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Marist 79, Iona 53

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jared Jordan scored 21 points and had seven assists to help Marist beat Iona 79-53 on Sunday.

Ryan Stilphen added 10 points for the Metro Atlantic-leading Red Foxes (19-7, 11-4 MAAC), who won their fourth in a row after losing three of four.

Milan Prodanovic, John Kelly and Justin Marshall each scored 10 points for the host Gaels (1-24, 1-14), who are tied for last in the 10-team MAAC.

Jordan, the NCAA Division I leader in assists, had 14 points and five assists in the first half as the Red Foxes hit seven 3-pointers to build a 42-25 lead at the break.

Marist extended the lead to 72-44 after Joe Keegan sank a free throw with 3:14 remaining.