March Madness: Iona students say this is Gaels' year
Students on Iona's campus were beaming with optimism Monday about the Gaels' chances in the NCAA Tournament. Iona, the 15th seed in the West regional, will play second-seeded Ohio State at 7:15 p.m. Friday in Dayton, Ohio.
The team's supporters told Newsday that this year's Iona squad has two things going for it that it did not have when it reached the Big Dance last year: momentum and track suits. Last year, Iona backed into the tournament, settling for an at-large bid. This time around, the Gaels are riding high after winning the MAAC Tournament last week.
Meanwhile, Iona has found a lucky charm, going 5-0 since its coaches began wearing track suits on the sideline in an attempt to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis.
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