Iona vs Siena

Siena 65, Iona 62

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - OD Anosike scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as Siena rallied to defeat Iona 65-62 Monday night after trailing by 18 points less than 5 minutes into the game.

Iona (15-5, 7-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led 20-2 with 15:27 remaining in the first half. Scott Machado scored 12 of his 16 points during that hot start.

The Saints (9-10, 4-5), who lost 95-59 to Iona on Jan. 3 at New York's Madison Square Garden, trailed 57-46 with 9:01 remaining. A 12-0 run, with five points each by Kyle Downey and Rob Poole, gave them their first lead, 58-57, with 4:22 to play.

The lead changed hands three more times before Downey's jumper put Siena ahead 63-62 with 51 seconds left.

Downey finished with 16 points and Poole 14, and Anosike's double-double was his 15th in a row.

Mike Glover had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Iona.

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Iona Gaels
M. Glover, F366-147-9121419
T. Ridley, F160-41-22001
L. Jones, G387-200-031014
K. Smyth, G341-70-02443
S. Machado, G254-76-693316
R. Dezouvre293-63-43119
S. Armand170-10-01120
J. Jenkins50-20-01000
Totals 21-6117-2134111462
 34.4%81% 
Siena Saints
O. Wignot, F372-70-05135
O. Anosike, F358-151-2151417
B. Walters, C101-30-04032
E. Hymes, G403-83-433211
K. Downey, G327-130-032316
R. Poole364-124-466214
M. Hopper100-10-00000
Totals 25-598-1037131765
 42.4%80% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317
 
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