NCAA Men's Basketball

Miller, Reynolds lead Monmouth past Niagara in MAAC tourney

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Walker Miller had 17 points and Shavar Reynolds Jr. scored 15 to help Monmouth fend off Niagara 61-58 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.

Marcus McClary added 10 points and Nikkei Rutty grabbed nine rebounds for the fourth-seeded Hawks (20-12).

Marcus Hammond had 17 points for the fifth-seeded Purple Eagles (14-16). Noah Thomasson and Justin Roberts added 13 points apiece.

Monmouth advances to play No. 9 seed Rider in the semifinals on Friday.


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Updated March 11, 2022