Rutgers holds off Manhattan 63-55 in Holiday Festival at MSG

NEW YORK (AP) Kadeem Jack scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Rutgers to a 63-55 win over Manhattan on Sunday in the first game of the ECAC Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden. Junior Etou added 16 points and eight rebounds for Rutgers (6-4). Emmy Andujar led Manhattan (2-6) with 21 points and nine rebounds which matched his season high. Ashton...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan whips Marist in home opener 60-38

NEW YORK (AP) Emmy Andujar scored 15 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and finished two assists shy of the first triple-double in school history as Manhattan rolled to a 60-38 win over Marist in the Jaspers' home opener on Sunday. Andujar was 7 of 8 from the field, hitting his only 3-pointer and grabbed seven offensive rebounds as the Jaspers (2-6, 1-1 Metro Atlantic) won the rebounding...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

George Mason Beats Manhattan On Amazing 75-Foot Buzzer-Beater (Video)

There’s improbable endings to a game, and then there’s what George Mason did Saturday night. GMU gave us a play-of-the-year candidate as Jalen Jenkins launched a shot from the opposite free-throw line at the buzzer to defeat Manhattan 64-63 at home. But let’s start from the beginning, shall we? Down by eight points with a 1:20 remaining, George Mason rallied to cut the deficit...
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan pulls away from Binghamton 78-63

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Shane Richards scored a career-high 24 points and dished out five assists to lead Manhattan to a 78-63 win over Binghamton in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday. Manhattan (1-2) pulled away with a 13-3 burst midway through the first half that included 3-pointers from Richards and Rich Williams to make it 24-13 with...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Survives Manhattan’s Alley-Oop At The Buzzer, Wins In OT (Video)

UMass won the actual game, but Manhattan won play of the game honors, hands down. In the final second of the Jaspers-Minutemen game in the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Tuesday, Manhattan pulled off an incredible alley-oop at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. With UMass holding a 61-59 lead with just 0.8 seconds remaining in regulation, Manhattan inbounded the...
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Pulls Away From Manhattan in Opener

Florida State overcame an early 10-point deficit to pull away from Manhattan for an 81-66 victory in the 2014-15 season-opener for both teams. The Seminoles trailed 23-13 early, but used a 34-11 run that spanned about 10 minutes of game time into the early parts of the second half to take control of the game. The Jaspers pulled to within five with just over nine minutes to play,...
Via Noled Out
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan coach completes UK degree; will be reinstated

Steve Masiello was one of the fastest rising coaches in college basketball, and after taking the Manhattan Jaspers to the NCAA Tournament this year, that ensured bigger schools were going to show interest in the former Kentucky Wildcats walk-on. South Florida had made it official that they were hiring Massiello to be their next head coach, but it was later discovered he never actually...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Masiello, Give Him a (Second) Chance?

A week ago, no one outside of Manhattan College was aware who Steve Masiello was or knew anything about him. Now he is a college basketball trending name, but for all the wrong reasons. Here is a summation of Masiello’s whirlwind week. Last Thursday, his basketball team, the Manhattan Jaspers, faced off against the Louisville Cardinals, who just happen to be led by his former coach...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

USF hires Steve Masiello as new head coach

Not only is it March Madness for universities and their basketball teams, but it’s also a hot time for college coaches. Coming off an NCAA Tournament berth with the Manhattan Jaspers, head coach Steve Masiello has reportedly agreed to become the next men’s head coach at the University of South Florida per ESPN. Masiello comes […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Manhattan

Manhattan College has been a private, independent, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college located in the Bronx, New York since 1853.  Manhattan has an acceptance rate of about 63% and the schools enrollment hovers at around 3,500.  Manhattan’s mascot is the “Jasper” and their colors are Kelly Green and White. I’m not really sure what a “Jasper” is, but I imagine that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Manhattan Set For 9:50 On Thursday Night

Photo: USA Today Sports On Sunday evening, the Louisville basketball team learned that they’ll be heading to Orlando, FL., for the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.The Cardinals were given a No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region and will take on the No. 13 seeded Manhattan Jaspers. Just an hour after the bracket was revealed, Turner Sports released the tip times for the First Four...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Manhattan Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Manhattan Jaspers were given a 13-seed in the Midwest-region. They are coached by Steve Masiello and hail from the MAAC. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Louisville in Orlando on Thursday. Why: Manhattan finished the regular season with a 15-5 record...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan Beats Iona To Win MAAC Tournament

Manhattan defeated Iona by a final score of 71-68 to win the 2014 MAAC Tournament. George Beamon was named MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Emmy Andujar, Sean Armand, David Laury and Billy Baron.
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan wins MAAC, punches NCAA ticket

