2013-14 Preview: Iona Gaels
Gaels expected to earn third consecutive NCAA tournament berth
2012-13: 20-14 (11-7 MAAC)
In-conference offense: 1.13 points per possession (1st)
In-conference defense: 1.05 points per possession (7th)
Iona and head coach Tim Cluess enter the 2013-14 season with only one objective: Make the NCAA tournament for the third straight season. Cluess has built something special in New Rochelle. While the Gaels finished just 11-7 during the regular season, they stormed back to take the tournament title and advance to the field of 68.
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