A.J. English

Manhattan Beats Iona For MAAC Title, NCAA Tournament Berth George Beamon scored 16 points Monday night and Manhattan held off rival Iona 71-68 for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title and a berth into the NCAA tournament.
Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. EnglishEnglish is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Browne's Hot Hand & MoreWest Virginia coach Bob Huggins told me on Tuesday in Morgantown that junior guard Gary Browne has been the Mountaineers' best shooter so far in preseason practice.