George Beamon scored 16 points Monday night and Manhattan held off rival Iona 71-68 for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title and a berth into the NCAA tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivalry Renewed: Manhattan Defeats Iona in OT 80-77

While Iona and Manhattan's rivalry may not have the same national notoriety of a Duke-UNC, the two schools in New York that are separated only by a quick transit but trip has turned into must see TV for any college hoops fan in the country. A national television audience on ESPN 2 were treated to a dandy of a game at Draddy Gymnasium on the campus of Manhattan College in Riverdale...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Beamon leads Manhattan over Monmouth 75-61

George Beamon scored 31 points and Manhattan won its sixth straight game to hit 20 victories by defeating Monmouth 75-61 on Wednesday night. Rhamel Brown and Emmy Andujar scored 12 points each for the Jaspers (20-6, 13-4), who are two games back of first-place Iona in the loss column in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Beamon hit 10 of 19 shots, including 6 of 8 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan shoots down Niagara, 90-72

George Beamon pumped in 27 points to lead hot-shooting Manhattan to a 90-72 win over Niagara Sunday. The Jaspers went on a 7-0 run with under 5 minutes to play to push their lead to 25 points, 85-60. Niagara closed with a 12-5 spurt of its own to create the final margin. Manhattan shot 58.6 percent from the field (34 of 58) for the game while its defense held the Purple Eagles...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Beamon, Manhattan shoot past Rider 86-69

George Beamon scored 22 points and Michael Alvarado notched 18 as Manhattan powered past Rider 86-69 on Thursday night. Rhamel Brown added seven blocked shots, his 12th game with four or more blocks this season. Manhattan (18-6, 11-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led from start-to-finish, shooting 50 percent from the field and a back-breaking 57 percent (12-21) from 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan edges Niagara 78-77 with block at buzzer

Rhamel Brown scored 22 points and blocked six shots, including a potential game-winning layup at the buzzer as Manhattan edged Niagara 78-77 on Sunday. Trailing by a point, Niagara had the ball with 6.6 seconds left and a chance to win after rebounding a missed jumper by Manhattan (17-6, 10-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) and calling a timeout. Rayvon Harris then drove to...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan tops Canisius 84-73

George Beamon scored 27 points to lead a hot-shooting offense as Manhattan topped Canisius 84-73 Friday. Manhattan (16-6, 9-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) shot 52 percent from the field and connected on 11 of 22 3-point attempts. The Jaspers' offense was on mark from the start, as Manhattan opened the game on a 15-1 spurt. Canisius (16-8, 10-3) cut the lead to 32-30 after...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan's fast start beats Rider, 67-51

George Beamon scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Manhattan built a 16-point lead in the first half and cruised to a 67-51 win over Rider Friday night. The Jaspers (14-4, 7-2 Metro Atlantic), who tied last year's win total, raced to a 21-5 lead midway through the first half. Beamon was 7 of 19 from the field but hit 6 of 7 from the line as Manhattan shot 42.6 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MAAC Massacre: Jaspers Crush Siena 90-68 Behind Alvarado's 21 Points

What was billed as an early test for Coach Jimmy Patsos and the Siena Saints traveling to the best team in the MAAC Conference, the Manhattan Jaspers, ended with Patsos clutching the post-game stats like a kid holding an F on his report card. The home team Jaspers steamrolled over the Saints using a mixture of guard Michael Alvarado's inside/out play and senior Rhamel Brown's defense...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Manhattan defeats Marist 86-79 in OT

Michael Alvarado scored nine of his career-high 33 points in overtime to lead Manhattan to an 86-79 win over Marist on Sunday. Jay Bowie opened overtime with a jumper to give Marist a 75-73 lead. Manhattan answered with a 3-pointer by Rich Williams and the Jaspers closed on a 10-3 run, with Alvarado making three layups and three free throws during the span. Alvarado made 13 of...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Beamon carries Manhattan past St. Peter's 74-62

George Beamon scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Manhattan keep its perfect road record with a 72-62 win over St. Peter's in a foul-marred game Thursday afternoon. The Japers (9-2, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) were 29 of 38 from the line, courtesy of 26 fouls called on St. Peter's. Beamon was 4 of 14 and Michael Alvarado, who had 13 points, hit 9 of 12....
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Brawlers: Jaspers Defeat Buffalo 84-81 in OT; Kakes and Alvardao Ejected

It was a defensive standoff in Brooklyn this afternoon as the Manhattan Jaspers defeated the Buffalo Bulls despite being down 7 points with 45 seconds left. Manhattan Center Rhamel Brown had two key blocks in overtime with UB down two to preserve the win for the Jaspers.The 1st half of the game saw each team assert themselves in the paint. Every shot was contested under the cylinder...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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