Recap: Iona vs. Canisius
New Rochelle, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Baron poured in a game-high 29 points to go along with eight assists to lead Canisius to an 85-83 win over Iona at Hynes Athletics Center.
Chris Perez scored 17 and Zach Lewis added 14 points for the Golden Griffins (12-6, 6-1 MAAC), who have won three straight. Jordan Heath contributed seven points and 12 rebounds in the win.
Sean Armand totaled 19, A.J. English had 18 and Isaiah Williams added 17 points for the Gaels (8-8, 5-2), who host Siena Sunday. Tre Bowman finished with 15 points for the hosts.
After a timeout with 11 seconds remaining, the ball was swung to Armand and under heavy pressure he managed to get a shot off from behind the arc, but could not put it through the twine to give Canisius the victory.
Baron made a pair of go-ahead foul shots with 14 seconds left to give the Golden Griffins an 85-83 lead.
Canisius led, 71-56, with 11:33 to play before 18 straight points from Iona put them ahead with 7:24 left.
Canisius carried an 11-point lead, 50-39, into the half.Game Notes