Oni scores 20, Yale finishes strong to top Monmouth 66-58
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Miye Oni scored 20 points and Yale went on a 13-0 run down the stretch to keep Monmouth winless with a 66-58 victory on Thursday night.
Dukes scores career-high 37 in Niagara’s 96-91 victory
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Kahil Dukes scored a career-high 37 points to lead Niagara over Monmouth 96-91 on Sunday.
Dukes was 11-of-17 shooting, including 5 of 8 from the arc, and made all 10 of his free throws, running his streak at the line to 27.
Matt Scott and Kevin Larkin added 14 points each. Greg King had 11 boards for the Purple Eagles (15-10, 8-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
Crawford’s bucket send Iona past Monmouth 76-73
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — E.J. Crawford's shot in the paint with 32 seconds left lifted Iona to a 76-73 victory over Monmouth on Friday night for the Gaels' fifth straight win.
After Crawford's basket, Micah Seaborn, Monmouth's leading scorer who returned after missing three games with an injury, missed a short but well-contested jumper, and Iona's TK Edogi added two free throws with 5.6 seconds left. Austin Tilghman's 3-point attempt banked in and out as time ran out.
Niagara holds off Monmouth’s hot finish, 78-77
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — James Towns hit an open 3-pointer from the top of the circle and then added two free throws for an 11-point lead with 2:45 left and Niagara held on through a white-knuckle finish to edge Monmouth 78-77 Friday night.