Iona Basketball Schedule: 2008-09

November 21st, 2008
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Schedule (key games in bold)


November 14th Hampton 

2008 USVI Paradise Jam (tough opener with Badgers will test interior strength)

21st Wisconsin 

23rd Valparaiso / San Diego 

24th TBA 

29th Robert Morris 

December 5th @ Marist (conference opener at rebuilding Marist)

7th @ Fairfield (Gaels should find out how good they can be in visit to Fairfield)

10th @ LIU 

14th St. Francis (PA) 

18th @ Western Michigan (the first of four straight road games is a winnable one)

20th @ Ohio State 

23rd @ Hofstra (not a home game, but the Gaels won't play this close to Hynes until New Year's Day)

27th @ USF

January 1st Rider

4th Fairfield

9th Canisius (with their next five games away from home, the Gaels need to win this one)

11th @ Rider

15th @ Niagara (the Purple Eagles another team expected to contend in the top half of the MAAC)

17th @ Canisius

24th vs. Manhattan (at MSG) (rivalry game takes over the Garden)

26th @ Siena

31st Saint Peter's

February 2nd Niagara

7th Marist 

9th @ Manhattan

13th @ Loyola (first meeting with a Greyhound team that should also be in the middle of the MAAC standings)

16th Siena

21st O'Reilly/ESPU BracketBusters (Gaels hit the road after hosting a game last season)

27th @ Saint Peter's

March 1st Loyola

6th-9th MAAC Tournament (Albany, NY)