Iona 98 at Niagara 62

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Iona routs Niagara 98-62
Sunday, Dec 4, 2011

NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP)—Mike Glover had 27 points, leading four Iona players in double-figure scoring as the Gaels routed Niagara 98-62 on Sunday for their third straight win against the Purple Eagles.

Lamont Jones added 20 points, Taaj Ridley 12 and Sean Armand 10 for the Gaels (6-1, 2-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have beaten Niagara in five of their last six meetings overall.

Iona has won six straight since dropping its season opener against Purdue 91-90 in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Glover started the game’s scoring with a pair of free throws, Ridley hit a jumper and Jones knocked down a 3 to put Iona up 7-0 early in the contest.

The Gaels led the entire way, ahead by 22 points at the break and outscoring Niagara 54-40 in the second half.

Scott Machado chipped in 12 assists for Iona.

Juan’ya Green led the Purple Eagles (3-5, 0-2) with 25 points.

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7-11,  27 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
Juan'ya Green Juan'ya Green
9-20,  25 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists

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