Team preview: Iona

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2003, 3:19 PM ET
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Two straight years away from the NCAA Tournament is two too many for Iona coach Jeff Ruland.

"I've got high expectations," said Ruland, who led his alma mater to the Big Dance in 2000 and '01. "It's been a while since we've cut down the nets. That's our focus."