Manhattan Cruises by Canisius

By John Jackson The Manhattan College women’s basketball team kept rolling, defeating the Canisius Golden Griffins 77-55, and extending its solid stretch of play with its fourth win in five games. Teamwork played an important role in the contest, as three Jaspers scored in double figures, and the team collectively dug in on defense, recording 13 steals and limiting Canisius to 30 percent shooting from … Continue reading Manhattan Cruises by Canisius

Jaspers Talk: Amani Tatum

This is a new bi-weekly Q&A series, where we talk with athletes and coaches from all the sports on campus. Amani Tatum’s 11 steals against Saint Peter’s on Jan. 21, fell one shy of the MAAC single-game record. A product of Archbishop Molloy, who went to James Madison University before deciding to transfer to Manhattan College for the 2014-15 season, Amani Tatum made the move … Continue reading Jaspers Talk: Amani Tatum

Women’s Basketball to Start Season Friday

The 2014-2015 season is approaching for the Manhattan College women’s basketball team. After a tough loss in the exhibition game against Adelphi on Nov. 7, the team will start its season at home on Nov. 14 when they host Fairleigh Dickinson.   Preparations for the Season   As Manhattan prepares for the season, one thing that is important to them is their young players. They … Continue reading Women’s Basketball to Start Season Friday

Women’s Basketball Team Loses Late in Preseason Exhibition

The Jaspers suffered a brutal loss in the final seconds of Friday night’s exhibition against the Adelphi Panthers, a Division II team. After building an early lead in the first and much of the second half, the Jaspers struggled late and lost 75-72. The Jaspers came right out of the gate playing strong defense and found frequent success scoring down low. The team was able … Continue reading Women’s Basketball Team Loses Late in Preseason Exhibition

Manhattan Madness Kicks Off Basketball Season

BY SEAN SONNEMANN AND JOSEPH V. CUSMANO WEB EDITOR AND SENIOR WRITER As it got closer and closer to 9 p.m. on Thursday night, streams of students decked out in kelly green headed towards Draddy Gymnasium from every direction of Manhattan College’s campus. It could only mean one thing: Manhattan Madness had returned. An enthusiastic pep rally, Manhattan Madness officially begins the season for both … Continue reading Manhattan Madness Kicks Off Basketball Season