ALBANY – Iona became the thorn in Monmouth’s side on Monday night, as they became the first team this season to beat the Hawks twice.
Senior A.J. English led the Gaels with 20 points to take the MAAC Tournament MVP honors. Je’Lon Hornbeak led the Hawks with 21 points, but the combination of Justin Robinson and Micah Seaborn combined to shoot five for 16 from the field in the loss at the Times Union Center.
Here is a photo gallery from the game as Iona heads to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2013.. Make sure to follow Big Apple Buckets on Facebook for more photos.
Vincent Simone covers the MAAC, Hofstra, and more for Big Apple Buckets. You can follow him on Twitter @VTSimone.