Marist 62, St. Peter’s 72
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP)—Akeem Gooding scored a game-high 23 points as St. Peter’s won its third straight, defeating Marist 72-62 Monday night.
The Peacocks (9-17, 6-10 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led throughout, jumping to a 31-24 halftime lead and maintaining their margin through the second half.
Wesley Jenkins added 15 points for St. Peter’s and Nick Leon had 12. Ryan Bacon had a game-high 14 rebounds for the Peacocks.
Ryan Schneider and Javon Harris each had 15 points for Marist (8-20, 4-12). David Devezin added 12.
St. Peter’s shot 42 percent from the field, while holding Marist to just 34 percent.