1. Manhattan-Vanderbilt: Jaspers Need Miracle Against Only Power Opponent

    Tip-Off: Wednesday Dec. 30, 8 PM @ Memorial Gym; Nashville, Tennessee The Jaspers are 2-11 against BCS opponents since 2001. Both of those wins have come in postseason tournaments...

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  2. MAAC Basketball Power Rankings: Dec. 24

    I will try to post MAAC Power Rankings every Thursday from here on out. These rankings have nothing to do with how I think these teams will finish the year. It is just what they have done to this point...

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  3. College Basketball's All-Mid-Major Team: Christmas Edition

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. Conference play is starting to get under way. With non-conference play coming to an end, it is time to evaluate the best players competing at the mid-major level...

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  4. Mid-Major Top 25—Dec. 20: Wacky Play Helps Butler Keep Top Spot

    Rank. Team  (Rank Last Week)   1. Butler (1) Record: 9-3, 1-0 Horizon RPI: 30 Butler made one last surge on a ridiculous play to end the game and come out victorious against Xavier on Saturday...

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  5. Holiday Festival: Red Storm Look to Continue Hot Streak vs. Mid-Majors

    This year, the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden might have a different vibe. Saint John's has finally grabbed New York's attention after years of misery. The Red Storm have failed to win only once...

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  6. Mid-Major Top 25—Dec. 13: Portland Drops Out Of Top 5 With Rough Week

    Rank. Team (Rank Last Week)   1. Butler (1) Record: 7-3, 1-0 Horizon RPI: 57 After faltering against Top 25 teams earlier in the season, the Bulldogs beat an Evan Turner-less Ohio State on Saturday...

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  7. Manhattan-Morgan State: Jaspers Continue Road Trip Down South

    The Manhattan Jaspers, coming off what might have been the ugliest game ever, travel to Baltimore this weekend to face the Morgan State Bears...

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  8. Manhattan-Hofstra: Jaspers Battle Their New York Rival

    The Manhattan Jaspers and The Hofstra Pride, from two of the better non-BCS conferences, will face off on Wednesday night.  Both teams have won four of their last five games...

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  9. Manhattan Blows Past Canisius for First MAAC Win

    Manhattan ended their Western New York trip with a win against Canisius on Sunday Afternoon. Led by Rico Pickett, Manhattan (5-3, 1-1) got hold of an early lead and never looked back. Within the first three minutes the Jaspers were up 8-2...

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  10. Mid-Major Top 25—Dec. 6: MVC In Good Shape With Six Teams In Top 25

      Rank. Team (Ranking Last Week) 1. Butler (1) Butler remains the top mid-major in the country in early December. The Bulldogs lost a close game to Clemson a week ago, but came back strong defeating Ball State and then Valparaiso to start conference play.

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  11. Manhattan Looks For First Conference Win Against Canisius

    Manhattan did not start conference play exactly the way they had hoped for.  They stayed close with Niagara for the first 26 minutes of the game, and then fell apart for the final 14...

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  12. Manhattan Starts Four Week Road Trip at Niagara

    Barry Rorhssen has struggled on the road in his reign as head coach of the Manhattan College basketball team, so these next four weeks will not be the greatest for him...

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  13. Manhattan-Fordham: Jaspers Annihilate Rams in Blowout

    The Battle of the Bronx turned into the Massacre of the Bronx. From the opening tip until the final buzzer, the Jaspers were in control. Manhattan (4-2) jumped out to an 11-2 lead four minutes into the game...

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  14. Mid-Major Top 25—Nov. 29: Wins Over UCLA And Minnesota Power Portland

    1. Butler Butler does not have all of the big names that they had in the past, but they have been tested this year, and despite losing a close game to Minnesota, they defeated UCLA...

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  15. Manhattan Meets Fordham In 102nd Battle Of The Bronx

    On Saturday night, Manhattan will tip-off against Fordham at 7:00 PM.  This will mark the 102nd Battle Of The Bronx between the Fordham Rams and the Manhattan Jaspers. The historic series is almost even with wins on both sides...

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  16. Manhattan Pushes Above .500, American Remains Winless In Jasper Victory

    After running out of the gates with a 14-1 lead, things slowly unraveled for the Manhattan Jaspers. Their shooting started to cool off, while American started controlling the ball and hitting their shots...

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  17. Alcorn State: The New NJIT?

    This season, the Alcorn State Braves have brought the words "bad" and "blownout" to new levels. They have lost their first five games of the season, and not once did they have the slimmest chance of winning...

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  18. Manhattan's Rico Pickett Suspended, Jaspers Facing Big Trouble

    It was announced on Friday that the new member of the Manhattan College Japsers, Rico Pickett, was suspended for "violating a team rule...

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  19. Looking Into The Crystal Ball: Rider Broncs @ Virginia Cavaliers

    Tonight, at 7 PM, the Rider Broncs will battle the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Rider caught the nation's attention when they upset Mississippi State, ranked 19th in the country, in the season opener for both teams...

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  20. Mid-Major Team To Watch For: Wofford College

    Wofford started off the 2009-10 season with a tough, heart-breaking loss on the road against the Pittsburgh Panthers...

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  21. College Basketball Preview: Manhattan Jaspers @ Princeton Tigers

    On Wednesday night at 7 PM, the Manhattan Jaspers (1-0) will take on the Princeton Tigers (1-0) in L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium in Princeton, New Jersey. Both teams picked up victories on Saturday...

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  22. Harvard Defeats William and Mary In Three Overtime Thriller

    It was a long game on November 15, but, even though it took three extra periods, Harvard gutted out a two point win. After William and Mary jumped out to an early lead, Harvard fought back and ...

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  23. Mastui and Damon's Contracts Expire: Who Should The Yankees Resign?

    With the final out of the 2009 World Series, the contracts of seven Yankees expired: Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Jerry Hairston Jr., Andy Pettitte, Jose Molina, Eric Hinske, and Xavier Nady...

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  24. Matsui Prevails: Yankees Take Championship Series In Six

    Last night, Hideki Matsui proved to be the most valuable DH of 2009. In his last year on contract, he was supposed to be finished and Game 6 was going to be his swan song. However, Matsui quietly put up outstanding numbers as an aging designated hitter..

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  25. Yanks Stretch Out A Win In Game 2 Of The ALCS

    Last night the New York Yankees played in yet another late-inning thriller. It was another Yankee classic as the Yankees and the Angels battled into the 13th inning...

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