Scores

Final

Vermont 84

(8-3, 3-2 away)

Iona 79

(7-5, 2-0 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, December 22, 2010

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    UVM 44 4084
    IONA 30 4979

    Top Performers

    Vermont: J. Accaoui 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    Iona: M. Glover 14 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Vermont 84, Iona 79

    Associated Press

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Joey Accaoui scored 23 points and Evan Fjeld had a double-double as Vermont held on for 84-79 win over Iona on Wednesday night.

    The Catamounts (8-3) led by as many as 21, 67-46, on Fjeld's layup with 10:42 left. But Iona (7-5) responded with a 20-3 run to bring it to 70-66 on Scott Machado's free throws with 5:10 remaining. Machado then pulled the Gaels within 1, 80-79, on a layup with 16 seconds left.

    However, Vermont would make all four of its free throws -- two each from Simeon Marsalis and Accaoui -- to seal it.

    Fjeld finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds and Brendan Bald added 17 points for Vermont.

    The Catamounts outrebounded Iona 48-38, including 13 by Brian Voelkel.

    Mike Glover had a double-double for the Gaels with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Machado finished with 17 points, Rashon Dwight added 12 and Sean Armand and Kyle Smyth had 11 each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UVM
    IONA
    Points 84 79
    FG Made-Attempted 27-63 (.429) 27-66 (.409)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-32 (.656) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 1

    2010-11 Season

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