Monday, February 12, 2018

MAAC Monday: Strength of remaining schedules, stat leaders, power rankings

MAAC Monday returns today in is third-to-last edition of the 2017-18 season by highlighting strength of schedule for each team in its opening segment as the jockeying for position in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference standings continues, before once again transitioning into stat leaders and power rankings. Currently, only Rider and Canisius have clinched first-round byes, while Iona and Niagara can join the club with their next wins:

Rider (12-2 MAAC, currently #1 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Thursday, February 15 vs. Siena (3-10 MAAC, first meeting)
Sunday, February 18 vs. Canisius (11-2 MAAC, L 77-76 December 29)
Thursday, February 22 at Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, W 92-85 January 29)
Sunday, February 25 vs. Iona (10-4 MAAC, L 91-64 January 14)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 28-25 (.528)

Canisius (11-2 MAAC, currently #2 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Monday, February 12 vs. Fairfield (5-8 MAAC, first meeting)
Friday, February 16 at Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, W 94-79 January 14)
Sunday, February 18 at Rider (12-2 MAAC, W 77-76 December 29)
Wednesday, February 21 at Niagara (10-4 MAAC, L 105-89 January 27)
Sunday, February 25 vs. Marist (3-11 MAAC, W 73-67 February 2)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 34-34 (.500)

Iona (10-4 MAAC, currently #3 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Monday, February 12 at Siena (3-10 MAAC, W 71-69 January 11)
Friday, February 16 vs. Niagara (10-4 MAAC, W 98-93 December 29)
Friday, February 23 vs. Manhattan (7-7 MAAC, W 78-65 January 27)
Sunday, February 25 at Rider (12-2 MAAC, W 91-64 January 14)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 32-23 (.582)

Niagara (10-4 MAAC, currently #4 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Friday, February 16 at Iona (10-4 MAAC, L 98-93 December 29)
Sunday, February 18 at Manhattan (7-7 MAAC, W 72-63 January 24)
Wednesday, February 21 vs. Canisius (11-2 MAAC, W 105-89 January 27)
Friday, February 23 vs. Marist (3-11 MAAC, W 86-70 January 7)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 31-24 (.564)

Manhattan (7-7 MAAC, currently #5 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Thursday, February 15 at Quinnipiac (6-8 MAAC, first meeting)
Sunday, February 18 vs. Niagara (10-4 MAAC, L 72-63 January 24)
Friday, February 23 at Iona (10-4 MAAC, L 78-65 January 27)
Sunday, February 25 vs. Quinnipiac (6-8 MAAC, first meeting on February 15)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 32-24 (.571)

Quinnipiac (6-8 MAAC, currently #6 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Thursday, February 15 vs. Manhattan (7-7 MAAC, first meeting)
Saturday, February 17 at Fairfield (5-8 MAAC, W 75-70 January 27)
Friday, February 23 vs. Saint Peter's (4-10 MAAC, L 84-58 January 7)
Sunday, February 25 at Manhattan (7-7 MAAC, first meeting on February 15)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 23-32 (.418)

Fairfield (5-8 MAAC, currently #7 seed if regular season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Monday, February 12 at Canisius (11-2 MAAC, first meeting)
Thursday, February 15 vs. Marist (3-11 MAAC, L 95-89 January 13)
Saturday, February 17 vs. Quinnipiac (6-8 MAAC, L 75-70 January 27)
Wednesday, February 21 at Siena (3-10 MAAC, W 78-65 February 5)
Saturday, February 24 vs. Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, W 79-78 February 2)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 27-40 (.403)

Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, currently #8 seed if season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Tuesday, February 13 vs. Saint Peter's (4-10 MAAC, L 77-64 December 31)
Friday, February 16 vs. Canisius (11-2 MAAC, L 94-79 January 14)
Sunday, February 18 at Siena (3-10 MAAC, W 67-56 January 25)
Thursday, February 22 vs. Rider (12-2 MAAC, L 92-85 January 29)
Saturday, February 24 at Fairfield (5-8 MAAC, L 79-78 February 2)

Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 35-32 (.522)

