Herasme’s first double-double powers Marist past Iona 83-73
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Sophomore Matthew Herasme finished with 17 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for his first double-double and Marist knocked off Iona 83-73 on Sunday.
Herasme made 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range for the Red Foxes ( 3-13, 2-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have split their last four games after snapping an 11-game losing streak. Jordan Jones and Michael Cubbage scored 14 apiece and combined for 11 rebounds. Braden Bell pitched in with 12 points and six rebounds off the bench.
Asante Gist topped the Gaels (4-9, 2-4) with 15 points, while Isaiah Washington scored 14 with five assists. E.J. Crawford added 14 points and Mohamed Thiam scored 12 with three steals off the bench.
Marist shot 54% from the floor in notching its highest point total of the season. The Red Foxes buried 12 of 25 shots from beyond the arc (48%) but made only 19 of 32 free throws (59%). Iona shot only 39% overall, 32% from distance, but made 15 of 18 foul shots (83%).
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