Scores

Final

Iona 66

(8-6, 2-1 MAAC)

Siena 62

(2-12, 0-3 MAAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, January 4, 2013

    1 2 T
    IONA 24 4266
    SIE 29 3362

    Top Performers

    Iona: L. Jones 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Siena: O. Anosike 19 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Iona 66, Siena 62

    Associated Press

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IONA
    SIE
    Points 66 62
    FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 9-13 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 4, 2013 IONA 66, @SIE 62Recap
    Mar 3, 2013 @IONA 80, SIE 61Recap

    Research Notes

    O.D. Anosike recorded his 11th double-double of the season, with 19 points and 15 rebounds in Siena's loss to Iona Friday. The 11 double-doubles are the most in NCAA Division I this season.

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