Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Despite a century-long tradition, the Jaspers men’s basketball team will not rival the Fordham Rams in the annual Battle of the Bronx game.  Marianne Reilly, Manhattan College’s athletic director, and Ed Kull, Fordham University’s athletic director, announced in a joint statement earlier this month that the highly anticipated game will not be on the 2022-2023 schedule.  “While we are disappointed that … Continue reading  Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

Men’s Basketball Travels to the Bahamas for Pre-Season Tournament

By, Maddie Mulkigian, Assistant Sports Editor This August, the Manhattan College men’s basketball team took a pre-season getaway to the Bahamas and competed in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. From Aug. 5 to Aug. 12, the Jaspers traded Draddy Gymnasium for the North Atlantic Ocean while preparing for their season with three competitive games.  The trip was also used to acclimate three new members to … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Travels to the Bahamas for Pre-Season Tournament

‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

Two-time captain Matthew Glassman’s athletic scholarship has been revoked without explanation. COURTESY/GO JASPERS By, Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor and Managing Editor Just after walking across the stage at the Manhattan College commencement ceremony, Jasper basketball player Matthew Glassman signed an agreement to renew his athletic scholarship for his graduate season.  But on July 14, Glassman posted an Instagram reel to announce this scholarship was wrongfully taken … Continue reading ‘Dear Student Athlete,’ you’re off the team. 

The Peacocks Help Put The MAAC on the Map

By Isaiah Rosario, Assistant Sports Editor  Saint Peter’s University — what else is there to say? The Peacocks have been the talk of the country since beating the number two ranked University of Kentucky 85-79 in the first round of March Madness. Saint Peter’s success does not stop there. In the second round of March Madness, the Peacocks defeated number seven ranked Murray State 70-60 … Continue reading The Peacocks Help Put The MAAC on the Map

Jasper Basketball Alum Offers Unique Perspective on Ukraine-Russia Conflict 

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Asst. Production Editor After graduating from Manhattan College in 2014, Jasper basketball alum Rhamel Brown has dribbled his way through Israel, Switzerland, Canada and Ukraine. After playing basketball in Odessa, Ukraine for three years, Brown feels a unique connection to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the land where he once hit the court. The Quadrangle was able to sit down … Continue reading Jasper Basketball Alum Offers Unique Perspective on Ukraine-Russia Conflict 

Something Really Special: Jaspers beat First-Seed Iona Gaels in Final Seconds

By Caroline McCarthy, Sports Editor Rick Pitino sat with his hands folded and his head low at the post-game press conference. He only took one question, then declined any further interviews.  “I’m very very disappointed in my team,” Pitino said. “But we don’t have a lot of time to lament on that, we have to get ready for the MAAC.”  The Manhattan Jaspers earned one … Continue reading Something Really Special: Jaspers beat First-Seed Iona Gaels in Final Seconds

Men’s Basketball Begins Their Fight For The End of The Season

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor The Jaspers’ men’s basketball season has been a rollercoaster of emotions for the fans, players, and coaches. Earlier in the season, the team had gone through a four-game losing streak, with losses against Niagara, Canisius, Rider and Monmouth. However, they have begun to redeem themselves with their new three-game winning streak against Quinnipiac, Fairfield and Rider. While the players … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Begins Their Fight For The End of The Season

Perez Named MAAC and MET Player of the Week

By Isaiah Rosario, Assistant Sports Editor Manhattan College basketball player Jose Perez earned MAAC and Met Player of the Week for his performance against Iona and his stat-breaking performance against Canisius.  Perez averaged 30 points, four assists, two rebounds and a steal per game in those 2 performances. In the Jaspers’ 80-75 win against Canisius last Sunday, Perez scored a season-high 33 points, the second-most … Continue reading Perez Named MAAC and MET Player of the Week