NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Scott Machado and Mike Glover had double-doubles as Iona cruised to an 87-62 win over Hofstra on Wednesday night.
Machado just missed a triple-double -- with 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds -- while Glover had 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Iona never trailed in the matchup between the two teams in the New York Metropolitan Area with the best winning percentage since 1995.
The Gaels took a 40-26 halftime lead and maintained at least a 14-point advantage by shooting 63.3 percent in the second half (19 of 30) to the Pride's 37.9 percent (11 of 29).
For the game, the Gaels outshot Hofstra 61.1 percent (33 of 54) to 37.5 percent (21 of 56) and outrebounded them 32-28.