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Sunday, February 19, 2012
Iona, Manhattan win in BracketBuster

By Kieran Darcy

Local MAAC contenders Iona and Manhattan both picked up wins at home on BracketBuster Saturday.

Iona beat Nevada, which had won 19 of 20, 90-84. Momo Jones led the way with 18 points, while Scott Machado had 15 assists.

Manhattan topped UNC-Wilmington 79-64, with George Beamon scoring a game-high 22 points.

Iona (22-6) remains in first place in the MAAC at 13-3. Manhattan (19-10) is in fourth place, at 11-5.

Both teams will wrap up the regular season with two more games this week.

Here's more analysis of the Iona win: