|MAAC Tournament - Monmouth Downs Niagara 76-72 - Match Report|
Monmouth got 20 points from Ray Salnave en route to a 76-72 victory over Niagara on Thursday at Times Union Center.
Monmouth won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -2.0-point spread as favorites.
Monmouth got 15 points from Louie Pillari and another 14 points from Diago Quinn. Ray Salnave contributed 2 assists, while Diago Quinn cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Niagara got 24 points from Raheem Solomon in a losing cause and another 15 points from Marcus Hammond. Marcus Hammond contributed 3 assists for them, while Marvin Prochet had 12 rebounds.
Monmouth was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Monmouth had a 31-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.