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Women's Basketball

Otkhmezuris 38 points set a single game high among MAAC scorers this season.

Women’s basketball still in solid standing after slew of road losses

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor January 25, 2024

The Iona University women’s basketball team has lost their momentum throughout the early going of the new year. To date, the team holds a 2-4 record in January, with both wins coming at home in the Hynes...

Graduate student Panzos efficient shooting has led to 3.4 three point field goals made per game.

Basketball programs fail to make noise in young campaign

Aiden Keane and Robert Hughes December 7, 2023

The Iona University men and women’s basketball teams have struggled to find their footing to start off the 2023-24 season.   Amidst growing pains and roster changes, they have had trouble finding...

Angelika Szumilo won consecutive NEC regular season championships in 2021 and 2022.

Basketball offseason wraps up as MAAC Championship push begins

Michael Marchionna, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

November marks the start of college basketball season and this off-season has been an interesting one for both the Iona University men’s and women’s basketball teams, especially when considering how...

Isaac Brice started all 27 games for SMCC as a freshman in 2022.

Basketball turns to regular season after hype-up

Aiden Keane, Staff Writer October 19, 2023

The annual Maroon Madness homecoming ceremony took place on Oct. 13 to kick off Iona University’s homecoming weekend.    Along with giveaways, great performances by the Iona dance and cheer...

Freshman Rodrigo Farias is one of 12 newcomers on Tobin Andersons roster.

New faces to hit hardwood for basketball

Aiden Keane, Contributing Writer September 21, 2023

The Iona University men’s and women’s basketball team completed their rosters with several new additions for its 2023 MAAC championship campaign.     With every new basketball season,...

Kate Mager recently won Iona moment of the year for the athletics department after her three-point contest win.

Basketball Roundup

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor May 4, 2023

Iona Athletics named and introduced Angelika Szumilo as the new head coach of the women’s basketball program on Monday April 17.     The appointment means that Szumilo will once again join Tobin...

Kate Mager is set to participate in the 2023 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-point championships.  

Women’s basketball win second ever MAAC title

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

The Iona women’s basketball team won their second ever Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title after beating Manhattan College 73-60 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Boardwalk Hall on March 11.     The...

The Gaels are seeking their second ever MAAC championship.  

Women’s basketball prepares for the MAAC Tournament

Ethan Megar, Staff Writer March 12, 2023

The Iona University women’s basketball team concluded their regular season on March 4, defeating Saint Peter’s University 64-56 in Jersey City, NJ.   The Gaels kept the Peacocks winless this season...

The men’s team last won the MAAC championship in 2021, while the women’s team won their first and only MAAC championship back in 2016. 

Everything you need to know about the MAAC basketball championships

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor March 11, 2023

The Iona men’s and women’s basketball teams are set for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships, which are being held in Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, from March 7-11.   Both...

 The first and only time the women won the MAAC title was back in 2016. 

Women’s basketball wins 11th straight game

Jordan Score, Staff Writer February 13, 2023

The Iona women’s basketball team recorded their 11th straight victory as they took down Canisius College on Feb. 4 in Buffalo, New York, beating the Golden Griffins by a score of 68-58.   The Gaels...

Three Gaels currently average over 12 points a game for the team.  

Iona women’s basketball breaks two NCAA records

Jordan Score, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The Iona women’s basketball team broke two NCAA records on their way to a 90-62 victory over Rider University on Jan. 19.   The Gaels connected on 15 consecutive three-point field goals, breaking...

Three players are currently averaging over ten points a game for the Gaels.   

Iona women’s basketball 4-3 to start season

Jordan Score, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

The Iona women’s basketball team improved their record to 3-3 on the year with a home win on Nov. 30, taking down Hofstra University by a score of 62-46.   The Gaels are now 2-1 playing at Hynes...

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