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Iona turns back Saint Peter's 85-77 for seventh straight win

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Nelly Junior Joseph had 17 points to lead five Iona players in double figures as the Gaels extended their winning streak to seven games, defeating Saint Peter's 85-77 on Sunday.

Ryan Myers added 15 points for the Gaels (18-3, 10-0 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Elijah Joiner had 13 points, while Tyson Jolly scored 11 with eight rebounds. Dylan van Eyck also scored 11.

Doug Edert scored a season-high 21 points for the Peacocks (9-8, 7-3). Matthew Lee scored a career-high 20 points. KC Ndefo had 14 points.

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Updated January 30, 2022

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