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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.

03/11/2014

Head coach Jimmy Patsos of Siena (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Transfers Find Second Home In The MAAC

Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.

03/10/2014

Head coach Steve Masiello and Donovan Kates #33 of the Manhattan Jaspers (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Five Things: Iona And Manhattan To Play For MAAC Title

Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.

03/10/2014

Head coach Tim Cluess of the Iona Gaels talks to Tavon Sledge. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tim Cluess Locked In As Iona Gaels Coach Through 2018-19

Tim Cluess has been given a contract extension by Iona after leading the Gaels to two NCAA tournaments in his first four seasons.

03/07/2014

Kansas Jayhawks fans attempt to distract as A.J. English #5 of the Iona Gaels shoots a free throw. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. English

English 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.

02/03/2014

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Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Browne’s Hot Hand & More

West 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.

10/31/2013

Tennessee Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Vols’ Late-Game Duo & More

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin told me this week there’s a strong chance that both Antonio Barton and freshman Darius Thompson could be on the floor in end of game situations.

09/13/2013

Coach K talks to Amile Jefferson of the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Duke’s Unsung Presence & More

Amile Jefferson will be Duke’s unsung presence next season. The 6-8 forward will likely start at center for the Blue Devils and should benefit from playing at a faster pace.

08/09/2013

Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Storylines, Picks & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.

03/22/2013

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

This is a major opportunity for UCLA. The Bruins have yet to earn a marquee victory in the non-conference portion of their schedule and the Tigers will enter Pauley Pavilion as the seventh-ranked team in the country.

12/28/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Temple is at their best with Khalif Wyatt at the point.

12/24/2012

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Rothstein Files: 3-Day College Basketball Road Trip

I’ll be heading down I-95 starting today to take in three different college hoops games in three nights.

12/18/2012

Kenny Smith, TNT analyst listens to Kenny Williamson, Assistant General Manager of the Memphis Grizzlies during practice during EA Sports NBA Europe Live Tour at Palacio de Deportes de Malaga Copyright 2007 NBAE  (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harlem Native And Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Williamson Passes Away

Harlem native and Memphis Grizzlies’ Assistant GM Kenny Williamson passed away on Tuesday at 65.

11/13/2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 15: The Loyola Greyhounds bench celebrates after a play on court against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 15, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: MAAC Offseason Notebook; Questions, Power Rankings And Players To Watch

Can Loyola Repeat? Without question — but the loss of Justin Drummond is big.

09/17/2012

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Rothstein Files: Addition Of Norvel Pelle Makes Iona Again A National Story

Basketball in New Rochelle just got real interesting. Again. Norvel Pelle’s decision to attend Iona makes the Gaels a national story for the second consecutive season.

08/22/2012

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