With the coaching carousel finally at rest (we think), here's the toughest task for each of the 59 new Division I bosses.
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The fields for 13 early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to all 13 ESPN-aired events.
Rutgers assistant coach Jay Young has been named head coach at Fairfield.
Fairfield has fired coach Sydney Johnson after a 9-22 season.
Christian Hinckson completed a 3-point play with just over a minute remaining to give Manhattan enough of a cushion to hold off Fairfield 57-53 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tourney on Thursday night.
Samuel Idowu finished 9-of-12 shooting and scored 21 points with 12 rebounds and St. Peter's topped Fairfield 62-52 on Sunday.
Jonathan Kasibabu tied his career high with a season-high 22 points plus 11 rebounds as Fairfield topped Marist 59-44 on Friday night.
Landon Taliaferro had 26 points as Fairfield got past Manhattan 72-59 on Sunday.
Dominic Robb had a season-high 23 points as Niagara edged past Fairfield 78-73 on Sunday.
Scott Hitchon scored a career-high 21 points with five 3-pointers and Canisius held on to beat Fairfield 72-68 on Friday night and take over first place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Ray Salnave had 17 points off the bench to carry Monmouth to a 61-49 win over Fairfield on Saturday.
Evan Fisher scored 18 points, Jalen Pickett added 13 and Siena outscored Fairfield 14-3 in the last 10 minutes and beat the Stags 61-50 on Monday night for its sixth win in its last seven games.
Neftali Alvarez hit a go-ahead layup and scored 11 points, Jesus Cruz sank three free throws in the final 12 seconds and Fairfield scored the final seven points to beat Marist 57-52 on Saturday.
Tyler Reynolds and Ebube Ebube each posted career highs as Manhattan walloped Fairfield, 62-49 in a Metro Atlantic contest Thursday night.
Jesus Cruz scored 24 points and Landon Taliaferro added 19 and Fairfield beat Iona 80-68 on Sunday to end its four-game losing streak.
Jalen Pickett scored 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting with four steals and Siena defeated Fairfield 57-48 Thursday night, posting season bests in fewest points allowed and holding the top 3-point shooting team in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to...
Jibreel Faulkner scored 16 points, Isaiah Reese grabbed nine rebounds and added 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, and Canisius rallied to beat Fairfield 73-68 on Saturday.
Ray Salnave scored 17 points with a trio of 3-pointers and had three steals as Monmouth ran away from Fairfield 74-57 Thursday night, winning its third straight.
Cameron Young scored 20 points with six rebounds and five assists and Quinnipiac held off Fairfield 80-78 on Sunday.
Jonathan Kasibabu had 17 points and nine rebounds on Thursday night and Fairfield used a late run to get past Saint Peter's 60-57.
Jonathan Kasibabu had 20 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season, freshman Neftali Alvarez added 15 points and Fairfield beat Niagara 77-59 on Monday night.
Tajuan Agee, E.J. Crawford and Asante Gist combined to score 66 points and Rickey McGill had a key 3-point play late as Iona stormed back in the second half to beat Fairfield 94-87 on Saturday.
Tyere Marshall scored with 5.9 seconds left to lift Rider past Fairfield, 83-82 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener for both schools Thursday night.
Neftali Alvarez scored 23 points and Fairfield defeated New Hampshire 63-57 on Saturday.
Chris Herren, Jr. scored a season-high 22 points and Wynston Tabbs had 20 to offset a rough shooting day by scoring leader Ky Bowman, and Boston College beat Fairfield 77-67 on Sunday afternoon.