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MAAC Championship - Quarterfinal
14-18, 8-12 Conf
71
Final
12T
RID284371
IONA304070
70
25-7, 17-3 Conf

Murray scores 21 to lift Rider over Iona 71-70 in MAAC

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- — Dwight Murray Jr. made an off-balance shot in the lane with 7.3 seconds left and Rider narrowly defeated top-seeded Iona 71-70 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.

Murray finished with 21 points and Mervin James had 13 points for Rider (14-18). Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Allen Powell had 11 points.

Tyson Jolly had 19 points for the Gaels (25-7). Elijah Joiner added 13 points. Walter Clayton Jr. had 12 points and six assists. Nelly Junior Joseph had 11 points and five blocks.

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