SMITHFIELD, RI – Peter Kiss had 29 points as Bryant topped Merrimack 76-67 on Thursday night.
Kiss shot 13 for 16 from the foul line. He added nine rebounds.
Charles Pride had 18 points for Bryant (11-8, 7-1 Northeast Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Adham Eleeda added 12 points, and Hall Elisias had eight rebounds and four blocks.
Malik Edmead had 14 points for the Warriors (8-13, 3-5), whose losing streak reached five games. Mikey Watkins added 13 points and seven assists, and Jordan Minor had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
GAME NOTES: Edmead and Jordan McKoy stayed hot from deep going 7-12 combined in the defeat. … With his seventh double-double, Minor now has a career-high in the category. … Edmead and Minor both fouled out. … All five Merrimack starters finished the game in double figures. … 80 percent of the team’s minutes came from the starters.
NEXT: The Warriors stay on the road to take on Sacred Heart on Saturday. Game time is set for 2 pm and can be seen on NEC Front Row.