JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP)—Devin Price scored 20 points and Marist beat Saint Peter’s 66-47 Thursday night, marking the second time this season the Red Foxes have beaten the Peacocks.
Jay Bowie and Chavaughn Lewis each added 13 points and eight rebounds for Marist, who outrebounded Saint Peter’s 33-22.
The Red Foxes (9-15, 4-9 Mid-American Athletic Conference) led 21-18 before closing the first half with a 12-7 run over the final 4:27.
Marist pushed its lead to 56-32 in the second half behind a Lewis layup with 5:50 left to play.
Saint Peter’s (5-20, 4-10) committed 17 team fouls, sending Marist to the free-throw line 18 times. Marist converted 15 of those attempts.
The Red Foxes outscored Saint Peter’s 32-18 in the paint and 20-2 on second-chance points.
Chris Burke led Saint Peter’s with 12, but no other Peacocks player scored over nine. Saint Peter’s shot 17 of 47 from the field.