Iona vs Siena

Iona 66, Siena 62

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Lamont Jones scored 19 points, hitting 10 of 11 free throws, as Iona rallied to defeat Siena 66-62 Friday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play.

The Gaels (8-6, 2-1), who trailed 38-28 early in the second half, were still behind by nine with 9:14 left before rattling off 11 straight points to lead 51-49. Sean Armand's 3-pointer started the run, then Jones scored five straight points and Armand capped it with another trey.

The lead changed eight more times, with Iona scoring six straight points to lead 63-58 with 21 seconds left.

The Saints (2-12, 0-3) closed the gap to three twice, but got no closer, with the Gaels making 3 of 4 free throws.

Armand added 14 points, David Laury 12 and A.J. English 11 for Iona.

O.D. Anosike had 19 points and 15 rebounds, while Rob Poole added 18 points for Siena, which has lost 10 straight.

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Iona Gaels
D. Laury, F356-100-192412
T. Ridley, F211-44-44016
S. Armand, G395-140-043314
L. Jones, G374-1310-1145019
T. Sledge, G170-20-02020
A. English314-91-232311
N. Moikobu100-30-03000
T. Bowman52-30-01014
D. Gomez30-00-00010
C. Dennis20-00-00000
Totals 22-5815-1833121566
 37.9%83.3% 
Siena Saints
O. Anosike, F408-113-5151319
I. Silas, C223-41-24037
E. Hymes, G391-82-22734
R. Poole, G396-172-281218
R. Brookins, G383-120-00037
B. Bisping122-41-26205
D. Martens51-20-01002
R. Oliver40-00-00020
R. Audu10-00-00010
Totals 24-589-1337111762
 41.4%69.2% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276