Van leads Mount St. Mary’s past Fairleigh Dickinson 78-61

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP)—Chris Vann scored 20 points—including six 3-pointers— to lead Mount St. Mary’s to an easy 78-61 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday night.

Shawn Atupem added 17 points, and Kelly Beidler came off the bench to grab a game-high 12 rebounds for the Mountaineers (12-13, 8-6 Northeast Conference). They shot 50 percent from the field and outrebounded FDU 50-28.

Manny Ubilla had 20 points and five steals and Sean Baptiste finished with 13 points for the Knights (7-16, 3-10), who made just 34.4 percent of their shots.

The Mountaineers were in command for most of the game and held a 38-23 lead at the break. FDU scored the first four points of the second half, but the Mountaineers went on a 15-4 run and were never challenged again, leading by as many as 31 points in the second half.

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 Top Performers
 Mount St. Mary's
Chris Vann Chris Vann
6-11,  20 Pts
3 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Fair. Dickinson
Manny Ubilla Manny Ubilla
7-17,  20 Pts
1 Rebs, 4 Assists

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