Niagara misplaced to Monmouth, 61-58, within the quarterfinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Convention males’s basketball event Thursday evening in Atlantic Town.
The Pink Eagles, who end their season at 14-16, went 4:32 between box objectives past due within the recreation till Jordan Cintron broke the drought with a dunk with 19 seconds final.
In a back-and-forth recreation, Monmouth opened the result in seven at 57-50 with 90 seconds final. Niagara minimize the result in 3, 61-58, when Justin Roberts made 3 unfastened throws with 10 seconds left. After a Niagara foul, Monmouth ignored the entrance finish of a one-and-one, giving the Pink Eagles a last likelihood. Popping out of a timeout with 5.4 seconds final, Cintron’s off-balance three-pointer ignored on the buzzer.
Monmouth had a 42-33 benefit in rebounding and had 9 extra rebounds in the second one part, 24-15.
Marcus Hammond completed with 17 issues however was once 6 of 21 from the sphere. He additionally had 5 assists.
Roberts and Noah Thomasson had 13 issues each and every and Cintron had 11 issues and 8 rebounds.
Monmouth will face Rider, which knocked off top-seeded Iona on Wednesday, within the semifinals Friday.i
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