|St. Peter's defeats Iona 57-48|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 27 February 2009 16:48|
St. Peter's (10-18, 7-10 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) never trailed, but Iona (12-17, 7-10) kept the game close through the first half, trailing 23-20 at intermission.
St. Peter's stretched its lead to 13 points late in the second half, taking advantage of cold shooting by Iona. The Gaels shot only 30 percent for the game, including 3-of-17 from 3-point range.
The Gaels' Gary Springer led all scorers with 18 points and had a game-high 12 rebounds.
Ryan Bacon was also in double figures for the Peacocks, with 13 points.