Iona Wins 5th Consecutive MAAC Championship To Punch Ticket To NCAA Tournament

In a season full of extended COVID-19 pauses and uncertainty, Iona came together and won their 5th consecutive MAAC Championship against all odds. The Gaels beat the Fairfield Stags 60-51 in the championship game. The story of the game was the performance put together by senior point guard Asante Gist. While Isaiah Ross, Iona’s leading scorer and a First Team All-MAAC selection, struggled to get … Continue reading Iona Wins 5th Consecutive MAAC Championship To Punch Ticket To NCAA Tournament

Iona Rallies To Beat Siena 55-52 In MAAC Quarterfinals

It wasn’t pretty, and it was incredibly stressful at times, but Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels made big plays when it mattered most in Wednesday night’s win against the top-seeded Siena Saints. In the first half, Iona seemed hopeless on the offensive side of the ball. MAAC leading scorer Isaiah Ross was barely able to get any shots off due to Siena’s suffocating defense. Senior point … Continue reading Iona Rallies To Beat Siena 55-52 In MAAC Quarterfinals

Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels Seem To Be Turning A Corner

To say this has been a difficult season for Iona would be an understatement. On top of having a new coaching staff along with an extremely young roster, the Gaels also had the longest pause of the college basketball season with a 51 day layoff. In other words, it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for Rick Pitino and the Gaels. With the inexperience on Iona’s … Continue reading Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels Seem To Be Turning A Corner

Ohio State vs. Alabama: Keys To Victory For Each Team

After a chaotic, albeit successful college football season, the national championship is finally upon us. The NCAA has done a fantastic job navigating through this pandemic plagued season, and now we are down to the final game which is between two of college football’s most prestigious programs in the country, Alabama and Ohio State. Alabama’s lopsided victory over Notre Dame in the College Football Playoff … Continue reading Ohio State vs. Alabama: Keys To Victory For Each Team

3 Takeaways From The Celtics’ 3-2 Start To The Season

After a lopsided 126-107 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, the Celtics will now head into the New Year with a winning record of 3-2. After opening the season with a big win against the Milwaukee Bucks thanks to a game-winning three-pointer from Jayson Tatum, the Celtics then lost by a large margin to the Nets and looked overmatched by Kevin Durant, Kyrie … Continue reading 3 Takeaways From The Celtics’ 3-2 Start To The Season

Iona Rolls Past Coppin State In 85-65 Win

Recap Coming off a two game sweep against Rider last weekend, Iona kept it rolling tonight with another dominant win against Coppin State, making it a three game winning streak. Despite a first half that was filled with careless mistakes and missed shots, the Gaels always maintained a lead and kept control of the game. This is a testament to the elite talent that is … Continue reading Iona Rolls Past Coppin State In 85-65 Win

Iona Wins In Comfortable Fashion Against Rider On Friday Night

Recap After an inconsistent weekend at Fairfield, when Iona won big on Friday and lost by a large margin on Saturday, the Gaels came out with a lot of energy tonight and looked determined to make a statement at Rider. The Gaels got out to a big lead right from the start and they never gave it up, ultimately winning the game 70-56. It was … Continue reading Iona Wins In Comfortable Fashion Against Rider On Friday Night

Seniors Lead The Way As Iona Wins Big Against Fairfield To Open Up MAAC Play

Recap Coming off a disappointing loss against Morgan State on Tuesday, the Gaels looked like a different team tonight at Fairfield. Iona absolutely annihilated the Stags tonight, there’s no other way to put it. With Asante Gist back and playing in his first full game, the Gaels leaned on all three of their senior captains to lead the team to a dominant performance. We saw … Continue reading Seniors Lead The Way As Iona Wins Big Against Fairfield To Open Up MAAC Play

3 Bright Spots In Iona’s Loss To Seton Hall

In the Iona Gaels’ first game of the season and Rick Pitino’s debut as the Iona head coach, there is no other way to describe their performance other than a tale of two halves. In the first half, Iona outplayed Seton Hall on both ends of the floor and they took a 37-35 lead into halftime. That being said, in the second half it seemed … Continue reading 3 Bright Spots In Iona’s Loss To Seton Hall