Iona vs. Niagara: Recap and Stats

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Iona vs. Niagara: Recap and Stats
Iona 90
(14-8, 5-6 away)
Niagara 93
(14-8, 9-1 home)
Venue: Gallagher Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iona 41 40 90
Niagara 38 43 93
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iona D Laury 24 D Laury 16 S Armand 7
Niagara A Mason 30 A Tanksley 11 J Green 8

Iona forced only six turnovers and let one slip to Niagara 93-90 in overtime on Thursday, January 31st. With the loss, the Gaels tie the season series against Niagara at 1-1. David Laury earned a double-double in the Gaels loss with a season-high 24 points and 16 rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk). Lamont Jones picked up his fifth straight game with 20 points or more, scoring 23 points in 43 minutes. Lamont Jones also had a good outing, scoring 23 points and adding eight rebounds. Juan`ya Green got 26 points and eight assists (5 Reb 3 Stl) for the Purple Eagles. Iona (14-8, 8-3 MAAC) gets Canisius (14-8, 7-4 MAAC) on the road on Saturday, February 2nd.

Iona Game Notes

  • Iona has played in 3 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Gaels have played in 13 overtime games with a record of 7-6.
  • The Gaels have been unlucky 6 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Iona has lost 34 close games.
  • The Gaels have lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after having a three-point percentage of 30.4% or worse.
  • Iona has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after committing 17 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 93 or more total points this season, Iona has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 33 or more field goals made this season, Iona has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 42 or more rebounds this season, Iona has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • The Gaels set a season high for blocks.
  • The Gaels have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 4th loss of the season where the Gaels opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (David Laury and Lamont Jones) accounted for 52.2% of the points.
  • David Laury accounted for 34.7% of the team's rebounds.
  • David Laury has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 31st 20-point game of Lamont Jones's career.
  • Lamont Jones has 5 straight 20+ point games.
  • Lamont Jones had a career high with 8 rebounds.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of David Laury's career.
  • David Laury has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • David Laury has grabbed double-digit rebounds in 4 straight games.
  • David Laury recorded a double-double. It was the 6th of his career.
  • Sean Armand has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tre Bowman has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Niagara Game Notes

  • The Purple Eagles won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Niagara has lost 25 close games.
  • Antoine Mason recorded a team season high in field goals made with 13 and field goals attempted with 28.
  • Antoine Mason accounted for 32.2% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ameen Tanksley and Devon White) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Antoine Mason has led the team in scoring 13 times in 22 games this season.
  • Ameen Tanksley has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 16th 20-point game of Antoine Mason's career.
  • Antoine Mason has 22 straight double-digit point games.
  • Antoine Mason set career highs with 30 points and 13 field goals made.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Juan`ya Green's career.
  • Ameen Tanksley recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Ameen Tanksley.
  • Ameen Tanksley recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 7th of his career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for T.J. Cline.
  • Devon White recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Devon White set a career high with 5 offensive rebounds.
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+David Laury4124163034
ALamont Jones432382108
ASean Armand411157203
B+Tre Bowman351161010
BCurtis Dennis221120020
CTavon Sledge28803001
CTaaj Ridley13230000
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Juan`ya Green432658301
AAmeen Tanksley3615111200
AAntoine Mason443051003
B+T.J. Cline241123200
B+Devon White222100200
BMarvin Jordan34932000
DTahjere McCall13030002
-Malcolm Lemmons9010000

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