WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Freshman Ray Salnave scored a career-high 21 factors with 4 assists, Louie Pillari got here off the bench to attain 17 and Monmouth breezed to a 73-57 victory over Saint Peter’s on Tuesday evening.
Salnave made all three of his Three-point makes an attempt and sank a career-best 12 of 14 free throws for the Hawks (9-17, 5-9 Mid-American Athletic Convention). Deion Hammond sank three 3s and scored 13 for Monmouth, which related on 53 p.c from distance.
Nick Griffin led the Peacocks (10-16, Four-11) with 15 factors, however he made simply 2 of 10 from Three-point vary as Saint Peter’s hit simply 5 of 27 from distance (18.5 p.c). Sam Idowu added 13 factors and 6 rebounds, whereas Cameron Jones scored 11, however sank simply 1 of 6 from lengthy vary.
Monmouth made 13 of 22 from the ground (59 p.c) within the first half and led 41-27 at intermission. Idowu hit back-to-back Three-pointers to tug the Peacocks inside 60-51 with simply over six minutes to play, however Pillari’s layup and 5-of-6 taking pictures on the free-throw line by Salnave pushed the Hawks’ result in 67-51 and so they coasted from there.