Iona Dominates Manhattan in Rematch

by Whit Anderson, Staff Writer MBB: Iona 80, Manhattan 57 Even on Valentine’s Day, there was no love lost between the Manhattan Jaspers (11-11, 7-6 MAAC) and the Iona Gaels (8-12, 6-7 MAAC) when they squared off against each other Friday night at the Hynes Athletic Center. The Jaspers blew out their rival at Draddy Gym earlier this month, but this time the roles were reversed … Continue reading Iona Dominates Manhattan in Rematch

Women’s Basketball Bounces Back With Beatdown of Iona

WB: Manhattan 54, Iona 32 by Pete Janny, Sports Editor  The Manhattan College women’s basketball team (8-10, 5-4 MAAC) has shown a lot of great things this season on the court. The team started off 3-0 in MAAC play and were playing their best ball all season. That’s until the team turned in two disappointing performances last week against Marist and Fairfield in which the team … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Bounces Back With Beatdown of Iona

Manhattan Drops Decision to Iona

by Pete Janny, Asst. Sports Editor The Manhattan men’s basketball team (9-18, 7-8 MAAC) looked to defend home court when the Iona Gaels (12-15, 10-6 MAAC) arrived in Riverdale for a Friday night showdown between two of the MAAC’s fiercest rivals. On the wrong side of the last seven meetings between both programs, Manhattan knew they needed to be laser sharp to thwart Iona’s five game winning … Continue reading Manhattan Drops Decision to Iona

Manhattan Falls 78-65 to Iona at NYCB Live

On Saturday Jan. 27, the Manhattan College Men’s Basketball team fell 78-65 to the Iona Gaels in a matchup that was hosted by NYCB Live in Uniondale, N.Y. Head coaches Steve Masiello (MAN) and Tim Cluess (IONA) both agreed that the event was good for the growth and promotion of the MAAC. “It was a nice arena, it was a nice venue and it was … Continue reading Manhattan Falls 78-65 to Iona at NYCB Live

Loss to Iona Provides Room to Grow for the Jaspers

Following the loss last Friday to the Iona Gaels, Steve Masiello addressed the media in the post-game press conference, as he does after every win or loss, only this time, something didn’t seem right.    An upbeat Masiello joked around with the media, and answered questions with a confidence and with a poise that a typical head coach on the losing side of a game … Continue reading Loss to Iona Provides Room to Grow for the Jaspers

Final Third On The MAAC Pitch: Dreams Of Winning While At Disney

This is a column that takes a look at all of the MAAC men’s soccer teams throughout the course of the season and off-season. In a year when we could safely assume who the MAAC regular season title champions were going to be — Monmouth University(1) — by the end of September, which is about a quarter of the way through. The conference was still … Continue reading Final Third On The MAAC Pitch: Dreams Of Winning While At Disney

Back of the Net: Season Meanings

The Manhattan Jaspers found themselves looking up at every other school in the MAAC after failing to win 12 straight games from early September to late October. Next thing they knew, they were on the team bus taking a 14-hour round trip to take on the Niagara Purple Eagles in cold, freezing temperatures with a rain and snow mix falling. To this point in the … Continue reading Back of the Net: Season Meanings