Monmouth finished the regular season 11-19 overall with a 7-11 league record and will enter the MAAC tournament as the #8 seed. The Hawks will face off against #9 seed Saint Peter’s in the tournament’s opening game Thursday at 5:00. Continue reading “2018 MAAC Tournament Primer – Monmouth”
The MAAC regular season has come to an end with Rider and Canisius deadlocked in the top spot at 15-3. It is the first regular season title for the Broncs since 2007-08, while the Golden Griffins last won the title in the 1993-94 season. Continue reading “2018 MAAC Tournament Preview”
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.
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”
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”
1) Rider (17-7, 10-2 MAAC) – 74-59 W @ Quinnipiac (2/4)
The Broncs retain their spot atop this week’s rankings after becoming the first team to reach 10 league wins. Stevie Jordan led four Broncs in double figures in the win at Quinnipiac. The sophomore point guard was 7-11 from the field, with six assists. Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 7”
It was an eventful week in the MAAC, and one full of rivalry games. The Battle of the Bridge was renewed in Buffalo, the New Jersey trio squared off against one another in the Hourglass rivalry, Fairfield and Quinnipiac met for the first time this season, along with Iona and Manhattan, and I’m pretty sure Siena and Saint Peter’s don’t want to see each other again for a long time. Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 31”
Another week gone in the MAAC, and we’re finally starting to see some separation between the league’s 11 squads. Canisius put its stamp on first place with a season sweep of Iona while Rider strung together three victories to join the Golden Griffins at seven league wins despite continued struggles at the free throw line. Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 24”
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”
The second week of MAAC play brought as many surprises as the first. We have a new top team this week (but one that’s been there before!) after winless Siena upset undefeated Canisius, proving just how wide-open the league is this year. There is plenty of movement in the middle of the rankings as well after Niagara evened its record at 2-2 and Manhattan dropped a pair.
With plenty to look into, let’s dive right in! Continue reading “MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 10”