>> Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament - Rider Falls 94-71 to Iona - Recap
The battle between Iona and Rider didnt turn out to be much of a battle at all as Rider was handed a 94-71 defeat on Saturday at MassMutual Center.
Iona won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites.
Iona got 28 points from Tre Bowman and another 20 points from Sean Armand. A.J. English contributed 6 assists, while David Laury cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Rider got 19 points from Anthony Myles in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jimmie Taylor. Anthony Myles contributed 5 assists for them, while Daniel Stewart had 7 rebounds.
Iona hit the break leading 50-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
Rider won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.