POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- James Smith scored 23 points to lead
Marist to an 89-71 win over Niagara on Thursday night.
Will Whittington added 16 points and Miles Orman 13 for the Red
Foxes (17-9, 11-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic). Jared Jordan had 10
points and 11 assists.Niagara jumped out to an 8-2 lead, but Marist responded with a
27-6 run and took a 44-29 halftime lead. The Red Foxes were up by
as many as 26 points in the second half, when Jordan made a
3-pointer with 6:35 to play.Lorenzo Miles led Niagara (10-16, 7-10) with 19 points, while
James Mathis contributed 15 and Clif Brown 13.