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

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Iona vs. Niagara: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Iona 79
(19-13, 6-10 away)
Niagara 73
(19-13, 12-5 home)
Venue: MassMutal Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, March 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iona 39 40 79
Niagara 40 33 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iona D Laury 20 D Laury 17 L Jones 5
Niagara A Mason 21 T Cline 7 M Jordan 6

On Sunday, Mar. 10, Iona came out on top against Niagara 79-73 in the semifinals of the MAAC Tournament. With the win, the Gaels improve to 2-1 against Niagara this season. David Laury got a team-high 20 points and 17 rebounds for the Gaels, earning a double-double. Sean Armand had 13 points and added six rebounds. Marvin Jordan finished with 11 points and six assists for the Purple Eagles. Niagara (19-13) finished the regular season first in the MAAC with a 13-5 conference record. To get to the semifinals, Niagara got the best of Siena (74-62).

Iona Game Notes

  • The win over Niagara extended the Iona winning streak to four games.
  • Iona beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 15th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • Iona has won 92 percent of the time this season (11-1) when its three-point percentage has been 41.2 percent or better.
  • The Gaels have won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) after recording four or more blocks.
  • This season Iona has won 85 percent of the time (11-2) when Lamont Jones has five assists or more.
  • The Gaels have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past nine games.
  • This is the sixth win of the season where the Gaels came back after being down at halftime.
  • David Laury recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 14.
  • The top two scorers (David Laury and Lamont Jones) accounted for 46.8 percent of the points.
  • David Laury accounted for 37.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • David Laury has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 18 times in 32 games this season.
  • Sean Armand has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Lamont Jones has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • Taaj Ridley has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of David Laury's career.
  • David Laury has four straight double-digit point games.
  • David Laury recorded a double-double. It was the ninth of his career.

Niagara Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Antoine Mason and Ameen Tanksley) accounted for 47.9 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (T.J. Cline and Devon White) accounted for 40.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Antoine Mason has led the team in scoring 18 times in 32 games this season.
  • T.J. Cline has led the team in rebounding seven times in 32 games this season.
  • Juan`ya Green has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Antoine Mason's career.
  • Antoine Mason has three straight double-digit point games.
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+David Laury3620172123
ASean Armand401363011
ALamont Jones401735002
B+Taaj Ridley361660113
C+Tavon Sledge29732103
CTre Bowman11600001
CDaShawn Gomez6002100
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarvin Jordan401136000
AAmeen Tanksley281453100
AAntoine Mason392122112
B+Devon White12560001
BJuan`ya Green401114422
BT.J. Cline301171102
-Joe Thomas6010020
-Malcolm Lemmons5000000

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