Saint Peter’s gets best of former coach with win over Marist
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Davauhnte Turner scored 22 points, Samuel Idowu added 14 points and nine rebounds and Saint Peter's defeated Marist 72-63 on Sunday in the Peacocks' first game versus their former head coach, John Dunne.
Dunne coached the Peacocks (5-11, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) for 12 years before taking over at Marist (6-9, 1-2) last April.
Funk’s 3 lifts Army over Marist 73-69 in opener
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Tommy Funk's 3-pointer with four seconds to play lifted Army over Marist 73-69 in Tuesday night's season opener.
Trailing 33-27 at halftime, Marist rallied to a 63-59 lead on Luke Nedrow's layup with 4:08 left, but Jordan Fox hit a 3 and Matt Wilson scored six straight to give the Black Knights a 68-67 edge with 1:14 to go. Brian Parker's jumper tied it a 69, but Funk hit his 3 on the next possession and David Knudsen's 3 with 2 seconds left missed.
Shaheen Holloway named coach at St. Peter’s University
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Shaheen Holloway has been named the basketball coach at St. Peter's University.
Athletic director Bryan Felt announced the hiring of the Seton Hall assistant coach on Wednesday. Holloway replaces John Dunne, who left after 12 seasons to take the coaching job at Marist.
Holloway spent the past eight seasons at Seton Hall under Kevin Willard. The Pirates went the NCAA Tournament the past three seasons.