Thomasson scores 22 as Niagara downs Mount St. Mary’s 67-55

December 31, 2022 GMT

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Noah Thomasson’s 22 points helped Niagara defeat Mount St. Mary’s 67-55 on Saturday.

Thomasson shot 8 for 14 (4 for 7 from 3-point range) and 2 of 4 from the free throw line for the Purple Eagles (7-5, 2-1 Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference). Sam Iorio scored 12 points while going 4 of 8 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from distance, and 2 for 3 from the line, and added five rebounds and three steals. Aaron Gray recorded 12 points and shot 5 for 11, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc.

Dakota Leffew led the Mountaineers (5-9, 1-2) in scoring, finishing with 19 points. Jalen Benjamin added 11 points for Mount St. Mary’s. In addition, George Tinsley finished with eight points.

NEXT UP

Up next for Niagara is a Friday matchup with Fairfield on the road, while Mount St. Mary’s visits Marist on Sunday.

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