Latest Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball News

Villanova-Michigan St highlight Gavitt Games in BEast-BTen

Jul. 01, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off a Final Four appearance, Villanova and new coach Kyle Neptune will face Tom Izzo's Michigan State in one of the major attractions of the seventh Gavitt Tipoff Games. The Big East and Big Ten Conferences announced the eight men’s basketball contests on...

Canisius recruit gets bail on gun charges; school drops him

Jun. 23, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state supreme court judge on Thursday set bail at $100,000 for a Canisius College basketball recruit arrested for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacity magazines outside the school’s indoor athletic complex. Shortly after Judge...

No bail for Canisius basketball recruit facing gun charges

Jun. 17, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Canisius College basketball recruit Sarion McGee was denied bail on Friday, five days after campus police arrested him for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacity magazines outside the school’s indoor athletic complex. Questioning why McGee...

Monmouth hires Clive Bentick as assistant basketball coach

Jun. 15, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Monmouth University has hired Clive Bentick as an assistant coach. Coach King Rice announced the hiring Wednesday. Bentick spent the past 15 seasons at St. Francis in New York City. “Clive is a guy that could be a head coach right...

JR Reid steps down as assistant basketball coach at Monmouth

Jun. 07, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH. N.J. (AP) — JR Reid has resigned as an assistant coach at Monmouth University to pursue opportunities outside of college basketball. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference school announced the decision on Tuesday without saying what plans Reid had. ...

Brian Reese rejoins Monmouth coaching staff under King Rice

May. 17, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Brian Reese is returning to Monmouth University for a second stint as an assistant coach under fellow North Carolina alum King Rice. The Hawks, who are moving from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association in July,...