Quinnipiac vs Iona

Iona moves to 1st in MAAC, beats Quinnipiac 95-73


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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Sean Armand led the way Friday night with 23 points as Iona beat Quinnipiac 95-73 and avenged a loss to the Bobcats on Jan. 6 in Hamden.

A.J. English and Tre Bowman each scored 20 points while Mike Poole and David Laury each added 10 for Iona (10-8, 7-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). The victory put Iona in a three-way tie for first place in the MAAC with Canisius and Manhattan.

The Gaels jumped ahead 25-12, went into halftime with a 35-26 advantage and led wire-to-wire. Iona used a 10-0 run to go ahead 57-37 with 12:18 to play and led by no fewer than 16 from there.

Ike Azotam had 18 points and 16 rebounds for Quinnipiac (11-7, 6-3).

Despite Azotam's effort on the boards, Iona held a 45-37 edge on the glass which broke Quinnipiac's 49-game streak of out-rebounding opponents - which had been the nation's longest.

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MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth8-216-557
St. Peters7-311-9182
Iona6-413-8105
Siena6-49-12163
Canisius5-512-9116
Rider5-512-9197
Quinnipiac5-58-12219
Niagara4-67-14296
Fairfield3-68-10192
Marist3-66-14242
Manhattan2-87-14252