Canisius 49 38 87
Iona 47 50 97
Date of game: 1/13/2013

Recap: Iona vs. Canisius

New Rochelle, NY (Sports Network) - Sean Armand matched a career-high with 32 points as the Iona Gaels ran past the Canisius Golden Griffins, 97-87, in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at the Hynes Athletic Center.

Armand shot 11-of-18 from the field, including 9-of-15 from 3-point range, for Iona (11-6, 5-1 MAAC), which has won five straight. Tre Bowman also tallied a career-high with 24 points off the bench, while David Laury and A.J. English netted 13 and 10 points, respectively.

For Canisius, Harold Washington scored 26 points and Billy Baron recorded a double-double with 20 points and 11 assists. Jordan Heath chipped in 13 points, and Chris Manhertz ripped down 14 rebounds in the setback.

Canisius outshot Iona from the field in a high-scoring first half, 52.9 percent to 45 percent, as it took a 49-47 lead into intermission.

The Gaels' field goal shooting improved to a lofty 68 percent after the break, including 10-of-13 from 3-point range, to pull away in the second half.

Iona took full advantage of 14 Canisius turnovers, turning those miscues into 28 points.

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