Jenkins and Iona host Quinnipiac

Iona Gaels (11-4, 4-0 MAAC) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (11-5, 2-3 MAAC)

Hamden, Connecticut; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Iona takes on the Quinnipiac Bobcats after Daniss Jenkins scored 23 points in Iona’s 84-57 win over the Marist Red Foxes.

The Bobcats are 3-2 on their home court. Quinnipiac is fourth in the MAAC with 31.1 points per game in the paint led by Ike Nweke averaging 9.0.

The Gaels are 4-0 against MAAC opponents. Iona averages 77.9 points while outscoring opponents by 12.2 points per game.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyrese Williams averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Bobcats, scoring 8.5 points while shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc. Dezi Jones is averaging 11.1 points and 3.2 assists over the past 10 games for Quinnipiac.

Jenkins is scoring 16.4 points per game and averaging 4.5 rebounds for the Gaels. Walter Clayton Jr. is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Iona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bobcats: 5-5, averaging 70.7 points, 36.5 rebounds, 12.3 assists, 6.0 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 42.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.4 points per game.

Gaels: 8-2, averaging 78.7 points, 33.8 rebounds, 16.5 assists, 7.3 steals and 5.8 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.0 points.

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