Manhattan 36 34 70
Iona 30 48 78
Date of game: 1/6/2013

Recap: Iona vs. Manhattan

New Rochelle, NY (Sports Network) - Lamont Jones poured in 30 points to push the Iona Gaels to a 78-70 victory over the Manhattan Jaspers in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tilt at the Hynes Athletics Center.

Jones went 8-of-17 from the field and 10-of-10 at the free throw line to help the Gaels (9-6, 3-1 MAAC) to their third win in a row. Taaj Ridley added 14 points and seven rebounds while Tavon Sledge dealt out eight assists.

Emmy Andujar led Manhattan (4-10, 2-2) with 17 points. Rhamel Brown contributed 16 points, nine boards, and seven blocks for the Jaspers as they suffered their fifth setback in six outings.

Manhattan outscored the hosts, 9-1, in second chance points in the opening 20 minutes to build a 36-30 lead as the game progressed into the intermission. The Gaels made only 33.3 percent of their field goal attempts in the first half.

Iona heated up to knock down a red-hot 62.5 percent of its shots from the floor including a near perfect 8-of-9 from beyond the arc after the break. The Jaspers were unable to keep up despite hitting 13 of their 27 field goal tries. The contest was a two-possession game for the final 5:42 of play.

Manhattan outscored the hosts, 40-26, in points in the paint, but the Gaels tallied 10 makes from 3-point range to the Jaspers' five to come out on top.

Game Notes

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