Lee lifts St. Peter’s past Monmouth 78-76

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Matthew Lee had 15 points to lead five St Peter’s players in double figures as the Peacocks edged past Monmouth 78-76 on Saturday.

Doug Edert, Daryl Banks III and KC Ndefo added 13 points apiece for the Peacocks (5-3, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Hassan Drame chipped in 10 points. Edert also had seven rebounds, while Ndefo posted six blocks.

Deion Hammond had 15 points for the Hawks (1-2, 1-1). Donovann Toatley added 13 points. George Papas had 12 points.

The Peacocks leveled the season series against the Hawks with the win. Monmouth defeated Saint Peter’s 78-76 last Friday.

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