MAAC Miracle: Iona lands an at-large bid Iona, which won the MAAC regular-season title but stumbled in the conference tournament, was given a bid into the NCAA tournament, and will meet BYU in the first round on Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. The Gaels went 25-7, and 15-3 in the league, but lost to Fairfield, 85-75, in the league semifinals on March 4, in a defeat that many viewed as crippling for their tournament hopes. Iona College Among NCAA Tournament's Last Invitees Year After VCU's Run Iona College of New York has a chance to become this year's Virginia Commonwealth after getting one of the last two invitations to the national men's college basketball tournament. Iona Over Seton Hall for NCAA Tournament is a Joke: Fan's View With the at-large bids released for the 2012 NCAA Tournament in college basketball, one glaring selection stands out to me. The selection committee took the Iona Gaels and left out the Seton Hall Pirates. That's an absolute joke. MAAC Miracle: Iona lands an at-large bid in NCAA Tournament against BYU Iona, which won the MAAC regular-season title but stumbled in the conference tournament, was given a bid into the NCAA... BYU basketball: Iona will bring 'road warrior' mentality into tilt with Cougars The BYU basketball team will face an Iona team Tuesday in the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, that finished on top of the... McCarthy, Iona continue ride, winning CHSAA 'A' state title Iona Prep's Tim McCarthy played the game of his life. That's according to Gaels coach Vic Quirolo. McCarthy, on the other hand, takes solace in one thing, the fact that he gets to play another game in an Iona uniform. "Maybe it was the best game of my... NCAA tourney: Iona snags precious play-in bid NEW ROCHELLE — Iona, which won the MAAC regular-season title but stumbled in the conference tournament, was given a bid into the NCAA tournament, and will meet BYU in the first round on Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio. Brigham Young to face Iona in NCAA's First 4 round Brigham Young coach Dave Rose said his Cougars deserved to be in the NCAA tournament, even after last week's 19-point loss to Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference tournament semifinals. The selection committee agreed, and the Cougars (25-8) will face Iona (25-7) as No. 14 seeds in a game Tuesday in Dayton as part of the First Four. Surprise! Iona gets in NCAAs The Iona players gathered at the Smokehouse Chili Grill in New Rochelle. The Selection Sunday show was on their menu, even though the Gaels had seemingly tossed their NCAA tournament ticket out of bounds with their MAAC semifinal loss to Fairfield. Iona gets chance to play its way into NCAA men's tournament bracket The Iona men's basketball team will get a chance to play in the NCAA tournament after all.
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