HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Rick Pitino received his first faculty basketball recreation in additional than three years on Saturday when Iona defeated Hofstra 82-74.
Pitino took over at Iona in March after not having coached in faculty since being fired from Louisville in October 2017.
Guard Isaiah Ross helped energy the Gaels’ victory Saturday, scoring a career-high 33 factors.
Iona misplaced its season opener to Seton Corridor 86-64.
The Related Press contributed to this report.