Iona College names Hall of Famer Rick Pitino as head coach

Iona College names Hall of Famer Rick Pitino as head coach

Hall of Fame Coach Rick Pitino was named head basketball coach of Iona College today. Pitino, who has taken four different programs to the NCAA tournament and coached two national championship teams, takes over for Coach Tim Cluess, who stepped down as head coach after ten years due to health concerns. Coach Cluess will serve as an advisor to the basketball program moving forward…

Canisius comes up short at Niagara

Niagara University scored four points in the closing 31.3 seconds, and two Canisius misses from 3-point range in the final 11 seconds that would have tied the game came up short, as the host Purple Eagles posted a 69-66 win over the Golden Griffins Wednesday night at the Gallagher Center in Lewiston, N.Y. The win moves Niagara to 8-16 overall and 6-7 in MAAC action, while Canisius fell to 9-15 overall and 4-9 in league play…

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