The Monmouth Hawks will face off against the Saint Peters Peacocks in the MAAC championship game on Saturday for a tip off time of 3 PM eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus and ESPNU. Monmouth comes into this game with a record on the season of 21–12, and we are victorious in their last game in the semifinals against Rider University by the score of 72–68. George Pappas led Monmouth University in points with 20 going 100% from the free-throw line hitting all nine shots.
Saint Peters comes in to this game with a record on the season of 18–11, and we are victorious against a lesser Quinnipiac team in the semifinal by the score of 64–52. Matthew Lee had 14 points going 50% from the field and 50% from the free-throw line in the match up. This gives the Peacocks their sixth consecutive victory.
Saint Peters is led by Daryl Banks who is averaging 11.3 points per game on the season with a field goal percentage of 39.2%, and a free-throw percentage of 85%. Matthew Lee is the team leader from point guard position in minutes per game averaging 23 and is also averaging three assists.
George Pappas is the team leader for Monmouth University in points per game averaging 15 on the season with a field goal percentage of 38.4%, and a free-throw percentage of 85.3%. George is also the team leader from the point guard position in minutes per game for Monmouth University averaging 35 on the season.