Marist holds off Stetson 79-75 behind Lamb's 18 points

DELAND, Fla. (AP) Isaiah Lamb scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds, David Knudsen scored all 11 of his points in the second half, and Marist held off Stetson 79-75 on Saturday to win its third straight.

Knudsen hit three straight 3-pointers for a 53-43 lead and Ryan Funk's free throws put Marist up 62-47 for its largest lead of the game with 13:32 to go. Stetson closed to 77-75 on Jalen Crutchfield's 3 with 15 seconds left, but Brian Parker iced it with two from the line and Christiaan Jones' try for a 3 at the buzzer missed.

Parker scored 16 points and Aleksandar Dozic and Funk added 10 apiece for the Red Foxes (4-4), who shot 51 percent.

Jones' dunk tied it at 19, but the Hatters went scoreless for nearly 6 1/2 minutes while the Red Foxes pulled ahead on a 14-0 run and led 43-34 at halftime.

Jones scored 23 points on 5-of-9 shooting from 3, Kenny Aninye added 15 points with six assists and Clay Verk had 11 for the Hatters (2-9), which shot 47 percent.

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