Niagara vs Monmouth 3/10/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

By: Tony G |

Last Updated: 03/09/2022 at 7:53 PM ET

Niagara will face-off against Monmouth University in the quarterfinal of the MAAC championship tournament in Atlantic City New Jersey. This game will be available on ESPN plus and have a tip off time of 9:30 PM Eastern. Niagara comes into this game with a record on the season of 14–15, and have won three out of their last five games coming again sienna, Canisius, and Morehead State by the score of 83–52. The only two losses for Niagara came against Saint peters, and Quinnipiac.

Monmouth University comes into this game with a record on the season of 19–12, and have lost three out of their last five games coming against Saint Peters, Sienna, and Rider on the road by the score of 74–65. The two victories for Monmouth came against Quinnipiac, and Sienna at home by the score of 71–69.

Marcus Hammond is the team leader for Niagara and points per game averaging 18.1 on the season with a field goal percentage of 43.8%, and a free-throw percentage of 84%. Noah Thomasson team leader for Niagara and minutes per game averaging 33.1 on the season from the guard position and is also averaging 3.5 assists on the year.

George Pappas is the team leader for Monmouth University in points per game averaging 15.3 on the season with a field goal percentage of 38.7%, and a free-throw percentage of 85.1%. George is also the team leader for Monmouth University in minutes per game averaging 34.9 on the season from the guard position and is also averaging 2.9 assists on the year.

As a team, Monmouth is averaging 69.2 points per game and only allowing their opponents 67.8. Niagara has a very slight field-goal percentage advantage in this match up however on defense Monmouth is averaging 6.3 steals per game which is why we see them advancing to the semifinals of the MAAC tournament. Final Score Prediction: Monmouth wins 74–69.

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