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12/28/2012 9:58 PM EST
Jones, Saint Joseph's snap skid against Iona 96-91
SAINT JOSEPHS 96, IONA 91
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carl Jones netted 32 points, including the
1,500th of his career, as Saint Joseph's snapped a two-game
losing streak and beat Iona 96-91 Friday night.
Jones entered with 1,499 points and became the 16th Hawk to
surpass the mark. Langston Galloway added 23 points and C.J.
Aiken had 22 with nine rebounds.
The 96 points were the most by Saint Joseph's (6-4) in a
regulation game since beating Massachusetts 98-92 on Jan. 9,
David Laury's dunk pulled Iona (6-6) within 90-88 with 37
seconds left. Saint Joseph's made four foul shots, then Iona's
Lamont Jones hit a 3-pointer to make it 94-91 with 17 seconds
After Aiken made two free throws, Jones missed a jumper with 10
seconds left to end the comeback try.
Jones, who entered fifth in the NCAA with 22.2 points per game,
had 25 points and Laury added 21 points with 14 boards.
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