Scores

Final

Marist 54

(3-9, 1-2 MAAC)

Iona 74

(4-8, 2-1 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 7, 2004

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    MRST 26 2854
    IONA 35 3974

    Iona 74, Marist 54

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- DeShaun Williams scored 25 points to lead Iona to a 74-54 victory over Marist on Wednesday night, snapping the Gaels' three-game losing streak.

    Steve Smith had 12 points and eight rebounds for Iona (4-8, 2-1 MAAC), while Steve Burtt had 12 points and Marvin McCullough had nine points, eight rebounds and seven assists.

    Kerry Parks had nine points for the Red Foxes (3-9, 1-2).

    Parks connected on his first four shots from the field as Marist took a 15-9 lead. But Iona went on a 19-6 run over the next 11 minutes and took a 35-26 halftime lead. The Gaels shot 54.2 percent from the field, while holding Marist to 37.9 percent in the half.

    The Gaels outscored the Red Foxes 19-4 over the first 6:38 of the second half, taking a 56-32 lead on a jumper by Anthony Bruin.

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