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Marist’s Dulin, Fairfield’s Cizynski named all-MAAC preseason hoops 1st team

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Fairfield senior forward Katie Cizynski and Marist senior guard Casey Dulin were among the five players named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s preseason first team for women’s basketball. Also on the team are Iona College sophomore forward Joy Adams and junior guard Damika Martinez along with Rider senior guard/forward MyNeshia McKenzie. Cizynski averaged 8.4 […] [Read More]

Fairfield men’s basketball to host coaching clinic Oct. 20

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Sydney Johnson and the Fairfield men’s basketball staff will host a coaching clinic on Oct. 20 at Alumni Hall. The clinic will feature three former basketball coaches – Bill Carmody, Seth Greenberg and Mitch Buonaguro. Carmody supervised the basketball program at Princeton University and Northwestern University, where he amassed 284 wins over 17 seasons. Under […] [Read More]

2013-14 Fairfield men’s schedule

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2013-14 Fairfield University Men’s Basketball Schedule Date Opponent Nov. 9 Sacred Heart University# Nov. 13 University of Hartford* Nov.16 at Loyola University Nov. 20 College of the Holy Cross* Nov. 23 University of Louisville& Nov. 24 University of Richmond/University of North Carolina& Nov. 29 at Providence College Dec. 6 at Quinnipiac University Dec. 8 Iona […] [Read More]

Source: Bernardi picks Hofstra over Stags

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SMU guard Brian Bernardi has chosen to transfer to Hofstra over Fairfield, according to a source. Bernardi is the second transfer that has opted to not come to Fairfield this offseason. St. Francis, Pa. senior guard Umar Shannon picked Quinnipiac over Fairfield last month, with the primary reason being QU’s graduate studies offered one-year programs […] [Read More]

Shannon picks Quinnipiac

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Fifth-year senior Umar Shannon is heading to Quinnipiac University for his final season. The former St. Francis, Pa. guard tweeted Saturday afternoon the message “QU” and a source confirmed Saturday night that Shannon is indeed headed to the Bobcats. QU coach Tom Moore also confirmed Shannon’s transfer in a text Sunday morning. “(We) needed some […] [Read More]

MAAC basketball tournament returns to Albany in 2015

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball tournament is returning to upstate New York. The MAAC announced Wednesday that school presidents voted unanimously to award the men’s and women’s tournament to the Albany Times Union Center from 2015-2017. Poor attendance at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. the past two years spurred […] [Read More]

Doris: “Nothing imminent” on Fairfield changing conferences

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Fairfield Athletics Director Gene Doris said Thursday morning while the school is keeping an open mind when it comes to the constant shuffling occurring in college athletics, for the Stags “there’s nothing going on with anybody” at this time. The Stags are currently one of 11 schools in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The award-winning […] [Read More]

Sydney Johnson on Matthews leaving Fairfield

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Touched base with Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson Tuesday night and here’s what he said about junior Keith Matthews deciding to leave the program: “Today I informed the team of Keith’s decision to transfer. Keith’s leadership will be missed. That said, I wish him the best. I know his decision was a tough one, but I […] [Read More]

Matthews leaving Fairfield

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Junior forward Keith Matthews has decided to transfer from Fairfield University and is likely headed back to his native Florida to finish his collegiate career for family reasons, according to a source close to the program. Head coach Sydney Johnson was expected to announce Matthews decision to the team Tuesday afternoon. No specific school was […] [Read More]

Sit Down with Sydney – CIT, here comes the Stags!

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This week’s Sit down with Sydney Johnson, the Fairfield men’s basketball coach, covers the team’s new life in the CIT and the MAAC’s stronger presence in the postseason. We also discuss Coleman Johnson, a little recruiting and the newest addition to the Johnson household. Fairfield (19-15) opens the CIT against Kent State Wednesday night on […] [Read More]