Manhattan, Iona to battle for NCAA Tournament spot

For the third year in a row, college basketball rivals Manhattan College and Iona College will battle tonight for a spot in the NCAA Tournament.



Head coach Steve Masiello says this is a very proud moment for him and the staff, but adds that it says a lot about the players and how talented they are.



Masiello says these are the moments to enjoy. "Two of the more prized programs in the conference, competing for a championship for the third year in a row."



The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship game starts at 9 p.m.


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