— Isaiah Ross scored 31 points, hitting five 3-pointers, as Iona swept league-leading Monmouth 88-65 on Saturday night.
— Nelly Junior Joseph had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead five Iona players in double figures as the Gaels held on to beat Monmouth 91-86 on Friday night.
- Pitino logs first college hoops win in three years
- Pitino advocates for later start, 'May Madness'
- MAAC first to announce 2020-21 schedule model
- Pitino suggests later season start to curb virus
We're coming down the stretch in college basketball, and these are the players who have stood out in each league.
— Tyrese Williams had a season-high 21 points as Quinnipiac edged past Iona 74-70 on Wednesday.
— Elijah Buchanan had a career-high 26 points plus 13 rebounds as Manhattan topped Iona 77-70 on Saturday.
— Berrick JeanLouis had 16 points to lead five Iona players in double figures as the Gaels beat Manhattan 85-67 on Friday following a 51-day break.
— Isaiah Ross scored 28 points as Iona routed Coppin State 85-65 on Wednesday night. Asante Gist added 24 points for the Gaels.
— Isaiah Ross had 25 points as Iona beat Rider 72-64 on Saturday night.
— Nelly Junior Joseph scored 19 points as Iona defeated Rider 70-56 on Friday night. Isaiah Ross added 18 points for the Gaels, while Asante Gist chipped in 17.
— Chris Maidoh recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Fairfield to a 67-52 win over Iona on Saturday night.
— Isaiah Ross had 30 points as Iona easily beat Fairfield 70-42 on Friday night.
— Troy Baxter scored 25 points and Lagio Grantsaan added 22 points as Morgan State topped Iona 83-72 on Tuesday.
Rick Pitino won his first college basketball game in more than three years when Iona defeated Hofstra 82-74 on Saturday.
— Isaiah Ross had a career-high 33 points as Iona beat Hofstra 82-74 on Saturday.
— Jared Rhoden had a career-high 26 points plus 10 rebounds as Seton Hall rolled past Iona 86-64 on Monday night.
College basketball is around the corner but many questions still linger. Rick Pitino thinks that the season should be pushed back. ESPN CBB Analyst Seth Greenberg vehemently disagrees.
Iona coach Rick Pitino tweeted Saturday that college basketball should create "May Madness" and move the Nov. 25 start to accommodate the multitude of delays and challenges numerous teams have faced amid COVID-19.
Rick Pitino, Billy Gillispie and Bryce Drew are among those who will be back on a Division I sideline this season.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced its schedule model for the 2020-21 college basketball season on Thursday, becoming the first league to make its plans public following the NCAA establishing a Nov. 25 start date.
Rick Pitino is back on the college sidelines with Iona. The Gaels have a chance to win on a scale that has been unfamiliar in New Rochelle.
Rick Pitino wants college basketball officials to consider a later start as the coronavirus pandemic continues to complicate plans for the return of college sports this year.
Many of college basketball's top coaches, including Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Villanova's Jay Wright, teamed up with Madison Square Garden to salute essential workers in a video posted on social media Wednesday night.
New Iona coach Rick Pitino has challenged his son Richard Pitino over WrestleMania 36.
Rick Pitino returns to America from Greece to coach at Iona. He joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to talk about his biggest career regrets, his exit from Louisville, being inspired by Brett Brown to coach in Greece, his experiences in the EuroLeague (12:14), why he shouldn't have been president of the Celtics, his plans for the Gaels (24:07) and what advice his son gave him on returning to college basketball (36:21).