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BASKETBALL GAMEDAY PREVIEW: IONA COMES TO TOWN FRIDAY ON ESPNU

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: January 05, 2017
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Monmouth Hawks (10-5, 2-2 MAAC) vs. Iona Gaels (9-6, 2-2 MAAC)
Friday, January 6, 2017 | 7:00pm ET
OceanFirst Bank Center, West Long Branch, NJ

MEDIA INFORMATION

TV
ESPNU/WatchESPN
Play-by-Play: Doug Sherman
Analyst: Julianne Viani

AUDIO
Monmouth Digital Network, MonmouthHawks.com
Play-by-Play: Eddy Occhipinti
Analyst: Steve Bazaz

SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook: Monmouth Basketball
Twitter: @MonmouthBBall
Instagram: @MonmouthMensBBall
YouTube: Monmouth Hawks
Snapchat: MUHawks
Monmouth.StatBroadcast.com

OPENING TIP
A rematch of last year’s MAAC Tournament Finals, Monmouth and Iona square off in a key early-season MAAC contest. The Hawks have dropped three straight for the first time since 2014, while Iona has dropped three of four, with both teams standing at an even 2-2 in league play. The teams split the regular season contests a season ago.

ALL-TIME SERIES
Iona leads the all-time series 8-2, with the teams splitting the regular season meetings each of the past two seasons.

UP NEXT
Monmouth takes on Marist on Sunday afternoon at the OceanFirst Bank Center. Tip is slated for 2:00 p.m. on ESPN3.

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