Saint Peter's (4-10 MAAC, currently #9 seed if season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Tuesday, February 13 at Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, W 77-64 December 31)
Saturday, February 17 at Marist (3-11 MAAC, W 70-66 February 8)
Friday, February 23 at Quinnipiac (6-8 MAAC, W 84-58 January 7)
Sunday, February 25 vs. Siena (3-10 MAAC, L 59-57 January 29)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 16-38 (.296)

Siena (3-10 MAAC, currently #10 seed if season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Monday, February 12 vs. Iona (10-4 MAAC, L 71-69 January 11)
Thursday, February 15 at Rider (12-2 MAAC, first meeting)
Sunday, February 18 vs. Monmouth (4-9 MAAC, L 67-56 January 25)
Wednesday, February 21 vs. Fairfield (3-10 MAAC, L 78-65 February 5)
Sunday, February 25 at Saint Peter's (4-10 MAAC, W 59-57 January 29)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 33-35 (.485)

Marist (3-11 MAAC, currently #11 seed if season ended today)
Remaining schedule: Thursday, February 15 at Fairfield (5-8 MAAC, W 95-89 January 13)
Saturday, February 17 vs. Saint Peter's (4-10 MAAC, L 70-66 February 8)
Friday, February 23 at Niagara (10-4 MAAC, L 86-70 January 7)
Sunday, February 25 at Canisius (11-2 MAAC, L 73-67 February 2)
Total MAAC record of remaining opponents: 30-24 (.556)

Strengths of remaining schedules, from lowest to highest:
1) Saint Peter's (.296)
2) Fairfield (.403)
3) Quinnipiac (.418)
4) Siena (.485)
5) Canisius (.500)
6) Monmouth (.522)
7) Rider (.528)
8) Marist (.556)
9) Niagara (.564)
10) Manhattan (.571)
11) Iona (.582)

Scoring Leaders
1) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (21.6 PPG)
2) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (21.1)
3) Matt Scott, Niagara (19.9)
4) Cameron Young, Quinnipiac (18.1)
5) Brian Parker, Marist (17.6)
6) Jermaine Crumpton, Canisius (16.8)
7) Isaiah Reese, Canisius (16.3)
8) Dimencio Vaughn, Rider (15.3)
9) Rickey McGill, Iona (13.7)
10) Rich Williams, Manhattan (13.5)

Rebounding Leaders
1) Marvin Prochet, Niagara (7.7 RPG)
2) Matt Scott, Niagara (7.6 RPG)
3) TK Edogi, Iona (7.3)
4) Frederick Scott, Rider (7.2)
5) Pauly Paulicap, Manhattan (6.5)
6) Dimencio Vaughn, Rider (6.5)
7) Zane Waterman, Manhattan (6.5)
8) Tyere Marshall, Rider (6.3)
9) Cameron Young, Quinnipiac (6.2)
10) Austin Tilghman, Monmouth (6.1)

Assist Leaders
1) Stevie Jordan, Rider (6.0 APG)
2) Rickey McGill, Iona (5.6)
3) Austin Tilghman, Monmouth (5.5)
4) Rich Kelly, Quinnipiac (5.0)
5) Isaiah Reese, Canisius (4.9)
6) Malik Johnson, Canisius (4.6)
7) Zavier Turner, Manhattan (3.8)
8) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (3.4)
9) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (3.4)
10) Brian Parker, Marist (3.3)

Field Goal Percentage Leaders
1) Pauly Paulicap, Manhattan (.574)
2) TK Edogi, Iona (.569)
3) Roland Griffin, Iona (.531)
4) Chaise Daniels (.531)
5) Frederick Scott, Rider (.502)
6) Tyere Marshall, Rider (.502)
7) Dimencio Vaughn, Rider (.502)
8) Prince Oduro, Siena (.482)
9) E.J. Crawford, Iona (.479)
10) Brian Parker, Marist (.478)

