New Rochelle, NY (Sports Network) - Lamont Jones led five teammates in double
figures with 16 points as the Iona Gaels brought down the Siena Saints at the
Hynes Athletics Center, 80-61, in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
regular season finale.
Taaj Ridley and Curtis Dennis each had 14 points for Iona (17-13, 11-7 MAAC),
which closed out the regular season with back-to-back wins. David Laury
tallied 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals for the hosts,
while Sean Armand chipped in 11 points.
For Siena (7-23, 4-14), O.D. Anosike logged 17 points and eight rebounds,
Davis Martens put up a double-double of 13 points and 10 boards off the bench
and Evan Hymes netted 10 points. The Bulldogs have lost seven of eight.
Iona shot 45.7 percent from the field in the first half while holding Siena to
less than 27 percent shooting, as it took a 38-21 lead into intermission.
The Gaels actually improved upon their field goal efficiency in the second
half (.548) as they cruised to victory.
Iona forced 20 turnovers while committing only 10 miscues themselves.
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