St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Monmouth

Monmouth (NJ) 73, St. Francis (NY) 64

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Jesse Steele scored 26 points and Ed Waite missed just one shot en route to 23 points as Monmouth defeated St. Francis Brooklyn 73-64 Saturday night.

Steele made 7 of 14 shots and all 10 of his free throw attempts while Waite knocked down 10 of 11 tries from the field. Stephen Spinella went 5-of-7 shooting for Monmouth (10-17, 5-9 Northeast Conference), which shot a season-high 56.5 percent (26 of 46).

St. Francis (10-15, 6-8), which trailed by as many as 11 in the first half, clawed back to tie it at 55 with 6:40 left to play. But Monmouth scored the next six points - four coming from the charity stripe - to pull away.

The Terriers did not get any closer than four the rest of the way as Monmouth sank 10 free throws in the last 3:35.

Travis Nichols led St. Francis with 20 points.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
A. Johnson, F252-53-45017
J. Cannon, F223-54-671410
A. Isailovic, G221-60-01023
B. Jones, G191-41-41523
A. White, G120-20-01100
B. Mockford273-100-00039
T. Nichols268-140-051320
D. Calloway221-31-41423
P. Santavenere182-92-24237
L. Ulmer41-30-01002
M. Milk30-00-00010
Totals 22-6111-2029142164
 36.1%55% 
Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F2910-113-461323
T. O'Garro, F251-40-09132
J. Steele, G377-1410-1028026
S. Spinella, G335-70-060211
D. Nesmith, G220-42-21052
M. Ware223-53-33049
C. White150-00-00110
M. DiLeo90-00-02200
K. Brown50-00-00000
J. Palm30-00-00010
G. Cox00-10-01000
Totals 26-4618-1935131973
 56.5%94.7% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner13-523-11184
F. Dickinson11-718-15204
St. Fran.-NY11-715-17275
Sacred Heart11-712-18258
Mt St Marys10-814-19245
LIU-Brooklyn9-916-15254
St. Fran.-Pa.9-913-17266
Robert Morris8-1010-22291
Bryant5-138-23320
CCSU3-154-25351

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth17-328-852
Iona16-422-1177
Siena13-721-13104
Fairfield12-819-14142
St. Peters12-814-16208
Manhattan9-1113-18228
Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
Niagara5-157-25316
Marist4-167-23318
 
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ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73