Iona Knocks Off Wake Forest 94-68 at Paradise Jam
Nov. 17, 2012
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands - Iona made its first nine shots and raced out to a 22-3 lead seven minutes into the game, as the Gaels knocked off Wake Forest 94-68 at the Paradise Jam on Saturday evening at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on the island of St. Thomas.
Wake Forest (1-2) struggled out of the gate and could not withstand the hot shooting of Iona (2-1), as the Gaels steadily built their lead to as much as 37 (48-11) in the first half. The Deacons trailed 54-24 at the half.
Sean Armand led Iona with 28 points, and Lamont Jones added 22.
The Gaels shot 52.2 percent (35-of-67) from the field, including 14-for-28 from 3-point range.
The Deacons will wrap up play at the Paradise Jam on Monday, Nov. 19. Wake Forest will take on Mercer in the seventh-place game at 2:30 p.m. ET. The game will be streamed for free online at ParadiseJam.com and can also be heard on the Wake Forest IMG College Radio Network.