WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Brian Parker scored 15 points in leading a balanced Marist attack and the Red Foxes beat Monmouth 75-67 on Sunday for their fourth straight win.
Marist (12-14, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) now has won five of its last six. Darius Hines scored 14 points, Isaiah Lamb 12 and Ryan Funk 11. Five other players entered the scoring column for Marist.
The Red Foxes led 44-39 at halftime before Hines converted a 3-point play and Parker sank a jump hook for a 10-point lead. Later, Funk hit a 3-pointer, followed with a dunk and Hines hit a jumper and the lead was 58-41. The Hawks went on an 11-0 run and closed to 67-64 with 5:38 left when Mustapha Traore threw down a dunk, but Marist closed with an 8-3 spurt to seal the win.
Hopkins carries Texas Southern over Jackson St. 77-74
Justin Hopkins scored 11 of his career-high 23 points in the final eight minutes as Texas Southern rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Jackson State 77-74 on Saturday night.
Pridgett scores 24 to lift Montana over Idaho State 78-63
Sayeed Pridgett had 24 points and 11 rebounds as Montana beat Idaho State 78-63 on Saturday night.
Tennessee State cruises past rival Tennessee Tech, 70-55
Michael Littlejohn scored 17 points and Tennessee State cruised to a 70-55 win over in-state rival Tennessee Tech on Saturday night.