Manhattan College hoops team takes the court with new coach

The Manhattan College men?s basketball team dribbled their way to a preseason victory Wednesday led by their new head coach.With the season opener days away, the Jaspers brought their ?A? game to Wednesday?s preseason contest against New York Institute of Technology. The team executed new strategies in the win set forth by coach Barry Rohrssen. Last season?s lead scorer, Arturo Dubois, came out big with 14 points and seven rebounds. The Jaspers led 28-25 at the half. Devon Austin sealed the deal with 18 points, leading Manhattan to a 62-58 win over NYIT.Rohrssen is confident in his team going into their season opener at home Saturday against New Jersey Institute of Technology. Rohrssen is the 22nd head coach in Manhattan College history.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."