Scores

Final

Monmouth 77

(5-3, 2-3 away)

Binghamton 65

(2-7, 2-3 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 3, 2012

    1 2 T
    MONM 38 3977
    BING 28 3765

    Top Performers

    Monmouth Nj: E. Waite 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Binghamton: J. Reed 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Monmouth (NJ) 77, Binghamton 65

    Associated Press

    VESTAL, N.Y. -- Ed Waite scored 23 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds and Monmouth defeated Binghamton 77-65 Monday night.

    Waite was 9-of-10 shooting and converted all five free-throw attempts. The 6-foot-3 forward has 554 career rebounds and ranks fifth all-time at Monmouth (5-3).

    Andrew Nicholas, who entered the game as Monmouth's leading scorer with 15.3 points per game, added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Hawks, who have won four straight games after opening the season 1-3.

    Monmouth led 38-28 at intermission behind 17 first-half points from Waite and shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the second half to pull away.

    The Hawks led 73-56 after two free throws from Nicholas.

    Nicholas also had five steals for Monmouth, which forced 21 turnovers and has induced 20-plus turnovers in seven of its first eight games.

    Freshman Jordan Reed led the Bearcats (2-7) with 26 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONM
    BING
    Points 77 65
    FG Made-Attempted 30-58 (.517) 25-60 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 3

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