Monmouth vs St. Francis (Pa.)

St. Francis (Pa.) 70, Monmouth (NJ) 68

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LORETTA, Pa. (AP) - Anthony Ervin scored 19 points, Earl Brown recorded a double-double and St. Francis (Pa.) held on to beat Monmouth 70-68 on Saturday.

Brown finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for the Red Flash (5-22, 5-11 Northeast Conference), who have won two straight games. Ben Millaud-Meunier had 12 points and Ollie Jackson added 11 points before fouling out.

St. Francis took a 68-63 lead when Millaud-Meunier made a 3-pointer with 1:29 left in the second half. Monmouth trimmed the deficit to two points with 12 seconds remaining on Dion Nesmith's layup, but the Hawks (10-19, 5-11) were unable to claim the lead.

Jesse Steele could have put Monmouth ahead with his 3-point attempt, but his shot missed and the Red Flash held on for the victory.

Nesmith led the Hawks with 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting and four 3-pointers. Steele had 19 points and six turnovers.

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Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F283-50-05036
T. O'Garro, F251-20-07152
J. Steele, G315-147-714219
D. Nesmith, G297-132-222220
S. Spinella, G263-72-22208
C. White152-32-21318
G. Cox102-31-20015
M. DiLeo100-10-01020
K. Brown90-10-00000
J. Palm90-00-00110
M. Ware80-10-03010
Totals 23-5014-1524131868
 46%93.3% 
St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash
E. Brown, F353-66-9126112
T. Peters, F212-40-01404
A. Ervin, G329-120-053119
G. Brown, G270-00-02840
O. Jackson, G184-70-010511
D. Major243-80-00009
B. Millaud-Meunier224-91-231112
R. Drinnon180-10-02030
Z. Vigneault31-10-01003
Totals 26-487-1128221570
 54.2%63.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona17-326-951
Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
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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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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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