Manhattan Jaspers basketball
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The Manhattan Jaspers men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Manhattan College in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
|Head coach||Steve Masiello (8th season)|
|Location||Bronx, New York|
|Arena||Draddy Gymnasium |
|Colors||Green and White|
|NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen|
|NCAA Tournament Appearances|
|1956, 1958, 1993, 1995, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2015|
|Conference Tournament Champions|
|1993, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2015|
|Conference Regular Season Champions|
|1992, 1993, 1995, 2003, 2004, 2006 |
MCC: 1966, 1967, 1969
Metro NY: 1949, 1953, 1955, 1959
NCAA Tournament resultsEdit
The Jaspers have appeared in eight NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 3–9.
|1956||First Round||Connecticut||L 75–84|
Regional 3rd Place Game
|1993||First Round||Virginia||L 66–78|
|2003||First Round||Syracuse||L 65–76|
|2014||Second Round||Louisville||L 64–71|
|2015||First Four||Hampton||L 64–74|
The Jaspers have appeared in 18 National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 8–19.
|1943||First Round||Toledo||L 47–54|
|1949||First Round||San Francisco||L 43–68|
Third Place Game
|1954||First Round||Dayton||L 79–90|
|1955||First Round||Louisville||L 86–91|
|1959||First Round||Providence||L 66–68|
|1966||First Round||Army||L 66–71|
|1973||First Round||Alabama||L 86–87|
|1974||First Round||Maryland–Eastern Shore||L 81–84|
|1994||First Round||Old Dominion||L 74–76|
|1996||First Round||Wisconsin||L 42–55|
|2002||First Round||Villanova||L 69–84|
The Jaspers have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their combined record is 1–1.
The Jaspers' main rivals are the Iona Gaels. They also enjoy a strong rivalry with the cross-borough Fordham Rams, who they have played every season since the 1922-1923 season. Although the Rams left the MAAC for the Atlantic 10 Conference in 1990, the "Battle of the Bronx" is still played every season. Most recently, the Jaspers lost 57-56 to the Rams on December 1, 2018.
Manhattan leads the all-time series (57-54) as of 2018.
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