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Monmouth Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 80-76 - Recap

Jesse Steele scored 28 points for Monmouth on Sunday, leading them to an 80-76 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson at Rothman Center.

Monmouth got 17 points from Ed Waite and another 14 points from Dion Nesmith. Jesse Steele contributed 3 assists, while Ed Waite cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Fairleigh Dickinson got 20 points from Melquan Bolding in a losing cause and another 13 points from Sekou Harris. Melquan Bolding contributed 4 assists for them, while Kinu Rochford had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Monmouth were victorious, as the score was 36-32 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Monmouth as they grabbed 45 boards, while Fairleigh Dickinson only had 38.