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.
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.