Scores

Final

Rider 61

(15-7, 7-3 MAAC)

Iona 59

(13-8, 7-3 MAAC)

7:30 PM ET, January 27, 2011

Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

1 2 T
RID 23 3861
IONA 29 3059

Top Performers

Rider: N. Gadson 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Iona: K. Smyth 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

Rider 61, Iona 59

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Danny Stewart added 13 and 11 rebounds to lead Rider to a 61-59 win over Iona on Thursday night.

The Broncs (15-7, 7-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) trailed 32-25 less than two minutes into the second half, but a 7-0 run spurt tied it at 32 with 16:47 left to play as the team's traded leads nine times the rest of the way.

A layup by Mike Glover gave the Gaels (13-8, 7-3) their final lead of the game, 55-54, with 3:12 remaining.

Novar Gadson gave Rider a 56-55 lead on a layup with 1:55 to go. Robinson, who scored 18 points in the second half, hit a jumper with 16 seconds on the clock to push the lead to 59-55.

Kyle Smyth scored 17, Jermel Jenkins added 15 and Scott Machado 12 for Iona, which has lost two straight after a five-game winning streak.

Gadson finished with 15 points and Mike Ringgold added 10 for Rider.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RID
IONA
Points 61 59
FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 22-61 (.361)
3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 7-28 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 8-14 (.571)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 10

2010-11 Season

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Jan 14, 2011 IONA 100, @RID 96Recap
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