Iona 66
Siena 29 33 62
Date of game: 1/4/2013

Recap: Siena vs. Iona

Albany, NY (Sports Network) - Lamont Jones knocked down 10-of-11 shots at the free-throw line, finishing with 19 points, as the Iona Gaels captured a 66-62 win over the Siena Saints in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play at the Times Union Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Gaels (8-6, 2-1 MAAC), as they won their second straight and the third in the last four outings, were Sean Armand with 14 points, David Laury 12, to go along with a team-best nine rebounds, followed by A.J. English with 11 points off the bench.

The Saints (2-12, 0-3) were paced by O.D. Anosike who registered yet another double-double with 19 points and a game-high 15 boards, but still the squad suffered a 10th consecutive setback. Rob Poole accounted for 18 points and eight boards for the hosts.

Both teams shot about 40 percent from the floor in the first half, but Siena was able to open with a 6-0 run before having to battle back to a 29-24 lead at the break.

In the second half the lead reached double digits for the Saints several times, but down the stretch it was a series of free throws by Jones, English and Taaj Ridley that secured the four-point win for the visitors.

In a game that featured three ties and 13 lead changes, Iona picked up the win despite shooting only 37.9 percent from the floor.

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