NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Tajuan Agee and Asante Gist scored 13 points each, Isaiah Washington took a steal for a fast-break layup with 1:23 to play and Iona defeated Fairfield 64-57 Friday night, winning on its home court the first time this season.
Iona (4-8, 2/3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) held a 57-53 lead with 1:23 to go when Washington tapped the ball away from Fairfield's Wassef Methnani and raced downcourt for a one-on-one fast-break.
Stags leading scorer Landon Taliaferro, (14 ppg) was held to five points on 1-for-7 shooting in 28 minutes,
Iona takes on Marist on the road on Sunday. Fairfield plays Quinnipiac on the road next Friday.
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