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

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

Basketball Season Preview: Meet The Team

by Caroline McCarthy & Kelly Kennedy, Sports Editor & Asst. Social Media Editor Manhattan College men’s basketball has a seasoned team ripe with experience heading into the 2021-2022 season. The Jaspers started their season strong with a 99-42 win over Manhattanville College, and a nail biting down-to-the-wire 66- 60 win against Fordham University this Friday, Nov. 12. With 10 seniors and only six underclassmen, the … Continue reading Basketball Season Preview: Meet The Team

Matthew Glassman Receives Final Scholarship for Men’s Basketball

by Nicole Fitzsimmons, News Editor With a basketball and dreams of playing at the division one level in college, senior management major Matthew Glassman worked diligently to fulfill his goals. Beginning his career as a freshman walk-on, Glassman became captain his junior year and is now in his fourth year on the Manhattan College Men’s Basketball team. Through the support of his teammates, coaches and … Continue reading Matthew Glassman Receives Final Scholarship for Men’s Basketball

Williams and Nelson Garner Third Team All-MAAC Honors

by Christina Katsamouri, Contributor Warren Williams and Ant Nelson of the Manhattan men’s basketball team were selected to third team All-MAAC, marking their first awards as Jaspers. The league released the All-MAAC teams in the aftermath of the regular season that saw Manhattan compile a 6-12 record league play, good for a 10-seed at the MAAC Tournament. Williams averaged 11.5 points and 7.3 rebounds-per- game … Continue reading Williams and Nelson Garner Third Team All-MAAC Honors