NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Greg Jenkins had a rebound and lay-in
with four-tenths of a second left to lift Iona to a 55-53 victory
over Manhattan Friday night.
Charles Henson had 17 points, Steve Burtt had 10 and Jenkins
added eight for the Gaels (9-12, 5-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic
Conference), who have won four of five.Peter Mulligan scored 14 points, C.J. Anderson had 13 and Jason
Wingate had 12 for the visiting Jaspers (10-10, 5-7), who have lost
four of five.Jenkins' winning basket came after Manhattan's Jeff Xavier hit a
3-point shot to tie the game at 53 with 35 seconds left.Henson had eight points to help Iona to a 30-23 halftime lead.
Wingate and Xavier made 3-pointers to key a 9-0 run to start the
second half.Neither team led by more than six points after the break. The
Gaels shot 46 percent from the field while the Jaspers were limited
to 38.2 percent.Manhattan coach Bobby Gonzalez remained winless in six games
over six seasons at Iona's Mulcahy Center.