Manhattan Jaspers basketball

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Manhattan Jaspers
2017–18 Manhattan Jaspers basketball team
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University Manhattan College
Head coach Steve Masiello (7th season)
Conference MAAC
Location Bronx, New York
Arena Draddy Gymnasium
(Capacity: 2,345)
Nickname Jaspers
Colors Green and White[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

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

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.


NCAA Tournament results

The Jaspers have appeared in eight NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 3–9.

Year Round Opponent Result
1956 First Round Connecticut L 75–84
1958 First Round
Regional Semifinal
Regional 3rd Place Game
West Virginia
W 89–84
L 62–79
L 55–59
1993 First Round Virginia L 66–78
1995 First Round
Second Round
Arizona State
W 77–67
L 54–64
2003 First Round Syracuse L 65–76
2004 First Round
Second Round
Wake Forest
W 75–60
L 80–84
2014 Second Round Louisville L 64–71
2015 First Four Hampton L 64–74

NIT results

The Jaspers have appeared in 18 National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 8–19.

Year Round Opponent Result
1943 First Round Toledo L 47–54
1949 First Round San Francisco L 43–68
1953 Quarterfinals
Third Place Game
Seton Hall
W 79–66
L 56–74
L 67–81
1954 First Round Dayton L 79–90
1955 First Round Louisville L 86–91
1957 Quarterfinals Memphis L 73–85
1959 First Round Providence L 66–68
1965 First Round
Texas Western
W 71–53
L 71–73
1966 First Round Army L 66–71
1970 First Round
North Carolina
W 95–90
L 72–77
1973 First Round Alabama L 86–87
1974 First Round Maryland–Eastern Shore L 81–84
1975 First Round
St. John's
W 68–51
L 56–57
1992 First Round
Second Round
Green Bay
Notre Dame
W 67–65
W 62–61
L 58–74
1994 First Round Old Dominion L 74–76
1996 First Round Wisconsin L 42–55
2002 First Round Villanova L 69–84
2006 Opening Round
First Round
Second Round
Fairleigh Dickinson
Old Dominion
W 80–77
W 87–84
L 66–70

CIT results

The Jaspers have appeared in one Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their combined record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2012 First Round
Second Round
W 89–79
L 57–69


Manhattan College vs. Fordham University

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 70-57 to the Rams on November 26, 2017.

Manhattan leads the all-time series (57-53) as of 2017.


  1. ^ Manhattan College Athletic Colors (PDF). Retrieved April 16, 2016.

External links

  • GoJaspers Website

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