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

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Iona vs. Manhattan: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Iona 73
(15-11, 5-8 away)
Manhattan 74
(10-15, 6-4 home)
Venue: Draddy Gymnasium
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iona 33 25 73
Manhattan 31 27 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iona L Jones 17 T Ridley 16 D Gomez 5
Manhattan R Brown 21 R Brown 17 E Andujar 5

Iona lost a close one to Manhattan 74-73 in double overtime on Friday, Feb. 15. With the loss, the Gaels even the season series against Manhattan at 1-1. Taaj Ridley earned a double-double for the Gaels including 12 points and 16 rebounds. Sean Armand also had a solid game, scoring 16 points and adding six rebounds. Rhamel Brown got a double-double for the Jaspers on a game-high 21 points and 17 rebounds. Next up for Iona (15-11, 9-6 MAAC) is Fairfield (16-11, 8-7 MAAC) on Monday, Feb. 18 on the road.

Iona Game Notes

  • Iona has played in five overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Gaels have played in 15 overtime games with a record of 7-8.
  • The Gaels have been unlucky nine times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Iona is 25-37 in close games.
  • The Gaels have lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after having a field goal percentage of 38.5 percent or worse.
  • Iona has lost 75 percent of the time this season (2-6) after recording 11 or fewer assists.
  • This is the seventh loss of the season where the Gaels opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Lamont Jones and David Laury) accounted for 45.2 percent of the points.
  • Taaj Ridley accounted for 47.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Lamont Jones has led the team in scoring in 18 out of 26 games this season.
  • Taaj Ridley has led the team in rebounding in six out of 26 games this season.
  • Lamont Jones has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Lamont Jones.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Sean Armand.
  • Taaj Ridley recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Taaj Ridley recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and fourth of his career.
  • Taaj Ridley had career highs with 16 rebounds, five offensive rebounds, and 11 defensive rebounds.

Manhattan Game Notes

  • The Jaspers won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Manhattan is 23-33 in close games.
  • Rhamel Brown recorded a team season high in rebounds with 17 and offensive rebounds with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Rhamel Brown and Emmy Andujar) accounted for 48.6 percent of the points.
  • Rhamel Brown accounted for 34.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Rhamel Brown has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 15 times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Rhamel Brown's career.
  • Rhamel Brown recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and 12th of his career.
  • Rhamel Brown set career highs with nine field goals made, 17 rebounds, 10 offensive rebounds, and seven blocks.
  • Emmy Andujar set a career high with seven field goals made.
  • Donovan Kates has four straight double-digit point games.
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATaaj Ridley4212161101
ASean Armand491662412
BDavid Laury371650023
BDaShawn Gomez35815202
B-Lamont Jones501711103
C-N. Moikubo8211000
DTavon Sledge19011101
-Curtis Dennis10200000
MAN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Rhamel Brown4221170072
AEmmy Andujar411555103
B+Shane Richards361541102
C+R. Colonette17061011
CDonovan Kates281040003
CM. Alvarado41722003
C-Mohamed Koita8020100
C-RaShawn Stores32601002
-CJ Jones5000001

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