Men’s Basketball Year in Review

In what was considered as disappointing season for Manhattan’s Men’s Basketball team, the Jaspers finished 10-22 overall (5-15 in the MAAC), landed themselves at the bottom of the conference, and suffered a heartbreaking loss to Rider in the first round of the MAAC tournament. While the team was not predicted to succeed by their usual standards, Steve Masiello’s team was still projected to finish sixth … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Year in Review

Coach of a Lifetime

Manhattan Jaspers fans think they know Steve Masiello, their head men’s basketball coach but they don’t. They only see the side of him that’s very intense; driven; and a passionate for his program; players; and winning whenever there’s a home game in Draddy Gymnasium or any place there’s a road game. There’s another side of him that not many people have the privilege to see … Continue reading Coach of a Lifetime

Steve Masiello: “This Team Has the Higher Ceiling”

After a historic last season where the Manhattan Jaspers won its first MAAC Championship in 10 years and nearly knocked off the defending national champions in the NCAA Tournament, Head Coach Steve Masiello has a message for the country: This team can be better. “I think this team has the higher ceiling than last year’s team,” Masiello told Inside Manhattan Basketball, a weekly online show … Continue reading Steve Masiello: “This Team Has the Higher Ceiling”

Steve Masiello Earns His Degree

Reinstated as Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Masiello has completed his undergraduate courses at the University of Kentucky and has officially been reinstated as the head coach of the men’s basketball team. Masiello claimed to have graduated from Kentucky in 2000 on his resume, but when he accepted a job offer from the University of South Florida, a background check revealed he never completed all of … Continue reading Steve Masiello Earns His Degree