Patrick Sellers has been hired as the new men's basketball coach at Central Connecticut, his alma mater.
Though they were just the No. 9 seed, Rick Pitino's Iona Gaels won the MAAC men's basketball championship on Saturday, securing a berth in the NCAA tournament in his first season at the New York school.
— Rick Pitino’s vagabond coaching career bathed in scandal and success brought him back to the NCAA Tournament. Asante Gist scored 18 points and Pitino took his fifth school to the tournament with Iona’s 60-51 victory over Fairfield on Saturday in the...
— Caleb Green posted 14 points as No. 7 seed Fairfield edged past No. 3 seed St. Peter’s 52-47 in the semifinals of the Metro Atlantic Conference Tourney on Friday night.
— Jesus Cruz had 16 points off the bench to lead Fairfield to a 59-58 overtime win over Manhattan in a first-round game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday night.
— Jake Wojcik scored a career-high 33 points with the help of 10-for-10 foul shooting and Fairfield beat Manhattan 85-67 on Friday night.
— Samir Stewart had 12 points as Manhattan defeated Fairfield 69-59 on Thursday night.
— Jesus Cruz had 17 points off the bench to carry Fairfield to a 66-53 win over Canisius on Saturday.
— Malek Green had a career-high 29 points as Canisius beat Fairfield 80-69 on Friday.
— Taj Benning had a career-high 23 points as Fairfield got past Quinnipiac 77-70 on Monday.
— Luis Kortright and Jacob Rigoni scored 20 points apiece as Quinnipiac beat Fairfield 78-63 on Sunday.
— Taj Benning recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds to lift Fairfield to a 55-52 win over Marist on Saturday.
— Jordan Jones and Raheim Sullivan each scored 14 points and Marist topped Fairfield 73-63 on Friday.
— Aidan Carpenter scored 19 points as Siena beat Fairfield 75-68 on Sunday.
— Jalen Pickett scored 15 points — going over 1,000 for his career — and added nine rebounds and six assists as Siena topped Fairfield 74-58 on Saturday for the Saints' 13th straight win dating to last season.
— Jake Wojcik had 13 points as Fairfield defeated Rider 72-56 on Saturday. Zach Crisler added 11 points for the Stags, and Taj Benning chipped in 10 points.
— Dwight Murray Jr. had 20 points as Rider got past Fairfield 70-62 on Friday.
— Brandon Rush scored a career-high 28 points on 7-of-10 shooting from 3-point range and Fairleigh Dickinson edged Fairfield 69-65 on Tuesday.
— Marcus Hammond had 24 points as Niagara easily beat Fairfield 81-61 on Saturday.
— Chris Maidoh recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Fairfield to a 67-52 win over Iona on Saturday night.
— Isaiah Ross had 30 points as Iona easily beat Fairfield 70-42 on Friday night.
— Hunter Marks had 10 points and 11 rebounds to carry Hartford to a 67-54 win over Fairfield on Monday night.
— Juan Felix Rodriguez had 21 points as Stony Brook narrowly beat Fairfield 72-69 in overtime on Friday.
— Moses Flowers had 20 points as Hartford edged past Fairfield 66-61 on Wednesday night.
— Nate Watson had a career-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Providence easily defeated Fairfield 97-56 on Wednesday.