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MAAC Tournament - Recap - Iona Defeats Fairfield 60-51

Iona earned a 60-51 victory over Fairfield on Saturday, getting 18 points from Asante Gist at Boardwalk Hall.

Iona was a -8.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Iona got 13 points from Isaiah Ross and another 12 points from Nelly Junior Joseph. Berrick JeanLouis contributed 4 assists, while Nelly Junior Joseph cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Fairfield got a 13-point performance from Jake Wojcik, who was supported by 11 points from Taj Benning. Caleb Green had 3 assists in a losing cause for Fairfield, while Jake Wojcik grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Iona were victorious, as the score was 30-19 at the break.

Iona had a 35-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.