Niagara 70, Marist 51

Rob Garrison had 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists to

help Niagara defeat Marist 70-51 on Sunday.

The Purple Eagles (14-12, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic

Conference) scored 22 points off 17 turnovers, one game after

snapping Siena’s nation-leading 15-game winning streak.

Niagara had nine turnovers, and 14 assists.

The Purple Eagles, who led throughout, jumped out to a 12-2 lead

on a Tyrone Lewis 3-pointer with 14:58 left in the first half, and

would lead by at least seven points the rest of the way.

Lewis, who finished with 11 points, gave Niagara its biggest

lead, 63-40, on a 3 with 6:57 left.

Demetrius Williamson had 14 points and Bilal Benn added 10 for

the Purple Eagles.

Devin Price had 15 points for the Red Foxes (1-25, 1-15), who

lost their 14th straight. Candon Rusin added 11 points and Daye

Kaba chipped in 10 rebounds for Marist.