Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
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.
Barry Rohrssen was relieved of his duties at Manhattan College Wednesday, less than a week after the team capped a 6-25 season with an overtime loss to Siena in the opening round of the MAAC tournament.
John Dunne’s St. Peter’s Peacocks beat second-seeded Iona Gaels 62-57 to win the MAAC championship Monday. “These guys hung in there, they stuck it out for and for St. Peter’s and Jersey City,” Dunne told WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts Tuesday morning.
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Sean Armand and Chris Pelcher added 13 points each, and Rashon Dwight and Trinity Fields chipped in 12 apiece for the Gaels, who scored a season-high and reached 100 points for the second time this season.
Mike Glover scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Iona over Manhattan 85-67 on Monday night.