Scores

Final

Niagara 92

(4-11, 1-3 MAAC)

Iona 118

(6-6, 3-0 MAAC)

    2:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 36 5692
    IONA 62 56118

    Top Performers

    Niagara: R. Snowden 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Iona: D. Laury 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Blk

    Iona can't miss in beating Niagara 118-92

    Associated Press

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Iona shot a blistering 65 percent from the field with Tre Bowman responsible for 23 points as the Gaels clobbered Niagara 118-92 on Saturday.

    Iona (6-6, 3-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) could hardly miss in the first half, shooting 75 percent from the field while making eight 3-pointers (8 of 12) and notching 21 assists. The Gaels took a commanding 62-35 lead into the locker room.

    Iona held Niagara's Antoine Mason-NCAA's DIV I scoring leader with 29.2Ppg-to just 10 first half points, while Bowman logged 18 points for Iona in the first period. Mason was able to finish with 22 points for Niagara (4-11, 1/3 MAAC).

    By the end of the game, Iona had set a new school record with 34 assists as they breezed to the buzzer leading by as much as 37 points at 7:28 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    IONA
    Points 92 118
    FG Made-Attempted 34-75 (.453) 40-62 (.645)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 14-26 (.538)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 24-35 (.686)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    Research Notes

    Iona had 34 assists in Saturday's 118-92 win over Niagara. It is the most assists by a Division I team against a Division I opponent since UNLV had 40 assists against Central Arkansas on Dec. 28, 2011.

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