>> Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament - Marist Falls 78-76 to Niagara - Recap
Antoine Mason went off for 38 points and added 6 rebounds leading Niagara to a 78-76 win over Marist on Thursday at MassMutual Center.
Niagara was a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Marcus Ware had 14 points for Niagara and Marvin Jordan chipped in with 11 points. Antoine Mason had 4 assists for them, while Marcus Ware was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Marist got a 26-point performance from Chavaughn Lewis, who was supported by 20 points from Khallid Hart. Chavaughn Lewis had 3 assists in a losing cause for Marist, while Adam Kemp grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Niagara were victorious, as the score was 43-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Niagara as they grabbed 33 boards, while Marist only had 30.