Scores

Final

Denver 58

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Iona 65

(1-0, 1-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:15 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

1 2 T
DEN 17 4158
IONA 40 2565

Top Performers

Denver: C. Udofia 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Blk

Iona: S. Armand 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

Iona 65, Denver 58

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Lamont Jones scored 20 points and Sean Armand added 19 in Iona's 65-58 win over Denver on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Jones, who also dished seven assists, made 7 of 15 shot attempts -- including three 3-pointers. Jones was on the court all 40 minutes for the Gaels, who had six players see over 25 minutes of game action.

Iona led 13-6 with 11:29 left in the first half before Armand scored seven straight points for the Gaels, pushing their advantage to 20-6.

Iona increased its lead to 19, 36-17, behind a 3-pointer from Jones and entered halftime with a 40-17 lead.

Denver battled back in the second half, narrowing the gap to 59-53 with 4:44 left to play, but Jones converted another 3-pointer and made a layup on back-to-back possessions to expand Iona's lead to 11, 64-53.

Chris Udofia led Denver with 20 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEN
IONA
Points 58 65
FG Made-Attempted 21-45 (.467) 24-45 (.533)
3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 6-12 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 11-12 (.917)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 25

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