English scores 24; Iona wins 6th straight over Rider, 67-58
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) A.J. English scored 24 points and distributed seven assists as Iona won its 25th consecutive home game and fifth straight to open Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play with a 67-58 win over Rider Thursday night.
Iona's Isaiah Williams knocked down a 3-pointer at the first-half buzzer to send the teams into intermission tied, 29-29.
Williams and Jordan Washington finished with 15 and 11 points for Iona (8-6, 5-0 MAAC).
Iona now owns a six-game win streak against the Broncs, who have not won in New Rochelle since the 2010-11 season.