Sacred Heart vs New Hampshire

Sacred Heart 77, New Hampshire 59


DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Shane Gibson recorded his first double-double of the season and Chris Evans scored a career-high 19 points, as Sacred Heart beat New Hampshire 77-59 Thursday night.

The Pioneers (6-8) dominated the first half, opening up a 44-22 lead going into halftime. Gibson, who finished with 22 points and 10 boards, had 16 points in the first half on 7-for-10 shooting.

Trailing by 24 with 11:18 to play in the second, the Wildcats went on a 17-2 over a six-minute span. But Gibson answered for Sacred Heart with a 3-pointer to reignite the Pioneers' offense. The Pioneers pulled away with a 16-7 run behind four free throws and a steal by Evans, a 3 by Gibson, and a jumper by Evan Kelley.

Sacred Heart outrebounded New Hampshire 39-29, and outscored the Wildcats 34-12 in the paint.

Chandler Rhoads led the Wildcats (4-5) with 16 points.

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Sacred Heart Pioneers
J. Swidowski, F224-74-463412
S. Dulaire, F101-31-10013
S. Gibson, G359-140-1102222
E. Kelley, G343-83-42419
C. Evans, G337-125-963219
P. Gaetano221-30-04112
L. Montes151-20-01043
N. Greenbacker132-40-01015
F. Akinpetide80-02-22012
S. Glowiak80-30-03100
Totals 28-5615-2139141777
New Hampshire Wildcats
B. Benson, F334-80-091110
P. Konan, F132-60-03046
C. Rhoads, G373-89-1221316
A. Abreu, G282-84-45218
J. Bronner, G171-60-01122
J. Trotman232-32-46216
S. Morris213-90-01029
G. Jones100-20-00000
F. Myrick90-40-00000
C. Matagrano70-02-20022
R. Herrion20-00-00000
Totals 17-5417-222971659
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
F. Dickinson5-17-10246
Mt St Marys5-17-12177
Sacred Heart3-38-11300
St. Fran.-Pa.3-36-11282
Robert Morris2-46-13248
St. Fran.-NY2-44-15341

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Stony Brook4-09-8180
UMass Lowell3-28-11272
New Hamp.2-211-7161
Other games
HARV 67 Final
BC 46
ELON 62 Final
NC 100
Florida 83 Final
RUT 85
PSU 53 Final
Michigan 71
HOW 34 Final
Kansas 89
VANDY 74 Final
MU 57