Monmouth (NJ) 82, Fairleigh Dickinson 68
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP)
Jesse Steele and Marcus Ware each scored 14 points and Monmouth (N.J.) defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 82-68 on Saturday night.
Monmouth dominated close to the basket and scored 40 points in the paint to sweep the season series and win its third in a row against the Knights. Monmouth outrebounded the Knights 39-26.
The Hawks never trailed and used a 17-4 run in the second half to build its largest lead of the game at 68-54 with 8:23 to play. A 3-pointer by Keitt capped the run.
The Knights shot 50.9 percent (28 of 55) from the field.