Rutgers’ expected hiring of Eddie Jordan also means that Scarlet Knights associate head coach David Cox will likely remain on the coaching staff, per multiple sources close to the situation.
Steve Masiello, who was an assistant under Pitino for six years at Louisville, once told me he planned to incorporate 99.9% of what he learned from his mentor into his own program. And that’s exactly what’s happened.
Tomorrow at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, the MAAC Coach of the Year will be named. I’ll be up there co-hosting the event – and here are my thoughts about the award this year.
In the spirit of the Oscars, ladies and gentlemen, here are your nominees…
Tenacious on defense and unselfish on offense, Manhattan looks like a Triple A version of the Cardinals, which was evident from the opening tip in the 81-47 win over Fordham.
If opposing coaches don’t know of Manhattan freshman forward Emmy Andjuar, they’d better become aware quickly.
Masiello on the court is as good as I’ve seen. It’s hard to believe he hasn’t coached a Division 1 game yet.
The Steve Masiello Era has officially begun for Manhattan College Basketball. Enjoy these tidbits from the presser…
Twenty three years ago a young kid from White Plains was the ball boy for the Knicks. Fast forward to the present and Steve Masiello has come full circle. He landed his dream job – head coach of the Manhattan College Jaspers.