Lewis scores 19, Marist beats St Peter's 59-48

The Associated Press

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Chavaughn Lewis finished with 19 points and nine rebounds to lead Marist past St. Peter's 59-48 Saturday night in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Isaiah Morton added 10 points and career-high seven boards to help Marist (5-14, 2-6) snap an eight-game losing streak.

Adam Kemp chipped in eight points and a career-high 18 rebounds to give Marist the rebounding edge 43-30.

St. Peter's (6-12, 1-7) shot 25.9 percent (7 of 27) in the first half and trailed at halftime 27-17.

The Peacocks got within seven points in the second half when Darius Conley's jumper made it 42-35 with 6:32 left to play, but that was the closest St. Peter's would get as Marist answered with a 12-4 run to make it 54-39 with 3:22 remaining.

Conley finished with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Peacocks, who have lost six straight games.

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