Cannady outburst leads Princeton rally past Monmouth 60-57
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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) Devin Cannady's 8-0 run in the final two minutes rallied Princeton past Monmouth for a 60-57 win on Saturday.
Cannady's 3-pointer with 2:08 left tied it at 55-all, and another 3 with 40 seconds to go gave Princeton the lead for good. He added a pair of free throws with 12 seconds to go before Mustapha Traore missed a jump shot at the buzzer. Cannady finished with 21 points; 18 in the second half.
Both teams shot 8 for 26 from the floor in the first half. Monmouth led 27-20 at halftime with the difference being they made all eight free-throw attempts while the Tigers were 0 for 2. Princeton rallied in the second half going 13 for 28 from the field and 10 for 11 from the foul line.
Louie Pillari scored 13 for Monmouth (0-6), Ray Salnave, 12 with nine rebounds and Deion Hammond and Traore each scored 10.
Updated November 24, 2018