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Iona junior Morgan Rachu averaged 11.7 points per game this season.

Iona falls to Rider in MAAC Quarterfinals

Dan Abbate, Staff Writer March 14, 2019

The Iona College women's basketball team season came to an end after losing to Rider 54-46 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on March 8. Iona was feeding off the...

Iona is the only team in the MAAC to win four straight conference titles.

Iona makes history, wins fourth straight MAAC championship

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor March 13, 2019

When the Iona College Men’s Basketball team was sitting at its lowest point of the season and everyone seemed down on themselves, Head Coach Tim Cluess reached for his cell phone one evening and texted...

MAAC Championship has been held in Albany for the  last five years.

MAAC Tournament says goodbye to Albany, prepares for future in Atlantic City

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor March 13, 2019

The Times Union Center in Albany, New York has been a travel destination for Iona College basketball fans for the last five years. Fans would either drive or take the student bus for more than two hours...

Iona junior guard Asante Gist finished with 22 points in the win against Siena.

Iona defeats Siena in rout to seventh straight MAAC Championship appearance

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor March 9, 2019

ALBANY- The Iona College men’s basketball junior Asante Gist didn’t have the prettiest Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament debut, going 0-4 in the Gaels win over St. Peter’s in the quarterfinals...

Iona junior guard E.J. Crawford scored 26 points against St. Peter's.

Iona advances to MAAC semifinals for ninth straight time after nail biting win over St. Peter’s

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor March 8, 2019

ALBANY- The Iona College men’s basketball team will move on the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals after a heart-pounding 73-71 victory over St. Peter’s on Friday evening. “We...

Iona was named MAAC Regular Season Champions for the first time since 2014-15.

After spending the regular season battling adversity, Iona enters MAAC Tournament filled with optimism

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor March 7, 2019

The Iona College men’s basketball team is excited and confident, as the Gaels prepare for their Quarterfinals matchup against St. Peter’s in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference on Friday. “Our...

Iona won its first conference game of the season against Monmouth on Feb. 15.

Iona seeks to embrace underdog mentality ahead of MAAC Tournament

Farrell Shine, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

With only two weeks remaining until the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament in Albany, the Iona College women’s basketball teammates are keeping their heads up as they gain some momentum to...

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