Scores

Final

Liberty 69

(1-10, 0-5 away)

Iona 87

(5-4, 1-1 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

1 2 T
LIB 37 3269
IONA 43 4487

Top Performers

Liberty: J. Coronado 11 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Blk

Iona: L. Jones 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Iona 87, Liberty 69

Associated Press

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Lamont Jones scored 24 points and Sean Armand added 23 as Iona defeated Liberty 87-69 Tuesday night.

The Gaels (5-4) had two others in double figures, with A.J. English scoring 17 points and Tre Bowman 13. They also rained 3-pointers on Liberty (1-10) throughout the night.

Iona made 18 of 41 attempts from beyond the arc, while Liberty was 7 for 20 on treys. All but two of Armand's 23 points came on 3-point baskets as he hit 7 of 14 shots from long range. Jones made 9 of 13 shots overall, including 3 of 6 3-point attempts. Bowman added two more treys.

Leading 43-37 at the break, Iona opened the second half with a 21-8 run for a 64-45 lead. At one point, Jones scored 11 straight Iona points and the Gaels never trailed after.

John Caleb Sanders led Liberty with 16 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIB
IONA
Points 69 87
FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 29-65 (.446)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 18-41 (.439)
FT Made-Attempted 16-28 (.571) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 22

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