Barclays Center Classic - Monmouth Defeats Miss Valley State 81-79 - Recap

Andrew Nicholas poured in 31 points for Monmouth on Friday, as they defeated Miss Valley State 81-79 at Multipurpose Activity Center.

Deon Jones had 24 points for Monmouth and Josh James chipped in with 14 points. Justin Robinson had 6 assists for them, while Deon Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Miss Valley State got a 26-point performance from Anthony McDonald, who was supported by 11 points from DeAngelo Priar. Jordan Washington had 6 assists in a losing cause for Miss Valley State, while James Currington grabbed 7 rebounds.

Monmouth trailed at halftime, 39-31.

Miss Valley State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-34.