Fairleigh Dickinson 66, St. Peter’s 61

Kinu Rochford came off the bench to score 19 points and grab 10
rebounds and Melquan Bolding added 18 points to help Fairleigh
Dickinson beat Saint Peter’s 66-61 Wednesday night in nonconference
action.

After Rochford’s layup cut Fairleigh Dickinson’s (3-3) deficit
to one, 49-48, Lonnie Robinson’s 3 gave the Knights a 51-49 lead
with 7:22 remaining. The Knights would never trail again.

Blaise Ffrench’s layup with 31 seconds left cut Saint Peter’s
(3-3) deficit to three, 62-59, but Rochford and Bolding would go 4
of 6 from the stripe the rest of the way to seal the victory.

Ffrench led St. Peter’s with 17 points. Desi Washington chipped
in 13 points.

Darius Conley finished in double figures for the Peacocks with
10 points and seven rebounds.

After starting the season 0-3, the Knights have now won three in
a row.