How did this happen? According to the Daily News, “Iona felt its chances for an NCAA Tournament bid were so remote that coaches and players dined at separate restaurants to watch the NCAA Selection Show Sunday evening.
Now the Gaels (25-7), only the second at-large team ever picked from the MAAC in the conference’s 31-year history, are getting set to take on BYU (25-8) in an NCAA first-round game in Dayton Tuesday night, with the winner getting No. 3 Marquette in Louisville Thursday night in the round of 64.”
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