St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Howard

St. Francis (NY) 73, Howard 71

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Ben Mockford scored a career-high 24 points, including knocking down a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 35 seconds left that would end up as the game-winner as St. Francis (N.Y.) sank Howard 73-71 on Monday night.

With the game tied at 68-68, Brent Jones took the ball at the top of the key, drove the lane and then dished to an open Mockford on the left wing to put the Terriers (3-6) up for good. After a Stefan Perunicic's foul shot put St. Francis up by four points, Simuel Frazier knocked down a 3 for Howard to pull within 72-71.

But Mockford, who finished 3 of 4 at the line and 7 of 10 from long range, hit one last free throw for the final margin, and Prince Okoroh's 3-point attempt at the buzzer wouldn't fall for Howard.

Mike Phillips led the Bison (3-7) with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
A. Johnson, F202-55-65129
T. Nichols, F170-22-21022
S. Perunicic, G344-84-631215
B. Mockford, G287-113-400224
J. Newton, G170-21-24241
J. Cannon314-65-6101213
B. Jones251-91-21723
K. Douglas121-50-01132
M. Milk90-00-01010
P. Santavenere72-30-01004
Totals 21-5121-2834132073
 41.2%75% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F304-118-10121416
D. Collins, F241-40-03152
T. Boyomo, C160-00-02020
S. Frazier, G334-114-543315
A. Dickerson, G134-60-02019
P. Okoroh302-97-911311
C. Thompson204-73-442112
A. Leary163-40-03036
O. Ellison130-10-01030
B. Bailey50-00-11010
Totals 22-5322-293682671
 41.5%75.9% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys13-415-15160
LIU-Brooklyn12-519-11226
Wagner11-615-12235
St. Fran.-Pa.10-713-15272
F. Dickinson9-811-17266
Sacred Heart8-913-17294
Robert Morris8-912-18262
Bryant8-911-19276
CCSU4-136-22345
St. Fran.-NY2-154-26348

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central12-121-6190
Norfolk St.11-314-14259
Hampton9-412-14305
Morgan St.9-412-14320
Savannah St.7-610-16322
Md.-E. Shore7-610-18306
Coppin St.7-78-21332
S.C. State6-89-18288
Delaware St.6-89-20329
Florida A&M5-97-20347
Beth.-Cook.4-97-20349
Howard4-97-21342
N.C. A&T0-132-26350