Scores

Final

Fair Dickinson 68

(2-23, 1-13 NEC)

Monmouth 82

(9-18, 7-7 NEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 11, 2012

    Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

    1 2 T
    FDU 39 2968
    MONM 45 3782

    Top Performers

    Fairleigh Dickinson: B. Smith 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Monmouth: M. Ware 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Monmouth (NJ) 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 68

    Associated Press

    WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Jesse Steele and Marcus Ware each scored 14 points and Monmouth (N.J.) defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 82-68 on Saturday night.

    Monmouth dominated close to the basket and scored 40 points in the paint to sweep the season series and win its third in a row against the Knights. Monmouth outrebounded the Knights 39-26.

    Ed Waite and Mike Myers Keitt each added 12 points for the Hawks (9-18, 7-7 Northeast Conference), who have won five of their past six games.

    The Hawks never trailed and used a 17-4 run in the second half to build its largest lead of the game at 68-54 with 8:23 to play. A 3-pointer by Keitt capped the run.

    Melquan Bolding scored 24 points, George Goode added 16 and Briahn Smith had 14 for the Knights (2-23, 1-13), who have lost five straight.

    The Knights shot 50.9 percent (28 of 55) from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FDU
    MONM
    Points 68 82
    FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 31-63 (.492)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 6-22 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Feb 8, 2012 MONM 75, @FDU 62Recap
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