Niagara ends Iona's eight-game win streak with 80-71 victory

NIAGARA, N.Y. -- — Marcus Hammond had 26 points as Niagara topped Iona 80-71 on Sunday, ending the Gaels' eight-game winning streak.

Noah Thomasson added 23 points for the Purple Eagles (11-11, 6-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Sam Iorio had 12 points and nine rebounds and Jordan Cintron added 12 boards.

Elijah Joiner had 22 points for the Gaels (19-4, 11-1). Tyson Jolly and Walter Clayton Jr. both scored 12.

The Purple Eagles evened the season series against the Gaels. Iona defeated Niagara 78-55 on Jan. 16.


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