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.
Iona Recruit Michael Haynes Shot And Killed In ChicagoThe Iona Gaels community was in shock late Thursday by the tragic death of incoming recruit Michael Haynes.
Rothstein Files: Masiello, Manhattan Look Like MAAC FavoritesSteve 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.
Historic Meltdown Sends Iona Home From NCAA TournamentAlmost nothing went wrong for Iona in the first 16 minutes of its first-round game against BYU. After that, almost nothing went right.
Rothstein Files: Iona, Machado Sense The UrgencyThe 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.