Don't know much about Iona College? Here's a bio blast as BYU prepares to take on Iona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton.
Name: Iona College
Conference: Metro Atlantic
Location: New Rochelle, New York
Venue: Hynes Athletic Center, cap. 2,600
Tourney Appearances: 8 (1-8), last in 2006
Best season: 1979-80. The 29-5 Gaels finished the season ranked 19th, and were led to the school's only NCAA tournament win by coach Jim Valvano.
Player-Alumnus: Sean Green, 1988-91. Green was drafted in the 2nd round by the Indiana Pacers in 1991. He finished his NBA career after three seasons by appearing in 36 games in 1994 -- 35 with Philadelphia, and 1 with Utah after being part of the Jeff Malone/Jeff Hornacek trade. He averaged 4.2 points and 8 minutes per game in the NBA.
Coach: Tim Cluess, 2nd season. 50-19 (.725)
Last 5 Years: 105-68 (.607)
Record: 25-7 (15-3 MAAC, regular-season 1st place). 2-1 vs RPI Top 50
Best Wins: Nevada, St. Joe's
Worst Losses: Manhattan, Siena, Hofstra
Point Averages: score 83.2 (1st nationally), allow 72.6
Rebounds: Glover, 9.0 RPG; G Scott Machado, 5.0 RPG
Assists: Machado, 9.9 APG (1st nationally)
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