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.
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- Pitino advocates for later start, 'May Madness'
- MAAC first to announce 2020-21 schedule model
- Pitino suggests later season start to curb virus
- College hoops coaches salute essential workers
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 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).
Rick Pitino still maintained that he was innocent of any wrongdoing but took responsibility because he "was the leader." He also said Iona will be his last stop.
Rick Pitino is back in college basketball as the head coach at Iona. He talked to ESPN's Jeff Borzello about his return.
Rick Pitino, who hasn't coached in college since he was fired from Louisville in 2017, called the Iona head-coaching job "the right fit."
Iona coach Tim Cluess, who went to six NCAA tournaments in his first nine seasons with the Gaels, is stepping down due to health concerns, the school announced Friday.
Aaron Estrada's jump shot with 0.9 seconds left served as the game winner as Saint Peter's beat feisty Iona 56-54 in the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on Wednesday night.
E.J. Crawford scored 25 points, tying his season high, and seventh-seeded Iona beat Canisius 70-60 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday night.
KC Ndefo had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, a career-high five steals and three blocks, Matthew Lee hit a 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, and Saint Peter's beat Iona 68-65 on Friday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Tyrese Williams scored 18 points, Rich Kelly added 17 and Quinnipiac held off Iona 69-68 on Wednesday night for its third straight win.
Marcus Hammond took a half-court pass, dribbled once and drilled a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer to pull Niagara even and force an overtime period the Purple Eagles dominated in a 100-91 win over Iona on Saturday.
Isaiah Washington registered a triple-double with 14 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Iona to an 86-65 win over Canisius on Thursday night.
Isaiah Ross hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left to lift Iona to a 70-69 win over Rider on Friday night. Stevie Jordan turned the ball over on the subsequent possession for the Broncs, as a steal by Isaiah Washington wrapped up the victory for the Gaels.
Elijah Burns hit the winning free throw with 2.3 seconds remaining and Siena defeated four-time defending conference champion Iona 65-64 on Wednesday night, pulling into a first-place tie with idle Saint Peter's.