Monthly Archive for November, 2012

: November, 2012

Gibson injuries knee in SHU’ loss to Brown

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

Louisville approved to join ACC; Huskies left out

Several sources, including Pete Thamel at, 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

Sit down with Sydney – On the road again

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

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

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

SHU stuns Yale in opener

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

Fairfield, MAAC team up for Sandy relief

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

A few words with Fairfield Stag Keith Matthews

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

Sit down with Sydney – a new season

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

Leftovers from Stags’ win over UB

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

Stags’ game with UB a go Friday night at WBA

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