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MAAC Tournament - Recap - Iona Defeats Niagara 70-64

Iona earned a 70-64 victory over Niagara on Friday, getting 19 points from Asante Gist at Boardwalk Hall.

Iona was a favorite by -5.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Iona got 14 points from Dylan van Eyck and another 13 points from Nelly Junior Joseph. Asante Gist contributed 5 assists, while Nelly Junior Joseph cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Niagara got 21 points from Raheem Solomon in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kobi Nwandu. Marcus Hammond contributed 5 assists for them, while Raheem Solomon had 8 rebounds.

Iona was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Iona had a 36-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.