Jasper Men and Women Receive Honors

March 12, 2014

Before the start of the men and women’s MAAC Tournaments, seniors Michael Alvarado, George Beamon, Rhamel Brown, and Monica Roeder were voted onto the All-MAAC teams by the conference’s 11 head coaches. Beamon, who bounced back strong from an [...]

How Sweet It Is

March 11, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — They did it. After Donovan Kates split two free throws to give Manhattan a 71-68 lead, Iona’s David Laury missed a potential game tying three at the buzzer, and Manhattan became the 2013-2014 MAAC Champions, and punched [...]

The Longshot

March 5, 2014

As the 2014 MAAC Championships come closer, Manhattan College men’s basketball may be a longshot to make the NCAA Tournament and win a game or two there. Luckily for the Jaspers, they have the longshot specialist. At 6 feet 5 inches and 185 pounds [...]

The Man Behind the Bench

March 5, 2014

Like a politician schmoozing supporters on his re-election campaign, Ronnie Weintraub strode down the side of the court toward press row, shaking hands left and right and shouting greetings as he went. With the Jaspers easily up 32-20 at halftime [...]

The Road to the MAAC: Happy Anniversary

March 4, 2014

This week, Manhattan will compete for its fourth ever MAAC Championship. It’s been 10 years since its last MAAC Championship. It’s been 10 years since its last NCAA Tournament. And it’s been 10 years since the Manhattan Jaspers shocked the [...]

Jumping For Glory

February 25, 2014

A few minutes before his first jump at the 2014 Draddy Invitational, Koita was approached by the chief judge. “Do you need a practice jump?” “No. I’m good,” he said. A couple minutes later, Koita had broken his personal record in the [...]