Free Throw Percentage Leaders
1) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (.919)
2) Isaiah Reese, Canisius (.894)
3) Tyler Nelson, Fairfield (.881)
4) Roman Penn, Siena (.833)
5) Zavier Turner, Manhattan (.829)
6) Jermaine Crumpton, Canisius (.809)
7) James Towns, Niagara (.800)
8) Rick Kelly, Quinnipiac (.786)
9) Dimencio Vaughn, Rider (.784)
10) Austin Tilghman, Monmouth (.783)

Three-Point Field Goal Percentage Leaders
1) Louie Pillari, Monmouth (.470)
2) Jacob Rigoni, Quinnipiac (.462)
3) Schadrac Casimir, Iona (.460)
4) Kahlil Dukes, Niagara (.438)
5) Khalil Richard, Siena (.436)
6) Zavier Turner, Manhattan (.435)
7) Rich Williams, Manhattan (.430)
8) Spencer Foley, Canisius (.429)
9) Deyshonee Much, Iona (.417)
10) Jan Svandrlik, Iona (.415)

Steal Leaders
1) Isaiah Reese, Canisius (2.3 SPG)
2) Stevie Jordan, Rider (1.7)

3) Dimencio Vaughn, Rider (1.7)
4) Elijah Gonzales, Saint Peter's (1.6)
5) Jesus Cruz, Fairfield (1.5)

Blocked Shot Leaders
1) Pauly Paulicap, Manhattan (2.6 BPG)
2) Dominic Robb, Niagara (1.4)

3) TK Edogi, Iona (1.1)
4) Marvin Prochet, Niagara (1.1)
5) Chaise Daniels, Quinnipiac (1.0)

Power Rankings
1) Rider (19-7, 12-2 MAAC)
Last Week:
 1

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 at Marist (W 89-79)
Next Game: Thursday 2/15 vs. Siena, 7 p.m.

2) Canisius (17-9, 11-2 MAAC)
Last Week:
 2

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 vs. Quinnipiac (W 71-64)
Next Game: Monday 2/12 vs. Fairfield, 7 p.m.

3) Niagara (17-10, 10-4 MAAC)
Last Week:
 4

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 vs. Fairfield (W 95-83)
Next Game: Friday 2/16 at Iona, 7 p.m.

4) Iona (16-10, 10-4 MAAC)
Last Week:
 3

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 at Saint Peter's (W 86-77)
Next Game: Monday 2/12 at Siena, 7 p.m.

5) Manhattan (12-14, 7-7 MAAC)
Last Week:
 6

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 vs. Monmouth (W 93-76)
Next Game: Thursday 2/15 at Quinnipiac, 7 p.m.

6) Fairfield (10-14, 5-8 MAAC)
Last Week:
 7

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 at Niagara (L 95-83)
Next Game: Monday 2/12 at Canisius, 7 p.m.

7) Quinnipiac (9-17, 6-8 MAAC)
Last Week: 5
Last Game: Saturday 2/10 at Canisius (L 71-64)
Next Game: Thursday 2/15 vs. Manhattan, 7 p.m.

8) Monmouth (8-17, 4-9 MAAC)
Last Week:
 9

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 at Manhattan (L 93-76)
Next Game: Tuesday 2/13 vs. Saint Peter's, 7 p.m.

9) Saint Peter's (10-15, 4-10 MAAC)
Last Week: 8
Last Game: Saturday 2/10 vs. Iona (L 86-77)
Next Game: Tuesday 2/13 at Monmouth, 7 p.m.

10) Marist (5-21, 3-11 MAAC)
Last Week:
 10

Last Game: Saturday 2/10 vs. Rider (L 89-79)
Next Game: Thursday 2/15 at Fairfield, 7 p.m.

11) Siena (7-19, 3-10 MAAC)
Last Week:
 11

Last Game: Thursday 2/8 at Canisius (L 89-65)
Next Game: Monday 2/12 vs. Iona, 7 p.m.

3 comments:

  1. Siena listed as #11 (Last) in the power rankings of The MAAC!
    That's all you need to know,to see how far this program has
    fallen.

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  2. fallen? when was Siena good?

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  3. When was Siena good? 3 straight MAAC titles, beat Vandy one year and Ohio St another year. Come on now.

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