Iona knew it wasn’t going to get a second consecutive at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. This year, the fourth-seeded Gaels (20-13) won their way in.
MAAC favorite. That’s what Jim Baron’s team looked like after they beat Temple 72-62 on Wednesday night in Philadelphia.
Can Loyola Repeat? Without question — but the loss of Justin Drummond is big.
Miami is a major dark horse to compete for an ACC title, and the main reason why is the Hurricanes will finally have a healthy Reggie Johnson.
Tony Criswell may not be in bold print when people talk about Missouri’s prospects for next season, but the JUCO big man is going to have a key role for the Tigers.
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.
Steve Masiello, who was an assistant under Pitino for six years at Louisville, once told me he planned to incorporate 99.9% of what he learned from his mentor into his own program. And that’s exactly what’s happened.
Virginia Tech transfer Dorian Finney-Smith will visit Iowa State this upcoming weekend and then possibly Georgetown before making a decision.
Lamont Jones has played against BYU twice before. But he only remembers one player — one no longer even with the Cougars.
Call it a MAAC miracle! In a surprise – perhaps the biggest in the field – Iona got a ticket to the dance.
Tomorrow at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, the MAAC Coach of the Year will be named. I’ll be up there co-hosting the event – and here are my thoughts about the award this year.
In the spirit of the Oscars, ladies and gentlemen, here are your nominees…
Despite Kentucky and Syracuse separating themselves as the two best teams in college basketball, the theme in the sport this season is simple — parity.
Tenacious on defense and unselfish on offense, Manhattan looks like a Triple A version of the Cardinals, which was evident from the opening tip in the 81-47 win over Fordham.
Burly yet exceptionally skilled 6-foot-5, Rakim Sanders should be a major threat to Iona’s Mike Glover for MAAC Player of the Year honors.