Iona beats Rider 86-79, claims at least share of title
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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) Asante Gist had a season-high 22 points as Iona clinched at least a share of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular-season title, topping Rider 86-79 on Friday night for the Gaels' seventh straight win.
E.J. Crawford added 21 points and eight rebounds for the Gaels. Gist hit 4 of 6 3-pointers.
Rickey McGill had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Iona (14-15, 12-6). Tajuan Agee added 13 points and eight rebounds.
The Gaels improve to 2-0 against the Broncs this season. Iona defeated Rider 77-71 on Jan. 25. Rider finishes out the regular season against Marist on the road on Sunday. Iona next takes the floor in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.
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Updated March 1, 2019