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 Athletic Director Gene Marshall Makes A Case For The Gaels NCAA Tournament At-Large Chances

As we inch our way toward Selection Sunday, slowly but surely NCAA Tourney bids are disappearing, as teams win their conference tournaments, and others do enough to play themselves in as at-larges. And while this week has been beneficial to some, it has also left a lot of teams uneasy as we creep towards the unveiling of the brackets Sunday night. One of which is anxiously awaiting...
Via Aaron Torres Sports
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Iona wonders: Why not us?

DAYTON, Ohio - A year ago, national talking heads counting down to the inaugural First Four were outraged by a mid-major that failed to win its conference tournament being invited to dance with college basketball's big boys. VCU showed them. And showed USC -- and eventually Georgetown, and Purdue, and Florida State and Kansas, too. The NCAA Tournament's newest concept provided...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

For First Four, VCU set high bar

The odds against winning it all are clear enough for Iona, Brigham Young and the other six low- to bottom-seeded teams tipping off the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Dayton, Ohio, over the next two days. Then again, this is where Virginia Commonwealth began punching at probability a year ago. The Rams quietly won in Dayton, then a remarkable four more times to reach the Final...
Via FOX Sports
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Machado Would Like To Play For Knicks

Scott Machado led the nation in assists as a senior at Iona.
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Saint Joseph’s Beats Iona 96-91

On December 28 from Hagan Arena on the Campus of Saint Joseph’s University, The Saint Joseph’s Hawks took on the Iona Gaels in what some people called an early season test for the NCAA Tournamant. The Hawks were coming into this game off a bad loss at Fairfield while Iona was coming into this game…
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January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Iona 86, Marist 82

Lamont Jones scored 26 points, Sean Armand added 19 more and Iona pulled out an 86-82, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Marist Thursday night for its fourth straight win. Jones, who entered fourth in the NCAA with 22.7 points per contest, was 10-of-17 shooting with three 3-pointers, six assists and five rebounds. Armand, ranked fourth nationally with 57 3-pointers...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament (Football) Picks: First Round, West Regional

The NCAA Tournament is here. Is your bracket filled? Earlier this week I shared my take on the tournament’s First Four by determining which school I would peg as the favorite if we were to watch the two schools play in football, instead of basketball. One out of three made for a rough start, but now it is on to the first round of the tournament. Let’s take a look, region by region...
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March 21, 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, transfers...
Via The Sports Bank
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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

Iona blasts past Fairfield, 74-58

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) A.J. English scored 24 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field and dished out 10 assists to lead Iona to a 74-58 victory over Fairfield on Tuesday night. David Laury added 19 points for the Gaels (12-5, 5-1 Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have won six of their last seven games. Schadrac Casimir finished with 10 points and five rebounds. Fairfield...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

English's 46 points, 13 treys leads Iona over Fairfield

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) 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...
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December 01, 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 AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  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...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Iona pulls away from Niagara late in 65-52 win

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) A.J. English scored 21 points and Jordan Washington had 20 points and eight rebounds as Iona defeated Niagara 65-52 Monday night. Isaiah Williams added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Iona (7-6, 4-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic). After posting a 32-27 halftime lead, English, Williams, Washington and Aaron Rountree scored all of Iona's 33 points in the second...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

English scores 24; Iona wins 6th straight over Rider, 67-58

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) A.J. English scored 24 points and distributed seven assists as Iona won its 25th consecutive home game and fifth straight to open Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play with a 67-58 win over Rider Thursday night. Iona's Isaiah Williams knocked down a 3-pointer at the first-half buzzer to send the teams into intermission tied, 29-29. English scored eight...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Iona's Tim Cluess on Monmouth bench mob: 'They're not basketball players'

There's not love lost between conference rivals Iona and Monmouth.The last time these two MAAC members squared off, Iona head coach Tim Cluess and his Monmouth counterpart, King Rice, exchanged words during the conference tournament semifinals.Leading up to Friday's showdown in New Rochelle, Cluess had some words for Monmouth's famous bench mob.Monmouth has scored non-conference...
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January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Monmouth snaps Iona's 26-game home winning streak

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Justin Robinson had a career-high 29 points on Friday night and Monmouth snapped Iona's 26-game home winning streak while giving the Gaels their first conference loss, 110-102. The Gaels fell short of defending the nation's sixth longest home streak despite A.J. English scoring 45 points. He was one short of the career high he set in a 101-77 win over Fairfield...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iona, Monmouth fight after game

Jordan Washington will likely be facing discipline from the MAAC for slapping Chris Brady during a fight between Iona and Monmouth players after their game on Friday night. Monmouth knocked off Iona 110-102, and things got heated following the contest. Players from both sides mixed it up, with Washington taking it to a new level by slapping Brady. This video shows Washington's slap...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Slap to face sparks Monmouth-Iona postgame scuffle (VIDEO)

The Monmouth Hawks have been tearing up social media with their hilarious sideline celebrations all season long but, on Friday, those slapstick antics sparked a confrontation complete with a real slap. The Hawks defeated the Iona Gaels 110-102, but it was what happened after the game that became the big story. Here are some clips of the incident, starting with one that shows center...
Via The Other Paper
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Iona player slaps Monmouth player, Hawks HC suggests he take up MMA

The Monmouth Hawks and Iona Gaels had a great game that came down to the wire with the former coming out on top 110-102. The two teams got chippy towards the end of the game and it culminated in an all-out brawl that saw the two teams forcibly pulled apart. During the fight, Iona’s Jordan Washington smacked Monmouth’s Chris Brady across the fight in what is obviously going to see...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Much scores 30 as Iona defeats Canisius 84-66

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Deyshonee Much hit eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points, both career highs, and A.J. English finished a rebound short of a triple-double to lead Iona to an 84-66 win over Canisius on Friday night. English had 10 points and a career-high 14 assists for the Gaels (13-9, 10-3 Metro Atlantic), who won their third straight. Jordan Washington added 13 points and...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

English, hot start lead Iona to 83-67 win over Monmouth (NJ)

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) A.J. English scored 31 and Iona led by as many as 21 in the first half before cruising to a 83-67 win over Monmouth (NJ) on Friday night. Aaron Rountree scored 13, Deyshonee Much added 11 and Jordan Washington had 10 points for Iona, which pulled to within a half-game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference-leading Hawks. The Gaels (16-10, 13-4)...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 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 rebounds...
Via College Hoops Digest
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

English, Much lead Iona over Canisius 86-78

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) A.J. English scored 25 points, Deyshonee Much added 22 and Iona beat Canisius 86-78 on Sunday for its fifth straight win. Iona (19-10, 16-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) entered the game having already secured the No. 2 seed into the conference tournament, and will play the winner of Thursday's Canisius-Niagara game in the quarterfinals on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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