POUGHKEEPSIE - Seeking its fourth straight win, the Marist men's basketball team (9-14 overall, 6-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) returns to action Monday night at Quinnipiac (14-8, 9-4). Tip-off at the TD Bank Sports Center in Hamden, Conn., is slated for 7 p.m. The contest will be shown live on ESPN3.
This is the first meeting in program history between the Red Foxes and Bobacats, who are in their first season in the MAAC.
Marist is coming off a 68-61 win at Rider in its last outing on Thursday. Senior center Adam Kemp (16 points, 10 rebounds) and senior forward Jay Bowie (14 points, 13 rebounds) each notched double-doubles as the Red Foxes outrebounded the Broncs 47-26. Bowie's rebounding total was a career high. Red-shirt freshman guard Khallid Hart and junior forward Manny Thomas added 15 and 12 points, respectively.
Quinnipiac has won its last two games, with its most recent triumph being an 82-61 home victory against Rider on Saturday. Five Bobcats scored in double digits, paced by senior forward Ike Azotam, who had 21 points and 12 rebounds. Quinnipiac leads the nation in rebounds per game, rebounding margin and offensive rebounds per game.
Dean Darling (play-by-play) and Ed Weir (color) will have the call on the Red Fox Network, WKIP 1450 AM and iHeartRadio beginning at 6:45.
Following Monday's game, Marist will return to action on Friday against Siena. The game will be shown on ESPN3, and is scheduled to tip off at 8 p.m.