Rick Pitino Named Next Head Coach Of Iona Gaels BasketballHall of famer Rick Pitino is returning to college basketball – and his hometown – as head coach of Iona.
Iona Gaels Coach Tim Cluess Steps DownNative New Yorker and celebrated men's basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced he was stepping down from his position with the team to focus on making a full recovery after an undisclosed health scare.
Report: Iona's Cluess In The Mix For St. John's JobMight St. John's raid another area college basketball program to fill its open head coach position?
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 Gaels Head West For NCAA Tournament Showdown With Iowa StateFour schools will be looking to play Cinderella at the NCAA tournament.
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.
Manhattan Jaspers Back In NCAA Tournament As MAAC ChampsNow, it's on to bigger things. "Sweet Sixteen, Final Four, that's what we're about," Ashton Pankey said as Jaspers coach Steve Masiello jokingly tried to muffle his microphone.
NCAA Berth On The Line As Manhattan, Iona Meet For MAAC Title“It’s gonna be a fun game, it’s gonna be a battle,” the Jaspers' RaShawn Stores said, according to the NY Post. “They’re our biggest rivals and we know what’s on the line -- the NCAA Tournament.”
Manhattan Advances To Face Iona For MAAC TitleGeorge Beamon scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half as second-seeded Manhattan pulled away from third-seed Quinnipiac for an 87-68 win in the semifinals of the MAAC tournament.
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.
Iona's NCAA Dream Dies; Ohio State Machine Rolls Into The Next RoundSam Thompson reached back with his right hand, snared the slightly off-target pass and dunked it in one forceful motion, providing Ohio State with its grandest slam. And far from the only one.
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 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.
Harlem Native And Grizzlies' Assistant GM Williamson Passes AwayHarlem native and Memphis Grizzlies' Assistant GM Kenny Williamson passed away on Tuesday at 65.
Rothstein Files: Sledge Cleared At Iona; Quick Hits From Busy Day In College HoopsI was driving on the 405 yesterday in Los Angeles when I received a call that Iowa State transfer Tavon Sledge was cleared to play this season for Iona, and I immediately came to this realization -- the Gaels are more talented than they were last season.