Underdog Iona Heads West To Prove Doubters Wrong In Tourney Clash With OregonThe NCAA tournament's first round begins Thursday at noon. Among the teams 'in the dance' is Iona College.
Iona Coach Tim Cluess On WFAN: We Can't Let Oregon Dictate Our Approach In NCAA TournamentCoach Tim Cluess and his Iona Gaels are preparing for an up-tempo showdown against Oregon in the NCAA Tournament.
LISTEN: Francesa Talks Postseason Hoops With Wichita State, Iona, St. John's CoachesIn separate interviews on his show Tuesday, WFAN's Mike Francesa talked with two head coaches who are headed to the NCAA tournament and another who hopes his team will defy the odds and make it there.
Iona Coach Tim Cluess On WFAN: NCAA Tourney Matchup Vs. Iowa State Could Be 'Really Exciting'The 13th-seeded Gaels (22-10) will face fourth-seeded Iowa State at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday in Denver.
Iona Extends Cluess' Contract Through 2019-20 SeasonThe Gaels have won at least 20 games and made a postseason appearance in each of Tim Cluess' five seasons.
Tim Cluess Locked In As Iona Gaels Coach Through 2018-19Tim Cluess has been given a contract extension by Iona after leading the Gaels to two NCAA tournaments in his first four seasons.
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.
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."
Iona College Nabs No. 15 Seed, Will Take On Ohio State In NCAA TourneyIona 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.
Iona Claims MAAC Title, Spot In NCAA TournamentIona 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.
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.
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.