Saints Peter's 74,
How Saint Peter’s Won: Domination on the inside. Better ball movement. More rebounds. A 21-6 advantage in bench points. Pretty much a clean statistical sweep.
Turning Point: Nick Leon scored 11 points in a 13-1 run for the Peacocks that opened a 49-41 edge with remaining.
Player of the Game: Leon (19 points) has to share this one with forward Ryan Bacon, who ravaged Niagara in the paint, scoring 15 points to go with his second straight 16-rebound game against the Purple Eagles.
Stat of the Game: Eight of Bacon’s 16 boards came at the offensive end and Saint Peter’s scored 23 second-chance points.
Up Next: Rider pays a visit at Sunday.
-- Bob DiCesare
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