Rivalry Renewed: Manhattan Defeats Iona in OT 80-77

While Iona and Manhattan's rivalry may not have the same national notoriety of a Duke-UNC, the two schools in New York that are separated only by a quick transit but trip has turned into must see TV for any college hoops fan in the country. A national television audience on ESPN 2 were treated to a dandy of a game at Draddy Gymnasium on the campus of Manhattan College in Riverdale...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cinderella Series: Iona

As the NCAA tournament quickly approaches, people are always looking for that team that can knock off a top seed and make a magical run. It has become more and more frequent as “the little guys” have shown they are capable of competing with power conference schools in a tournament setting time and time again. Many of the “Mid-Major” teams don’t get on national television...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona-Rider MBB Tip Off Time Moved To 3 PM Sunday

The tip off time for the Iona College men's basketball team's contest vs. Rider on Sunday (Mar. 2) has been moved to 3:00 pm to accommodate the Gaels' senior day presentation prior to the game. Rider and Iona square off in the second half of a doubleheader with Iona's women's squad which takes on Marist at noon at the Hynes Center. Iona will honor its six seniors...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona beats Marist 86-67 for share of MAAC title

David Laury and A.J. English both scored 22 on Sunday to lead Iona to an 86-67 win over Marist and at least a share of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular-season crown. Iona (19-8, 16-2) used a 33-11 run to take a 77-56 lead on Sean Armand's layup with 5:46 to go, and Marist (11-17, 8-10) never challenged from there Laury also had nine rebounds for Iona, which out...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona beats Manhattan 85-73, moves to top of MAAC

David Laury had 21 points and Mike Poole scored 19 Friday night as Iona defeated Manhattan 85-73 in a rematch of last year's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title game. Sean Armand added 18 points for the Gaels (12-8, 9-2) who pulled even with Canisius for first place in the MAAC. Iona went on a 7-1 run to take a 71-63 lead with 2:43 to play. The Gaels led by no less than...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona Victorious Over Quinnipiac 95-73

The Iona College men's basketball team earned a 95-73 win and avenged an earlier season loss to Quinnipiac in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at the Hynes Center. Seniors Sean Armand and Tre Bowman and sophomore A.J. English each had 20 or more points as the Gaels (10-8, 7-2 MAAC) never trailed and pulled even with Canisius and Manhattan for first place in the league...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona moves to 1st in MAAC, beats Quinnipiac 95-73

Sean Armand led the way Friday night with 23 points as Iona beat Quinnipiac 95-73 and avenged a loss to the Bobcats on Jan. 6 in Hamden. A.J. English and Tre Bowman each scored 20 points while Mike Poole and David Laury each added 10 for Iona (10-8, 7-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). The victory put Iona in a three-way tie for first place in the MAAC with Canisius and Manhattan...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowman and Williams lead Iona past Siena 88-74

Tre Bowman scored 25 points and Isaiah Williams added 20 as Iona defeated Siena 88-74 on Sunday. Iona hit 54 percent from the floor, including 13 of 27 from beyond the arc. Leading scorer Sean Armand was held to just 11 points. Siena (7-12, 3-5 Metro Atlantic) trailed by six points midway through the second half when A.J. English's layup kicked-off an 11-2 Iona run capped by...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona uses a 3-point attack in beating Sienna 87-78

A.J. English shot his way to 31 points in leading Iona to an 87-78 win over Sienna in a conference matchup on Sunday. Sean Armand closed with 19 points for the Gaels who netted 15 3-pointers. Iona (8-7, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led from the start and took a 50-40 advantage into the break on the heels of the Gaels' high-scoring guard tandem, Armand and English...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Iona uses a 3-point attack in beating Siena 87-78

A.J. English shot his way to 31 points in leading Iona to an 87-78 win over Siena in a conference matchup on Sunday. Sean Armand closed with 19 points for the Gaels who netted 15 3-pointers. Iona (8-7, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led from the start and took a 50-40 advantage into the break on the heels of the Gaels' high-scoring guard tandem, Armand and English...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa holds off Iona 90-78

Seth Tuttle scored seven of his 11 points in the final 4:28 to help Northern Iowa hold off Iona 90-78 Saturday night. Tuttle also grabbed 15 rebounds. UNI's Deon Mitchell scored 20 points, Nate Buss 19 and Chip Rank 14. A 19-2 Panthers run resulted in a 68-53 lead with 11:27 remaining. Iona (5-6) responded with an 11-3 run with eight points from Sean Armand before Armand was...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona wins at Fairfield 83-72

Sean Armand scored 28 points and David Laury had 19 along with 10 rebounds and Iona beat Fairfield 83-72 on Sunday. Armand hit 9 of 17 from the field and went 9 for 11 from the line-adding to his 21.2 season scoring average-in this Mid-American Athletic Conference match-up. Iona (5-2, 2-0) jumped out to a 17-7 advantage, but Fairfield (1-8, 0-2) surged back to take the lead before...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona beats Florida Gulf Coast 90-72 in shootout

