Iona vs Rider

Iona 75, Rider 62

  •  

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Sean Armand scored 22 points and Scott Machado had 16 points and nine assists to lead Iona to a 75-62 victory over Rider on Wednesday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

The victory, combined with a 72-54 loss by Loyola (Md.) to Marist, moved the Gaels (21-6, 13-3) into sole possession of first place in the conference.

The Broncs (11-17, 8-8) led 37-32 at halftime, but Iona took control with a 19-3 run at the start of the second half. Machado, the nation's assists leader, dished off on a tying 3-pointer by Armand and a 3 by Lamont Jones that gave the Gaels a 43-40 lead. Taaj Ridley finished the run with three straight baskets for a 51-40 lead with 12:05 left.

Ridley finished with 13 points and Jones and Mike Glover had 11 each for Iona.

Anthony Myles scored 21 points to pace Rider.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Iona (21-6) «324375
Rider (11-17)372562

Related Video

July 2, 2015
What's next for Coach K? (2:20)
July 2, 2015
Lamont Smith settling in at San Diego
(2:02)
June 30, 2015
John Calipari will stay at Kentucky
(2:03)
June 29, 2015
Gottlieb: Bo Ryan returning
(1:56)
 

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's White Florida Gators 2015 NCAA Women's Softball College World Series Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Florida Gators 2015 NCAA Women's Softball College World Series Back to Back Champions
Get the Locker Room Gear
Shop Now

Iona Gaels
M. Glover, F394-103-491211
T. Ridley, F215-93-462013
S. Machado, G385-142-249316
S. Armand, G377-141-372222
L. Jones, G375-140-022211
R. Dezouvre151-40-01212
K. Smyth80-00-02020
J. Jenkins30-00-01000
T. Fields10-00-00000
R. James10-00-00010
Totals 27-659-1334181375
 41.5%69.2% 
Rider Broncs
D. Stewart, F354-61-26029
B. Penn, F343-152-262110
J. Fortunat, C302-44-49038
A. Myles, G368-141-263221
J. Thompson, G353-72-246010
E. Mitchell120-21-20111
T. Pereira121-20-01103
D. Nd-Ezuma60-00-01000
Totals 21-5011-143413962
 42%78.6% 
MAAC
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
 
Other games
Nwstern 66 Final
Indiana 71
RUT 53 Final
ND 71
NC 73 Final
Miami-FL 64
MRST 75 Final
SE Mo St 66
MOST 58 Final
Wich St 73
Okla St 65 Final
Missouri 83
N Mexico 77 Final
SDSU 67
LMU 75 Final
STMA 60