Iona 28, Duquesne 23

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Dave Samuels ran 58 yards for a touchdown and caught a 71-yard touchdown pass to help Iona beat Duquesne 28-23 on Saturday.

Samuels carried 23 times for 193 yards and also had three receptions for another 103 yards for the Gaels (6-2, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Nick Rosetti connected on 13 of 31 passes for 210 yards.

Kevin Rombach threw three touchdown passes for the Dukes (5-3, 1-1), two of them to Mike Rasky for 4r and 6 yards. Rombach finished 23 for 47 for 275 yards with one interception.

Iona jumped up to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

Rosetti fired a 14-yard TD pass to Gerard Finegan at 10:01 and Samuels broke loose for his 58-yard touchdown at 8:03.