ALBANY, N.Y. — The Monmouth Hawks coasted to victory in their quarterfinal meeting with Niagara Friday night at the Times Union Center, but their easy win may have come at a costly price. Continue reading “Former Bench Mob Star Pillari Leads Monmouth On The Court”
Monmouth defeated Siena 77-73 before a sellout home crowd for the Hawks’ 25th win of the season on Friday night. Justin Robinson scored 20 points, including six in the final minutes, to clinch the game for Monmouth. Two other seniors, Je’lon Hornbeak and Collin Stewart added 13 points apiece. Here’s the video recap.
Monmouth defeated Rider in a tight game on Monday night at Alumni Gymnasium in Lawrenceville, NJ. Justin Robinson scored 25 points and Chris Brady had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Norville Carey led the Broncs with 17. Here’s the video recap.
This season may very well be a big one for the MAAC. Many of the league’s most talented players return, including the reigning Player of the Year, Monmouth’s Justin Robinson. Continue reading “MAAC 2016-17 Season Preview: Team Rankings”
HAMDEN, Conn. – Set your neighborhood time machine to 2013 and the large crowd at the TD Bank Center for Quinnipiac and Monmouth on a January night in 2016 probably made some sense to you. After all, although they were never able to quite capture the NEC title, Quinnipiac was always right there and it seemed that the Bobcats’ impending move to the MAAC would only propel them to bigger and better things (and more consistent crowds).
Sure enough, a year later, Quinnipiac was doing just fine, thank you, in its new MAAC surroundings, still pummeling teams into submission, once 14-4 in the league before a late slide. Meanwhile, for King Rice and Monmouth things were, well, rough. Rice’s team hadn’t even qualified for the 2013 NEC Tournament and its 5-15 (and 11-21 overall) a year later mark might have even exceeded expectations for a program making an upward move with seemingly very little to work with.
Monmouth knocked down another domino in their remarkable season with a 66-51 victory at Quinnipiac Thursday evening. Justin Robinson led all scorers with 13 points as the Hawks improved to 8-2 in MAAC play while the Bobcats fell to 2-7. Continue reading “Monmouth 66, Quinnipiac 51: Hawks Climbing The Hill”
They’re here. Fortunately for us, in this case “they” doesn’t refer to malevolent spirits. Unfortunately for the teams of the MAAC, “they” refers to the Manhattan College Jaspers, who come with their own brand of vengeance. Continue reading “Manhattan 78, Monmouth 71: They’re Still The Champs”
Monmouth upended Iona 110-102 Friday evening, handing the Gaels their first home loss in over two years, but what followed the final buzzer soon became the real story. Continue reading “Fight Breaks Out After Monmouth Takes Down Iona”
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – It was a day when junior point guard Justin Robinson was merely magical for the Monmouth University men’s basketball team. Continue reading “Monmouth Finally Defeats Quinnipiac In MAAC Play”
West Long Branch – Stress. Continue reading “Monmouth Overcomes Adversity To Defeat Canisius In MAAC Rematch”