Monmouth vs Mount St. Mary's

Mount St. Mary's 71, Monmouth (NJ) 59

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EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) - Kristijan Krajina and Sam Prescott scored 15 points apiece and Mount St. Mary's used a second-half surge to defeat Monmouth (N.J.) 71-59 Saturday night In Northeast Conference action.

The Mountaineers (6-7, 1-1), who led by nine in the first half, allowed the Hawks to get within a point twice in the first 4 minutes of the second half before building another nine-point lead.

Monmouth (5-10, 0-2) closed to 46-45 with 10:34 left, but Mount St. Mary's used a 16-5 run to pull away with 4:27 to go. The Mountaineers then hit 9 of 12 free throws to seal the win.

After committing just four turnovers in a 72-65 loss to Fairleigh Dickinson, Mount St. Mary's had 16 miscues against the Hawks, but Monmouth was able to convert them into only 10 points.

Andrew Nicholas scored 19 points and Stephen Spinella added 12 to lead Monmouth, which has lost seven straight.

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Scoreboard
Monmouth (5-10)253459
Mount St. Mary's (6-7) «314071

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Monmouth Hawks
A. Nicholas, F377-192-473319
K. Brown, F242-70-02025
J. Steele, G343-121-23118
S. Spinella, G305-101-251112
D. Nesmith, G282-60-01644
M. DiLeo181-10-03022
E. Waite112-41-22105
G. Cox82-40-00024
T. O'Garro50-00-01000
J. Palm40-10-01000
C. Stewart10-00-00000
Totals 24-645-1033121559
 37.5%50% 
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers
K. Krajina, F256-83-552015
T. Danaher, F171-40-03012
J. Norfleet, G345-90-083411
R. Whack, G323-82-48129
S. Wiggins, G211-40-03412
S. Prescott294-74-431315
K. Parker253-73-443211
R. Barber153-60-02106
G. Graves20-00-00000
Totals 26-5312-1738151371
 49.1%70.6% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
 
Other games
PITT 62 Final
RUT 67
PUR 61 Final
MIST 84
WAKE 62 Final
DUKE 80
SETON 74 Final
ND 93
OKST 67 Final
KSU 73
UNO 44 Final
BUTL 57
GTOWN 48 Final
MU 49
OHST 55 Final
ILL 74
IAST 66 Final
CREI 79
BUCK 64 Final
MIZZ 66
NCST 78 Final
BC 73
SJU 53 Final
CINCY 52
UTAH 57 Final
ARIZ 60
GONZ 81 Final
SACL 74