Martin leads Rhode Island to 79-74 OT win over Iona
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Hassan Martin caught an air ball and laid it in as he was fouled and then made the free throw with :45 left in overtime to secure Rhode Island's 79-74 win over Iona on Saturday night.
Deyshonee Much gave Iona its first lead of the night, 67-64, when he nailed a trey with 4:00 left in the extra period. Martin, who had 27 points and four blocks, answered with a free throw and Jarvis Garrett and Jared Terrell nailed back-to-back 3-point jumpers for a 71-67 lead.
Much, who finished with 25 points, hit a 3-pointer with :12 remaining in regulation to tie the game at 64.
Four McGlynn, Garrett and Terrell had 12 points apiece for Rhode Island (7-4).