Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.
Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.
English is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Lamont Jones scored 35 points, including 22 in the second half, as Iona defeated Loyola (Md.) 90-86 Friday night to sweep the teams’ season series.
Lamont Jones led the way with 23 points and David Laury pitched in his fifth double-double of the season as Iona topped Loyola (Md.) 79-71 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action Sunday.
Dylon Cormier and Erik Etherly scored 22 points a piece to pace Loyola (Md.) in an 87-81 win over Iona on Friday night.
The Loyola Greyhounds host Iona Friday night. Both teams are 11-2 in conference play. The game is SOLD OUT but will be on national TV on ESPNU. Coach Jimmy Patsos joined Ed & Rob to discuss.
Lamont Jones scored 25 points and Mike Glover had 20 points and 15 rebounds as Iona defeated Loyola 74-63 Sunday in a game between the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s co-leaders.
Mike Glover had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Scott Machado had 15 points and 15 assists Sunday to lead Iona to an 89-63 victory over Maryland in the fifth-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.
Robert Olson scored 12 points, including the last five in overtime, and a 3 to get it there to help Loyola (Md.) 88-85 on Sunday.
Mike Glover scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Iona defeated Loyola (Md.) 86-68 on Sunday.