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March Madness - Alabama Defeats Iona 68-55 - Recap

Alabama grabbed a 68-55 win over Iona on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Herbert Jones at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Alabama won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -17.0-point spread.

Alabama got 11 points from Jahvon Quinerly and another 10 points from John Petty Jr.. Keon Ellis contributed 3 assists, while John Petty Jr. cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Iona got a 19-point performance from Isaiah Ross, who was supported by 16 points from Asante Gist. Asante Gist had 2 assists in a losing cause for Iona, while Nelly Junior Joseph grabbed 6 rebounds.

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

Alabama had a 37-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.