BASKETBALL GAMEDAY PREVIEW: HAWKS HEAD NORTH TO PLAY SAINT PETER'S
Monmouth Hawks (10-4, 2-1 MAAC) at Saint Peter’s Peacocks (5-7, 1-1 MAAC)
Monday, January 2, 2017 | 7:00pm ET
Yanitelli Center, Jersey City, NJ
Shore Sports Network 1160/1310AM
Play-by-Play: Eddy Occhipinti
Analyst: Steve Bazaz
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A pair of in-state rivals match up as the Hawks and Peacocks get together in the first game for either team in 2017. Monmouth is looking to snap a two-game losing streak, falling at No. 9 North Carolina and in overtime to Rider. SPU has lost four of five, falling at No. 24 63-55 in their last contest.
Saint Peter’s leads the all-time series 22-11, while the Hawks swept the Peacocks last year, including an overtime win at the Yanitelli Center. The teams have split six games as league foes.
Monmouth takes on Iona on Friday night at the OceanFirst Bank Center. Tip is set for 7:00pm on ESPNU.