LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Benson Egemonye scored 19 points to lead Niagara past Marist 80-72 Sunday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
After Marist used a 12-1 run to take 15-7 lead, Lewis led Niagara?s comeback scoring eight of 11 points, bringing Purple Eagles within 19-18 at 8:08. Niagara closed the half with an 18-5 run for a 36-27 lead.
Niagara?s 24 wins are the most since its 1953-54 season. Niagara won 27 games in the 1921-22 campaign.