Bowman and Williams lead Iona past Siena 88-74

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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) - Tre Bowman scored 25 points and Isaiah Williams added 20 as Iona defeated Siena 88-74 on Sunday.

Iona hit 54 percent from the floor, including 13 of 27 from beyond the arc. Leading scorer Sean Armand was held to just 11 points.

Siena (7-12, 3-5 Metro Atlantic) trailed by six points midway through the second half when A.J. English’s layup kicked-off an 11-2 Iona run capped by a Williams layup giving the Gaels a 70-57 lead with seven minutes to play.

Tavon Sledge’s basket inside the paint extended Iona’s lead to 17 with 4:40 left, marking the largest lead of the game. The Gaels coasted to the buzzer, winning by 14 points.

Iona (9-8, 6-2) also beat Siena last Sunday 87-78, and has won seven of its past eight meetings.

Evan Hymes scored 23 points for Siena, while Lavon Long recorded 16 and grabbed 11 rebounds.

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