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...
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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 rebounds...
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February 20, 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...
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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

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...
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January 16, 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...
Via FOX Sports
January 15, 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...
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December 02, 2015  |  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...
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March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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