Saint Peter’s Confronts the Enemy of the Niagara Conference

Niagara Purple Eagles (12-14, 7-10 MAAC) at Saint Peter’s Peacocks (13-11, 11-6 MAAC) Jersey City, New Jersey; Sunday, 2 p.m.…

Niagara Purple Eagles (12-14, 7-10 MAAC) at Saint Peter’s Peacocks (13-11, 11-6 MAAC)

Jersey City, New Jersey; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: St. Peter -5.5; plus/minus is 127

BOTTOM LINE: Marcus Hammond and the Niagara Purple Eagles visit Daryl Banks III and the Saint Peter’s Peacocks on Sunday.

The Peacocks are 7-4 at home. Saint Peter’s are scoring 67.2 points and have outscored their opponents by 2.4 points per game.

The Purple Eagles are 7-10 in MAAC play. Niagara is 1-4 in games decided by less than 4 points.

Sunday’s game is the first meeting of the season for the two conference teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Banks is averaging 11.1 points per game and averaging 2.8 rebounds for the Peacocks. KC Ndefo is averaging 11.3 points and 6.6 rebounds over Saint Peter’s last 10 games.

Sam Iorio is averaging 8.6 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Purple Eagles. Hammond is averaging 18.6 points over Niagara’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Peacocks: 6-4, averaged 69.2 points, 33.6 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 6.1 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.0 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 65.8 points per game.

Purple Eagles: 4-6, averaging 67.7 points, 31.3 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 4.6 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 43.6 percent from the field. Their opponents average 69.2 points.

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