LEWISTON, N.Y. -- Marcus Hammond had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Niagara narrowly defeated Monmouth 77-72 on Sunday.
Hammond hit 6 of 9 3-pointers with the Purple Eagles finishing 11 of 23 from the arc.
The Purple Eagles evened the season series against the Hawks with the win. Monmouth defeated Niagara 82-71 on Jan. 24. Niagara plays Fairfield on the road on Friday. Monmouth plays Marist on the road on Friday.
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