Scores

Final

Niagara 72

(11-9, 4-4 MAAC)

Marist 56

(1-17, 1-7 MAAC)

7:30 PM ET, January 18, 2010

McCann Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

1 2 T
NIAG 34 3872
MRST 30 2656

Top Performers

Niagara: T. Lewis 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

Marist: K. Bauer 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Niagara 72, Marist 56

Associated Press

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Rob Garrison scored 18 points and Niagara snapped a three-game losing streak with a 72-56 win over Marist on Monday night.

Tyrone Lewis added 17 points, Bilal Benn had 13 and Kashief Edwards scored 10 for the Purple Eagles (11-9, 4-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).

The Purple Eagles led 34-30 at halftime and went on an 11-1 run to start the second half. Edwards capped the run on a free throw for a 45-31 lead with 16:41 to play.

Niagara's lead never dipped below double digits the rest of the way. The Purple Eagles grabbed their biggest lead at 70-48 after two free throws by Garrison with 2:27 remaining.

Niagara scored 18 points off 18 Marist turnovers and made 11 steals, including five by Garrison.

Dave Kaba scored 12 points, Korey Bauer added 11 and Devin Price had 10 for the Red Foxes (1-17, 1-7), who lost for the sixth time in a row.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIAG
MRST
Points 72 56
FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 22-54 (.407)
3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 9-28 (.321)
FT Made-Attempted 22-28 (.786) 3-5 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
Largest Lead 20 0

2009-10 Season

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