Tyler Nelson, Fairfield Fueled By Title Opportunity

Tyler Nelson has been waiting his entire life for a moment like this. Fairfield’s captain has averaged 24.7 ppg this MAAC tournament and has his Stags on the verge of their first MAAC title since 1997. Continue reading “Tyler Nelson, Fairfield Fueled By Title Opportunity”

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2018 MAAC Tournament Primer – Fairfield

Fairfield finished the regular season 14-15 overall with a 9-9 league record and will enter the MAAC tournament as the #6 seed. The Stags will face off against #11 seed Marist in the final game of Thursday’s opening round tripleheader at 9:00. Continue reading “2018 MAAC Tournament Primer – Fairfield”

Tyler Nelson Finishing Up Career As Fairfield, MAAC Star

Fairfield had a one-point lead with time running out when it executed a beautiful out of bounds play to seal a 69-66 comeback win over Monmouth Saturday afternoon on Senior Day.

Tyler Nelson, who was playing his final game at Webster Bank Arena, initially broke toward the ball, but instead reversed direction and got a perfect baseball pass from Wassef Methnani. It was so good that Nelson’s defender fell down, leaving Nelson alone to lay the ball in.

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MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 21

The final week of the regular season is suddenly upon us. With the MAAC tournament in Albany quickly approaching, the final order of finish is beginning to take shape. Rider pulled out a thrilling victory over Canisius this weekend to retain its hold on the top spot in this week’s rankings, while an injury to Niagara’s Matt Scott could shift the landscape of the league. Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 21”

MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 14

There’s a lot to love about the MAAC as we hit the final two weeks of the regular season. Rider and Canisius have separated themselves as the top two teams in the league, and because sports are so great, we get to see the two of them square off in New Jersey on Sunday! Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 14”

MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 17

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”