Monmouth vs St. Francis NY Wrap - Monmouth Wins 71-67

Monmouth vs St. Francis NY Wrap - Monmouth Wins 71-67

Monmouth got 20 points from Jesse Steele en route to a 71-67 victory over St. Francis NY on Thursday at Pope Center.

Monmouth got 9 points from Stephen Spinella and another 8 points from Tyrone O'Garro. Khalil Brown contributed 3 assists, while Tyrone O'Garro cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

St. Francis NY got 15 points from Ben Mockford in a losing cause and another 14 points from Akeem Johnson. Akeem Johnson contributed 4 assists for them, while Jalen Cannon had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed St. Francis NY were victorious, as the score was 33-26 at the break.

Monmouth had a 41-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.