Monmouth (NJ) 77, Binghamton 65
Ed Waite scored 23 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds
and Monmouth defeated Binghamton 77-65 Monday night.
Waite was 9-of-10 shooting and converted all five free-throw
attempts. The 6-foot-3 forward has 554 career rebounds and ranks
fifth all-time at Monmouth (5-3).
Andrew Nicholas, who entered the game as Monmouth’s leading
scorer with 15.3 points per game, added 19 points and eight
rebounds for the Hawks, who have won four straight games after
opening the season 1-3.
Monmouth led 38-28 at intermission behind 17 first-half points
from Waite and shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the second half to
The Hawks led 73-56 after two free throws from Nicholas.
Nicholas also had five steals for Monmouth, which forced 21
turnovers and has induced 20-plus turnovers in seven of its first
Freshman Jordan Reed led the Bearcats (2-7) with 26 points.