There were times on Sunday that it appeared that MAAC Player of the Year Billy Baron was fighting to keep Canisius afloat and his NCAA tournament hopes alive against Iona, and it appeared that the senior would not let them go away.
About Ryan RestivoRyan Restivo covers the MAAC, the America East and Hofstra for Big Apple Buckets. E-mail him at rrestivo [at] nycbuckets.com.
When Jimmy Patsos first got hired, I reached out to Mike Lonergan at George Washington while writing a profile about the first-year Siena head coach. During the course of Patsos’ first season with the Saints, one quote of Lonergan’s stuck with me every time I watched Patsos talk at a press conference, at a game […]
With the first semifinal in the MAAC tournament tied at 70 and just over a minute left, the Iona Gaels put the ball in the hands of sophomore A.J. English.
Three thoughts from Quinnipiac’s 89-80 victory over Niagara in the final quarterfinal game of the MAAC tournament.
When the second-seeded Manhattan Jaspers decided to take control of their quarterfinal MAAC tournament game against St. Peter’s, they did so in emphatic fashion. In a game that saw a lead no larger than five, the Jaspers distanced themselves by controlling the paint and cruised to a 72-58 victory in Saturday night’s third quarterfinal.
For Billy Baron he wasn’t going to let Saturday’s second semifinal against Siena be his final game.
It appears everything has come full circle for Iona head coach Tim Cluess in his working relationship with first year athletic director Rick Cole Jr. The fourth-year head coach, prior to the MAAC tournament, agreed to a contract extension which runs his deal until the 2018-19 season.
Three thoughts following Iona’s 94-71 victory over Rider as they advance to the semifinals on Sunday.
Two days before Iona plays their first game in the MAAC tournament, the Gaels have locked up their coach until the 2018-19 season.
A unique four thoughts from Stony Brook’s regular season ending 73-68 victory over Albany on Sunday in what could be the final game at Pritchard Gymnasium.