Iona vs Niagara

Iona 98, Niagara 62

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NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) - Mike Glover had 27 points, leading four Iona players in double-figure scoring as the Gaels routed Niagara 98-62 on Sunday for their third straight win against the Purple Eagles.

Lamont Jones added 20 points, Taaj Ridley 12 and Sean Armand 10 for the Gaels (6-1, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have beaten Niagara in five of their last six meetings overall.

Iona has won six straight since dropping its season opener against Purdue 91-90 in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Glover started the game's scoring with a pair of free throws, Ridley hit a jumper and Jones knocked down a 3 to put Iona up 7-0 early in the contest.

The Gaels led the entire way, ahead by 22 points at the break and outscoring Niagara 54-40 in the second half.

Scott Machado chipped in 12 assists for Iona.

Juan'ya Green led the Purple Eagles (3-5, 0-2) with 25 points.

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Iona Gaels
M. Glover, F297-1113-1661227
T. Ridley, F285-52-350312
S. Machado, G342-42-271217
L. Jones, G236-104-611220
K. Smyth, G201-43-32126
J. Jenkins191-50-05203
S. Armand114-40-012210
R. James112-21-32115
R. Dezouvre101-12-24114
N. Moikubo71-10-00102
T. Fields40-10-01310
J. Gomez41-10-00012
Totals 31-4927-3539251698
 63.3%77.1% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F232-31-32035
A. Mason, G375-152-442012
J. Green, G369-203-435025
M. Jordan, G362-112-23247
A. Tanksley, G283-110-06148
J. Thomas131-10-03152
S. Jones120-23-41023
A. Langford100-00-02140
P. Kowalski50-00-00010
Totals 22-6311-1725122362
 34.9%64.7% 
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Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318
 
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