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Clayton, Joseph Secure Iona's 72-68 Win Over No. 10 Alabama

Alabama guard Jahvon Quinerly drives between Iona guards Berrick JeanLouis, left, and Elijah Joiner, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Jacob M. Langston)
Alabama guard Jahvon Quinerly drives between Iona guards Berrick JeanLouis, left, and Elijah Joiner, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Jacob M. Langston)
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Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP) -- Nelly Joseph and Walter Clayton Jr. made key free throws in the final seconds to lift Iona over No. 10 Alabama 72-68 in an opening-round game at the ESPN Events Invitational on Thursday night.

Clayton got an offensive rebound and made one of two free throws to make it 70-68 with 20 seconds left. After Jahvon Quinerly missed a shot for Alabama, Joseph secured the win with two free throws with 9 seconds remaining,