ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zach Lewis had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 4 seed Iona to a 72-60 victory over fifth-seeded Manhattan on Saturday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
No. 4 Iona (18-13) will play ninth-seeded Saint Peter's (14-17) in a Sunday semifinal.
Schadrac Casimir added 18 points for the Gaels. Deyshonee Much chipped in seven points and reached 1,000 for his career.
Griffin, McGill help Iona outlast Quinnipiac, 87-82, in 2OT
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Roland Griffin scored 18 of 20 points after halftime and finished with nine rebounds, Rickey McGill had 17 points, seven rebounds and eight assists and Iona beat Quinnipiac 87-82 in double overtime on Friday night.
Schadrac Casimir added 14 points and Deyshonee Much scored 11 for Iona (14-9, 8-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
Reese helps Canisius get sweep of co-MAAC leader Iona, 84-82
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Isaiah Reese scored 21 points but more importantly milked five critical seconds off the clock in the closing seconds and Canisius edged Iona 84-82 on Sunday in a showdown of Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference co-leaders.
Iona shoot 57 percent from arc in 91-64 victory over Rider
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Schadrac Casimir scored 15 points, Deyshonee Much 14 and Iona shot 57 percent from the arc in beating Rider 91-64 on Sunday.
The Gaels (11-7, 5-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) made 16 of 28 3-point tries with Much and Jan Svandrlik, who scored 12 points, sinking four each. Rickey McGill added 13 points and nine assists and E.J. Crawford 10 for Iona, which shot 58 percent and won its fourth straight.
Iona pulls away late to earn a 71-69 win over rival Siena
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Schadrac Casimir scored 17points, including a key layup that pushed the lead to six points with just under two minutes remaining, and Iona knocked off Siena 71-69 in a Metro Atlantic battle of long-time rivals Thursday.
The game was the 111th meeting between the schools. Iona won for the 15th time in the last 18 games.
Deyshonee Much had a tip-on with 3:51 left to put Iona in the lead and knocked down a 3 to extend it to 67-62.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Tyler Nelson scored a team-high 16 points while Ferron Flavors Jr. added 13 points, but the Fairfield University men’s basketball team fell to Iona College 84-65 Sunday.
Much scores career-high 32 in Iona’s 84-65 win
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Deyshonee Much scored a career-high 32 points to lead Iona to an 84-65 victory over Fairfield on Sunday.
Much sank a season-high six 3-pointers on 10 attempts, made all eight of his free throws and contributed seven assists and six rebounds.
Leading 67-60, Iona (9-7, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) finished the final six minutes on 17-5 run with eight points from Much.
Iona holds off Niagara 98-93 in overtime in MAAC opener
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — E.J. Crawford converted a 3-point play with about two minutes left in overtime and Iona closed with 10 straight free throws to hold off a challenge from Niagara 98-93 on Friday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener.
Two-time defending champion Iona (7-6) was picked to top the MAAC again this year, but had a battle with Niagara (7-7) in a game that saw 12 ties and 13 lead changes.
Crawford, Much career nights spark Iona over Yale 83-67.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — E.J. Crawford poured in 24 points and Deyshonee Much added 19 — a career-high for Crawford and season best for Much — and combined to hit seven of Iona's 11 3-pointers as the Gaels broke away from Yale 83-67 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak to four games.
Tyus Battle’s career high leads Syracuse over Iona
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It took a while for Syracuse's leading man to get going, but when he did there was no stopping him.
Tyus Battle scored a career-high 28 points, including 23 in the second half, two other Syracuse players scored in double figures and the Orange held off Iona 71-62 on Tuesday.
Frank Howard had 15 points and Oshae Brissett chipped in with 12 for Syracuse (2-0). Paschal Chukwu had 10 rebounds.