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Fairleigh Dickinson vs Monmouth

Monmouth (NJ) 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 54

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Dion Nesmith scored a career-high 21 points as Monmouth handed Fairleigh Dickinson its fourth straight loss, 73-54 Thursday night in Northeast Conference play.

Nesmith hit 6 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 at the foul line for the Hawks (8-12, 3-4). Christian White added 18 points and Jesse Steele had 12 for Monmouth, which knocked down 50 percent (27 of 54) from the field and 9 of 16 from 3-point range.

Melquan Bolding led the Knights (7-13, 2-5) with 18 points, and Kinu Rochford and Yves Jules had 10.

The Hawks led 38-34 at halftime, then opened the second half on a 20-7 run featuring two 3-pointers each by White and Steele for a 58-41 lead with 12:38 left. Monmouth drained 6 of 9 3-pointers in the half, with White hitting three of his four long balls.

Nesmith scored the Hawks' final 10 points.

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Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
K. Rochford, F315-100-071310
L. Robinson, F261-30-01203
M. Bolding, G367-110-121418
S. Sanders Jr., G231-32-21424
M. Jones, G211-42-22025
Y. Jules215-90-312310
X. Harris150-20-06140
T. Charles80-04-40024
S. Harris50-00-00000
D. Moody50-20-00000
M. Seilund50-00-00000
K. Pearson40-00-00000
Totals 20-448-1226112054
 45.5%66.7% 
Monmouth Hawks
S. Spinella, F231-60-27022
T. O'Garro, F181-51-29243
D. Nesmith, G326-97-832121
J. Steele, G295-70-405212
C. White, G286-112-314118
M. Ware193-40-22126
E. Waite181-30-02022
M. DiLeo153-30-00227
J. Palm110-30-12120
G. Cox71-30-00012
Totals 27-5410-2237171973
 50%45.5% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Fran.-NY7-213-9184
Robert Morris7-211-10175
Bryant6-39-10203
St. Fran.-Pa.5-411-9146
Mt St Marys5-49-11167
Wagner5-47-13288
LIU-Brooklyn4-58-12291
Sacred Heart3-69-13269
F. Dickinson2-77-13283
CCSU1-83-19344

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona8-215-658
Monmouth7-211-9204
Rider8-314-8126
Canisius6-411-8152
Manhattan5-48-10253
Siena5-48-10256
Quinnipiac5-511-8202
Fairfield4-66-14273
St. Peters3-79-12231
Niagara2-83-16297
Marist1-92-18340
 
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PUR 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZ 83