Iona – Fairfield highlights MAAC weekend games

Iona – Fairfield highlights MAAC weekend games

Iona shot better from behind the arc (17-30/56.7%) than they did from the field (30-54/55.6%). The 17 treys made against Marist outnumbered their free throws taken for the night (14). Don’t let Fairfield’s record fool you. Two of their setbacks have to come Louisville (71-57) and Providence (78-69). They just need to figure out their point guard situation…

Lehigh earns dominant 92-78 home opening win over Rider

Lehigh earns dominant 92-78 home opening win over Rider

The Lehigh men’s basketball team scored its most points in a home opener since 1994 in an impressive 92-78 win over Rider on Tuesday evening. Four players scored in double figures, led by 21 points from freshman Austin Price and the first-career double-double from senior Mackey McKnight who had 14 points and a career-high 10 rebounds…

Price named Patriot League Rookie of the Week

Courtesy of LehighSports.com BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Following a strong performance in the season opener, Lehigh freshman guard Austin Price has earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week, as announced on Monday. Price scored 15 points at Minnesota behind 5-of-11 shooting in a strong effort against a reigning NCAA Tournament squad. Price impressed in his collegiate debut, scoring Lehigh’s […]

MAAC reveals pre-season second team

Comprising the All-MAAC Preseason Second Team are Chavaughn Lewis and Adam Kemp of Marist, Daniel Stewart and Anthony Myles of Rider, and Desi Washington of Saint Peter’s…

Don’t count out Iona, just ask Momo Jones

Don’t count out Iona, just ask Momo Jones

Since then the Gaels, led by Jones the nation’s third-leading scorer with 23 points per game, rattled off five straight including a victory over Manhattan in the MAAC championship to earn an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament…

Fairfield advances with win over Rider

Courtesy of FairfieldStags.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – It’s an advantage when you have your best free throw shooter on the line with seconds remaining, trying to preserve a lead. It’s a bigger advantage when that student-athlete is a senior. That’s the double bonus Head Coach Sydney Johnson had when Derek Needham stepped to free throw line with under a minute […]

Rider upends Niagara, 68-59

The Broncs defeated first place Niagara for the second time this year in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game Thursday night. “We match up well with Niagara,” said Rider head coach Kevin Baggett. “They are a high-powered offense and are hard to defend with a number of weapons but we have a number of guys who can sit down and play defense…

Rider downs Charleston Southern, 61-54

Courtesy of GoBroncs.com LAWRENCEVILLE- The Grand Finale. In his final home game, senior Jonathon Thompson(Orlando, Fla./Jones) scored 15 points to lead Rider to victory over Charleston Southern in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster game Saturday evening. “Jon has been great for us for four years and tonight was no different,” Rider head coach Kevin Baggettsaid of his senior […]