Really good article on the current state of Manhattan who without its full compliment of players is off to a 1-3 start with all three losses by double-digits. The Jaspers have been one of the stronger programs in the MAAC under head coach Steve Masiello who believes his team will eventually get back to playing at a high level. In the meantime, Masiello was very candid about saying that opposing teams should
. Manhattan is currently a +10 underdog for tonight's conference opener at Siena.
“Let everyone enjoy this now because when we get healthy, I think it’ll be different,” he said. “Everyone should enjoy this now. We’ve been on a nice run [with back-to-back Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships] the last couple of years in the metropolitan area, so everyone should enjoy beating us right now.
“If it was the other way around, I’d enjoy it and I would take it to a team. I’m not looking for any mercy or pity. What I am going to say, though, is when we get our nine or 10 [players back], I think we’ll be the Manhattan that we’re supposed to be. That’s something I’m confident in.”