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Jones scores 16 points, Iona defeats Siena 80-61
IONA 80, SIENA 61
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Lamont Jones scored 16 points as Iona
wrapped up its regular season on a two-game winning streak,
defeating Siena 80-61 Sunday in Metro Atlantic Athletic
Jones hit 7 of 17 from the field as the Gaels (17-13, 11-7) shot
50 percent (33 of 66), including 8 of 23 from 3-point range.
Taaj Ridley added 14 points and nine rebounds, while David Laury
had 13 points and Sean Armand 11.
Iona had 25 assists to just 10 turnovers, while Siena had 14
helpers and 20 giveaways.
O.D. Anosike led Siena (7-23, 4-14) with 17 points. The Saints
have lost 19 of their past 21 road MAAC games.
With the win, Iona earned the fourth seed in the MAAC tournament
and will face fifth-seeded Canisius at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Siena will be the ninth seed and face eighth-seeded Marist on in
the first round Friday at 7:30 p.m.
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