Montes added a season-high 13 rebounds and Falzon 10 as each recorded a double-double. Phil Gaetano added 14 points and Evan Kelley 12 as the Pioneers (1-4) shot 47 percent from the field, forced 18 turnovers and out-rebounded the Rams 49-35.
Fordham (2-2) had the lead early and led by as many as seven points several times in the first half, but hit only 27 of 74 shots.
Montes hit a pair of free throws and fed Falzon for a jumper as the Pioneers went ahead for good 73-68 at 3:29.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?