Tag Archives: Tim Cluess

Zach Lewis Embracing Leadership Role As Iona Eyes Three-Peat

Only two teams have ever captured three consecutive MAAC titles. When Iona takes the court at 7:00 Monday night at the Times Union Center in Albany to face Fairfield in the MAAC championship game, Tim Cluess’ squad will seek to match the accomplishment of the 1988-90 La Salle Explorers and 2008-10 Siena Saints. Continue reading

Casimir Sets The Tone As Iona Takes Down Rival Manhattan

Iona ran its winning streak over archrival Manhattan to six as the Gaels took down the Jaspers 88-75 behind 30 points from Schadrac Casimir Friday night at the Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle. Continue reading

Niagara Overcomes Scott Injury To Take Down Iona

The Niagara Purple Eagles laid claim to third place in the MAAC and remain in the hunt for the league’s top spot with a thrilling 85-84 win over Iona in New Rochelle. Continue reading

MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – February 14

There’s a lot to love about the MAAC as we hit the final two weeks of the regular season. Rider and Canisius have separated themselves as the top two teams in the league, and because sports are so great, we get to see the two of them square off in New Jersey on Sunday! Continue reading

Iona Outlasts Quinnipiac In 2OT Thriller – Three Thoughts

It took an extra ten minutes, but the Iona Gaels fought past Quinnipiac 87-82 in double overtime Friday night in New Rochelle to remain just a game back of first place in the MAAC. Continue reading

MAAC Weekly Recap & Power Rankings – January 31

It was an eventful week in the MAAC, and one full of rivalry games. The Battle of the Bridge was renewed in Buffalo, the New Jersey trio squared off against one another in the Hourglass rivalry, Fairfield and Quinnipiac met for the first time this season, along with Iona and Manhattan, and I’m pretty sure Siena and Saint Peter’s don’t want to see each other again for a long time. Continue reading

MAAC Weekly Recap – December 20

1) Iona (6-5) – 69-59 L @ St. John’s (12/17); 82-68 W @ Holy Cross (12/19)

The Gaels retain the top spot in this week’s rankings despite a split of the week. Tim Cluess’ squad played St. John’s tight in the first half, entering the break knotted at 25, but a 19-4 run out of intermission propelled the Johnnies to victory in the teams’ first meeting since 1995. Continue reading