Monmouth, N.J. 52, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 70
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP)—Shawn Atupem scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Mount St. Mary’s of Maryland beat Monmouth of New Jersey 70-52 on Saturday night.
It was the sixth consecutive win for the Mountaineers (11-9, 6-3 Northeast Conference).
Jean Cajou added 13 points and five steals, while Kelly Beidler had 10 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Mountaineers.
Mount St. Mary’s limited Monmouth (6-15, 4-5) to 35.2 percent shooting from the field, and forced 19 turnovers.
Will Campbell was the only player to reach double-figures in scoring for Monmouth, finishing with 11 points. Travis Taylor added nine points and 10 rebounds for the Hawks, who came in having won five of eight following a 1-11 start.