Scores

Final

Fair Dickinson 54

(7-13, 2-5 NEC)

Monmouth 73

(8-12, 3-4 NEC)

7:00 PM ET, January 24, 2013

Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

1 2 T
FDU 34 2054
MONM 38 3573

Top Performers

Fairleigh Dickinson: K. Rochford 10 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 4 Blk

Monmouth: D. Nesmith 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Monmouth (NJ) 73, Fairleigh Dickinson 54

Associated Press

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Dion Nesmith scored a career-high 21 points as Monmouth handed Fairleigh Dickinson its fourth straight loss, 73-54 Thursday night in Northeast Conference play.

Nesmith hit 6 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 at the foul line for the Hawks (8-12, 3-4). Christian White added 18 points and Jesse Steele had 12 for Monmouth, which knocked down 50 percent (27 of 54) from the field and 9 of 16 from 3-point range.

Melquan Bolding led the Knights (7-13, 2-5) with 18 points, and Kinu Rochford and Yves Jules had 10.

The Hawks led 38-34 at halftime, then opened the second half on a 20-7 run featuring two 3-pointers each by White and Steele for a 58-41 lead with 12:38 left. Monmouth drained 6 of 9 3-pointers in the half, with White hitting three of his four long balls.

Nesmith scored the Hawks' final 10 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FDU
MONM
Points 54 73
FG Made-Attempted 20-44 (.455) 27-54 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 9-16 (.563)
FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 10-22 (.455)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 19

2012-13 Season

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