Rick Pitino, Unranked Iona Upset No. 10 Alabama; 1st MAAC Team to Beat a Top 10 Team


by Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report— Hiring legendary coach Rick Pitino is paying big dividends on the court for Iona. The Gaels upset No. 10 Alabama 72-68 on Thursday, becoming the first

New York Post—Rick Pitino, Iona stun No. 10 Alabama. Nelly Joseph and Walter Clayton Jr. made key free throws in the final seconds to lift Iona over No. 10 Alabama 72-68

ESPN.com—Pitino, Iona make history with upset of Alabama. Iona became the first MAAC team to beat an AP Top-10 team after upsetting No. 10 Alabama on Thursday night.

ABC News—Self bests Pitino in 1st meeting, No. 4 Kansas tops Iona. No. 4 Kansas beat Iona 96-83 in the first meeting between Hall of Fame coaches Bill Self and Rick Pitino