Saint Peter's gets best of former coach with win over Marist
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Davauhnte Turner scored 22 points, Samuel Idowu added 14 points and nine rebounds and Saint Peter's defeated Marist 72-63 on Sunday in the Peacocks' first game versus their former head coach, John Dunne.
Dunne coached the Peacocks (5-11, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) for 12 years before taking over at Marist (6-9, 1-2) last April.
Turner, who came in second in the MAAC at 17.5 points per game, scored 13 points in the first half when the Peacocks took a 34-29 lead.
The Red Foxes got within a point, 49-48, on Darius Hines' basket with about eight minutes left before the Peacocks went on a 15-4 run with Idowu leading the way with seven points for a 63-53 edge with 2:18 to go.
Turner made four 3-pointers while Idowu blocked three shots.
Brian Parker led Marist with 17 points.
Updated January 13, 2019