Miller, Reynolds lead Monmouth past Niagara in MAAC tourney
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Walker Miller had 17 points and Shavar Reynolds Jr. scored 15 to help Monmouth fend off Niagara 61-58 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Marcus McClary added 10 points and Nikkei Rutty grabbed nine rebounds for the fourth-seeded Hawks (20-12).
Marcus Hammond had 17 points for the fifth-seeded Purple Eagles (14-16). Noah Thomasson and Justin Roberts added 13 points apiece.
Monmouth advances to play No. 9 seed Rider in the semifinals on Friday.
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Updated March 11, 2022