvenated Red Foxes didn’t have enough to get past Quinnipiac. The Bobcats left Poughkeepsie with a 72-71 come from behind victory after a thrilling last-second sequence. Continue reading “Quinnipiac Ekes Out Narrow Win At Healthy Marist”

Three Thoughts: Fairfield 60, Marist 54

K.J. Rose went for a career-high 26 points, but it was not enough for the Stags Monday night against Bucknell. (photo courtesy: Fairfield Athletics)

To call K.J. Rose’s shooting in the last few games a slump may not really do it justice. A famine, maybe? Since a 26-point outburst on 9-16 from the field in an overtime loss to Bucknell on Dec. 1, the Fairfield sophomore had made just seven of his last 37 shots heading into Friday’s game with Marist over a seven-game span that saw his minutes start to dwindle almost in perfect correlation to freshman Jerome Segura’s increasing.

Friday didn’t really start much better for Rose, he had missed his first five shots as the Stags were struggling mightily at home with a Marist team that was just 1-15 (although the Red Foxes had a full cast of characters for the first time since Opening Night).

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Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 66, Marist 54

A visit from a struggling Marist team was just what the doctor ordered for a Quinnipiac team looking to fight its way back into the MAAC race. The Bobcats dispatched the Red Foxes 66-54 and improved to 2-4 in MAAC play while Marist still seeks its first conference victory. Here are three thoughts from Sunday’s game: Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Quinnipiac 66, Marist 54”

MAAC Stock Watch: Dec. 8

This week’s MAAC Stock Watch was delayed slightly thanks to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches conference call. Canisius and Fairfield share the top spot in the conference through the first weekend of MAAC play, just as everyone expected. Niagara’s reign over the top spot lasted fewer than two games and Quinnipiac shares the conference basement with Saint Peter’s. Here’s more on who’s up, who’s down after the conference’s first weekend.

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