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Castleton lifts Florida past Iona 79-74 in NIT

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Castleton puts Florida up late with a jam (0:17)

Colin Castleton rises up for a jam to put Florida up over Iona. (0:17)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 18 points and Colin Castleton had 18 points and 13 rebounds to carry Florida to a 79-74 win over Iona in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.

Tyree Appleby and Kowacie Reeves each had 14 points for Florida (20-13).

Nelly Junior Joseph had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Gaels (25-8). Tyson Jolly and Dylan van Eyck each had 15 points.

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