2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
12-6, 3rd in MAAC
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125dAdam Rittenberg

Pitino 'in heaven' at Iona, done with the 'big time'

After leading Iona to the men's NCAA tournament in his first season as coach, Rick Pitino said after Saturday's loss he wants "no part of the so-called big-time anymore" and hopes to help the Gaels reach new heights as a program.

125d

Dressed down; Alabama rolls over Pitino, Iona 68-55

— The rest of Rick Pitino's designer suits will stay on the hangers, thanks to a blitz of baskets by Alabama that pried open a tight game Saturday and gave the Crimson Tide a 68-55 win over Pitino's underdogs from Iona.

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132dJeff Borzello

Pitino takes Iona to NCAA tourney in first season

Though they were just the No. 9 seed, Rick Pitino's Iona Gaels won the MAAC men's basketball championship on Saturday, securing a berth in the NCAA tournament in his first season at the New York school.

132d

Pitino back in the NCAA Tournament with MAAC champs Iona

— Rick Pitino’s vagabond coaching career bathed in scandal and success brought him back to the NCAA Tournament. Asante Gist scored 18 points and Pitino took his fifth school to the tournament with Iona’s 60-51 victory over Fairfield on Saturday in the...

242d

College Hoops Around the Corner

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.3196th
Rebounds Per Game36.8Tied-112th
Assists Per Game13.6161st
Points Allowed66.1

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-15
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances15