Rider vs. Iona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Rider vs. Iona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Rider 71
(13-13, 6-8 away)
Iona 78
(15-10, 10-3 home)
Venue: Hynes Athletic Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rider 31 40 71
Iona 38 40 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rider J Thompson 26 D Stewart 5 J Thompson 5
Iona L Jones 32 L Jones 6 T Sledge 5

Iona came out on top against Rider 78-71 in MAAC play on Saturday, February 9th. The Gaels tie the season series against Rider at 1-1 with the win. The Gaels got the win with a game-high 32 points and six rebounds from Lamont Jones. Sean Armand had 24 points and added three rebounds. Jonathon Thompson got a career-high 26 points and five assists for the Broncs. Iona (15-10, 9-5 MAAC) travels to Manhattan (8-15, 6-7 MAAC) on Friday, February 15th.

Iona Game Notes

  • Iona started 15-10 during the 2010, 2002, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • Iona has won every game this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0 percent or better.
  • Iona has won 86 percent of the time this season (6-1) after committing nine or fewer turnovers.
  • Iona has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 27 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Iona has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Sean Armand has 24 points or more and 80 percent of the time (8-2) when Tavon Sledge has five assists or more.
  • Iona set a season low for blocks (one).
  • The Gaels have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--Iona has a 11.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Lamont Jones accounted for 41.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Lamont Jones has led the team in scoring in 17 out of 25 games this season.
  • David Laury has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 25 games this season.
  • This marks the 33rd 20-point game of Lamont Jones's career.
  • Lamont Jones has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Sean Armand's career.

Rider Game Notes

  • Anthony Myles recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • Jonathon Thompson accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Jonathon Thompson has led the team in scoring five times in 26 games this season.
  • Danny Stewart has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 26 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Jonathon Thompson's career.
  • Jonathon Thompson has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Jonathon Thompson set career highs with 26 points and nine field goals made.
  • Anthony Myles set a career high with four three-pointers.
RIDER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+J. Thompson382635012
ADanny Stewart33853230
AAnthony Myles371932011
BDera Nd-Ezuma12421010
BKhalil Alford12610010
CShawn Valentine9021021
D+N. Lindsey24611003
D+Junior Fortunat12030001
DZedric Sadler25220013
-Tommy Pereira7001000
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Lamont Jones393263004
ASean Armand362431002
B+Tavon Sledge31435200
BTaaj Ridley32651010
C+Tre Bowman20630101
C+David Laury29462101
D+N. Moikubo13210001

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