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St. Francis (NY) beats Monmouth (NJ) 71-46

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 23, 2014 at 7:11 p.m.



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WEST LONG BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Jalen Cannon scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Brent Jones scored 16 and had four assists, and St. Francis (NY) beat Monmouth (NJ) 71-46 on Tuesday.

Tyreek Jewell scored 11 for the Terriers (5-7), who won the rebound battle 42-24 and converted 17 Monmouth fouls into 14 of 19 free throws.

Jones needs just 13 assists to become only the second Terrier in history to score 500 points and handout 500 assists.

St. Francis never trailed and opened with a 14-2 run in which Cannon scored five of his nine points in the half. Glenn Sanabria and Yunus Hopkinson each scored 3-pointers and the Terriers led 32-23 at halftime.

The Terriers ripped an 11-2 run to open the second half and rolled, outscoring the Hawks 30-16 with 3:04 to play.

Brice Kofane led Monmouth (5-6) with 13 points.

St. Francis has outrebounded their opponent in nine of 12 games this season.

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