Tre Bowman scored a career-high 29 points and his team made 14 of 27 3-pointers Sunday afternoon, beating Florida Gulf Coast 90-72 in a shootout. Sean Armand scored 20 points, including a game-high five 3-pointers, for Iona (3-2), A.J. English scored 13 points and David Laury added 11. Bowman made four of six three-point attempts and the Gaels shot 51.9 percent from three-point...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona hangs tough for half, falls 86-66 to No. 2 KU

Iona's Sean Armand earned some unwanted attention this week when he told a local reporter that he viewed Tuesday night's matchup with No. 2 Kansas as just another game. One that the Gaels planned on winning. After all, Iona has made two straight NCAA tournaments, and has won at least 20 games in four consecutive seasons. So there was reason for Armand to feel confident...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

#85 Iona Gaels: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Manhattan can't hold back Iona in MAAC title game

Manhattan started the season with 14 losses in its first 19 games and ended it four points shy of the NCAA tournament. The sixth-seeded Jaspers lost to rival Iona 60-57 on Monday night in the MAAC championship game. Michael Alvarado had 14 points for Manhattan (14-18), which lost despite holding the Gaels 21 points below their average. ''This team has grown more than anyone...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Purple Eagles Bounced by Gaels in Semifinals

Everybody knows about the nation’s third leading scorer MoMo Jones.  Most people also know about Sean Armand, the other sharp-shooting guard who is averaging 16.8 points per game.  But it was the 5’9′ Iona point guard who was the difference in the second half as Iona came from behind to knock off the top-seeded Niagara Purple Eagles in the MAAC tournament semifinals, 79-73...
Via Queen City Sports
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona 79, Niagara 73

David Laury scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Iona eliminated top-seeded Niagara 79-73 Sunday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. Laury's jumper with 9:18 remaining started a 10-2 run that gave the fourth-seeded Gaels (19-13) a 70-61 lead at the 6:37 mark. The sophomore forward also sank two free throws after Juan'ya Green's layup...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Niagara Goes Toe-to-Toe With Gaels Today

After nearly allowing Siena to pull off an unthinkable upset Saturday afternoon, Niagara will have to get their act together against a red-hot Iona team Sunday. The top-seeded Purple Eagles will go head-to-head with the fourth-seeded Gaels this afternoon at 2:00 pm in the semi-finals of the MAAC Tournament at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. Niagara held just...
Via Queen City Sports
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Momo Magic Lifts Gaels Past Griffs

Billy Baron sat at the press conference table, filled with emotions, and doing anything and everything he could to hold back tears, as he faced questions following his team’s season ending loss to Iona Saturday night. Down by as many as 12 points, the Canisius Golden Griffins battled back to get within one point, but were unable to overtake Iona as they never led in the second...
Via Queen City Sports
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona 89, Canisius 85

Lamont Jones scored 33 points and Sean Armand 24 to give Iona an 89-85 victory over Canisius in Saturday's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference quarterfinals. Jones made all 14 of his free throws and Armand was 11 of 12 for the fourth-seeded Gaels (18-13), who will play top-seeded Niagara in Sunday's semifinals. Twelve of Jones' free throws came in the final 7:35, and...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI: 65 Footer at Buzzer to Force 2nd Overtime, Marist Wins

((ht: Don't know how we missed this one, because based on the highlights, it was a sight to see. Marist and Iona played a game Thursday night that will live in folklore for a long, long time. The Red Foxes and Gaels went to overtime and Marist trailed by 3, when Chavaughn Lewis launched a 65-foot runner as time ran out. It went in. Chaos ensued, the game...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Marist 105, Iona 104

Adam Kemp scored 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Marist defeated Iona 105-104 in double overtime Thursday night. Isaiah Morton's 3-pointer with 43 seconds remaining in the second overtime put the Red Foxes (6-18, 3-10 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) ahead, 101-100. Jay Bowie and Chavaughn Lewis, who each finished with 21 points, added two free throws apiece to protect...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona 90, St. Peter's 71

Lamont Jones scored 24 points and all five Iona starters scored in double figures in a 90-71 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Saint Peter's Friday night. Sophomore guard Tavon Sledge handed out a career-high 10 assists and 13 points for the Gaels (13-7, 7-2), who shot 58.2 percent (32 of 55), including 63.2 percent (12 of 19) on 3-pointers. David Laury also had...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona 84, Fairfield 73

Lamont Jones scored 27 points and Sean Armand added 23 as Iona won its sixth game in a row, defeating Fairfield 84-73 Friday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game. After Fairfield cut Iona's 41-30 halftime lead to 47-46 with 13:25 remaining, a three-point play by Jones began a 14-4 run by the Gaels (12-6, 6-1) that included 3-pointers by Armand, DaShawn Gomez and...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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