Monday, February 20, 2017

MAAC Monday: Seeding scenarios, stat leaders, power rankings

The next-to-last MAAC Monday of the season takes a look at scenarios for each team as they relate to seeding possibilities for next week's MAAC Tournament, then refreshes stat leaders and power rankings. Ten seeds are still to be determined, with only Monmouth having locked up their fate in Albany. Here's how everyone else shakes out:

Seeding Scenarios for MAAC Tournament

Monmouth: Has already clinched regular season MAAC championship. Hawks will be #1 seed in MAAC Tournament, and will face winner of #8/#9 game on Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

Saint Peter's: Can clinch a first-round bye with a win, OR a loss by either Canisius or Fairfield. Peacocks can finish anywhere from #2 to #6 seed.

Iona: Can clinch a first-round bye with a win, OR a loss by either Canisius or Fairfield. Gaels can finish anywhere from #2 to #6 seed.

Siena: Can clinch a first-round bye with a win. Saints can finish anywhere from #2 to #6 seed.

Canisius: Has not clinched anything yet. Golden Griffins can finish anywhere from #2 to #7 seed.

Fairfield: Has not clinched anything yet. Stags can finish anywhere from #3 to #8 seed.

Rider: Has not clinched anything yet. Broncs can finish anywhere from #5 to #9 seed.

Quinnipiac: Is assured of competing in an opening-round game on Thursday, March 2. Bobcats can finish no higher than #6 seed, and no lower than #9 seed.

Niagara: Is assured of competing in an opening-round game on Thursday, March 2. Purple Eagles can finish no higher than #8 seed, and no lower than #11 seed.

Manhattan: Is assured of competing in an opening-round game on Thursday, March 2. Jaspers can finish no higher than #8 seed, and no lower than #11 seed.

Marist: Is assured of competing in an opening-round game on Thursday, March 2. Red Foxes can finish no higher than #9 seed, and no lower than #11 seed.

These tiebreaker scenarios will be updated frequently, both on this site and on Twitter (@DalyDoseOfHoops) in the days leading up to the opening-round games on Thursday, March 2.

Scoring Leaders
1) Justin Robinson, Monmouth (19.9 PPG)
2) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (19.2)
3) Matt Scott, Niagara (17.8)
4) Jordan Washington, Iona (17.7)
5) Khallid Hart, Marist (17.7)
6) Kassius Robertson, Canisius (16.8)
7) Jermaine Crumpton, Canisius (16.6)
8) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (16.3)
9) Mikey Dixon, Quinnipiac (16.3)
10) Marquis Wright, Siena (16.2)

Rebounding Leaders
1) Amadou Sidibe, Fairfield (9.9 RPG)
2) Brett Bisping, Siena (9.3)
3) Kahlil Thomas, Rider (9.1)
4) Quadir Welton, Saint Peter's (8.1)
5) Jordan Washington, Iona (7.4)
T-6) Matt Scott, Niagara (7.0)
T-6) Zane Waterman, Manhattan (7.0)
8) Norville Carey, Rider (6.9)
9) Chris Brady, Monmouth (6.8)
10) Lavon Long, Siena (6.4)

Assist Leaders
1) Stevie Jordan, Rider (5.6 APG)
2) Rickey McGill, Iona (5.2)
3) Marquis Wright, Siena (4.9)
4) Justin Robinson, Monmouth (4.8)
5) Malik Johnson, Canisius (4.3)
6) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (4.3)
7) Jerome Segura, Fairfield (4.2)
8) Trevis Wyche, Saint Peter's (3.7)
9) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (3.6)
10) Zavier Turner, Manhattan (3.3)

Field Goal Percentage Leaders
1) Amadou Sidibe, Fairfield (.593)
2) Chris Brady, Monmouth (.572)
3) Jordan Washington, Iona (.565)
4) Javion Ogunyemi, Siena (.543)
5) Kiefer Douse, Canisius (.522)
6) Kahlil Thomas, Rider (.518)
7) Lavon Long, Siena (.516)
8) Chaise Daniels, Quinnipiac (.509)
9) Jermaine Crumpton, Canisius (.507)
10) Phil Valenti, Canisius (.497)

Free Throw Percentage Leaders
1) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (.920)
2) Zavier Turner, Manhattan (.877)
3) Mikey Dixon, Quinnipiac (.862)
4) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (.859)
5) Justin Robinson, Monmouth (.846)
6) Micah Seaborn, Monmouth (.824)
7) Kassius Robertson, Canisius (.796)
8) Rickey McGill, Iona (.784)
9) Khallid Hart, Marist (.783)
10) Trevis Wyche, Saint Peter's (.783)

Three-Point Field Goal Percentage Leaders
1) Jon Severe, Iona (.457)
2) Nick Griffin, Saint Peter's (.447)
3) Jermaine Crumpton, Canisius (.443)
4) Je'lon Hornbeak, Monmouth (.442)
5) E.J. Crawford, Iona (.439)
6) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (.434)
7) Kassius Robertson, Canisius (.424)
8) Justin Robinson, Monmouth (.417)
9) Ryan Funk, Marist (.416)
10) Kiefer Douse, Canisius (.411)

Power Rankings
1) Monmouth (23-5, 15-2 MAAC)
Last Week:
 1
Last Game: Thursday 2/16 vs. Niagara (W 93-75)
Next Game: Tuesday 2/21 at Fairfield, 7 p.m.

2) Saint Peter's (16-12, 12-6 MAAC)
Last Week:
 3
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 vs. Fairfield (W 74-55)
Next Game: Friday 2/24 at Niagara, 7 p.m.

3) Iona (18-11, 11-7 MAAC)
Last Week:
 2
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 vs. Rider (L 103-85)
Next Game: Friday 2/24 vs. Manhattan, 9 p.m.

4) Siena (14-15, 11-7 MAAC)
Last Week:
 4
Last Game: Saturday 2/18 vs. Niagara (W 76-70)
Next Game: Friday 2/24 at Monmouth, 7 p.m.

5) Canisius (17-12, 10-8 MAAC)
Last Week:
 5
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 at Marist (L 76-74)
Next Game: Friday 2/24 vs. Fairfield, 7 p.m.

6) Fairfield (14-12, 9-8 MAAC)
Last Week:
 6
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 at Saint Peter's (L 74-55)
Next Game: Tuesday 2/21 vs. Monmouth, 7 p.m.

7) Rider (15-14, 8-10 MAAC)
Last Week: 7
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 at Iona (W 103-85)
Next Game: Wednesday 2/22 vs. Manhattan, 7 p.m.

8) Quinnipiac (10-18, 7-11 MAAC)
Last Week:
 8
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 at Manhattan (L 95-74)
Next Game: Thursday 2/23 at Marist, 7:30 p.m.

9) Manhattan (10-19, 5-13 MAAC)
Last Week:
 10
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 vs. Quinnipiac (W 95-74)
Next Game: Wednesday 2/22 at Rider, 7 p.m.

10) Niagara (9-20, 6-12 MAAC)
Last Week:
 9
Last Game: Saturday 2/18 at Siena (L 76-70)
Next Game: Friday 2/24 vs. Saint Peter's, 7 p.m.

11) Marist (7-22, 4-14 MAAC)
Last Week:
 11
Last Game: Sunday 2/19 vs. Canisius (W 76-74)
Next Game: Thursday 2/23 vs. Quinnipiac, 7:30 p.m.

1 comment:

  1. Will the real Siena please stand up? On the road Friday night
    against mighty Monmouth,who put a hurting on the Saints last
    week!Your possible fortune is in your hands,defense!

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