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Iona Men Notch Another NCAA Appearance

The Iona College men’s basketball team is participating in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament for a second consecutive year after beating Siena, 87-86, in overtime for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament crown in Albany March 6.

The conference tournament championship earned the Gaels (22-12) the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and a trip to Sacramento, Calif., as a 14th seed to face third-seeded Oregon (29-5) in the opening round at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 17. TBS is scheduled to televise the game.

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