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% 
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Robert Morris13-620-15171
Bryant13-616-15189
Mt St Marys11-815-15188
St. Fran.-Pa.10-916-16180
Sacred Heart9-1015-17243
LIU-Brooklyn8-1112-18255
Wagner8-1110-20294
F. Dickinson3-158-21312
CCSU3-155-26342

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Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
Monmouth13-718-15176
Canisius11-918-15181
Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317
 
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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
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MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SHU 65
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