Sacred Heart vs Central Connecticut State

CCSU 82, Sacred Heart 80


NEW BRITTAIN, Conn. (AP) - Robby Ptacek and Ken Horton scored 30 points each to lead Central Connecticut State over Sacred Heart 82-80 in overtime on Saturday.

With the Blue Devils (4-2, 1-0 Northeast Conference) trailing 78-77, Horton's layup put them up with 23 seconds left. Sacred Heart's Justin Swidowski then missed a pair of free throws, and Horton made two on the other end with 8 seconds to go.

After two free throws by Sacred Heart's Phil Gaetano, Robby Ptacek made one of his two foul shots for the final margin with 4 seconds to play.

Joe Efese chipped in 11 points for CCSU, which used a 12-4 run in the last 6:13 of regulation to send it into overtime. Ptacek's 3 capped the spurt and tied it at 68 with 1:10 remaining.

Shane Gibson led the Pioneers (5-1, 1-0) with 32 points and Swidowski had 21 points and 10 rebounds.

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Sacred Heart Pioneers
J. Swidowski, F388-124-7100221
F. Akinpetide, F151-30-02122
S. Gibson, G3813-223-442432
E. Kelley, G282-112-25326
C. Evans, G201-30-01112
P. Gaetano270-34-42434
S. Dulaire242-30-04214
S. Glowiak170-32-31012
L. Montes152-32-21007
N. Greenbacker30-00-00000
Totals 29-6317-2234131680
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
K. Horton, F4511-216-6103330
J. Efese, F315-71-281211
R. Ptacek, G4412-223-423130
M. McMillan, G351-30-05352
K. Vinales, G312-130-05445
A. Burbage190-42-26002
D. Simmons141-10-05022
S. Mickell60-10-00010
Totals 32-7212-1445141882
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