The premier rivalry in the MAAC took center stage once more Friday night as Iona turned in a stellar defensive effort to take down Manhattan 70-56 at the Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – It’s hard to call Marcus Gilbert unknown, especially in the MAAC, where he was a preseason first-team selection after all. Maybe underappreciated might be a little closer to the target. Gilbert finished fifth in the MAAC with 16.1 points per game last season, and was praised by opposing coaches for his outstanding […]
Friday night’s showdown between the MAAC’s top two powers was full of fireworks, both before and after the final buzzer.
Monmouth had already proven themselves as a MAAC contender before they ever set foot on the court at the Hynes Center Friday evening.
Monmouth upended Iona 110-102 Friday evening, handing the Gaels their first home loss in over two years, but what followed the final buzzer soon became the real story.
Iona found a way to win with defense, holding Rider to 58 points and managing a 67-58 victory to stay undefeated in MAAC play.
When Iona jumped out to a 7-0 lead over Rider in the first two minutes of their Thursday night matchup, it looked like business as usual for the Gaels, who had won 24 consecutive home contests entering this meeting with the Broncs.
After Iona’s 65-52 win over Niagara, head coach Tim Cluess confirmed that they will be without sophomore guard Schadrac Casimir for the rest of the 2015-16 season.
It took a while to get back in the groove, but A.J. English and the Iona Gaels left Connecticut with a 78-66 victory over Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon.
KINGSTON, R.I. – As far as walk-ons go, Iona freshman Benjamin Nwokeabia has a pretty good resume, the Swiss native played AAU ball and at Impact Academy in Sarasota, Fla. But he doesn’t appear among the 12 names on the front of the Iona media notes in “At a Glance”, and he had so little […]
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