Scores

Final

Niagara 71

(10-16, 7-10 MAAC)

Marist 89

(17-9, 11-6 MAAC)

    7:15 PM ET, February 23, 2006

    McCann Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 29 4271
    MRST 44 4589

    Top Performers

    Niagara: L. Miles 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Marist: J. Smith 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Blk

    Marist 89, Niagara 71

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    MRST
    Points 71 89
    FG Made-Attempted 25-66 (.379) 28-49 (.571)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 25-33 (.758)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 23

    2005-06 Season

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