Murray scores 21 to lift Rider over Iona 71-70 in MAAC
- Utah deals No. 4 Arizona first loss
- No. 2 Texas gets past No. 7 Creighton
- Hawkins leads No. 8 UConn by Okla. State
- No. 9 Kansas overwhelms Seton Hall 91-65
- Jaquez has 27 as UCLA rips Stanford
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Dwight Murray Jr. made an off-balance shot in the lane with 7.3 seconds left and Rider narrowly defeated top-seeded Iona 71-70 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
Murray finished with 21 points and Mervin James had 13 points for Rider (14-18). Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Allen Powell had 11 points.
Tyson Jolly had 19 points for the Gaels (25-7). Elijah Joiner added 13 points. Walter Clayton Jr. had 12 points and six assists. Nelly Junior Joseph had 11 points and five blocks.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Updated March 9, 2022