Manhattan-Hofstra: Jaspers Battle Their New York Rival

Posted by Jesse Kramer on December-7-2009 Add Comments

The Manhattan Jaspers and The Hofstra Pride, from two of the better non-BCS conferences, will face off on Wednesday night. 

Both teams have won four of their last five games. Neither team was picked to do particularly well, but both have played well so far.

Hofstra (5-3, 1-0 CAA) caught the nation's eye by playing Connecticut close on the road and almost pulling out a miraculous victory.

Manhattan (5-3, 1-1 MAAC) has not had a signature win or game, but the Jaspers are on a hot streak ever since Junior College transfer Rico Pickett returned from a two-game suspension.


Keys For The Pride

Big men cannot get into foul trouble. The Jaspers don't have as much size as the Pride. If...

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