Marist holds off Stetson 79-75 behind Lamb’s 18 points
DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Lamb scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds, David Knudsen scored all 11 of his points in the second half, and Marist held off Stetson 79-75 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Knudsen hit three straight 3-pointers for a 53-43 lead and Ryan Funk’s free throws put Marist up 62-47 for its largest lead of the game with 13:32 to go. Stetson closed to 77-75 on Jalen Crutchfield’s 3 with 15 seconds left, but Brian Parker iced it with two from the line and Christiaan Jones‘ try for a 3 at the buzzer missed.
Jones’ dunk tied it at 19, but the Hatters went scoreless for nearly 6½ minutes while the Red Foxes pulled ahead on a 14-0 run and led 43-34 at halftime.