Tim Cluess

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

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

Iona coach Tim Cluess (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Iona Takes Aim At Major Upset; Can The Gaels Take Down Mighty Ohio State?

“We used last year’s game as motivation to drive us toward this year,” coach Tim Cluess said. “It gave us a chance to return. Had that not happened, I don’t think we’d be sitting here right now.”

03/22/2013

Iona College

Iona College Nabs No. 15 Seed, Will Take On Ohio State In NCAA Tourney

Iona College in New Rochelle will be taking on Big Ten champions Ohio State on Friday, while a first-year coach will lead Long Island University Brooklyn against James Madison to days earlier in the First Four.

03/17/2013

Iona mascot (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Iona Claims MAAC Title, Spot In NCAA Tournament

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.

03/12/2013

Shaka Smart (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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

Iona mascot (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

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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Iona Recruit Michael Haynes Shot And Killed In Chicago

The Iona Gaels community was in shock late Thursday by the tragic death of incoming recruit Michael Haynes.

07/27/2012

Steve Masiello (credit: Twitter/@GoJaspers)

Rothstein Files: Masiello, Manhattan Look Like MAAC Favorites

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.

07/11/2012

Iona-BYU

Historic Meltdown Sends Iona Home From NCAA Tournament

Almost nothing went wrong for Iona in the first 16 minutes of its first-round game against BYU. After that, almost nothing went right.

WFAN–03/14/2012

Scott Machado (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Iona, Machado Sense The Urgency

The Gaels senior point guard won’t be able to forget last year’s MAAC title game defeat to St. Peter’s — a loss that still haunts him almost a year to the day after it happened.

WFAN–03/01/2012

Jimmy Patsos (credit: Twitter.com/@LoyolaMBB), Tim Cluess (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Parise: And The MAAC Coach Of The Year Will Be…

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.

02/29/2012

Jimmy Patsos (credit: Twitter.com/@LoyolaMBB), Tim Cluess (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Parise: The Candidates For MAAC Coach Of The Year

In the spirit of the Oscars, ladies and gentlemen, here are your nominees…

WFAN–02/28/2012

Iona mascot (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Ten Mid-Majors To Keep An Eye On

If Iona is going to live up to their billing, they will have to display a renewed killer instinct.

01/26/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Coaching Names To Keep An Eye On

We’ve identified five names on the mid-major level to keep an eye on when the carousel starts spinning in March.

WFAN–01/05/2012

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