Scores

Final

Niagara 47

(10-9, 3-4 MAAC)

Iona 64

(12-6, 4-3 MAAC)

    3:30 PM ET, January 16, 2010

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 26 2147
    IONA 40 2464

    Top Performers

    Niagara: R. Garrison 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Iona: S. Machado 12 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Iona 64, Niagara 47

    Associated Press

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Alejo Rodriguez and Scott Machado each scored 12 points and Iona beat Niagara 64-47 on Saturday for its third straight win.

    Milan Prodanovic added 11 points for the Gaels (12-6, 4-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who beat Niagara for the third time in their past four meetings.

    The Gaels grabbed their biggest lead at 33-14 on a jumper by Keon Williams with 5:42 to play in the first half. The lead never dipped below nine points the rest of the way.

    The Gaels shot 45.5 percent from the field (25-for-55) and got 31 points from their bench compared to 11 for Niagara.

    Niagara (10-9, 3-4) shot only 28 percent from the field (14-for-50), including making only 4 of 21 (19 percent) from 3-point range.

    Anthony Nelson led the Purple Eagles with 15 points and MAAC leading scorer Tyrone Lewis was held to 10 points, seven below his average.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    IONA
    Points 47 64
    FG Made-Attempted 14-50 (.280) 25-55 (.455)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 9-11 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 2, 2010 IONA 63, @NIAG 60Recap
    » Jan 16, 2010 @IONA 64, NIAG 47Recap
    Mar 6, 2010 NIAG 68, @IONA 64Recap