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Mason, Cline lead Niagara past Saint Peter's 78-61
NIAGARA 78, ST PETERS 61
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Antoine Mason and T.J. Cline scored 14
points apiece to lead Niagara to a 78-61 victory over Saint
Peter's Saturday, clinching the Metro Atlantic Athletic
Conference's regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the
Marvin Jordan and Juan'ya Green had 12 points each for the
Purple Eagles (18-12, 13-5), who shot 52.9 percent from the
field (27 of 51). Niagara has won four of its past five games.
Yvon Raymond scored 17 points and Darius Conley 12 for the
Peacocks (9-20, 3-15). Raymond shot 6 of 9 from the field and 4
of 5 from the foul line.
Niagara led 19-9 on Marvin Jordan's 3-pointer with 12:31 left in
the first half, but Saint Peter's closed to 32-28 at halftime.
At 35-32 in the second half, Niagara's 13-2 run made it 48-34,
and the Purple Eagles were never challenged the rest of the way.
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