Category: Greg Nero

Around the MAAC: Midweek Update

Monday Rider opened up their home schedule with an 11-0 run to start and would not surrender the lead in a 15 point win over Lehigh. Rider shot 48.4% for the game which included an absurd 16 of 29 from three point range (55.2%). Novar Gadson led the Broncs with 20 points, Ryan Thompson (7/13, [...]

Preview: Manhattan, Fairfield, Loyola

Manhattan Jaspers 2009: 4th Place. 16-14 (9-9) 2010: 6th Darryl Crawford almost doubled his production in scoring the basketball, improving from 8.5 PPG to 14.4 PPG between his sophomore and junior seasons. Manhattan will no doubt rely on the senior from Harlem, NY to lead the squad. Head coach Barry Rohrssen will return to Manhattan [...]

Preseason All-MAAC Teams

Here are the Preseason All-MAAC teams: First Team Bilal Benn, Niagara Sr. G/F 6-5 Philadelphia, Pa. Tyrone Lewis, Niagara Sr. G 5-11 Levittown, Pa. Ryan Thompson, Rider Sr. G 6-6 Mt. Laurel, N.J.* Ronald Moore, Siena Sr. G 6-0 Conshohocken, Pa. Edwin Ubiles, Siena Sr. G/F 6-6 Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Second Team Greg Nero, Fairfield Sr. [...]

Siena Doubles Fairfield at Half

ALBANY — Siena used a six minute, 18-5 run, to double up Fairfield 48-24 at the half in Semifinal One. Ronald Moore broke out early dishing out 10 assists by the break. The beneficiary so far has been Ryan Rossiter who leads Siena with 12 points. Siena has also benefited from behind the arc, hitting [...]

#1 Siena #5 Fairfield Preview

Fairfield came out and impressed the crowd by playing a lot of different defenses to stifle Manhattan and will need all that defense to translate over into Sunday if they hope to contain the Saints high flying attack. Siena did not exert much effort in their crushing of Canisius, they will likely have to against [...]

Han Done at Fairfield

Jonathan Han is no longer a member of the Fairfield Stags. From the Connecticut Post: The fourth-year guard was expected to be an integral part of the 2008-09 season for the Stags, who were picked to finish second in the preseason All-MAAC coaches poll behind Siena. Han, who was originally recruited by former Fairfield coach [...]

Preview: Siena vs. Fairfield

Siena will be looking to secure 1st place in the MAAC, as well as their fourth win in a row when they square off against Fairfield on New Years Day. The Saints will also be looking to avenge a home court loss to Fairfield last season, where poor shooting led them to a 53-52 loss. [...]

Fairfield 2008-09 Preview

Year One: Rebuild. Year Two: Be Inconsistently Consistent. Year Three: Contention. SSB: One of the teams I still think has been a real good dark horse these last 2 years has been Fairfield… Pomeroy: I think that’s a reasonable goal for them, not that I would expect it of course. To challenge Siena they would [...]