Funk scores 25 to lead Marist over Niagara 79-58

February 8, 2019

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Funk had 25 points as Marist easily defeated Niagara 79-58 on Friday night.

Funk shot 9 for 12 from the field, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers.

Darius Hines had 12 points and six assists for Marist (10-14, 5-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Aleksandar Dozic added 11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

Marist posted a season-high 21 assists.


Niagara scored 28 second-half points, a season low for the team.

Raheem Solomon had 16 points for the Purple Eagles (11-13, 4-7). James Towns added 11 points. Marvin Prochet had 11 points.

Marist takes on Quinnipiac on the road next Friday. Niagara faces Iona on the road on Sunday.

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