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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

Report: Manhattan will retain head coach Steve Masiello

While Steve Masiello may not be taking over the South Florida Bulls like he was expected to, all is not completely lost as Jeff Goodman of ESPN is reporting that he will be retained by the Manhattan Jaspers to continue leading their basketball program. Masiello really burst onto the national scene during this past NCAA Tournament when in the Second Round, he nearly led his Manhattan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 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

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

Beamon, Brown Named to NABC All-District Teams

Manhattan College seniors George Beamon and Rhamel Brown were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District teams, it was announced Wednesday. Beamon was a first team all-district selection, while Brown earned a spot on the second team. A first team All-MAAC honoree, Beamon was named first team All-MAAC and gained Most Outstanding Player honors after helping...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 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 Improves MAAC Record to 7-2 with 67-51 Win over Rider

Manhattan held Rider to 27.1 percent shooting from the field on its way to a 67-51 victory over the Broncs on Friday night at Draddy Gymnasium. With the ESPNU cameras rolling, the Jaspers jumped out to a hot start, outscoring Rider 10-2 over the first three minutes of the game. Neither team scored during the next 4:42 until Shane Richards dropped in a three ball to give Manhattan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

A Healthy Beamon Means Good Things for Manhattan

In his first year the team won just six games.  His sophomore season saw the team win 20 and earn a trip to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.  Last year the team had even loftier goals and was 2-2 with him in the lineup, unfortunately due to an ankle injury he was never healthy and those were the only four games he played all season.  I am talking about senior swingman George...
Via KC Sports Ninja
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Manhattan handles South Carolina 86-68

George Beamon scored 26 points and Michael Alvarado 20 added as Manhattan won its seventh straight road contest in an 86-68 victory over South Carolina Tuesday night. The teams kept things close the opening 13 minutes with neither holding more than a six-point advantage. The Jaspers (8-2) trailed for the final time with a little over seven minutes remaining in the half but closed...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Manhattan holds off La Salle in 2OT, 99-90

George Beamon scored 24 points and Michael Alvarado added 16, including the go-ahead 3-pointer that pushed Manhattan past La Salle for a 99-90 double overtime win on Saturday. Beamon, sidelined by injury much of last season, returned in full health for Saturday's season opener and added eight rebounds and three assists to his double-digit scoring. Emmy Andujar and Rhamel Brown...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

#80 Manhattan Jaspers: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
Via The Sports Bank
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown, Manhattan upset Loyola (MD) 55-52 in MAACs

MAAC Defensive Player of the Year Rhamel Brown scored 12 points with 12 rebounds and sixth-seeded Manhattan held off No. 3 seed Loyola (Md.) for a 55-52 victory in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday night. Manhattan (13-17) led the entire second half, though Loyola (21-11) threatened late, pulling within 53-52 on Dylon Cormier's three-point...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

TSHQ’s Player of the Day: DAY 3

Day 3: Luis Flores, Guard, Manhattan (2001-04) – For Day 3 of this segment, I am going with a lesser known player, as I will profile former Manhattan star Luis Flores. Luis Flores might not be a name the casual basketball fan remembers but I’m sure many of you college basketball junkies out there remember Luis Flores and the upset minded Jaspers of the early millennium. Flores...
Via The Sports Headquarters
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Manhattan 85, St. Peter's 63

Michael Alvarado scored 17 points to lead Manhattan to an 85-63 rout of Saint Peter's on Saturday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. Alvarado shot 6 for 11 from the floor. George Beamon scored 16 points for Manhattan (18-9, 11-4), hitting both 3-point attempts and 10 of 13 from the foul line. Emmy Andujar added 10 points, as did Donovan Kates off the bench. They...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

OSG Buzzer Beater: Miracle For Manhattan, Andujar's 3-Pointer With 1 Second Left Is A Winner For Jaspers

On the way to New Rochelle, NY to play MAAC rival Iona the bus transporting the Manhattan basketball team broke down. The Jaspers arrived to the game a typical of New York City, in taxis.With eight minutes left in the game Manhattan was down 17 points to the Gaels but rallied to tie the game at 72 with the ball with one second left.Manhattan had a chance to shoot down Iona and Jasper...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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