Iona beats Canisius 105-86
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Lamont Jones set a career high with 43 points, matching a scoring output from two decades ago for Iona, as the Gaels defeated Canisius 105-86 Thursday night.
The 43 points matched the second-highest output in Gaels history, tying Sean Green's total in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament game versus Siena on March 3, 1991. Jones' total is also a Hines Center record.
Iona (18-5, 10-2), which has scored 100 points or more four times this season, set a season-high with Thursday night's total.
The Gaels led by four points at intermission and outscored Canisius 54-39 in the second to seal it.
Updated February 3, 2012