NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Mike Glover scored 22 points and Iona held off a late Siena rally to win 69-65 on Friday night, snapping a 10-game losing streak against the Saints.
The Gaels (15-10, 9-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) have won two in a row after losing four straight. They split the season series with Siena, which won 73-67 on Jan. 3.
Jermel Jenkins scored 19 for Iona, hitting 5 of 10 3-pointers.
The Gaels led by 10 with 7:25 left in the first half, but the Saints (10-14, 7-7) closed to 34-32 at the break.
After Siena took a 35-34 lead on Clarence Jackson's 3, Iona regained the upper hand, building a 64-52 lead with 2:13 left.
The Saints then went on a 10-1 run, with Jonathan Breeden scoring seven of his 24 points, to get to 65-62 with 30 seconds to go.
Down 68-64 with 6 seconds left, Siena's Ryan Rossiter hit 1 of 2 foul shots, then Jenkins went 1 for 2 to seal it.