NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Lamont Jones scored 24 points and all five Iona starters scored in double figures in a 90-71 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Saint Peter's Friday night.
Sophomore guard Tavon Sledge handed out a career-high 10 assists and 13 points for the Gaels (13-7, 7-2), who shot 58.2 percent (32 of 55), including 63.2 percent (12 of 19) on 3-pointers.
That game was the only MAAC victory this season for the Peacocks (6-13, 1-8), who have lost seven in a row.
The Gaels outscored the Peacocks 13-3 over the final 4:42 of the first half to take a 42-29 lead.
Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.