Pub’s MAAC Awards & Review

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Final Standings

1.  Siena (16-2) 26-7
2.  Niagara (14-4) 26-8
3.  Rider (12-6) 19-12
4.  Fairfield (9-9) 17-15
4.  Manhattan (9-9) 16-14
6.  Saint Peter’s (8-10) 11-19
7.  Iona (7-11) 12-19
7.  Loyola (MD) (7-11) 12-20
9.  Canisius (4-14) 11-20
9. Marist (4-14) 10-23

Who’s Dancing: Siena: They beat Niagara 77-70 to win the MAAC tourney for the 2nd year in a row

On the Bubble:Niagara,26-8. rpi:49: The Purple Eagles are probably on the outside looking in after losing the conf. tourney.

MVP: Ryan Thompson, Jr., G, Rider: 18.4ppg, 6.5rpg, 3.2apg, 1.7spg: Thompson led the MAAC and scoring and put up huge numbers in the conf tourney as he tried to get his team into the Big Dance.

Most Outstanding Defender: Tyrone Lewis, Jr., G, Niagara: 16.3ppg, 4.7rpg, 2.6spg, 2.0apg, .8bpg: Lewis lead the conf in steals and was without question one of the top defenders in the MAAC

Most Outstanding Freshman: Scott Machado, Fr., G, Iona: 932ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.8apg, 1.3spg

Pub All-MAAC Team

  • G: Ryan Thompson Jr., Rider: 18.4ppg, 6.5rpg, 3.2apg, 1.7spg
  • G:  Jamal Barney, So., Loyola (MD): 18.1ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.3agp, 1.4spg
  • F:  Bilal Benn, Jr., Niagara: 13.9ppg, 9.4rpg, 2.4spg, 2.6apg, 0.5bpg
  • F:  Ryan Schneider, Sr., Marist: 15.9ppg, 8.2rpg, 1.4spg, 1.4apg
  • F:  Ryan Rossiter, So., Siena: 10.0ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.9bpg, 1.2spg

Top Coach

Fran McCaffery, Siena: What can you say? McCaffery has done a great job with this program.  They had a good season last year and they followed it up with a great one this year.

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