Fairleigh Dickinson tops Monmouth 71-67
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP)—Terence Grier hit a layup and Sean Baptiste added two free throws, all in the final seconds, as Fairleigh Dickinson snapped a six-game losing streak with a 71-67 victory over Monmouth on Monday night.
Fairleigh Dickinson used a 14-3 run to overcome a 15-point deficit in the second half. Grier’s layup with 22 seconds left gave the Knights (1-6, 1-1 NEC) a 69-67 lead. Alvin Mofunanya stole a Monmouth inbounds pass with 1.6 seconds remaining, and Baptiste added the free throws with a second left to seal the victory.
Baptiste scored 23 points, Mofunanya added 20 and Cameron Tyler 17 in the win.
Mike Myers Keitt led Monmouth (1-9, 0-2) with 20 points, and Alex Nunner finished with 10.