Hudson Valley Home Stand
Iona's season might have ended in ugly fashion Friday night, as the 15th-seeded Gaels were routed by No. 2 seed Ohio State, 95-70, in their NCAA Tournament opener. There are plenty of reasons, however, to believe the Gaels could experience March Madness for a third-straight year in 2014.
Iona will lose a colossal piece of its puzzle, with MAAC Player of the Year Lamont “Momo” Jones graduating....Read more »
Hoping to buck low expectations from the preseason pollsters, the Iona Gaels baseball team will begin Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play Saturday. The Gaels are picked to finish dead last in the MAAC, according to a preseason poll of the nine conference coaches.
Iona has had a tough out-of-conference start to the season, going 2-17, in a road swing that took them to Maryland, Virginia,...Read more »
Since 1985, when the NCAA began seeding its annual men’s basketball tournament, 108 teams have drawn No. 15 seeds. Only six have won in the first round.
Although a pessimist might assume this means Iona, the 15th seed in the West region, is doomed against Ohio State on Friday, an optimist might borrow a quote from Jim Carrey in “Dumb and Dumber”: “So you’re telling me there’s a chance!”
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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...Read more »