Scores

Final

Niagara 50

(6-24, 3-16 MAAC)

Monmouth 75

(11-19, 5-14 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 28, 2014

    Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    NIAG 25 2550
    MONM 41 3475

    Top Performers

    Niagara: A. Mason 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Monmouth: A. Nicholas 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nicholas leads Monmouth (NJ) past Niagara 75-50

    Associated Press

    WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Andrew Nicholas scored 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lead Monmouth (NJ) past Niagara 75-50 on Friday night.

    Monmouth (11-19, 5-14 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) used a 21-8 spurt early in the game to open a 25-13 lead midway through the first half. The Hawks later went on a 10-2 run, pushing their lead to 15 with 6:25 left before intermission.

    Monmouth led 41-25 at halftime and scored 13 of the first 15 points in the second half to make it 54-27 with 15 minutes to go and led by as many as 32.

    Deon Jones added 16 points for the Hawks, who made 26 of 51 field goals and 6 of 10 from 3-point range.

    Antoine Mason led Niagara (6-24, 3-16) with 15 points.

    The Purple Eagles shot 31 percent from the field and made just 1 of 13 3-pointers. They committed 24 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    MONM
    Points 50 75
    FG Made-Attempted 13-42 (.310) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-13 (.077) 6-10 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-37 (.622) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 28 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 10, 2014 MONM 85, @NIAG 74Recap
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