Stephen Edelson Asbury Park Press Published 9:45 PM EST Nov 9, 2018 The second game of the season had a lot of similarities to the season-opener for Monmouth, not the least of which was the outcome. On Friday night against Colgate, the Hawks let the game get away from them in the second half, allowed an opposing player post a huge number, and ultimately dropped an 87-74 verdict in Ithaca, N.Y. After leading 35-34 at halftime, Monmouth (0-2) surrendered 53 points in the second half, as Colgate’s sophomore guard Jordan Burns poured in 30 points, as the home team shot 13-of-28 from beyond the arc. Meanwhile, 6-10 junior forward Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 22 points and 10 rebounds. Monmouth was led by redshirt sophomore guard Ray Salnave, who scored 16 points, while sophomore guard Deion Hammond added 14 points. Junior guard Lou Pillari scored 10 points off the bench, while point guard Nick Rutherford scored eight points and led the Hawks with six rebounds. Monmouth was outrebounded by a 39-32 margin. Monmouth, which lost to Lehigh on Tuesday night, 85-61, now travels to face St. Joseph’s in Philadelphia on Monday night.