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Gibson injuries knee in SHU’ loss to Brown

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Sacred Heart senior guard Shane Gibson, who was the fourth leading scorer in the country last season, suffered a knee injury in Thursday night’s 69-56 loss at Brown. Gibson exited the game with 7:55 left in the first half and did not return. He finished with just three points in 12 minutes. “We hope to […] [Read More]

Louisville approved to join ACC; Huskies left out

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Several sources, including Pete Thamel at SI.com, are reporting this morning that the ACC has voted to add Louisville, leaving the UConn Huskies out in the cold. The Cardinals will become the 14th member of the ACC, replacing Maryland which is leaving for the Big Ten. Louisville becomes the sixth Big East school to leave […] [Read More]
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Sit down with Sydney – On the road again

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The 3-3 Fairfield Stags departed for Chicago on Monday afternoon and will play their second straight Big East opponent Tuesday night in DePaul against the Blue Demons (2-3). Before they left, I spoke to head coach Sydney Johnson about the team’s loss to former Fairfield coach Ed Cooley’s Providence Friars last Friday, how well freshmen […] [Read More]

Sit down with Sydney – Stags off to 2-1 start

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This week’s sit down with Fairfield men’s basketball coach Sydney Johnson takes a look at the Stags’ 2-1 start to the season. Also, we discuss the play of the Fairfield freshmen, most notably 7-0 Josip Mikulic, along with the possible return of Coleman Johnson and the Stags’ upcoming road trips to Lehigh and Cooley-ville. [Read More]

SHU stuns Yale in opener

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By William S. Paxton HARTFORD – At halftime, the Sacred Heart Pioneers seem headed to their first loss trailing by 16 points. With 15 minutes left in regulation and down 24 points, it seemed all but certain. The Pioneers might not have known it was a milestone night for Dave Bike, but they sure made […] [Read More]
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Fairfield, MAAC team up for Sandy relief

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Per a press release from Fairfield: Fairfield University and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced a partnership to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy last week. The Stags host two conference volleyball matches this weekend at Alumni Hall and will be collecting items that which the victims need. “Many of the campuses of our […] [Read More]

A few words with Fairfield Stag Keith Matthews

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Fairfield junior Keith Matthews returns off a solid postseason performance last year with the Stags where he averaged 8.8 points and almost four rebounds over a seven-game stretch. The 6-foot-5 forward along with fellow junior Maurice Barrow are the only veteran players upfront for the Stags going into the season. Fairfield tips off at 8 […] [Read More]

Sit down with Sydney – a new season

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This season’s first installment of Sit down with Sydney Johnson, the head coach of the Fairfield Stags, takes a look at the 2012 squad and previews the season opener Saturday against Central Connecticut State in the Connecticut 6. Sit Down With Sidney [Read More]

Leftovers from Stags’ win over UB

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More from Sydney Johnson after Friday’s 54-52 exhibition win over Bridgeport at the WBA: Opening statement: “I thought both teams played terrific but there’s a bigger thing going on, the storm and people struggling without power and no homes and that’s kind of hard to stomach. I know Bridgeport was hit particularly hard, so they […] [Read More]

Stags’ game with UB a go Friday night at WBA

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GAME ON: The Fairfield men’s basketball team’s exhibition game against the University of Bridgeport is still scheduled to be played at 7 p.m. Friday at the Webster Bank Arena. Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson said he expects to have everyone ready to go besides freshman Coleman Johnson (knee), who is not expected to return until the […] [Read More]
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