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.
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.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.