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New York City's Division I men's basketball coaches

With Fordham and St. John's both naming new head coaches for the 2015-16 season, here's a look at each of the Division I men's basketball coaches in New York City.

Steve Masiello, Manhattan

Steve Masiello, Manhattan Inaugural season: 2011-12 After going
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Steve Masiello, Manhattan
Inaugural season: 2011-12
After going just 6-25 in 2010-11, Masiello quickly turned things around for the Jaspers in his first season as the team went 21-13. In 2013-14, Masiello led Manhattan to its first 25-win season and NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 years. As a No. 13 seed, the Jaspers fell to No. 4 Louisville in the second round. Manhattan made it back to the NCAA Tournament this season but lost to Hampton in the First Four.

Chris Mullin, St. John's

Chris Mullin, St. John’s Inaugural season: 2015-16 Despite
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Chris Mullin, St. John’s
Inaugural season: 2015-16
Despite having no head coaching experience, the Red Storm hired arguably its best player in program history after “parting ways” with Steve Lavin after five seasons. Mullin is a John R. Wooden Award winner and five-time NBA All-Star who also has front office experience with the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings.

Jeff Neubauer, Fordham

Jeff Neubauer, Fordham Inaugural season: 2015-16 Fordham fired
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Jeff Neubauer, Fordham
Inaugural season: 2015-16
Fordham fired Tom Pecora after five straight losing seasons and hired Neubauer to replace him. Neubauer previously coached at Eastern Kentucky for 10 seasons. He led the Colonels to two NCAA Tournament appearances, in 2007 and 2014, and had a .584 winning percentage.

Jack Perri, LIU Brooklyn

Jack Perri, LIU Brooklyn Inaugural season: 2012-13 Perri
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Jack Perri, LIU Brooklyn
Inaugural season: 2012-13
Perri led the Blackbirds to a third straight Northeastt Conference Tournament title in his first season at the helm, but the team lost to James Madison in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament. LIU Brooklyn has dropped off since, posting losing records the past two seasons.

Kyle Smith, Columbia

Kyle Smith, Columbia Inaugural season: 2010-11 Smith led
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Kyle Smith, Columbia
Inaugural season: 2010-11
Smith led the Lions to one of their best seasons in school history in 2013-14 with a 21-13 record — their first 20-win season since 1969-70. Before joining Columbia, Smith spent nine seasons as an associate with St. Mary’s in California.

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