The former Hawks signed with teams in Canada and Poland.
The St. Joseph's Hawks coach was on an NCAA oversight committee that made some recommendations. He calls this a first step.
"We've been trying for years to play them," Hawks head coach Phil Martelli said.
The longtime athletic director was honored as a part of "SJU Night" held at Hagan Arena.
Manuel, a 6-foot-9 power forward from New Jersey, had originally committed to Seton Hall but never signed his letter of intent. He will be immediately eligible for the Hawks.
Isaiah Miles is averaging 11.7 points and a team-leading 8.3 rebounds for the Sixers summer-league team.
The former South Florida guard will be immediately eligible and have two seasons of eligibility left.
Coach Phil Martelli had attributed Robinson's decision to leave to "family circumstances," leading to speculation the guard would head closer to his native Chicago.
Here is a look at several regional events worth attending as well as some big-time national tournaments that should draw representatives from every power-conference school.
Robinson averaged 7.7 points per game on 46.3 percent shooting in 2017-18, and also ranked third on the team in both rebounds and assists.
Thomas Boyle received a promotion, Stephanie McCaffrey was brought on from the women's team and Jake Callahan received a full-time gig with the Hawks.
Saint Joseph's and La Salle will play five teams twice, four others at home and four more on the road. They will play each other twice.
The Hawks will play in this weekend's Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships at Talen Energy Stadium.