Scores

Final

Canisius 85

(12-6, 6-1 MAAC)

Iona 83

(8-8, 5-2 MAAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, January 17, 2014

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    CAN 50 3585
    IONA 39 4483

    Top Performers

    Canisius: B. Baron 29 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

    Iona: S. Armand 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Baron's 29 lead Canisius to 85-83 win over Iona

    Associated Press

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Billy Baron scored 29 points and Canisius squandered a 20-point lead on Friday night, but battled past Iona 85-83.

    Iona had the ball with 18 seconds left and the scored tied at 83 when Baron intercepted a careless pass over the middle, drove the length of the court and drew a foul on his attempted layup.

    Baron made both free throws, and Sean Armand missed a last-second attempt to win the game for Iona with a 3-pointer.

    Baron also had eight assists and eclipsed 1,000 points during his Canisius career.

    Canisius (12-6, 6-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) built its biggest lead at 61-41 before Iona rattled off 11 straight points. The Griffins built their lead back to 15, and then Iona went on an 18-0 run to go in front 74-71.

    Armand led Iona (8-8, 5-2) with 19 points with A.J. English and Isaiah Williams adding 18 and 17, respectively.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAN
    IONA
    Points 85 83
    FG Made-Attempted 32-62 (.516) 32-66 (.485)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 12-31 (.387)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 7-10 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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