BASKETBALL GAMEDAY PREVIEW: IONA COMES TO TOWN FRIDAY ON ESPNU
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
Play-by-Play: Doug Sherman
Analyst: Julianne Viani
Monmouth Digital Network, MonmouthHawks.com
Play-by-Play: Eddy Occhipinti
Analyst: Steve Bazaz
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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.
Iona leads the all-time series 8-2, with the teams splitting the regular season meetings each of the past two seasons.
Monmouth takes on Marist on Sunday afternoon at the OceanFirst Bank Center. Tip is slated for 2:00 p.m. on ESPN3.