Bracket Buster Bandits: Midwest Region

A.J. English (Iona)If you’re looking for the classic mid-major star who has the potential to steal a game with his potent perimeter scoring, then A.J. English may be your guy. The senior combo guard from Iona finished the season as the nation's 10th leading scorer, averaging 22.4 points per game. English is a versatile scorer who creates opportunities for himself in a variety of...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Iona clinches NCAA Tournament berth with MAAC tournament title

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A.J. English hit a fadeway jumper with 1:39 left to break a tie and Deyshonee Much followed with a driving layup that he converted into a three-point play, and second-seeded Iona beat top-seeded Monmouth 79-76 on Monday night to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament title and the NCAA Tournament berth that goes with it.The Hawks (27-7), who joined...
Via Associated Press
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Iona defeats Monmouth 79-76 to win MAAC Tournament

Iona rallied in the second half to defeat Monmouth and its infamous bench mob to walk away as the 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Champions. Senior guard A.J. English led the Gaels with 19 points, while junior Jordan Washington chipped in 15 points and 13 rebounds to help Iona complete the underdog story. Monmouth had been the story of the MAAC all season long, with...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

English 101: A.J. English Paces Iona in Win Over Monmouth

A.J. English Had 31 Points at Monmouth/icgaels.comby John Fanta@John_FantaMonmouth has captured the eyes of the college basketball world throughout what has been a wild season. But on Friday night, in front of a record-setting crowd of 4,522 fans at the Multipurpose Activity Center, it was A.J. English who stole the show. The senior guard went off for 31 points to go with seven...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iona's A.J. English hit 13 threes in win over Fairfield

Iona senior guard A.J. English is one of the top mid-major players in the country. On Tuesday night, in the conference opener against Fairfield, English had a record-setting performance.The 6-foot-4 guard connected on 13 3-pointers en route to a career-high 46 points in Iona's 101-77 win over Fairfield. English tied the record for most 3-pointers by a player in a single game since...
Via FOX Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Iona's English scores career-high 46 points, hits 13 treys in win

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — A.J. English made a career-high 13 3-pointers and a scored a career-best 46 points to lead Iona to a 101-77 rout over Fairfield in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener on Tuesday night. English was 15 of 25 from the floor and had eight assists and two steals. He surpassed his previous highs of 37 points, eight 3-pointers and 11 field goals. Jahaad Proctor...
Via Associated Press
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Iona’s A.J. English Received A Flagrant Foul For This Forearm To An Opponent’s Face

Manhattan leads Iona 39-37 at halftime of the MAAC Championship game. If the Jaspers hang on, Iona, the no. 1 seed, will be relegated to an NIT berth and Manhattan will head to the big dance. As in any conference title game with an NCAA berth on the line, the action is intense in this one. For a brief moment in the first half, things got a little too intense for Iona star A.J. English...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Iona edges St Peter's 62-59 on English's 3-pointer

A.J. English drilled a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to lift Iona over St. Peter's 62-59 on Wednesday night. The Gaels led by eight after a Mike Poole 3-pointer, but St. Peter's responded with six straight points as a Chris Burke steal led to a Marvin Dominique layup with 35 seconds left. After two free throws by English, Trevis Wyche hit a layup. Jamel Fields then...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona gets by St. Peter's 71-63.

A.J. English scored 18 points in helping Iona move past St. Peters 71-63 on Sunday, remaining atop the Metro Atlantic Athletics Conference standings. Iona's Sean Armand added nine points and jumped three positions on the Iona all-time scoring list, moving to 14th place with 1,432 career points. Iona (11-8, 8-2) led the Peacocks at halftime 44-27 after entering the game tied at...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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