Jenkins’ 31 lead Iona past Niagara 78-56

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Daniss Jenkins’ 31 points led Iona past Niagara 78-56 on Friday night.

Jenkins also had five assists, three steals, and three blocks for the Gaels (3-2). Walter Clayton Jr. scored 13 points, going 5 of 8 and 3 of 3 from the free throw line. Nelly Junior Joseph was 4 of 9 shooting and 2 of 3 from the free throw line to finish with 10 points, while adding 10 rebounds.

Aaron Gray led the way for the Purple Eagles (3-4) with 14 points and six rebounds. Noah Thomasson added 12 points for Niagara. Harlan Obioha also recorded 10 points and six rebounds.

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