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Tanksley, Niagara rout Marist 94-72
NIAGARA 94, MARIST 72
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Ameen Tanksley scored 17 of his 22 points
in the first half and pulled down 12 rebounds to lift Niagara
over Marist 94-72 Thursday night in Metro Atlantic Athletic
Juan'ya Green had 21 points, five assists and four rebounds,
Antoine Mason added 17 points and Malcolm Lemmons scored 11 for
the Purple Eagles (6-7, 2-1), who hit a season-high 52 percent
(35 of 67) of their shots.
Niagara, playing in its first game since Dec. 21, scored 16 of
the first 18 points to open the first half. Marist (4-10, 1-2)
cut the deficit to 38-26 behind a Chavaughn Lewis three-point
play with 3:22 left, but Niagara closed the half on a 23-4 run
to take a 51-30 lead into intermission.
The Purple Eagles got scoring contributions from all but one
Lewis led Marist with 17 points but had seven of the Red Foxes'
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