Scores

Final

Fordham 78

(6-4, 2-3 away)

Monmouth 87

(6-6, 0-2 MAAC)

2:00 PM ET, December 21, 2013

Multipurpose Activity Center, West Long Branch, New Jersey

1 2 T
FOR 46 3278
MONM 41 4687

Top Performers

Fordham: J. Severe 32 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Monmouth: A. Nicholas 30 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Monmouth closes on 17-1 run to beat Fordham 87-78

Associated Press

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Andrew Nicholas scored 30 points as Monmouth used a late run to beat Fordham 87-78 on Saturday.

Monmouth (6-6) trailed 77-70 with 3-1/2 minutes remaining but scored 10 straight points and finished the game on a 17-1 run.

Nicholas had eight points during that stretch while finishing 10 of 21 from the field and 6 of 13 from beyond the arc. Max DiLeo added 18 points and Deon Jones had 13 for Monmouth.

Monmouth led 26-17 in the first half but Fordham (6-4) scored 14 straight points to take the lead. Fordham led by as many as 13 in the second half.

Jon Severe had 32 points and was 8-of-13 on 3-pointers for Fordham.

Monmouth has now won five of its past seven games after starting the season 1-4.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FOR
MONM
Points 78 87
FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 30-69 (.435)
3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 12-30 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 20-23 (.870) 15-20 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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