Which Mid Major School Will Make the Deepest Run in the Tournament?

Which Mid Major School Will Make the Deepest Run in the Tournament? Murray State, Belmont and and UNC Asheville have all punched their tickets to the Big Dance by winning their conference tournaments. We will be adding more automatic bids in the coming days. It’s time to start asking the question about which team will make the deepest run in the NCAA Tournament this year. Of the...
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March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Iona 90, Nevada 84

Lamont Jones scored 18 points as Iona outlasted Nevada Saturday, 90-84 In a Bracket Busters shootout, Iona (22-6) won its fourth straight. The Gaels, atop the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, got balanced scoring from Jones, Michael Glover (15 points), Scott Machado and Sean Armand (13 apiece) and a boost from Randy Dezouvre, who came off the bench to score 17 points. Machado...
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February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Iona 83, Marist 74

Scott Machado had the second triple-double in school history with 10 points, 10 assists and 11 rebounds to help Iona defeat Marist 83-74 on Sunday night. The nation's assist leader (10 assists per game) became the first Gael to achieve the feat since Nakiea Miller did so against Fairfield on March 5, 2000. Machado led Iona to 20 assists, as it shot 53.1 percent from the field...
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February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

It`s Late Night With Scott Machado

Game #8-433: Rider Broncs at Iona GaelsJanuary 20, 2012 10:00 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/RecapA couple of days ago, when I went on Iona's web site and saw the game time for last night's home game was 10:00 P.M., I did a double take. But when you are dealing with the wonderful people in Bristol, Connecticut and their ESPNU channel, anything is possible. Yes, the World Wide...
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January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Doubleheader Day in New Rochelle

Game #8-399: Loyola (Md.) Greyhounds at Iona GaelsJanuary 15, 2012 3:30 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/RecapThe Hynes Center hosted a doubleheader on Sunday. The women's game was first at 1:00 P.M., followed by the men's game at 3:30 P.M.. Both conference games were important. The women's game between Manhattan and Iona was for third place in the conference and to stay above...
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January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Manhattan at Iona: Jaspers Storm Back and Win at Buzzer 1/12/2012

Game #8-380: Manhattan Jaspers at Iona GaelsJanuary 12, 2012 7:00 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/RecapIona is the MAAC's cream of the crop; the best team the conference has seen since the 2008-09 Siena squad that nearly reached the Sweet 16.The Gaels are aware of their talent, and their swagger was abundant during Thursday night's warmups, when seemingly every player wearing...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Finally, Home is Where the Gaels Are

Game #8-354: Niagara Purple Eagles at Iona GaelsJanuary 6, 2012 9:00 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/RecapIona spent the entire month of December on the road. The Gaels went 6-2 on their road trip. They went as far west as Denver (an overtime win over the Denver Pioneers), as far north as Burlington (a win over the Vermont Catamounts) and as far south as Williamsburg (a win over the...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Iona 73, Niagara 61

Michael Glover scored 19 points to lead Iona to a 73-61 win over Niagara Friday night, keeping the Gaels unbeaten in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. Scott Machado, who came in leading the nation in assists per game at 10.4, added 13 points and eight dishes for the Gaels (12-3, 4-0). Iona, which has won five of six, has now swept the season series against Niagara for the...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Revenge is a Dish Best Served in Hempstead

Game #8-312: Iona Gaels at Hofstra PrideDecember 29, 2011 7:00 pmHofstra ArenaBBState Stats/RecapExactly a year ago, Mo Cassara's Hofstra Pride traveled to New Rochelle, NY to take on Tim Cluess' Iona Gaels. It was the first season for both as head coaches in Division I Basketball. On that night, it was all Iona, as they dominated Hofstra, winning 87-62. It was the second...
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December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Iona 73, Vermont 72

Michael Glover and Lamount Jones scored 16 points each to lead Iona past Vermont 73-72 on Saturday. The Gaels (9-2) went 15 of 16 from the free-throw line, including a 6-of-6 effort from Scott Machado and 4 of 4 by Jones. Vermont shot 70 percent from the line (7 of 10). Brandon Bald's 3 for Vermont tied it at 68-68 with 3:34 to play. Iona (8-2) then got a layup from Glover...
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December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Iona at Marshall

by Rodger Bohn / @rodgerbohn Already knowing that we were going to be in the area to see Huntington Prep, Ty Kish from CityLeagueHoops and I scoured basketball schedules looking for any game that we could find on that Sunday before making the trek back to Ohio. It would have been a successful trip seeing Huntington Prep destroy the Newt Oliver Coaches’ Classic, but much to our...
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December 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Iona at Niagara 12/4/2011

Game #8-187: Iona Gaels at Niagara Purple EaglesDecember 4, 2011 2:00 pmGallagher CenterBBState Stats/RecapIona College's Michael Glover slips a screen takes a pass, drives to the tin and forces a foul seconds into his Gaels' match-up Sunday afternoon at Niagara University's Gallagher Center. The Purple Eagles seem to be taken by surprise by the intensity and speed of...
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December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Canisius Gives Iona a Scare in Home Opener

Entering their matchup vs. Iona on Friday night, Canisius knew that they would have to put forth their best effort in order to compete with the Gaels. Iona came into the game with a four game winning streak and as the preseason MAAC favorites trying not to overlook a young Griffs squad. Canisius came out ready to play, trailing by only one at the half, but ran out of gas late as...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

The Paul Westhead Invitational

Game #8-147: Long Island Blackbirds at Iona GaelsNovember 28, 2011 7:00 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/Recap Yesterday was an exasperating day. I can't get into details, but I was agitated when I got home. Thankfully, salvation was only ninety minutes away, for I had this game between LIU and Iona circled on my calendar. I knew I was going to see a game that "The Guru of Go...
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November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Catholic School Shootout

Game #8-109: Saint Joseph`s Hawks at Iona GaelsNovember 23, 2011 7:00 pmHynes CenterBBState Stats/Recap Before last night, the last time I saw an Iona Men's Basketball game was March 30 of this year, when the Hynes Center hosted the championship game of the CIT as Santa Clara played Iona. With the recent advent of the College Insider Tournament (CIT), the College Basketball...
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November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Preview: Maryland vs. Iona

The Terps conclude play in Puerto Rico versus Iona in the 5th place game.  Game Details: Opponent: Iona Tip-time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPNU Radio: Terrapin Sports Radio Network (Johnny Holiday and Chris Knoche) Maryland and Iona will meet up on Sunday for 5th place at the 5-hour ENERGY Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Iona comes into the game having defeated Western Michigan 94-88 following...
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November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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