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Friday, March 2, 2012
Machado named MAAC Player of Year
By Kieran Darcy
Iona point guard
has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's Player of the Year.
The 6-foot-1 senior from Queens leads the nation in assists, at 10.1 per game. He is also averaging 13.1 points and 5 rebounds per game.
Machado was joined on the All-MAAC first team by fellow senior
, who is averaging 18.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Off-guard
(16.2 ppg) made the All-MAAC second team.
The Gaels (24-6, 15-3 MAAC), the top seed in the MAAC tournament, will play their quarterfinal game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday against either Marist or St. Peter's.