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.