Antoine Mason scored 19 points and recorded seven rebounds Wednesday night as he and the Purple Eagles easily composed of Hartford, taking down the Hawks 75-59.
Niagara got off to a hot start, leading 37-20 at halftime before extending their lead to as many as 24 points in the second half.
The Purple Eagles had an edge in almost every single statistical category compared to Hartford except turnovers, which both teams tied on, committing 20 apiece.
Ameen Tanklsey had one of his best games of the season for Niagara, recording a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Purple Eagles star point guard Juan’ya Green had a cold night overall, finishing with only eight points on 2-8 shooting while recording four assists.
With the win, Niagara improves to 4-6 on the year and returns to action Sunday when they host another America East Conference school in Vermont.
Niagara Record: 4-6
Next Game: December 16th vs. Vermont
Key Player: Antoine Mason: 19 points, 7 rebounds
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