Will Iona or Monmouth Walk Away with the MAAC Championship?
Unfortunately for Siena Saints fans, the program will not play for a chance to go to the NCAA tournament tonight. After defeating Rider on Saturday night, the Saints lost to top seeded Iona 73-57. Tonight's match up feature Iona taking on sixth seeded Monmouth. The Hawks defeated second seeded Canisius 73-59.
After starting the season 0-12, Monmouth found their winning ways in the conference schedule. The Hawks are seeking to become the first team since the 2002 Siena Saints to win four games to win a MAAC title. A win tonight would be the first MAAC championship in the program's history.
A win for Iona tonight would mark the first time in conference history a men's program won the conference tournament four years in a row. During the run of seven title game appearances, the Gaels are 18-2 in the MAAC Championship with the only losses coming in 2014 and 2015 in the title game.
Tip off at the Times Union Center is set for 9pm. What team do you believe wins tonight's championship? Plus what seed will tonight's winner get in the NCAA tournament? Let us know below.