ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Louie Pillari scored a career-high 16 points and Monmouth extended its winning streak to 17 with an 84-59 victory over Niagara in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference quarterfinal Friday night.
Top-seeded Monmouth (27-5) plays No. 4 seed Siena or fifth-seeded Fairfield in a semifinal on Sunday.
Justin Robinson had 14 points and Chris Brady added 13 for Monmouth. Micah Seaborn, the Hawks' starting guard, left the game early in the second half with an injury and finished with three points.