NCAA Game Summary - Monmouth vs. Brown
(Tuesday, November 22nd)
Final Score: Brown 79, Monmouth 71
Fairfax, VA (Sports Network) - Stephen Albrecht scored 22 points to lead Brown past Monmouth, 79-71, in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
Sean McGonagill added 18 points and eight assists for the Bears (3-3), while Matt Sullivan and Andrew McCarthy both finished with 13 points.
Andrew Nicholas poured in a game-high 24 points for the Hawks (0-5).
Mike Myers Keitt chipped in 14 points off the bench, while Phil Wait had 13 points and nine rebounds in the loss.
Nicholas scored 20 first-half points, but it wasn't enough to push the Hawks ahead, as the Bears took a 50-44 lead into the break behind 67.9 percent shooting, including an 8-of-14 effort from beyond the arc. Albrecht and McGonagill scored 13 and 12 points, respectively, over that span.
Albrecht continued to buoy his team in the second half, scoring 9 points on 4-of-7 shooting, while Nicholas cooled off considerably, hitting just 2-of-6 shots.
Brown remained hot from the floor, shooting 52.4 percent over the final 20 minutes and hung on despite going just 4-of-11 from the charity stripe.
11/22 22:30:43 ET