Scores

Final

Niagara 65

(11-6, 5-3 MAAC)

Marist 84

(12-7, 6-2 MAAC)

    7:30 PM ET, January 21, 2008

    McCann Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

    1 2 T
    NIAG 23 4265
    MRST 38 4684

    Top Performers

    Niagara: T. Lewis 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Marist: D. Goodwin 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Marist 84, Niagara 65

    Associated Press

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- With five double-digit scorers led by Spongy Benjamin and Dejuan Goodwin with 14 points apiece, Marist beat Niagara 84-65 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play Monday night.

    Benjamin also had a game-high 10 rebounds for the Red Foxes, who held the Purple Eagles to 27 percent shooting. Jay Gavin added 12 points, David Devezin had 11 points, five assists and four rebounds, and Ryan Stilphen finished with 10 points and eight rebounds.

    Tyrone Lewis scored a game-high 26 points for Niagara (11-6, 5-3 MAAC). Charron Fisher, who entered the game as the nation's second-leading scorer, was held to 17 points on 4-for-21 shooting. It was the first time this season that Fisher scored below 20 points in a game. Anthony Nelson added 12 points.

    Marist (12-7, 6-2) shot 50 percent from the field, hit seven 3s and had a season-high 50 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIAG
    MRST
    Points 65 84
    FG Made-Attempted 17-63 (.270) 28-56 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-27 (.111) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-41 (.683) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2007-08 Season

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    Dec 22, 2007 @NIAG 76, MRST 67Recap
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