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

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Canisius vs. Iona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Canisius 85
(18-13, 7-10 away)
Iona 89
(18-13, 13-3 home)
Venue: MassMutal Center
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Canisius 37 48 85
Iona 42 47 89
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Canisius B Baron 24 C Manhertz 11 H Washington 5
Iona L Jones 33 D Laury 14 D Laury 4

Iona defeated Canisius 89-85 in the quarterfinals of the MAAC Tournament on Saturday, Mar. 9. With the win, the Gaels go to 2-1 against Canisius this season. The Gaels got the win with a game-high 33 points and six rebounds from Lamont Jones. David Laury got a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds. Billy Baron got a team-high 24 points and four assists for the Golden Griffins. Canisius (18-13) finished the regular season fourth in the MAAC with an 11-7 conference record.

Iona Game Notes

  • The win over Canisius extended the Iona winning streak to three games.
  • Iona beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • The Gaels have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Iona is 27-39 in close games.
  • Iona has won 81 percent of the time this season (13-3) when its field goal percentage has been 46.3 percent or better.
  • Iona has won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after committing eight or fewer turnovers.
  • The Gaels have won 76 percent of the time this season (16-5) after recording 12 or more assists.
  • Iona has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record 28 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Iona has won 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Sean Armand has 24 points or more.
  • The Gaels set a season high for free throws made (34).
  • The last time Iona recorded at least 34 free throws made was Feb 08, 2006 against Loyola (MD).
  • Iona set a season low for steals (two).
  • The Gaels have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past eight games.
  • Lamont Jones accounted for 37.0 percent of the team's points.
  • David Laury accounted for 37.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Lamont Jones has led the team in scoring in 23 out of 31 games this season.
  • David Laury has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 31 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Sean Armand's career.
  • David Laury recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • David Laury has three straight double-digit point games.
  • David Laury recorded a double-double. It was the eighth of his career.
  • This marks the 37th 20-point game of Lamont Jones's career.
  • Lamont Jones has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Lamont Jones had a career high with 14 free throws made.
  • Taaj Ridley has four straight double-digit point games.

Canisius Game Notes

  • The Golden Griffins have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Canisius is 22-27 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Billy Baron and Harold Washington) accounted for 48.2 percent of the points.
  • Chris Manhertz accounted for 39.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Billy Baron has led the team in scoring 14 times in 31 games this season.
  • Chris Manhertz has led the team in rebounding 19 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Billy Baron's career.
  • Billy Baron has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Harold Washington has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Harold Washington.
  • Chris Manhertz recorded the 22nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Chris Manhertz recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and ninth of his career.
CANI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Billy Baron392434100
AChris Manhertz3513112001
AH. Washington361725101
BAlshwan Hymes231111100
BJordan Heath241350002
CIsaac Sosa18511000
C-Josiah Heath13210000
-Freddy Asprilla7001000
-Reggie Groves5001002
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Lamont Jones323362102
A+David Laury3310144021
ATaaj Ridley311353100
ASean Armand372420002
CTre Bowman24630002
C-DaShawn Gomez10300000
C-Tavon Sledge24022001
-Curtis Dennis9001010

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