ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Washington scored 22 points and third-seeded Iona rallied in the second half to beat No. 2 seed Saint Peter's 73-65 in Sunday night's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal.
The Gaels (21-12) advance to Monday's championship against No. 4 seed Siena (17-16), which beat top-seeded Monmouth (27-6) 89-85 on Sunday.
Trailing by four at halftime, Iona rallied to a 42-34 second-half lead on a 17-0 run in which Sam Cassell Jr. and Jon Severe hit 3s while the Gaels shot 62 percent from the field. Saint Peter's closed to 67-64 on Trevis Wyche's 3-pointer with 51 seconds to go, but got no closer.